E&I Maintenance Supervisor - Fernandina Beach, FL

Fernandina Beach / Florida / United States

About WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 45,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 300 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.

E&I Maintenance Supervisor - Fernandina Beach, FL

600 North 8th Street
Fernandina Beach, Florida, 32034
United States

E&I Maintenance Supervisor

Fernandina Mill



MWV and RockTenn have come together to form WestRock. WestRock makes consumer and corrugated packaging solutions that give our customers a winning edge in the global marketplace. We partner closely with customers on everything from beverage packs and pizza boxes to trigger sprayers and fragrance pumps to paperboard used for a wide variety of packaging and shipping containers. We consider ourselves to be part of their team – as we strive for continuous improvement together.    

Every day, our 42,000 team members combine practical innovations and rigorous execution in about 275 operating and business facilities across North America, South America, Europe and Asia to deliver products and services that answer unique local needs. We expect to win as a company and lead the industry by achieving success together with our customers, employees and investors.

The Opportunity

Primarily responsible for leading the electrical/instrumentation (E/I) technicians for their area.  Responsible for the safety, training and assignment of work to maintenance personnel.  Oversee maintenance spending in their area along with the other members of the maintenance team (maintenance planner, operating department maintenance coordinator and operating department superintendent). Ensure that all corporate, division and mill safety and environmental rules/procedures are followed.  Work with technicians in their area to make sure that the proper parts and equipment are being used to complete all maintenance work appropriately for the safety of all impacted. Responsible for maintaining the equipment in their area such that the equipment has the maximum possible uptime at the lowest possible cost.


How you will impact Westrock

  • Trouble shooting equipment and providing direction to mechanics.

  • Attend field day meetings.

  • Visit storeroom to look at parts.

  • Own the training and development of your crew.

  • Maximize the engagement and productivity of your crew.

  • Promptly address performance issues.

  • Attend training & other meetings.

  • Conduct safety audits of mechanics & work area.

  • Working night & weekend duty assignments supervising mechanics.   

  • Attend daily planning with area maintenance team.

  • Visit work sights to review mechanics work, etc.

  • Hold tool box safety & morning assignment meeting.

  • Filling out daily time sheets for mechanics.

  • Lead with a relentless pursuit to improve.  Be an active member on mill/corporate improvement teams in development and promotion of best practices.

  • Ensure the safety and health of all team members and those who are in the work area.



Adhere to all mill safety rules, participate in or may lead safety programs and meetings with the goal of improving safety at the mill. Supports the mill behavior based safety program (MOSSIE)

  • Demonstrates active caring for employees

  • Conducts Safety Observations and Safety Audits

  • Conducts incident investigations on all accidents- Ensures corrective actions are implemented

  • Enforces Safety Rules



  • Plans for emergencies

  • Ensures personal protective equipment is utilized properly

  • Conducts regular safety meetings / communications

  • Ensures employees receive appropriate safety training

  • Ensures safe operating practices are reviewed with employees




Action Oriented / Caring About Direct Reports / Command Skills / Composure / Conflict Management /

Customer Focus / Timely Decision Making / Decision Quality / Integrity & Trust / Listening / Priority Setting / Problem /Solving / Drive for Results



What you will need to succeed

  • Experience in a manufacturing leadership role required (prior temporary set-ups are included).

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred but not required (preferably in a technical discipline).

  • Proven leadership skills in developing strategies to attain performance objectives required.

  • Experience using reliability tools preferred (e.g., Pareto analysis, Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA), Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM), and Root Cause Analysis (RCA)).

  • Experience working with E/I predictive maintenance tools and precision maintenance preferred.





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