Converting Supervisor Wanted at WestRock

Converting Supervisor - Lewisburg, TN
The Opportunity
As a Converting Supervisor, you will be responsible for the safe and efficient operations of production in the facility. In this role you will communicate performance expectations to shift workers, ensure production targets and metrics are met to achieve production demands, supervise machine productivity and quality, and manage personnel daily.

How You Will Impact WestRock
  • Execute safety briefs to crews 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.
  • Maintain a positive relationship with the Union to align business needs and requirements
  • Promote positive employee relations and interdepartmental communication and collaboration.
  • Relentlessly driving continuous improvements in safety, production, compliance, maintenance, housekeeping, employee development, and customer satisfaction and quality.
What You Need To Succeed
  • Minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing setting as a Production Supervisor (preferred) or Team Lead (minimum).
  • Must be detail oriented and have the ability to manage the details.
  • Must be willing to “seek perfection” and have the ability to get others to follow in this direction.
  • Must be proactive.
  • Must have converting supervisory experience.
  • Must possess strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills; ability to communicate with and influence all levels.
  • Ability to effectively conduct meetings and training sessions.
  • Computer literate with Microsoft Suite and other office equipment.
  • Possess working knowledge of SPC (Statistical process control).
  • 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 ability to be a self-directed team player
  • Ability to problem solve and analyze line operations with minimal developmental guidance
  • Proven successful track record in managing, motivating and building teams
  • Ability to communicate effectively and adjust communication style based on audience
  • Flexibility to work multiple shifts
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