Coating Plant Supervisor - Evadale, TX

Conroe | Texas | United States

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Coating Plant Supervisor - Evadale, TX

1913 Hwy 105 S
Evadale, Texas, 77615
United States


The Coating Plant Supervisor coordinates and manages the efforts of the Coating Plant Technician. He/she is expected to manage the production resources, interface with other departments, and request capital and operation budgets needed to attain safety, quality, production, environmental, and cost goals. He/she is expected to plan plant improvements using information from the Coating Plant Technician and all other available sources. He/she should develop and maintain open communications with the Paper Machine Group and keep them informed about customer needs and company, mill and plant plans. He/she should expect and support continuing personal and professional development of all involved with the Coating Plant.


  • Review of coating and starch production, quality results.
  • Establishment, authorization, and implementation of Coating Plant General Operating Procedures.
  • Oversees the review and response to Customer complaints for his/her operation area.
  • Authorizes Operating Guidelines.
  • Gather and analyzes information to identify sources of equipment downtime and quality problems. Works with the Coating Plant Technician to identify probable causes and coordinates efforts to correct them.
  • Meets with equipment and Raw Material suppliers to select, purchase and optimize equipment and raw material for the Coating Plant.
  • Works with the Paper Mill Superintendent and Supervisors to develop annual goals with emphasis on safety, environment, quality, production, and cost.
  • Oversees the administration of the hourly work force in the Coating Plant Department to ensure reasonable consistency in the execution of the labor agreement.
  • Ensures proper company/ union relations according to the current labor contract. Participates in problem discussions and resolution. Participates in grievance hearings as needed.
  • Works with the Paper Mill production and all other available sources to plan and submit capital improvement budget for the department. Also works with the Paper Mill Superintendent and Paper Machine Supervisors to establish priorities
  • Assists Engineering on capital improvement projects; participates in the review of Engineering designs and drawings.
  • Recommend and implement policies and procedures to meet the Coating Plant Critical Environmental Parameters (CEP).


  • Bachelor's degree and 5+ experience in area management in paper mill environment. HS diploma and 10 or more years of experience will also suffice
  • Working knowledge and experience on the wet end of an SBS paperboard machine
  • Knowledge and responsibility of wet end chemistry, clothing management, fourdrinier consumables, top formers and shoe press are a plus.
  • Ability to lead and drive improvement and accountability
  • Strong communication skills
  • Bias for action


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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