Process Supervisor - Paper Machines

ID: REF3377A
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Canton, NC
Post Date: 1/1/1970

Job Description

The primary responsibility of this position is to lead the hourly unionized workforce on shift to meet safety, environmental, production, quality, reliability and cost goals for No 11&12 manufacturing department.  The department consists of two 225” Fourdrinier Paper Machines and associated equipment including stock preparation and winding.   The machines produce basis weights that  range from 40#/3300sqft Offset and Rapier grades up to 134# Cup Stock.  The department also produces FDA approved food and bag grades as well as color Reply card.  This position will act as a liaison between operation’s management and the hourly workforce.  The primary focus is to ensure that the quality needs of our customers are met while keeping our employees safe.

Specific Job Activities

  • Monitor manufacturing process daily
  • Daily process optimization
  • Enter work requests as needed
  • Ensure employees are properly trained and have the tools needed to perform their jobs safely
  • Ensure all employees adhere to safety policies and procedures
  • Provide coaching and development to hourly employees
  • Assist in resolving employee issues
  • Work with other department supervisors to coordinate mill activities
  • Additional duties as assigned


Special Knowledge Skills

  • Demonstrated ability to lead people (Supervisory skills)
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Prior work in an unionized environment is preferred
  • Strong analytical skills to analyze and interpret operating data
  • Ability to manage several tasks simultaneously and successfully
  • Prior knowledge of manufacturing operations (Paper Mill operations experience is preferred)  

Required Skills & Competencies

  • BS degree is Paper Science, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering is preferred; however, other degrees or equivalent experience will be considered
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience a manufacturing environment or the military (2 years of experience in the paper industry with a technical understanding of   papermaking equipment and processes is preferred)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills are equally as important along with ability to teach and coach others
  • Able to work well with individuals at all levels of the organization in a team setting
  • Organized approach to work and ability to deal with multiple competing priorities to make appropriate decisions
  • Proven safety record and knowledge of industry safety standards

Additional Information

Evergreen Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, religion, creed,
age, national origin, physical or mental disability, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


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