Converting Supervisor - Lancaster, OH

Lancaster / Ohio / United States

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Converting Supervisor - Lancaster, OH

1290 Campground Road
Lancaster, Ohio, 43130
United States

Career Opportunity

The Converting Supervisor will supervise approximately 2 – 50 people in the daily routine of producing quality corrugated products in a safe, productive manner with minimum waste.  Cross-train employees in key positions.

How you will impact WestRock 

  • Maintain quality, efficiencies, and production levels set by management.  Communicate these standards to your staff.
  • Report quality concerns to Converting and Plant Superintendent.  Assist in determining quality guidelines.
  • Establish high morale within your department by showing fairness, consistency, and an interest in employee problems.  Maintain confidentiality.
  • Maintain inventories of sheets, inks and other converting supplies.
  • Coordinate with your supervisor and Maintenance Superintendent on any repairs or preventive maintenance done in the department.
  • Keep upper management informed of problems or situations that may affect the performance of your department.
  • Enforce the corrective action procedures when applicable and conduct meetings with the violating employees and union representative.
  • Conduct weekly Production/Safety meetings with departmental personnel.
  • Communicate with necessary supervision to avoid problems between shift changes.
  • Improve career skills by enrolling yourself in seminars, technical courses, and related college courses.
  • Implement, maintain, and support all company policies and procedures, including union contract, safety program, and good housekeeping.
  • Comply with company policies and procedures.
  • Additional duties may be assigned by management.
  • Directly supervises all employees assigned to the department. 
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
  • Supervisory responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; conflict resolution; team building; coaching and leading employees to improve; addressing complaints and resolving problems; documentation; and setting an example of superior behavior, attitude and performance.

What you need to succeed

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Two years prior supervisory experience
  • Prior work experience in the corrugated industry preferred

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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