Paper Machine Superintendent - Charleston, SC

    WestRock Company
    North charleston, SC
    Full-time, Part-time
    Similar jobs pay $9.21 - $15.36

    Job Description

    Paper Machine Superintendent - Charleston, SC

    4530-Charleston Paper Mill

    5600 Virginia Ave
    North Charleston, South Carolina, 29406
    United States

    Career Opportunity:

    The Paper Machine Superintendent is responsible for managing the safety, reliability, cost, quality, productivity, and employee engagement in a goal-oriented environment. The position is responsible for one or more paper machines for all shifts and reports to the Paper Mill Manager.

    How you will impact WestRock:
    • Safety - Lead safety systems and processes that support achieving our continually improving annual goals.
      • Assure a safe, engaged and highly motivated workforce by providing role modeling and leadership in safety and environmental efforts; communicating safety consistently, accountability while providing fair and equal treatment.
    • Environmental - Lead department environmental management systems to ensure compliance and environmental stewardship while working closing with the Roanoke Rapids Mill Environmental Department
    • Quality/Customer Satisfaction - focus on the "no fail basics" of quality and service coupled with innovation to provide winning solutions to our customers
    • Cost - Develop and maintain methods for tracking and reducing chemical and operational costs.
    • Production - Optimize paper machine schedules to maximize the mill's production while continually increasing Paper Machine uptime % and productivity while reducing off quality.
    • Financial Budget/Results - Work closely with Mill Controller and Leadership team to develop budgets and analyze financial results to look for opportunities for improving mill profitability
    • Capital Execution - Provide input to capital projects from inception through completion.
    • Strategic Planning - Initiate and facilitate improvement projects within the department focusing on strategic initiatives to reduce cost, increase productivity and/or improve quality
    • People Development - Invest in our People to help them develop and operate at their full potential
    • Employee/Labor Relations - Build positive relations based on the WestRock culture of trust, respect and empowering employees to always do the right thing.
    Key Behaviors
    • Create an environment of mutual respect and trust for our co-workers and customers
    • Empower and engage co-workers to improve our safety and productivity and lower our cost to produce
    • Satisfy our customers every time
    • Do the right thing for WestRock - always
    • High sense of urgency
    • Attention to detail; develop and follow Standard Operating Procedures and processes to reduce human errors
    What you need to succeed:
    • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills essential
    • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Excellent troubleshooting skills (technical and other)
    • Excellent planning, organizational, time management and prioritization skills
    • Proficient computer skills (including MS Office)
    • Bachelor's degree in engineering or equivalent experience
    • Minimum of 5-7 years of related experience within the paperboard industry (preferably in a union environment)
    What we offer:

    Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence

    Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities

    An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential

    A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.

    Posting ID: 552776010Posted: 2020-05-21