Paper Mill Shift Supervisor

People • Customers • Trust

We are seeking resumes for a Paper Mill Shift Supervisor. The purpose of this position is to coordinate the necessary resources for the operation of the paper mill and shipping to achieve objectives in safety, production and efficiency, while ensuring that quality containerboard is manufactured and shipped at minimum cost.

Principle Responsibilities
  • Ensure establishment and adherence to good environmental health and safety practices, policies, and accident prevention programs. Direct efforts to comply with corporate, state, and federal environmental and occupational safety and health standards.
  • Maintain compliance with ISO Quality System responsibilities.
  • Lead the hourly workforce in maintaining continuity of safety, quality, and operations and minimize lost production.
  • Assist in troubleshooting and correct operational problems.
  • Counsel and coach the hourly workforce.
  • Establish education plan of subordinates in the operation and safety aspects of the job.
  • Assign and direct work to meet production schedules and maintain quality.
  • Coordinate with other supervisors and staff members in methods of maintenance and production scheduling.
  • Review production efficiency, performance and cost reports and recommend and implement means of increasing production efficiency or reducing costs.
  • Know and understand the Union/Management agreement.
  • Assist the Paper Mill Supt. in scheduling the crews.
  • Write work orders and conduct follow-up reviews of the work orders.
  • Accurately report all safety, quality and operational issues for effective follow-up.


Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in a field related to business/manufacturing operation in a paper mill environment OR a minimum of 3 years paper industry experience with a supervisory background and a general knowledge of paper operations.
  • Must understand interrelationships of process flows, mechanical operations of equipment and be able to work effectively with management and hourly personnel across the mill.
  • Continuing education in paper operations, leadership skills, and technology development


All qualified applicants must apply at Careers.packagingcorp.com to be considered.

PCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.