E2 Paper Machine Superintendent - Evadale, TX

Evadale / Texas / United States

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E2 Paper Machine Superintendent - Evadale, TX

Highway 105
Evadale, Texas, 77615
United States

Career Opportunity

The #2 Paper Machine Superintendent coordinates and manages the efforts of the Paper Machine team. The superintendent is expected to manage the production resources, interface with other departments, manage the capital budget and project and operation budgets needed to attain safety, quality, production, environmental and cost goals. #2 Paper Machine is a coated board machine that produces 550 tons per day.

How you will impact WestRock

In this role, you will manage all aspects of plant involvement to ensure optimum productivity on the Paper Machine. This includes but is not limited to:

·        Review of production and quality results on a daily basis.

·        Communicates the results of Quality Objectives and Quality Management System Reviews to all levels in the department.

·        Gather and analyzes information to identify sources of machine downtime and quality problems. Works with the Paper Machine team to identify probable causes and coordinates efforts to correct them.

·        Oversight of the administration of salary workforce in his/her area with regard to salary reviews, vacations, and work assignments. Including performance evaluations and progress towards established goals.

·        Works with the Superintendent to develop annual goals with emphasis on safety, environment, quality, production, and cost.

·        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 Foreman, Process Engineers, and the Operations Supervisor to plan and submit capital improvement budget for the department. Also works with the Superintendent to establish priorities

·        Assists engineering on capital improvement projects; participates in the review of engineering designs and drawings


What you need to succeed


·        Bachelors in Engineering and/or a Pulp and Paper Degree preferred

·        10+ years of supervision in a paper making related position including experience with paper machine operations and maintenance planning/coordination.

·        Exceptional ability to communicate clearly and effectively with all levels of the organization.

·        Ability to clearly define objectives (safety, environmental, quality, and productivity) and be effective in involving others in the achievement of those objectives.

·        Ability to direct continuous improvement efforts in the paper machine department in all areas, but with special emphasis on safety, quality, environment, production, and cost.


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



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