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pulp and paper mill operation management expertise

Charles Town, West Virginia, 25414, United States
November 02, 2017

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Ki Y. Park

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Charles Town, WV ****4


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I am a committed individual who excels at my job and is continuously driven to making a positive difference within my work place. I would like to apply my experience and knowledge working along side a team that is dedicated to the success of a company. I believe success can be achieved by individuals who lead cohesively creating a unique and innovating environment. I believe my abilities would be an asset working within this Company.


Production Supervisor July, 2016 - Present

OX Paperboard / 164 Easter Road / Hall town, WV 25414

#4 Pulp Dry Machine Superintendent September, 2014 – August, 2016 Tembec Inc / 33 chemin Kipawa, C.P 3000 Temiscaming, QC Canada Within the position of Pulp Dry Machine Superintendent, I am responsible for the management and operation of the #4 Pulp Machine and Shipping Department, assisting 4 shift supervisors. I lead 60 unionized team members promoting and providing a Safe work environment thus coaching and motivating employees to ensure maximum Production. Organizing educational practices of equipment and emergency procedures aiding in daily safety production. Displaying strong leadership and organizational skills, counseling my team members. My goal is creating an effective and lucrative work experience for employees to perform to company standards. I Strongly encourage open communication with employees concerns, aiding in successful healthy relationships. Work tasks include organizing work schedules, safety meetings, maintenance issues and company policies. Daily I am involved with complex problem solving abilities regarding machine-computer challenges. As Superintendent, I strive to maintain quality standards, control costs, prepare and meet existing budgets. Controlling variance and taking corrective action, identifying and implementing cost reduction opportunities in the department, as needed. Utilizing Capital Project Authorization, enabling Project objectives and establishing major maintenance priorities allowing new technology and management methods. Production Superintendent April, 2014 – September, 2014 Fusion Paper Board 130 Inland Road, Versailles, CT USA In this position I was responsible for the oversight and training of 4 Shift Supervisors as well as the day to day production of the paper machine and stock prep area. This position also required 24/7 call support for Shift Supervisors as well as direct relations with the union executive board. Scheduling personnel, maintaining safety protocols, monitoring quality controls and equipment to prevent unscheduled lost production, key to being successful in this capacity. I was heavily involved in the process of troubleshooting and modernization. Working directly with the quality control department investigating customer complaints and improving product quality to exceed customer expectations. My efforts improved machine efficiency and quality allowing my employer to better manage scheduled shutdowns which improved machine uptime and efficiency. Paper Machine Supervisor 2011 – 2014

Fusion Paper Board /Versailles, CT USA

Overseeing the day to day production on the paper machine, the nature of this position required 24/7 coverage as well as direct relations with the union personnel. I oversaw 4 crews of 12 people each and was responsible for, scheduling personnel, maintaining safety protocols, monitoring quality controls and equipment as well as creating work-orders to prevent unscheduled lost production. Heavily involved in process troubleshooting, customer complaint investigations and the coating and mixing area of production. My endeavors not only improved machine efficiency and safety but decreased down time due to production issues. These efforts also allowed my employer to better manage scheduled shutdowns.

Machine Tender/Step-up Supervisor 1999 – 2011

Cascade Paperboard Versailles, CT USA

In this position I was responsible for all aspects of the wet end area of a Paper Machine. This included, but was not limited to, Set-up of the Fourdrinier, 4-top units, 5-head boxes, 4-press sections and the dryer steam control. During my time as machine tender I gained the knowledge and experience that allowed me to perform the duties of step-up supervisor as well as prepared me for the position I hold now, Paper Machine Superintendent.

Winder operator – Back Tender 1994 – 1999

Caraustar Paperboard Versailles, CT USA

I began my career in the paper industry at the entry level position of Winder Operator. After quickly learning the Winder Operator position, I was given the opportunity to advance into the position of Back Tender. As Back Tender my duties were to ensure the machine’s production of paper matched the production schedule, met customer specifications and was the best product in the marketplace. As a Back Tender I supervised and supported the Winder Operators and worked closely with the quality manager and maintenance. These relationships helped minimize production losses due to poor equipment performance and/or poor product quality. Additional Skills

• Paper Machine / Process troubleshooting

• Manufacturing

• Production Planning

• Continuous Improvement/Lean Manufacturing

• Familiarity with Syspro systems


• 5S Kaizen program

• Microsoft Projects Software

• Microsoft Excel/Word software

• Maintenance/Work Order System 6.1

• Delta-V / Distributed Control System (DCS) By Emerson Process Management

• Syspro 6.1 / Unipoint Software Inc.

• Education-Sam Ill High School in Su Won City, South Korea

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