Gregory Thiel

Gregory Thiel

Paper Mill Shift Supervisor at RockTenn

Location
West Point, Virginia (Richmond, Virginia Area)
Industry
Paper & Forest Products

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Gregory Thiel's Overview

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  • Paper Mill Shift Supervisor at RockTenn
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Gregory Thiel's Experience

Paper Mill Shift Supervisor

RockTenn

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; SSCC; Packaging and Containers industry

August 2012Present (2 years 3 months) West Point, VA

Supervise employees at a 2500 tpd fully integrated pulp and paper mill. Responsible for overseeing three paper machines making corrugated medium, kraft linerboard and white top linerboard. Plans and assigns work, implements policies and procedures and recommends improvements in production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions. Departmental responsibilties include Paper Mill, Shipping Department, and Secondary Fibers unit.

Production Coordinator

Appleton Paper

Privately Held; 1001-5000 employees; Paper & Forest Products industry

2008October 2012 (4 years) West Carrollton, OH

Production Coordinator on a thermal off-machine coater, supervising the daily activities and work assignments for 11 team members. Responsible for the safety, training and goal setting of team members. Authored numerous Standard Operating Procedures, Task Instructions, and Lockout/Tagout Procedures.

Utilized 5S/Lean initiatives to help ensure business goals and objectives were met, and also served as the Supervisor Leader for our departmental workforce Design Development. Possess excellent troubleshooting, problem solving and analytical thinking skills. Detail-oriented, thorough and organized.

I also have extensive experience dealing with labor issues, contract negotiation, and grievance resolution.

Recycle Plant Production Coordinator

Appleton Paper

Privately Held; 1001-5000 employees; Paper & Forest Products industry

20022008 (6 years) West Carrollton, OH

Receiving Supervisor

Appleton Paper

Privately Held; 1001-5000 employees; Paper & Forest Products industry

20012002 (1 year) West Carrollton, OH

Papermaker

Appleton Paper

Privately Held; 1001-5000 employees; Paper & Forest Products industry

19862001 (15 years) West Carrollton, OH

Held numerous bargaining unit positions. Also served as Chief Steward for the Local Union for 9 years.

Gregory Thiel's Skills & Expertise

  1. Manufacturing
  2. Supervisory Skills
  3. Troubleshooting
  4. Problem Solving
  5. Lean Manufacturing
  6. 5S
  7. Problem Analysis
  8. Root Cause Analysis
  9. Contract Negotiation
  10. Union Environment
  11. Workforce Redesign
  12. Continuous Improvement
  13. Leadership
  14. Paper Industry
  15. Process Improvement
  16. Union
  17. Kaizen
  18. Six Sigma
  19. Supply Chain

Gregory Thiel's Education

Mount Vernon Nazarene University

Business Management

20052006

Hocking Technical College

Wildlife Biology

19821983

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