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WestRock Company Converting Supervisor - 3rd Shift in Winston-Salem, North Carolina

WestRock is a company where each of us genuinely belongs, is respected and valued, can do our best work, and where diversity, inclusion and equity are competitive advantages!

The Opportunity:

The Converting Supervisor will be responsible for the safe and efficient operations of production within the Corrugated Container facility at the WestRock Winston-Salem, NC facility. In this role you will communicate performance expectations to ensure production targets and metrics are met, achieve production demands, supervise machine productivity and quality, as well as supervising, coaching, and mentoring of team members.

This is a 3rd shift position - 11:00 pm - 7:00 am

How you will impact WestRock:

  • Execute safety briefs to team members on designated shift, daily, weekly, monthly and annually.

  • Monitor workplace safety environment to identify and address any unsafe conditions.

  • Ensure compliance with company safety policies, safe work practices, and plant policies.

  • Monitor and track production daily goals for the Converting machines utilizing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and report results on the plant scorecard.

  • Manage workforce planning, including fulfillment of work schedules and adherence to attendance policies (vacations, floating days, call ins, etc.)

  • Communicate effectively with all functional areas of the plant to ensure all production needs are successfully achieved.

  • Promote positive employee relations and interdepartmental communication and collaboration.

  • Supervise daily production activities, including oversight of team members, and monitor performance levels of each team member.

  • Monitor and participate in Daily Management Systems (DMS) to track progress against production goals and enable performance excellence.

What you need to succeed:

  • High School diploma or G.E.D. - Required

  • Bachelor’s degree (Business Management, Engineering or Operations Management) - Preferred

  • 3+ years of converting supervisory experience in a packaging facility - Required.

  • Experience working in a Lean environment; Six Sigma Green or Black Belt Certification.

  • Proven experience in operations, manufacturing, or supply chain

  • Excellent communication and listening skills.

  • Proven track record of effective problem-solving

  • Ability to embrace continuous improvement.

  • Strong collaboration and teaming skills with stakeholders across functions

  • Ability to coach and train employees

  • Ability to be an on-shift resource for troubleshooting problems in the process as well as maintenance issues.

  • Ability to make independent, effective decisions.

  • Possess the ability to be a self-directed team player.

  • Flexibility to work multiple shifts.

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.

  • Benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401k with match and more!

  • A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.

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

WestRock is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to create and maintain a diverse workforce where everyone feels valued, respected, and included. WestRock does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.