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VP of Converting

VP of Converting

FPC of Bangor
  • , ME

FPC of Bangor



FPC Bangor is looking for a VP of Converting to manage and oversee the daily operations of a southern Maine facility. The goal of this individual is to continue to strengthen the company’s operations, deepen the employee focused culture, and accelerate customer development for long-term success. The ideal candidate must be competent in leadership and the ability to mentor and empower the team to continually improve overall business capabilities.


·       Plan, coordinate, and manage the plant and staff ensuring Safety, Quality, Operations and Financial objectives are attained.

·       Manage the facility fostering a culture in which employees are engaged in their jobs, motivated to work as a team, recognized for the meaningful efforts they provide, and proud to be a part of the company.

·       Identify and develop new business growth opportunities for converting and related services.

·       Determine fit for services we can provide and appropriate price points to continually develop client base.

·       Provide guidance for lean manufacturing principles and be able to successfully implement necessary changes.

·       Manage the financial aspects of the P&L, budgeting process, and operations levers to achieve targeted growth.

·       Develop collaborative relationships with our key customers, working jointly with sales and business development functions to grow the business.

·       Maintain high standards for quality achievement, through an understanding of paper processing, equipment controls, and personnel training and guidance.

·       Ensure an effective machine and facility maintenance program is in place and closely adhered to.

·       Collect and document KPI data for mitigating risk, driving improvements and achieving/exceeding target goals.

·       Identify key capital investment projects that will enhance and grow the business and then manage these projects through to completion.

·       Collaborate with the Safety Manager and lead the site emphasis on safety.

·       Ensure that staff strictly adheres to all safety rules, company guidelines and procedures.

·       Position reports to CEO.




·       Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in Engineering, Business or relevant field

·       5-7 years of experience in operations management, preferably in paper or manufacturing environment

·       Proven experience in executive management or equivalent position

·       Excellent organizational and leadership abilities

·       Outstanding communication and people skills

·       Working knowledge of lean principles, data analysis and performance/operation metrics

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

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