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Manufacturing Services Director

Manufacturing Services Director

FPC of Bangor
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FPC of Bangor

Manufacturing Services Director

FPC Bangor is working with a paper manufacturer looking for the Director, Manufacturing Services to be responsible for leadership and to support the Manufacturing and Technical segment. This position directly supports the needs of the Vice President, Manufacturing and requires a seasoned professional in the paper industry with considerable experience in the operational and technical functions of the pulp and paper industry with multi-site experience. This position is a great opportunity for those that seek to move forward in mill leadership and beyond.


Benchmarking and Process Improvement:

·       Collaborate with each facility to identify areas of improvement through benchmarking.

·       Working with mill personnel, utilize benchmarking data to drive process enhancements and achieve operational excellence.

 Continuous Improvement, LSS, and Problem Solving in Manufacturing:

·       Drive continuous improvement initiatives within the manufacturing processes.

·       Use Lean Six Sigma methodologies, problem-solving techniques, and advanced data analytics to enhance operational efficiency and optimize performance.

SNA Platform Process Sponsorship and Leadership:

·       Facilitate knowledge sharing across global platforms to enhance operational synergies.

·       Provide leadership and support for global cluster initiatives and promote knowledge transfer within the organization.

·       Foster employee engagement and mentorship initiatives to create a positive work environment.

Capital Management Process for SNA:

·       Oversee the capital management process to ensure efficient allocation and utilization of resources.

·       Collaborate with cross-functional teams to evaluate and prioritize strategic projects.

North America Strategic Project Evaluation:  

·       Collaborate with the capital management team to evaluate strategic projects aligned with  objectives

·       Assess project feasibility, financial viability, and potential risks to inform decision-making.


Risk Management and Internal Audit Support:

·       Assist in risk management activities and provide support for internal audits.

·       Ensure compliance with industry regulations and internal policies.


       Bachelor's degree in a relevant field;

       8+ years experience in the paper industry, with a focus on operational and technical functions within pulp and/or paper manufacturing

       Proven track record of leadership in the industry

       Knowledge of Lean Six Sigma methodologies and continuous improvement practices

       Ability to effectively influence and collaborate at all levels of the organization

       Strong strategic thinking and problem-solving skills

       Excellent project management and organizational abilities

       Effective communication and collaboration skills

       Ability to travel to other sites

       Must be eligible to work in the U.S.

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

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