Clearwater Paper Corporation

Shift Supervisor - Power/Recovery

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Location : Location


Responsible for the daily operation of the IPP Utilities department and all associated equipment and machinery. Oversee approximately 20 personnel operating two recovery boilers, two turbine generators, one power boiler, and a water treatment system. Responsibility and decision making authority to maintain the integrity of the equipment and machinery, streamline processes, maximize operational efficiency, and develop a team in providing uninterrupted utilities to the customer. 



  • Instructs and leads crew in safe work practices in pursuit of zero injuries.
  • Provides information and training on OSHA rules and regulations and additional site procedures
  • Provides information and training for crew on all equipment and processes in area of responsibility.

  • Maintains personnel records and executes performance evaluations on employees.

  • Assigns tasks and follows up with crew when necessary to ensure that work is completed on schedule.

  • Involve operators and team members in the decision making process in order to create the most comprehensive and efficient process possible.
  • Identifies and corrects any potential problems (troubleshooting) and takes appropriate action necessary to prevent serious equipment failure.

  • Leads crews to improve processes by identifying and eliminating non value added activities (waste).


Required education and related experience:

  • High school diploma or GED required.  Bachelor’s degree in Management, Engineering or related field preferred.
  • Minimum of five years of industry experience. 
  • One year of supervisory experience required.
  • Experience working with boilers, turbine generators, or water treatment systems preferred.

Skills and Abilities (technical/professional skills, expertise and qualifications):

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Must have good organizational and computer skills.
  • Must be self-motivated and energetic.
  • Ability to work within labor agreement.

Excellent pay and benefits package.




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