Production Supervisor - Newark, NJ

Newark / New Jersey / United States

Production Supervisor - Newark, NJ

2013 McCarter Highway
Newark, New Jersey, 07104
United States

Newark, NJ – Corrugated Packaging Division

Production Supervisor Newark, NJ

WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 45,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 300 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at  

The Opportunity:

Are you ready to make your next move to a Production Supervisor role for your career advancement? If so, WestRock’s Newark, NJ plant is looking for you! 

  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the shift and ensure that all company standards and customer commitments (ie: safety, quality, production, cost, on-time delivery) are followed within the plant

  • The Production Supervisor will also coordinate production operations and maintain effective quality procedures and safety regulations.

  • This is a growth position that can lead to various upper management positions.


How You Will Impact WestRock:

  • Lead and coach employees to meet the safety, quality, production, and all other key performance indicators of a fast-paced work team. 

  • Enforce plant safety regulations and housekeeping practices and encourage employees to become safety conscious

  • Maintain an effective, on-going safety plan

  • Build effective relationships with all internal departments to produce a superior product

  • Coordinate maintenance work customer and manufacturing needs

  • Maintain effective departmental quality procedures

  • Alters schedules to meet unforeseen conditions

  • First point of contact for all hourly employee concerns

  • Prepare and submit reports as required


What You Need to Succeed:

  • Converting or Corrugated manufacturing experience preferred.  Printing trades considered.

  • Strong leadership skills required; 3+ years of supervisory experience in box plant or manufacturing facility strongly preferred

  • Effective process management skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required; college degree 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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