Maintenance Supervisor - Florence, SC

Florence / South Carolina / 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.

Maintenance Supervisor - Florence, SC


7320 Mill Rd, PO Box 100544
Florence, South Carolina, 29506
United States

WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace.  WestRock’s 39,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 250 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe and Asia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.

The opportunity:

 

This role will provide direct supervision to hourly maintenance personnel to safely achieve maximum equipment uptime at the lowest cost.

 

How you will impact WestRock:

 

  • Administers and model’s safety in his/her area of responsibility; Participates in and supports the safety programs for the maintenance department; reviews safety records to uphold standards of maximum safety for all maintenance employees. Ensures compliance with all applicable OSHA and plant safety.

  • Responds to calls 24 hrs./day; is a team member on a rotating weekend/holiday basis and is on call support for maintenance.

  • Manages Contractors

  • Sets expectations of the crews and provides direction using SMART goals (specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, timely)

  • Is primarily responsible for direct supervision to hourly mechanics in the assigned area of responsibility

  • Maintains the equipment in assigned area to achieve the maximum possible uptime at the lowest possible cost

  • Utilizes the J.D. Edwards CMMS as a primary tool of the mill maintenance process

 

What you need to succeed:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.  Bachelor’s degree is preferred.

  • Five to ten (5-10) years of experience in Pulp and Paper industry preferred.

  • Supervisory or management experience preferred.  Paper industry a plus.

     

 

 

Competencies

  • Safety – Exhibits strong competencies in Safety Mindset and has a thorough understanding of safety policies and procedures.

  • Ability to Execute – Targets and achieves results, sets and accomplishes challenging goals, prioritizes and manages tasks effectively, maintains an organized system to monitor progress, overcomes obstacles, accepts accountability, sets standards and responsibilities.

  • Initiative – Tackles problems and takes independent action.  Seeks out new responsibilities, acts on opportunities, generates new ideas, practices self-development, and demonstrates a bias for action without being prompted.

  • Problem Solving/Analysis – Breaks down problems into smaller components, understands underlying issues.  Can simplify and process complex issues and information, understands the difference between critical details and unimportant facts, can analyze data/information and draw accurate conclusions.

  • Influence & Persuasion – Able to exhibit a ‘can-do’ approach and inspire associates to excel, uses competition to encourage others, develops performance standards and confronts negative attitudes.  Develops a team spirit and uses tact when expressing ideas or opinions.  Presents new ideas to authority figures and adapts presentations to suit a particular audience.  Responds to objections successfully.

  • Integrity – Able to be tactful, maintain confidences, and foster an ethical work environment.  Prevents inappropriate behavior by coworkers, give proper credit to others and handles all situations honestly.

  • Communication – Able to clearly present information through spoken or written word; read and interpret complex information; talks with employees, customers, and supplies, and has strong listening skills.

 

What we offer:

 

  • Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence

  • Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities

  • An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential

  • A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.

 

 

WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.

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