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Asset Leader

Location: NY, NY
Date Posted: 03-07-2018
• Exercise personal leadership to provide an environment that puts a priority on providing a safe and healthy workplace for employees and conforms to applicable local, state, and federal codes and laws governing loss control.
• Actively engage in driving improvement in leading safety indicators.
• Actively engage in driving safety results and culture improvement with all employee’s functional area.
• Ensure that equipment installations and modifications are completed in a safe manner and that proper safety reviews (DSRs) are conducted and loss control risks are addressed.
• Maintain high levels of housekeeping and sanitation on responsible asset base.
• Support mill wide LCMS safety efforts to reduce accidents/incidents:
• Maintain NPI’s reputation for superior product quality and dependable service by:
o Maintain an effective Quality management process that will ensure conformance to all customer requirements as measured by customer reported defects ($/mlb, #/mmlb).
o Develop and enforce procedures that protect existing and potential customers from all quality defects.
o Engage in the mill Sustainability Audit process as an active reviewer of completed audits on W5.
o Support changes to products, product development, and customer service effectively and efficiently. Actively engage in the process and propose improvements that reduce cost/add value.
• Achieve short and long term manufacturing cost advantage
• Set aggressive and realistic goals for asset R/O, Yield, Uptime and Waste/Run while reinforcing continuous improvement.
• Develop and implement cost improvement plans and programs that ensure continuous year on year real cost reduction, measured in efficiency metrics such as COM.
• Lead efforts to resolve operational issues impacting asset performance.
• Support capital spending to sustain operations, support strategic initiatives, and reduce costs while meeting financial expectations
• Promote organizational effectiveness by enhancing culture and developing talent
• Provide leadership that ensures two-way COMMUNICATION, active ENGAGEMENT, and consistent ACCOUNTABILITY throughout the facility.
• Lead efforts to move towards a culture of high achievement and support in the manufacturing area.
• Promote and support our company culture through your visible and effective demonstration of the following:
o Safety – Continuously working to improve
o High Level of Personal Accountability – Own it, Don’t be a victim
o Actively Experiment, Course Correct and Scale
o Results Driven – Playing to Win
o Internal Debate, External Support - Challenge, Align and Move Forward Together
o Looking out for Each Other - Assume positive intent
o Celebrate Success - Recognize others every day. Celebrate key milestones and successes along the way
• Establish and maintain an optimum organization to ensure that paper manufacturing employees are qualified, trained, and motivated people to meet current and future requirements.
• Assess staff, identify high potential candidates and work with them to develop a plan for their continual development, as well as plan to manage lower performing employees. Ensure the development of all employees to the maximum of their potential.
• Maintain a positive labor relations climate.
• Contribute to an environment in which all team members are respected and motivated to improve their individual and team contribution.
• Establish and maintain a sound working environment that encourages involvement and promotes enthusiasm
• Utilize “Decision Making Forums” to include alignment and challenge sessions, and roundtable review
• Establish personal leadership goals and participate in appropriate training to ensure continuous personal and professional growth
• A four year degree in engineering, management, paper science or related technical field is desired.
• Prior related experience in a process-oriented manufacturing environment will be considered.
• A track record of proven performance/consistently meeting objectives, and leading or supporting safety programs in a manufacturing environment is a must.
• Experience with customer interactions; ideally collaborating with others to help define needs, identify solutions and resolve problems. Supervisory experience preferred.
• Enjoys working with and collaborating with members of marketing, sales, business development, engineering and supply chain teams.
Karissa Fenstermacher
Manufacturing Recruiter
The Executive Group
Main: 800-755-5161
Direct: 406-294-0151
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