Paper Machine Superintendent -Sheldon Springs, VT

    WestRock Company
    Sheldon Springs, VT 05485
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    Paper Machine Superintendent -Sheldon Springs, VT

    3250-Missisquoi Mill

    369 Mill Street
    Sheldon Springs, Vermont, 05485
    United States

    Opportunity summary: As the Paper Machine Superintendent, you will have overall responsibility for the personnel, safety, environmental impact, quality, cost, and performance for the paper machine within the mill facility. In this position you will lead and coordinate efforts and activities utilizing your knowledge and experience to achieve key performance metrics that support overall mill goals.

    How you will impact WestRock:

    Lead and direct paper machine daily operations in a safe and orderly manner to achieve quality and productivity goals

    Coordinate production activities with production planning, maintenance, and quality control to obtain optimum production and utilization of personnel, machines, and equipment

    Partner with Plant Safety Manager to maintain and enforce the safety program for the department, ensuring compliance with OSHA and WestRock regulations and guidelines

    Manage environmental efforts to ensure compliance with regulations and permit requirements, including but not limited to fiber loss, spills, and water usage

    Manage quality efforts to ensure product performance meets customer expectations and adherence to ISO program requirements

    Partner with mill maintenance groups to ensure efficient troubleshooting, planning, and execution of routine repairs for the stock prep, paper machine, and winder areas

    Oversee planning, scheduling, and execution of mill maintenance outages for stock prep, paper machine, and winder areas

    Provide input and oversight for annual outage planning and coordination, ensure the annual outage for area of responsibility is completed on time and within budget

    Review and analyze production reports to determine opportunity areas and implement solutions for production problems and nonconformity with product specifications

    Prepare and submit reports as required by the Paper Mill Manager

    Collaborate with and assist the Paper Mill Manager in the development and implementation of operating methods and procedures designed to eliminate operating problems and improve product quality

    Revise production schedules and priorities as needed because of equipment failure, operating problems, or last-minute customer demands

    Lead and manage to support the mill vision, cultural change process, and strategic approach to improve operational and human performance

    Collaborate and assist the Paper Mill Manager with development of annual budgets and standards for cost measurement

    Lead and manage employee accountability and labor relations with direct and indirect reports through coordination and consultation with Human Resources and Paper Mill Manager

    Partner with Human Resource Manager to ensure proper handling of employee relations issues in accordance with Divisional and Corporate policies and procedures

    Determine training needs and administer appropriate training programs for salaried and hourly employees

    Collaborate and assist the Paper Mill Manager in the strategic and capital planning processes for the department

    Supervise the department production supervisors, ensuring execution of employee training and development

    Establish individual and group goals, evaluate work performance for direct reports, and review and approve performance evaluations for indirect reports

    What you need to succeed:

    High School diploma or G.E.D.

    Bachelor's degree in engineering or related field is preferred

    Must have minimum of 7 to 10 years of pulp/paper mill experience

    5 + years of direct supervisory experience on paper machines required

    Experience implementing safety initiatives

    Proven track record of leadership and project management skills leveraged to enable employees to achieve goals and objectives

    Strong communication and interpersonal skills leveraged to motivate stakeholders and achieve alignment across the organization

    About WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock's 50,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 320 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com. WestRock is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

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    Posting ID: 559535427Posted: 2020-07-02