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GEORGIA-PACIFIC Plant Manager - Gypsum in FORT DODGE, Iowa

Your Job

Are you motivated to build a winning team with the goal of being the best in manufacturing? If so, this could be the opportunity for you! Georgia-Pacific is seeking aPlant Managerat our Fort Dodge, IA - Gypsum Facility to take on overall operations of this facility with a workforce of around 125 full-time employees. The Plant Manager leads a team to success while ensuring a safe and injury/incident-free environment in our fast-paced plant. They motivate, coach, and inspire by demonstrating, promoting, and applying Georgia-Pacific's Principle-Based Management (PBM) in daily actions and decisions to deliver maximum value to the business and our customers. If you are a driven leader who can operate with a principled entrepreneurial spirit, we'd like to learn more about you!

Our Team

Discover Fort Dodge, Iowa - your perfect place to call home! Nestled between Ames and Des Moines, this vibrant city offers small-town charm. Explore our scenic bike/walking trail, winding through the city and connecting you with nature. Seeking excitement? Our adjacent OHV park is a haven for thrill-seekers. With a strong sense of community and a range of amenities, Fort Dodge has it all. Join us and embrace the outdoors, urban convenience, and a warm community. Welcome to your new home in Fort Dodge!

At Georgia-Pacific, we don't believe that a job is just simply a job. We see each role as a career and a way to advance your skills to not only better your life but the community as well.

What You Will Do

  • Lead a team aligned with our company vision where individuals understand how they best create value.

  • Apply Principled Based Management (PBM) to foster a culture where employees are empowered and drive long term value creation.

  • Ensure alignment to the business vision and drive a consistently high level of performance in managing workplace safety and environmental compliance.

  • Utilize performance data and analytical techniques to identify and realize the greatest opportunities.

  • Use Disciplined Operations to make improvements sustainable.

  • Embrace and leverage technology to drive innovation and process improvements.

  • Coaching, motivating, and mentoring the team to drive safe and efficient behaviors leading to positive outcomes.

  • Facilitate team and employee development, problem-solving and resolution, building employee commitment and ownership, and holding employees accountable.

  • Take accountability for safety, quality, and efficiency through leadership, individual ownership and accountability, teamwork, and delegation.

  • Use critical and economic thinking, challenge process, and team collaboration to resolve issues and drive safety excellence, efficiencies and innovation.

Who You Are (Basic Qualifications)

  • A minimum of six (6) years of plant management experience in an industrial or manufacturing environment, -- OR -- three (3) years of plant management experience in the Gypsum industry - leading manufacturing processes, including work processes, operations excellence, maintenance, reliability, and continuous improvement.
  • Transformation experience utilizing automation and advanced technology to improve operations.
  • Experience utilizing constraint analysis and continuous improvement to prioritize work and solve complex issues.
  • Experience coaching, counseling, and developing employees.
  • Experience and understanding of budgeting/expense management with a basic understanding of financial and accounting practices.
  • Large capital project Engineering or Management experience.

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in a technical or business Program
  • Previous experie ce in the Gypsum industry
  • Experience in applying Continuous Improvement methodologies to the manufacturing process.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate's knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Hiring Philosophy

All Koch companies value diversity of thought, perspectives, aptitudes, experiences, and backgrounds. We are Military Ready and Second Chance employers. Learn more about our hiring philosophy here.

Who We Are

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