Vice President of Manufacturing
Phil Joyner is the vice president of manufacturing for Monolith’s Olive Creek Plant where he is responsible for developing the operating capability and strategies to reliably deliver carbon black and value added products to the market.
Mr. Joyner brings 28 years of experience in industrial manufacturing and operational leadership. Throughout his career, Mr. Joyner has demonstrated strong leadership in technical and operational excellence across several industries including pulp, paper and fertilizer manufacturing.
Prior to joining Monolith, Mr. Joyner served as plant manager for Koch Fertilizer in Nebraska while also serving on the board of directors for several other Koch assets. He joined Koch Fertilizer as plant manager of the agricultural fertilizer manufacturing facility in 2012, after 12 years with Georgia Pacific (formerly Alabama River Pulp) manufacturing facility in Alabama. At Georgia Pacific, he held multiple manufacturing leadership roles including responsibility for environmental systems, finished product and power generation. Additionally, he worked for several paper companies where he lead cellulose operations in manufacturing of box, tissue, towel, filter and diaper products. Mr. Joyner has a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of South Carolina.