Converting Supervisor

Location: Laurens, SC
Date Posted: 07-14-2017
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We currently have an opening for Converting Supervisor at our Laurens, SC plant. This facility manufactures corrugated packaging products for local and national customers.
We are looking for a motivated individual who is capable of performing a multitude of supervisory functions in a flexible, fast-paced production environment. Our workplace requires supervisors who understand the needs of the business while maintaining a focus on safety, customer satisfaction, quality, productivity and engagement of crew members.
This position reports to the Continuous Improvement Manager and has responsibility for the direction of production employees on 3rd shift.  In addition to daily operational responsibilities, the successful candidate will be responsible for implementing and maintaining systems, driving manufacturing improvements as well as leading, coaching, motivating and engaging the work teams to accomplish operational objectives. 
This position requires 3-5 years of experience in the packaging industry including experience with converting equipment and operations. Strong leadership, organizational and communication skills are required. 

Preferred candidates would also have experience in the manufacture of graphic boxes. 
Specific competencies include drive for results, problem solving, building effective teams, confronting direct reports, action oriented, integrity, functional/technical skills, customer focus, learning on the fly.
International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.
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