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Production Supervisor

Company: WestRock
Location: Battle Creek
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Production Supervisor

177 Angell Street
Battle Creek, Michigan, 49037
United States

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

The opportunity:
The Production Supervisor supervises and manages the safety and performance of a shift operating team.
Responsible for all activities from receiving raw materials, production, power, shipping, maintenance, quality and environmental.
The production supervisor is a full time, Salary Exempt, Permanent position

How you will impact WestRock:
Administers and models safety in area of responsibility; Participates in and enforces the safety program for the shift employees.
Reviews safety records to uphold standards of maximum safety for all shift employees.
Ensures compliance with all applicable OSHA and mill safety standards.
Maintains compliance with all environmental policies and procedures; ensures that all city, county, state, and federal regulations relating to the maintenance crews are met at all times.
Troubleshoots operations and quality issues.
Coordinates maintenance activities
Utilizes and maintains JDE system for work order entry.
Must be able to build a team that can effectively work the shift, monitor employee performance, train employees, and issue discipline as required.
Maintain effective communication, both on assigned shift and across shifts with other supervisors in both production, shipping, and maintenance.
Create employee schedules and monitors time thru the Kronos timekeeping system.
Maintains and consistently applies a thorough working knowledge of the collective bargaining agreement.

What you need to succeed:
Minimum of HS graduate, BS degree or equivalent experience
Minimum of 5 years supervisory experience, paper industry preferred.
Excellent problem-solving ability, and ability to communicate effectively.
Strong organizational and leadership skills
Computer experience - Microsoft office, JDE experience
Must be able to do frequent standing, walking, occasional heights, outdoor and indoor conditions as well as occasional temp exposure due to machinery conditions of over 100 degrees.


Keywords: WestRock, Battle Creek , Production Supervisor, Professions , Battle Creek, Michigan

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