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Converting Supervisor

Russellville, AR
The Front Line Leader for the Converting Department is responsible for the supervision of one assigned shift of hourly employees in safety, quality, productivity and engagement to ensure goals are met.  Also accountable for safety training; accident investigation, managing work schedules, one on one counseling, and coaching employees to accomplish team goals and corrective actions to address problems.  This position reports in to the Manufacturing Manager.

High School Diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor’s degree Preferred.  Must have at least three (3) years supervisory or team leadership experience. Corrugated business industry experience is preferred. Manufacturing experience required.  Flexible to work off shifts – current opening is for 2nd shift (3:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.).
Demonstrated competence to work:
With minimum supervision
Effectively with all levels in workforce
Building effective teams to support continuous improvement
Consistent track record for getting business results
Knowledge – Skills – Ability:

Proven strong leadership skills; able to motivate teams to exceed expectations.
Strong interpersonal and technical troubleshooting skills.

Proficient in MS Office and KIWI.

Strong communication, planning and organization skills.

Ensure that quality expectations are followed and met on daily basis.

Ensure that minimum quality expectations are followed and met on daily basis.

Ensure best practices are being followed for minimization of waste at machine centers.

Track continuous improvement of underperforming machine centers weekly and provide action plans for gap closure.

Strong commitment to safety principles and proven past safety performance.

Ensure strict adherence to plant safety and housekeeping.

Identify repairs needed at machine centers and create work requests for completion; follow-up as required.
Action – oriented                               
Customer Focused
Developing Direct Reports
Integrity and Trust
Managerial Courage
Organizational Skills
Business Acumen
 International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.

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