Paper Machine Superintendent - Stevenson, AL
1611 County Road 85Stevenson, Alabama, 35772United States
We are seeking a Paper Machine Superintendent to work in partnership with leadership and employees at our Stevenson Mill in Stevenson, Alabama. Stevenson is centrally located between Chattanooga, Tennessee and Huntsville, Alabama. This is a unionized facility with approximately 400 employees.
This position will have the opportunity to demonstrate ownership and lead initiatives designed to drive continuous and step change improvement in our corrugated medium paper machine operation. This position is responsible for creating a strong safety culture and work environment, executing and continuously improving the quality, productivity, efficiency and cost of the operation. The Machine Superintendent must be a strong leader with a knowledge of the paper making process, paper machines, supporting equipment and paper making skills.
What you need to succeed:
The preferred candidate will possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Paper Science or related field with five plus year’s operations experience within the paper industry including three plus year’s supervisory experience, however candidates with ten plus years’ progressive and practical paper making experience including five plus years’ paper machine supervisory experience will be considered.
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Troubleshooting skills of the paper making process using PI, DCs, on machine, and Root cause analysis.
Strong planning, organizational, time management and prioritization skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Experience within a unionized environment is preferred
How you will impact WestRock:
Providing leadership to machine personnel to ensure overall safe operations
Identify developmental needs and facilitate training of machine personnel
Plan and control production performance
Monitor compliance with standard operating procedures
Ensure quality systems are in place and comply with customer specifications
Coordinate efforts with maintenance and technical departments
Create an environment of respect, trust, accountability and excellence
Empower and engage co-workers to improve our performance and lower costs
Develop and maintain methods for tracking and reducing operational costs
Lead safety systems and processes that support achieving our continually improving annual goals.
Mange clothing inventories and trials with documented goals and results
Track and maintain consumable equipment wear to measure cost and efficiency
Develop and execute strategic plans to increase overall machine efficiency
Track and improve quality and customer relations
Reduce waste from off specification production and/or losses
Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence
Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities
An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential
WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.