Clearwater Paper Corporation

  • Paper Machine Superintendent

    Req No.
    Location : Location
    *Superintendent/Plant/Mill Mgr
  • Overview

    Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE: CLW) is a $1.7B company that manufactures quality consumer tissue, away-from-home tissue, parent role tissue, and bleached paperboard and pulp at manufacturing and converting locations across the nation.


    We are looking for a Paper Machine Superintendent for our start-up expansion site in Shelby NC.  Reporting to the Mill Manager, this position will oversee operations for our new NTT Paper Machine.  This is an exciting opportunity to support our start-up operations, join a growing team, work with leading-edge NTT technology, and make a lasting positive impact on the business.


    • Promote an environment where the team achieves zero incidents in Environmental, Health, and Safety.
    • Establish strategic direction of tissue machine, with the understanding of the current state, the desired future state, and develops and executes plans and strategies to close the gaps.
    • Drive excellence by actively supporting and challenging the team to achieve record breaking results.
    • Provide strategic leadership and coaching to employees through a shared vision for the operation.
    • Implement continuous improvement strategies that yield sustainable results.
    • Develop and control operating budget and expenses for the department.
    • Recommend and implement equipment improvements, new systems and process changes to improve productivity and efficiency for all capital projects.
    • Develop and coach direct reports to ensure bench strength and leadership skills.
    • Work closely with the engineering team, business unit leaders, and shift supervisors to optimize production


    Required education and related experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Pulp & Paper Science required.
    • Minimum of five years operational paper machine  experience. 
    • Tissue Operational experience is preferred.
    • Previous leadership, project management, or system coordination experience is desired

    Experience that will put you ahead:

    • TPM experience
    • Ultra Tissue Technology experience

    Find out from our employees what they like about working for Clearwater Paper.




    What do you like most about working at Clearwater Paper?
    The size of the company allows me to interact with other departments at my site and companywide. This interaction has helped me learn many different facets of the business, while also improving my overall day-to-day business and operation knowledge.

    What do you like most about working in your department or function?
    In my role as superintendent, I develop long-term departmental strategic planning and work to optimize day-to-day operational management in an ever changing and challenging environment.


    At Clearwater Paper we are driven by purpose, grounded in values, and connected to communities; Learn more here.




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