Paper Machine Superintendent

Paper Machine Superintendent

PURPOSE: The Paper Machine Superintendent will manage a challenging, high speed, lightweight paper machine that makes a diverse grade mix at this integrated paper operation in the Northeast. North American paper and consumer products company with operations throughout the US and excellent industry reputation.


  • Identify, plan, and coordinate continuous improvement activities to improve safety, quality, productivity, and profitability initiatives of a high speed paper machine

  • Ability to lead safety improvements through personal commitment, procedure adherence, and emphasis in reducing workplace risks.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills and experience leading a team to achieve year over year improvements.

  • Develop strategies that improve operating efficiencies, employee engagement, and technical development of personnel.

  • Plan, organize, and execute scheduled maintenance outages on the paper machine and associated auxiliary equipment.

  • Capability to solve complex technical problems and machine issues

  • Collaborate with other segments of the business to get support for paper machine needs including quality, maintenance, and product development.

  • Develop direct reports to ensure bench strength and leadership skills

  • 10+ years of operating experience on paper machines; preferably complex large scale running a fine paper/coated or uncoated machine.

  • B.S. Engineering or related technical background preferred

  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Office and similar personal computer programs.

  • Able to demonstrate expert papermaking knowledge as well as troubleshooting skills and techniques to solve quality and operational issues on paper machines.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels. Previous supervisor experience in a union environment is required.

  • Willingness to work off-schedule hours as needed to support the operation as required.

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