Reliability Supervisor - Stevenson, AL

Stevenson | Alabama | 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

Reliability Supervisor - Stevenson, AL

1611 County Road 85
Stevenson, Alabama, 35772
United States

The Opportunity:


The Reliability Supervisor provides leadership and support to improve and optimize process and production systems reliability. This role interacts with maintenance and operating areas and supervises both lubrication and vibration functions. The Reliability Supervisor reports to the Maintenance Reliability & Planning Manager.

The Stevenson Mill is a complex, fully integrated pulp and paper manufacturing facility with two machines that manufacture corrugated medium and is one of North America’s largest semi-chemical pulp and paper mill.  Stevenson, Alabama is centrally located between Chattanooga, Tennessee and Huntsville, Alabama.  This is a unionized facility with approximately 400 employees.

What you need to succeed:

  • HS Diploma or GED equivalent

  • Five plus years of experience in the manufacturing industry in a reliability role with two plus years’ experience in a supervisory role 


    Preferred Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Reliability or related field

  • Five plus years’ experience in a supervisory role

  • Experience working in a union environment

  • Experience working in the Pulp and Paper industry

  • Knowledge of MS Office with a strong focus on Excel and PowerPoint

  • Communication and analytical skills with the ability to problem solve.

  • Knowledge of Industry and terminology

  • Ability to set priorities, achieve deadlines, and manage multiple tasks at the same time.

  • Accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Experience with computer-based management systems

  • Strong organization and communication skills with the proven ability to motivate and manage a team.

  • Experience in troubleshooting problems and finding workable business solutions.

  • Knowledge of paper manufacturing process, RCFA and other formal problem-solving approaches, process and systems improvement



How you will impact WestRock:

  • Utilize WestRock’s Enterprise Asset Management System (J.D. Edwards) to implement world class:

    • Workflow Planning and Execution

    • Precision, Preventive and Predictive Maintenance

    • Lubrication routes, Vibration Analysis routes, IR analyses and other techniques

  • Ensure systems are in place for maintenance and operations to use to better understand, monitor and communicate the health of all production processes and equipment.

  • Review and follow-up on equipment failures.

  • Integrate reliability centered maintenance, risk base inspections, equipment condition monitoring, root cause analysis, critical spare parts management and other reliability best practices in normal day-to-day activities

  • Serve as a resource for operators and maintenance to learn and understand more about maintenance processes and their related systems and strategies.

  • Identify opportunities for improvement within processes, equipment/controls, environmental/safety areas, employee work environment, costs, quality, etc.

  • Support the mill’s ISO requirements, especially Maintenance’s requirements.

  • Assist on mill wide projects as needed.





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


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