Process Control & IT Manager

PURPOSE: The IT/OT Manager is the leader of manufacturing technology systems at this world-class linerboard facility in the Southeastern US. This position will provide oversight and leadership for the facility’s IT/OT reliability, capability and resources. As an active mill leader, this position must drive results in the IT/OT arenas.


  • Manage all local IT/OT activity, ensuring it is aligned with the businesses vision and strategy
  • Work directly with key operations and business leaders to automate and optimize processes
  • Develop and lead a mill IT/OT roadmap to achieve and maintain world-class reliability while also being adaptable to dynamic business environments
  • Oversee an IT function that includes the following:
    • Tier 1 Application Support (Business, Production and Office Applications)
    • Maintenance of computer, user, and group accounts within Active Directory
    • Management of VMware environment and MS Server environments 2012, 2016, 2019
    • Management of group policies in Office 365 and other environments
    • Maintenance of EMC NAS environment with NTFS permissions
    • Other functions including asset refresh program, backups, remote access, and mobile
  • Oversee an OT function includes the following:
    • Leadership of automation systems, including configuration and HMI development
    • Creation of automation control & optimization strategies that drive business results
    • Lead and coordinate capital programs to keep the IT/OT infrastructure up to date and
    • Management of automation system documentation
  • Manage special projects and assignments as business dictate


  • Directly supervise the IT and Process Control area
  • Develop your organization to ensure long and short term goals and objectives are
  • Transfer knowledge to salaried staff and prepare them for future advancement


  • 4-year bachelor’s degree with at least ten years of combined experience in IT and OT groups within a manufacturing environment
  • At least 5 years of supervisory experience leading teams of professionals
  • Outstanding communication skills across full range of company employees
  • Demonstrated ability to balance priorities to meet short and long-term goals
  • Possess an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit
  • Technical knowledge of IT systems, including but not limited to: NT and Active directory, VMware, MS Server OS, Citrix, firewall security
  • Technical knowledge of OT system, including but not limited to: PLC, DCS (ideally, Valmet, Honeywell TDC, ABB 800xa)

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Paper Converting, Pulp & Paper
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