Kenneth O.

Professional with 25+ years in Packaging industry expertise in food processing, R&D

United States of America

Manufacturing professional with experience in packaging, consumer products, food processing, capital machinery, pulp and paper, and chemical processing in a variety of environments including multi-pro...see more

  • Wood & Paper Products
  • Product Management


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Product Stewardship Manager

Georgia-Pacific LLC
3 years
Jul 2016 - Nov 2019
Georgia-Pacific is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of tissue, pulp, paper, packaging, building products and related chemicals. The company employs more than 30,00...see more

Quality Manager Bleached Board

Georgia Pacific
4 years
Dec 2012 - Jul 2016
Georgia-Pacific LLC is an American pulp and paper company based in Atlanta, Georgia, and is one of the world's largest manufacturers and distributors of tissue, pulp, paper, toilet and ...see more

Consumer Folding Carton Division Quality Manager

3 years
Jun 2009 - Jan 2012
Direct the Divisional Quality Function influencing 22 paperboard converting plants located through out North America

VP/GM Machinery Business Unit

Graphic Packaging International
2 years
Jan 2007 - Feb 2009
Accomplishments: •Increased output 34% over prior year using Lean and strategic alliances. Decreased cost of production 11% over prior year using Six-Sigma and developing SOP's with Tea...see more

Vice President Packaging Business Unit

Graphic Packaging Intl
2 years
Apr 2006 - Dec 2007
Accomplishments: •Grew top line over 10% to prior year with effective R&D stage-gate and strategic intellectual property management. Five significant new products launched with large CP...see more

Plant Manager Wausau Converting Plant

Graphic Packaging International
3 years
Jan 2003 - Jan 2006
Accomplishments: •Executed Six-Sigma process that produced $3MM annual savings. •Turn-around of arduous union-management relationship in a two union shop. Achieved Superior safety perfo...see more

Plant Manager

6 years
Jan 1997 - Jan 2003
This position included P&L for a 400+ employee facility with three distinct manufacturing processes and a satellite convertor. Produced consumer (Hefty brand), industrial, and agricultu...see more

Operations Manager

Devro - Teepak
5 years
Jan 1992 - Jan 1997
-Achieved ISO 9002 certification for four facilities, and OSHA VPP Star status at three facilities.

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Wood & Paper Products

Role experience

  • Product Management