Director of Converting Operations

OBJECTIVE:  

  • The Director of Converting Operations is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the Converting Departments.
  • This person must lead all aspects of the operation in a manner that delivers on key performance indicators in order to deliver manufacturing and P&L commitments.
  • This person will work with the Sales and Distribution teams to ensure consistent finished goods are delivered to customers as committed.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Responsible for all manufacturing accountabilities including safety, compliance, quality, productivity and cost.
  • Manage teams in a manner that supports teamwork and development.
  • Develop annual converting budget, approve and monitor expenditures, report variances to budget.
  • Develop and execute manufacturing strategies that maximize productivity, minimize waste and minimize operating cost.
  • Lead product development activities to support improved quality and innovation.
  • Deliver on Sales and Customer Service commitments.
  • Drive continues improvement activities to generate improvement in key performance indicators.
  • Manage Converting and Distribution operations to achieve P&L objectives.

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Demonstrated commitment to and improvement in safety results.
  • Current knowledge of paper converting equipment including winder, folders, saws, wrappers, and case packers.
  • Ability to lead teams in a cooperative and inspirational manner.
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple priorities and challenging deadlines
  • Ability to develop strategic plans to ensure continuous improvement of business results.
  • Strong sense of urgency and ownership

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • 4-year degree
  • Minimum 15 years paper converting /paper manufacturing experience required with a minimum of 10 years management experience
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