Clearwater Paper Corporation

  • Converting Superintendent

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    Location : Location
  • Overview

    Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE: CLW) is a $1.7B company that manufactures quality consumer tissue, away-from-home tissue, parent roll tissue, and bleached paperboard and pulp at manufacturing and converting locations across the nation. Working at Clearwater Paper provides an opportunity to enrich your career through challenging and meaningful work and ongoing training and development—all in a supportive environment. We know our success depends on your success. 


    We are searching for a Converting Superintendent for our newly expanded, state-of-the-art facility in Shelby, North Carolina.  Our world-class mill is focused on tissue production of premium NTT products.  Reporting to the mill manager, this role will focus on enhancing current and future processes for 4 converting lines, establish strategic direction and execute operational excellence for our new site.  This is an exciting opportunity to join our growing team, work with the latest technology, and to make a lasting positive impact on our business.


    Directs the production operation and manages the most difficult opportunities 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.


    Education and related experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business Management or related field preferred. 
    • Minimum of 5 years in a fast-paced converting or related manufacturing facility.
    • Previous leadership, project management, or system coordination experience required


    Experience that will put you ahead:

    • TPM experience
    • Experience within the Pulp and Paper converting operation
    • Previous leadership, project management, or system coordination experience required


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




    What do you like most about working at Clearwater Paper?
    I enjoy how the people at Clearwater Paper focus on being great. We do not settle for mediocrity. We work hard to continue to make the company better, even though it is already a great place to work.

    What do you like most about working in your department or function?
    The company has given me the opportunity to serve as the sustainability representative for my location—Lewiston, Idaho. In this capacity, I have had the chance to work with employees companywide and interact with the Avista Technical Advisory Committee and represent the company by speaking at site-wide meetings and external industry conferences. The company also has provided excellent mentoring experiences and opportunities for me to professionally develop and become more knowledgeable in my chosen career field.


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




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