Clearwater Paper Corporation

  • Converting 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 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 state-of-the-art facility in Shelby, North Carolina.  Our world class facility is focused on tissue production of premium TAD products.  Reporting to the mill manager, this role will focus on improving and optimizing current processes for 6 converting lines across our existing mill, establish strategic direction and execute operational excellence for operations.  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. 
    • Previous leadership, project management, or system coordination experience required
    • Minimum of 5 years in a fast-paced converting or related manufacturing facility.

    Experience that will put you ahead:

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


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