Shift Manager

PURPOSE: The Shift Manager is responsible for leading their entire designated crew for safety, production, training, maintenance, and housekeeping at this recycled paperboard manufacturing operation in the Midwest US.

  • Report to Manufacturing Manager any information that may impede the operation of the plant as soon as it becomes known.
  • Team management and guidance on a rotating shift basis
  • Ability to lead and develop team individuals on crew and recognize training opportunities for all individuals
  • Provide paper making and stock preparation expertise to optimize process systems
  • Implement downtime and cost reduction opportunities
  • Assist operations and maintenance in troubleshooting process systems to minimize or eliminate safety, environmental, quality or production problems
  • Work individually or with team members to develop scopes, estimates, and justification for projects
  • Understand quality and specifications of all grades produced and understanding correlation to machine settings
  • Daily reports, conducting shift meetings, safety training and management
  • Comply with company policies and procedures
  • Additional duties as assigned by management
  • Willing to work 12 hour rotating shift work

  • B.S./A.S. degree, professional training, or military experience required
  • Hands on paper making experience is a must
  • At least 5 to 10 years of Paper Mill manufacturing experience
  • Ability to gather information and perform root cause analysis and problem solving
  • Ability to create reports for review by upper management
  • Ability to lead teams in waste reduction efforts
  • Computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in paper making, process engineering, &plant operations.
  • Experience with DCS Control Systems
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Pulp & Paper
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