Production Supervisor, Paper - West Point, VA

    WestRock Company
    West Point, VA 23181
    Full-time, Part-time

    Job Description

    Production Supervisor, Paper - West Point, VA

    4510-West Point VA

    19th & Main St
    West Point, Virginia, 23181
    United States

    Production Supervisor, Paper - West Point, VA

    Career Opportunity:

    The WestRock Paper Mill in West Point, VA is currently seeking a Production Shift Supervisor for the Paper and Shipping departments. This position is responsible for the successful frontline leadership of the daily operation of 3 containerboard paper machines, recycle fiber plant, and shipping/logistics to achieve maximum sustained safety excellence, environmental compliance, ensuring quality specifications are followed, and meeting or exceeding production goals.

    What you need to succeed:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field with 3+ years relevant experience or High School diploma/GED and 10+ years related experience.
    • Ability to work rotating 8-hour shifts.
    • Working knowledge in Outlook Email, Acrobat Reader, Microsoft Office to include Word and Excel, with the ability to learn new applications.
    • Computer working knowledge such as IT Basics, EPAM, PI, EKHO, Wedge
    • Strong interpersonal, leadership, and motivational skills.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills and the ability to make decisions based on alarm or upset process conditions that may be critical in preventing major breakdowns.
    • Excellent planning, organizational, time management, and prioritization skills.
    • Ability to select and properly use personal protective equipment according to the specific hazard or hazards in accordance with Company and department requirements.
    • Previous work experience in a unionized environment is preferred.
    • Previous supervisory experience is preferred.
    How you will impact WestRock:
    • Responsible for demonstrating safety leadership, maintaining safe work practices in department, and promoting safety engagement with all crew members to eliminate safety incidents.
    • Delivers environmental excellence and compliance to both the letter and the spirit of the law. Supports all environmental initiatives and programs.
    • Responsible for the product quality, workmanship of the crews, and exceeding customer expectations.
    • Responsible for managing crews and equipment to maximize reliability and machine efficiencies. Helps troubleshoot issues and coordinate supporting resources.
    • Provide leadership and coaching to rotating shift operational crews in the Paper and Shipping Departments.
    • Facilitate the training of each crew member to maximize operator proficiencies.
    • Initiates and supports safety, environmental, and quality incident investigations.
    • Effectively communicates production information and issues to appropriate personnel through multiple channels.
    • Directs the shift mechanical and shift electrical maintenance resources.
    • Supports planning and execution of machine outages in the department.
    • Responsible for maintaining housekeeping in all areas.

    Posting ID: 559537448Posted: 2020-06-04