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Shift Supervisor

Location: Wickliffe
Posted on: January 27, 2023

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Phoenix Paper Wickliffe LLC is searching for qualified candidates to assume the role of Shift Supervisor.

Summary: The Shift Supervisor will be responsible for leading one of four mill production shifts across four departments in a 24/7 operation. This position will provide leadership, direction, skills development, and performance management for the mill production workforce. The Shift Supervisor will be jointly responsible for safely achieving the performance metrics of the production units, facilitating issue resolution across the mill, and continuously improving production employee capabilities. This position reports to the Shift Operations Leader and works closely with the production area leadership teams to help deliver results.

The ideal candidate will have initiative, a strong sense of urgency, possess solid interpersonal skills, and be effective at building relationships across a diverse workgroup. The ideal candidate will also have experience in multiple areas of a pulp/paper manufacturing operation and will be able to coordinate, prioritize, and execute multiple activities.

Key responsibilities of the Shift Supervisor position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Cultivate a work environment centered around employee ownership and engagement.
  • Display and promote safe work practices at all times up to and including work stoppages in the event of unsafe work practices.
  • Participate with other Supervisors and Shift Operations Leader at shift exchange discussions.
  • Work with Shift Operations Leader and other Supervisors to meet / exceed department and mill metrics.
  • Work with Shift Operations Leader to address performance issues of individuals on shift that may require corrective action, coaching, or disciplinary measures.
  • Actively participate in safety, housekeeping, reliability, production, and cost initiatives.
  • Support the efforts of the Shift Operations Leader in the efforts to improve the skills (technical, interpersonal, and leadership) of mill wide production teams working closely with the Production Area Leaders and Human Resource team.
  • Ensure good coordination and utilization of shift maintenance and shift production resources.
  • Display and encourage Servant Leadership mentality in all activities.
  • Keep/Review time and attendance records for accuracy.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Shift Operations Leader.

    Education and/or Experience
    • Associate Degree or higher in Engineering or related field is strongly preferred.
    • A minimum of 5 years of leadership / supervisory experience, including accountability for outcomes, in Pulp & Paper manufacturing is required; experience working in a Paper Machine department is highly preferred.
    • Experience using Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook).
    • Knowledge of multiple areas of a manufacturing operation and the interaction between each area.
    • Willingness to work in a hot, humid, cold and noisy industrial environment.
    • Ability and willingness to work a DuPont swing shift schedule, including occasional vacation/sick coverage when needed.
    • Ability to communicate and interact successfully with various levels of the organization.
    • Working knowledge of Servant Leadership discipline is preferred.

      Phoenix Paper offers competitive wages & benefits packages that include health, dental, life insurance, paid holidays, matching 401(k) & much more.

      Phoenix Paper Wickliffe LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: PHOENIX PAPER WICKLIFFE LLC, Clarksville , Shift Supervisor, Hospitality & Tourism , Wickliffe, Tennessee

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