Production Supervisor

PURPOSE: The Paper Machine Production Supervisor will manage and supervise all production personnel (~30 direct reports) on the safe and efficient operation of the paper machine area and all support equipment. Strong understanding of paper machines and ability to gain buy-in from a diverse and skilled workforce. Excellent career advancement opportunities.

  • Interfaces with mill leadership and Asset Owners for setting priorities
  • Key partner in strong alliance with the Asset Owners on all three LCL teams.
  • Interfaces with maintenance and operations on scheduling priority work on equipment
  • Schedules and supervises crew members for all operational tasks on the run
  • Ensure safety policies are communicated and well understood. Ensures all crew members adhere to these policies at all times
  • Ensure quality specifications are communicated and well understood by all the crew members
  • Responsible for any/all environmental issues as they arise on shift, and to contain and report in an appropriate and timely manner
  • Responsible for preliminary reporting of all safety, equipment (6W-2H) and environmental incidents that occur on shift
    o Expected to submit the preliminary report of these incidents before the end of that shift
    o Initiate and distribute any 6W-2H forms by the end of the shift for any events greater than one hour
  • Ensures that crew members are properly trained and certified on the tasks to which they are assigned
    o Manages all knowledge and skill gaps proactively to ensure continuous operation of the mill
  • Support, coach and ensure T1 meetings are held at the beginning and end of all shifts for all three lines
    o Audit T1 meetings on a regular basis each shift cycle
  • First point of contact for employee relations issues and resolutions


  • B.S. degree in Chemical, Paper Science, Mechanical, Industrial or Other relevant fields
  • 3-5 years in Paper Machine experience
  • Previous Supervisory responsibilities preferred
  • Strong leadership skills, lead by example
  • Not a desk job, high speed manufacturing 24/7 environment
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Paper Converting, Pulp & Paper
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