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Department Superintendent - Lumber


Georgia-Pacific is seeking two Department Superintendents at our Lumber Mill in Pineland, Texas. One position will manage the green end dimension lumber department and the other position will manage the dry end. The Superintendent will be responsible for leading a wood products production team to work injury-free/incident free in a batch manufacturing environment consistent with MBM® management philosophy and framework. They will support an approach to optimize the constraining process and machine centers.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Facilitate the development and growth of a large team, regularly reviewing and managing performance. Your team will be comprised of up to 15 direct reports and 50 indirect reports, in both salaried and hourly roles.
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills, coordinating and monitoring the quality of team members’ work and providing them clear direction
  • Fully utilize Work Process to develop job plans, track work completion, and promote effective preventive and predictive maintenance
  • Build employee commitment and ownership, holding employees accountable for work and career development
  • Analyze detailed data, planning for immediate needs as well as second- and third-order effects
  • Drive safety excellence through promoting employee involvement, ownership, and accountability to proactively identify hazards and implement the appropriate mitigating strategies based on the risk involved 

The Experience You Will Bring


  • High school Diploma or GED 
  • Five (5) or more years of supervisory or management experience in an industrial, manufacturing, or military environment
  • Experience in leading a department or organization in EH&S, Reliability, Production, Cost and Quality Excellence
  • A working knowledge and experience with MS Word, Excel, and the ability to learn various PC-based production and operations applications 

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Industrial, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering
  • Three (3) or more years of experience managing department-level budgets and data to foster continuous improvement
  • Supervisory experience in green end operations
  • Experience working with computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) such as SAP, MP2, ActivePlant 

Salary and Benefits Commensurate with Experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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