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International Paper Converting Superintendent in INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana

What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100 years creating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it.

INTRODUCTION

International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a global leader in packaging and paper with manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia and North Africa. Its businesses include industrial and consumer packaging and uncoated papers. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., the company employs approximately 65,000 people and is strategically located in more than 24 countries serving customers worldwide.

International Paper’s vision is to be one of the best and most respected companies in the world. A company of substance in everything we do, from the products we make, to investing in communities, to protecting our environment, International Paper supports communities where our employees live and work.

SUMMARY

The Spacekraft Converting Superintendent provides production leadership across the Indianapolis box facility and has responsibility for overseeing all production supervisors and employees in the areas of safety, productivity, quality, inventory and housekeeping. In addition, they will work to lead and motivate employees to work efficiently and effectively, ensuring a safe work environment and a quality product. Additional responsible include but are not limited to:

  • Establishing high morale within your department by showing fairness, consistency, and an interest in employee problems.

  • Maintaining confidentiality.

  • Ensuring compliance of all quality checks; coordinate upkeep of machinery with Maintenance team to minimize downtime; assist in troubleshooting machine problems.

  • Ensuring accuracy of production counts and inventory levels.

  • Overseeing the training of employees, planning and assigning work.

  • Reporting to the Site Manager any issues that might affect overall production or plant operations.

REQUIREMENTS

High school diploma or GED equivalent is required.

College and/or technical coursework preferred.

Supervisory experience of 3+ years is required.

Previous experience of leading other supervisors is preferred.

Experience in a corrugated packaging industry is preferred.

Experience in project development, team leadership, and process capability analysis is preferred.

Knowledgeable of continuous improvement methods such as Lean, Kaizen, Six Sigma, etc.

Experience with facilitating problem solving and process improvement activities.

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.

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