Converting Shift Supervisor

PURPOSE: The Converting Shift Supervisor plans, coordinates, and oversees all activities within a Converting crew to ensure it is operating effectively, efficiently, and safely. The position is accountable for the production employees in the Converting Dept. Responsible for Safety, Quality and Production of Crew. They will maintain reports, records and production documentation to reflect schedules, performance, methods and the like at this tissue manufacturing and converting operation in the Southeast.

  • Ensure a safe and clean work environment by educating and directing the team. Monitor and quickly address work related issues to include injuries and incident investigations. Remain in compliance with all EHS regulations, standards, and guidelines; Lead crew in the creation, execution and maintenance of a safety culture.
  • Share a trusted relationship with crew; lean, plan, organize, direct and run optimum day-to-day converting operations resulting in product output, quality, service and delivery that exceeds customer expectations in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Build positive employee relations through training, coaching, discipline, etc. Maintain time records.
  • Ensure product quality through process improvement, operating procedures, equipment maintenance, etc.
  • Ensure machines adjustments and equipment repairs are performed to meet quality standards.
  • Ensure production quota is met or exceeded by maintaining adequate staffing level, work schedules, equipment, etc. Maintain production records.
  • Manage work slow by planning, monitoring, and executing targeted job results.
  • Coordinate functions between production and maintenance.
  • Assist Plant Manager by making recommendations for improvements in production control, operating procedure, safety, quality control and performance management.
  • Ensure adequate inventory levels are maintained.
  • Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Other duties, as assigned.


  • Associate’s degree or equivalent experience in industrial management. Bachelor’s degree in Business Management a plus.
  • 3 - 5 years demonstrated leadership experience required. Prior supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment a plus.
  • Experience in Kaizen methods, 5S, Changeover Reduction Strategies, TPM, and Kanban a plus.
  • Humility (lacks ego, team agenda, transparent, trainable, servant orientation)
  • Create Positive Change (extra mile, internally driven, self-starter, excellence oriented, passionate, change agent)
  • Respect for All (interpersonal, group dynamics, influential, self-aware, motivating)
  • Integrity (honest, reliable, transparent, strong character, loyal, righteous)
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Strong proficiency with computers to include the Microsoft Suite.
  • Ability to manage a large, diverse group in a busy environment that is fast paced and rapidly changing.
  • Demonstrated ability to hold self and others accountable for individual and team business results and behaviors to include ensuring an inclusive work environment.
  • Multi-tasking abilities required.
  • Ability to stand, walk, sit, reach, climb, and stoop; ability to lift 25 pounds occasionally.
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Paper Converting, Pulp & Paper
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