Clearwater Paper Corporation

  • Paper Machine Superintendent

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    Location : Location
  • Overview

    Clearwater Paper manufactures quality consumer tissue, away-from-home tissue, hard roll tissue, bleached paperboard and pulp at manufacturing facilities across the nation. The Company is a premier supplier of private label tissue to major retailers and wholesale distributors, including grocery, drug, mass merchants and discount stores. In addition, the Company produces bleached paperboard used by quality-conscious printers and packaging converters. Clearwater Paper's employees build shareholder value by developing strong customer partnerships through quality and service.


    At Clearwater Paper, we have made it a priority to build a clearly defined workplace culture that is consistent companywide. Key aspects of our culture include:

    • Clear Values.  We embrace and practice integrity, openness and candor; environmental responsibility; a commitment to quality; and a focus on customers.
    • Continuous improvement. We believe there are always opportunities to raise the bar and get better.  We engage our employees in improving both the business and their performance.
    • Performance driven. We are focused on winning together and on delivering results.

    Our customers’ success and our success requires everyone to do their part, whether we are finding new ways to be profitable or reducing our environmental footprint.  If you are looking for teamwork, a sense of purpose, and a leading company that is growing fast, we are looking for you.


    Directs the production operation and manages the most difficult problems involving the manufacturing process; ensuring the manufacture of products in planned quantities, at budgeted cost, and at desired quality.

    • Responsible for safety performance, managing safety programs that include annual training, scheduled safety meetings, safe job performance by employees, detailing with job performance issues as they arise.
    • Develops safety SOP’s (Standard Operating Procedure) and Guidelines.
    • Manages the department to ensure that production budgets are met or exceeded.
    • Manages and develops employees’ performance while growing employee competence through training.
    • Determines corrective action for production problems. 
    • Ensures adequate raw material supplies are maintained for continued production.
    • Leads crews to improve processes by identifying and eliminating non value added activities (waste).
    • Prepares and distributes information regarding changes to policies and procedures (as a result of kaizens or other CI opportunities) to employees.


    Required education and related experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Management, Engineering or related field preferred.
    • Minimum of five years of industry experience required in areas of papermaking, process, and/or maintenance.


    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 if applicable.


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