Assistant Pulpmill Superintendent - Demopolis, AL

Demopolis / Alabama / United States

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Assistant Pulpmill Superintendent - Demopolis, AL

28270 US Hwy 80 West
Demopolis, Alabama, 36732
United States

Career Opportunity

This position manages the operation of the Brown Stock Washers, Screen Room, and Kamyr Digesters at Demopolis.  This includes two brown stock washer lines, 2 screen room lines,  and 2 Kamyr Digesters. This position requires the capability to manage projects, process, and people.


  • Works with all levels of management in both production and maintenance to maximize mill earnings by improving throughput and quality of the Bleaching process
  • Achieve/exceed budgeted production goals
  • Develop and manage annual budget
  • Implementation of process/equipment/quality improvement projects
  • Leads safety management and improvement projects
  • Management of environmental systems and equipment to maintain compliance
  • Management of PSM covered processes in the Bleach Room
  • Develop skills and capabilities of 2 direct reports
  • Develop capital plans for the Brown Stock Washers, Screen Room, and Kamyr Digesters, and implement approved projects with desired results
  • Implement systems to improve equipment reliability
  • Implement systems to improve operator responsibility
  • Solve repetitive process/equipment failures
  • Support department training
  • Direct maintenance shut down execution of process lines
  • Administer the labor agreement
  • Direct Fiberline operations in the absence of the Fiberline Superintendent


  • BS Engineering, with 5-10 years experience in Fiberline processes preferred; extensive experience in Fiberline operations in lieu of degree acceptable
  • Communication, leadership, teamwork, developing direct reports, drive to succeed, teaching skills
  • Departmental on call duty- encompassing the entire Fiberline on a rotating basis

 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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