Maintenance Superintendent - Panama City, FL

Panama City | Florida | United States

About WestRock
WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 50,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 320 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at

Maintenance Superintendent - Panama City, FL

One Everitt Ave
Panama City, Florida, 32401
United States

The Opportunity:

Looking for a Reliability Superintendent to provide leadership for the reliability group.  Reports directly to the Maintenance Manager


How you will impact WestRock:

  • Establishes and manages systems, processes, and personnel plans for the reliability group to advance reliability and improve overall equipment effectiveness throughout the mill.

  • Builds a reliability vision for the mill and executes a year by year improvement plan.

  • Manages the reliability team and leads the overall reliability improvement effort of the plant. Specific responsibilities include leading the group for: RCFA, failure analysis, predictive maintenance, lubrication and precision maintenance.

  • Provides technical expertise for troubleshooting and problem solving.  Evaluates new technologies and techniques for plant improvement.

  • Develops and priorities plant reliability opportunity lists, leads process improvement projects, and sets the expectation for the plant and departments in the area of reliability.

  • Creates, manages and optimizes the plant preventative and predictive maintenance program (vibration analysis, ultrasound, thermal imaging, motor circuit analysis, oil sampling) and leading design for reliability on capital improvement projects.

  • Trains area personnel in key mill reliability techniques (Bad Actor Analysis, Equipment Strategy Development, Root Cause Analysis, Reliability Fundamentals, etc.).  These include processes and guidelines developed within the Technical Resource Group (TRG)

  • Develops and monitors Key Performance Indicators (KPI) to determine the value of the mill reliability effort.

  • Provides leadership in implementing and maintaining preventive and predictive maintenance programs

  • Manages oversight of the mill lubrication efforts.

  • Manages oversight of the mill tank integrity and safety relief valve programs.


Key Position Requirements

  • Enforces a safe work environment and ensures mill personnel are practicing “best safe work practices”.
  • Create an environment of respect and trust for our co-workers and customers
  • Possesses the ability to work with all levels of the organization
  • Possesses excellent communication skills (written or verbal)


What you need to succeed:


  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in a manufacturing role required.

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred (preferably in an engineering or technology arena).

  • Proven Leadership skills in developing strategies to attain performance objectives required.

  • Experience using Reliability tools such as Pareto analysis, Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA), and Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) preferred.

  • Experience working with advanced Predictive Maintenance tools such as Infrared, Vibration, Oil, and Ultrasonic analysis, shaft and machine alignment, and precision maintenance preferred.



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



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