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Lumber Asset Care Owner (ACO)

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GP Plywood Division is seeking a talented individual for our Asset Center Optimization Owner-Lumber Division role. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia-Pacific is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of building products, tissue, packaging, paper, cellulose and related chemicals. 

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Developing and assisting a data driven manufacturing environment focusing on the three Lumber process areas: Sawmill, Kiln, and Dry-End.
  • Networking with the plants and GP Collaboration Center (CSC) to utilize data to support continuous improvement to maintain and improve asset performance
  • Collaborating with the plant sites frequently to identify opportunities and form task tasks teams to resolve
  • Assisting the facilities with improving their competitive position through improved efficiency/cost reductions as defined by recovery, yield, productivity, and reliability
  • Serving as a mentor for the site Operations Leadership to increase asset manufacturing processing knowledge and developing bench strength over time
  • Support continuous improvement processes through decision making, facility engagement, as well as developing systems and providing training.
  • Using data to assess and improve capability, leverage sustained best practices from plant-to-plant and communicate and present data effectively
  • Accelerate the pace of defining and implementing best equipment operating practices and standards across the platform
  • Travel to GP’s 12 different Lumber Facilities to build relationships with operations, roll out new monitoring platforms and assist solving plant issues

    The Experience You Will Bring


    • At least 5 years of data analytics experience with a statistical background, experience MUST include data mining, using data to influence business partners, advising on site analytics capabilities
        • At least 5 years of technical leadership experience in a manufacturing environment, experience MUST include:
          • Leading a Continuous Improvement team or conducted Kaizen events
          • Management of facility technical department
          • Experience with maintenance, reliability, manufacturing process best practices
          • Mentoring/coaching/developing facility leadership
          • Must travel up to 50% (including some overnight travel)

    What Will Put You Ahead

    • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Engineering
    • Experience with Process Engineering (5S, DMAIC, Kaizen, value-stream mapping, etc.)
    • Experience with the application of Lean Six Sigma methodologies
    • Experience with data management, software tools, and Process Control fundamentals (PLCs, DCS, PI, SAS, Envoy, JMP, MatLab, etc.)
    • Experience with IoT and digital transformation
    • Experience with MS Office Suite
    • Experience with mechanical reliability fundamentals (RCA, Maintenance programs, etc.)
    • Experience with managing projects / initiatives and working with plant operations to integrate

    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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