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Georgia-Pacific Consumer Manufacturing Group is seeking qualified professionals to consider for a Quality Leader role supporting the tissue and paper towel manufacturing operations at our Consumer Products Group Operation located in Zachary, LA...

The Quality Leader will lead the quality assurance and quality control programs at our facility. The role involves managing all aspects of quality systems, ensuring product compliance with company and regulatory standards, and driving continuous improvement initiatives. The Quality Leader will work closely with cross-functional teams to enhance product quality and operational efficiency.

Our Team

The Port Hudson Plant is located just north of Baton Rouge, LA and west of Zachary, LA. The Port Hudson mill employs about 350 people and has two tissue/towel paper machines and produces consumer tissue products such as bath tissue and paper towels sold under the Georgia-Pacific brand names of Quilted Northern® and Brawny®. The Port Hudson facility uses integrated technology to manufacture tissue and paper towel products in a progressive production environment. The Gulf Coast is only an hour away and there is plenty of history in the area to explore as well. For urban activities, Baton Rouge and New Orleans are just a short drive away.

We create a work environment that attracts, engages, and retains the best people. Our employees help other’s and the business reach their full potential, promoting our Principle-Based Management culture to the work they do every day. Our technology is state of the art, and we will bring the best team together to deliver for our customers, Georgia-Pacific, and the Port Hudson and Zachary communities.

What You Will Do
• Embrace influential leadership to support the organization while advancing our Principle-Based Management (PBM) culture
• Foster a quality driven mindset, build a quality culture and capability in team members
• Drive sustainable quality processes and systems through application of management systems
• Build collaborative relationships with strategic customers to become their preferred partner
• Champion Product Safety/Quality certification programs
• Develop, implement, and maintain quality management systems and processes in accordance with company standards and regulatory requirements
• Lead quality assurance activities including process audits, product testing, and supplier quality management
• Analyze quality data to identify trends and root causes of quality issues
• Develop and implement corrective and preventive actions
• Collaborate with production, engineering, and supply chain teams to ensure product quality from raw material to finished goods
• Lead continuous improvement projects aimed at enhancing product quality and operational efficiency
• Train and mentor team members on quality standards and best practices.
• Manage and maintain documentation related to quality systems, including SOPs, work instructions, and quality records
• Communicate quality performance metrics to management and other stakeholders

Who You Are (Basic Qualifications)
• Experience in quality assurance or quality control in a manufacturing, industrial or related field environment
• Strong knowledge of quality management systems (e.g., ISO 9001) and statistical process control (SPC)
• Proven track record of leading quality improvement initiatives and projects
• Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail
• Strong communication and leadership skills
• Experience with managing third party audits and certifications of quality and product safety systems

What Will Put You Ahead
• Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Engineering, Quality Management, or a related field
• Proficiency in using Quality Management software and tools
• Certification in Quality Management (e.g., ASQ Certified Quality Engineer)
• Experience with Safe Quality Food (SQF), Brand Reputation through Compliance of Global Standards (BRCGS) and/or ISO
• Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, or similar experience or certification

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate's knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Hiring Philosophy

All Koch companies value diversity of thought, perspectives, aptitudes, experiences, and backgrounds. We are Military Ready and Second Chance employers. Learn more about our hiring philosophy here.

Who We Are

As a Koch company and a leading manufacturer of bath, tissue, paper towels, paper-based packaging, cellulose, specialty fibers, building products and much more, Georgia-Pacific works to meet evolving needs of customers worldwide with quality products. In addition to the products we make, we operate one of the largest recycling businesses. Our more than 30,000 employees in over 150 locations are empowered to innovate every day – to make everyday products even better.

At Koch, employees are empowered to do what they do best to make life better. Learn how our business philosophy helps employees unleash their potential while creating value for themselves and the company.

Our Benefits

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

Additionally, everyone has individual work and personal needs. We seek to enable the best work environment that helps you and the business work together to produce superior results.

Equal Opportunities

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status. Except where prohibited by state law, some offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. This employer uses E-Verify. Please click here for additional information
Zachary LA United States


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