Maintenance Superintendent - Stevenson, AL

Stevenson / Alabama / United States

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Maintenance Superintendent - Stevenson, AL

1611 County Road 85
Stevenson, Alabama, 35772
United States

Career Opportunity (Job Summary):


We have an opening for a Maintenance Superintendent to work in partnership with leadership and employees at our Stevenson Mill in Stevenson, Alabama. Stevenson is centrally located between Chattanooga, Tennessee and Huntsville, Alabama. This is a unionized facility with approximately 400 employees.


Experience ownership firsthand as you ensure the performance, reliability, and results of all equipment and corresponding maintenance and repair work (including contract work) at a world class corrugated medium paper production facility.


How you will impact WestRock (Responsibilities):

  • As the Maintenance Superintendent, you will lead and drive continuous improvement for the Paper Machines, Power and Recovery, Wood yard, Pulp mill area. As Superintendent, you will ensure that every level of the organization under your direction, is fully engaged in safety, equipment/process availability and reliability improvement.

  • Proven leadership skills, building teams and ability to motivate others are key competencies in this position.

  • Must be open to and capable of implementing change and to drive for results through setting clear expectations and auditing for desired results.

  • Must be capable of utilizing resources for maximum effectiveness in a multi-skilled environment. Develop and manage the Maintenance budget under your areas of responsibility.

  • Sustain the Core Team roles and responsibilities with regard to the WMS, PrM, ECCM, and RCA process.

  • Effective Shutdown Planning and Execution is a key aspect of the Superintendent role.


What you need to succeed:

(Basic Requirements):

  • HS Diploma or GED equivalent with 5 plus years of experience in the manufacturing industry in a Maintenance or Engineering role


    (Preferred Requirements):


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering

  • Experience in selection and development of direct reports

  • Experience working with an organized labor union

  • Training and/or experience with OSHA regulations, LOTO, confined space entry, government/corporate regulations, and requirements for tank & vessel integrity, welding methods, inspections, “R” Stamp requirements, NDT, thermography/infrared applications and JDE of other CMMS systems.

  • Computer skills on a variety of platforms, Microsoft Office suite, scheduling software, etc.

  • Good Organizational, communication, documentation and formal/informal reporting skills

  • Ability to work extended hours on outages, call duty, etc. to support a 24/7 operation.

  • Ability to perform multiple tasks while managing projects




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