Paper Machine Superintendent

Paper Machine Superintendent

PURPOSE: Manage all activities on the largest paper machine at this integrated specialty paper operation in the Northeast.


  • Provide clear direction and vision, build effective teams, drive employee engagement, focus on customer needs, and practice sound business management.
  • Monitoring and evaluating all aspects of paper production including safety, environmental, productivity, quality, cost, and lean manufacturing initiatives.
  • Ensuring safety activities including one-on-one safety discussions, condition monitoring, housekeeping and safety inspections, safety meetings, accident investigations, near miss reporting, and development of job safety analyses.
  • Utilize the strategies and tools of operational excellence and lean manufacturing to optimize operations and reduce all forms of waste.
  • Participate in Mill Duty Rotation.
  • Troubleshooting and resolving product quality and equipment problems utilizing hourly personnel, maintenance employees, and other department/mill resources.


    • Demonstrated leadership experience preferably in a union manufacturing environment.
    • Work experience level is 5+ years in a technical or lead manufacturing role; pulp and paper mill experience preferred.
    • Experience in coated fine paper manufacturing preferred.
    • Technical background in engineering or an advanced technical degree is preferred.
    • An understanding of process chemistry, mechanical systems, quality assurance and lean manufacturing techniques is necessary.
    • Excellent written/oral communication and problem management skills.
    • Demonstrated experience in driving measurable results.

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    Pulp & Paper
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