Job Description

Shift Supervisor

The company is seeking applicants for a Shift Supervisor in our International Falls, Minnesota facility.

Responsible for the day-to-day management of the Riverside area on shift. The process areas may include any site of the mill. Still, they will focus on the Pulp/Bleach, Power and Recovery, Chip Production, and the environmental regions of the mill to resolve daily issues.

Principle Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for employee safety, environmental compliance, machine efficiency, product quality, and crew training.
  • Responsible for crew meetings and communicating effectively to crew members and the day shift management team, ensuring and reinforcing that safety is a number one priority.
  • Resolve short and long-term cost and productivity issues.
  • Lead troubleshooting of equipment operation problems by ensuring that crews are trained to operate the machine(s) safely and effectively.
  • Assist in identifying productivity, quality, and efficiency bottlenecks.
  • Exercise leadership to improve safety and develop self-directed work teams.
  • Ability to work with other paper machine supervisors effectively and maintain a successful continuous operation.
  • Effective daily communication with crew, peers, and day shift management.
  • Responsible for administrative/ personnel issues on shift.
  • Respond to other duties as required.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical, chemical, or bio-resource (pulp & paper) science engineering or 3+ years in a similar leadership role.
  • 3 + years experience in paper mill operations.
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Preferred Qualifications:

Supervisory management with experience in hiring, coaching, performance development, and corrective action.

The successful candidate must possess the following Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Must have strong demonstrated leadership skills and the proven ability to lead effective teams.

Problem-solving skills and the ability to implement change positively are required.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential.

Strong computer skills required, including Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook.

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International Falls MN
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