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Director of Fiber Operations – Mid Atlantic – ON SITE

Director of Fiber Operations – Mid Atlantic – ON SITE

FPC of Bangor
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FPC of Bangor

Director of Fiber Operations – Mid- Atlantic – on site position

FPC Bangor is working with a tissue manufacturer looking for a Director of Fiber Operations to be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the fiber function and Department.


  • Lead all aspects of the fiber operation in a manner that delivers on Key Performance Indicators (KPI) in order to deliver manufacturing and P&L commitments.
  • Work with all manufacturing, purchasing, and sales and distribution teams to ensure consistent finished goods are delivered to customers as committed.
  • Safety and safe operations are imperative as is commitment to housekeeping and cleanliness, while operating to constantly improve quality of Fiber operations and the facility overall.
  • Possesses and utilizes strategic vision, leadership and fit of fiber as part of the bigger picture.
  • Manage fiber yield management, chemical costs and overall aggressive cost management.
  • Manage teams in a manner that supports teamwork and development.
  • Develop annual fiber budget, approve and monitor expenditures, report variances to budget.
  • Develop and execute fiber strategies that maximize productivity, minimize waste and minimize operating cost.
  • Deliver on Sales and Customer Service commitments with a CS focus.
  • Drive continuous improvement activities to generate improvement in KPI’s.
  • Aligned with Purchasing on optimal uses and buying of waste-paper.
  • Manage Fiber operations to achieve P&L objectives.
  • Environmental stewardship, machinery knowledge
  • Desire and experience in developing people, succession planning, technical training abilities, and assembling manuals, and materials for training.
  • Manage capital projects efficiently, on-time, within budget.
  • Lean Six Sigma experience preferred


  • B.S. degree in engineering or related background
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in a fiber operation preferred with 5 years’ of experience in fiber and de-inking. 
  • Demonstrated management experience and exhibited leadership skills
  • The ability to develop a team and individuals both technically and for people related roles as the business grows.
  • Self-starter, highly motivated, with strong communications skills
  • Strong ability to collaborate and cooperate with peer leaders and departments: ability to see the larger picture of the business and its growth and how fiber relates to the overall strategic plan


Please send your resume to Phil DeSoto or Leisa Wallace for immediate consideration.


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