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Converting Shift Supervisor

Location: Neenah, WI, United States
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Position Title: Shift Supervisor

Location: Neenah, WI


The Converting Center Shift Supervisors are responsible for supervising, providing technical support and guidance to converting machine crews to meet production and quality goals while emphasizing safe working practices and collaborating with maintenance to optimize equipment.  These positions will play a key role in operations leadership through the engagement of converting employees by providing visible support, fostering open communications, coaching and developing manufacturing employees in a safety conscious environment resulting in a benchmark operations culture.  The Shift Team Leads work a 12 hour shift rotation.

  • Support and enforce facility safety rules/practices and act as a positive role model for employees.
  • Ensure consistent product quality that exceeds customer expectations for value.
  • Support asset leaders by providing technical expertise to modify existing converting process and/or add new processes that will improve quality and increase profitability.
  • Provide direct shift supervision to hourly crews, including the assignment and direction of work, administration of training, expectation setting, and rule enforcement.
  • Effectively communicate day-to-day information on critical and routine issues affecting productivity, quality, safety, personnel, and maintenance to shift successor, along with operations management, as needed.
  • Exercise participative leadership that motivates employees to achieve department production/cost requirements.
  • Contribute to an environment in which all team members are respected regardless of their individual differences and are motivated to improve both their individual and team contributions to achieve desired business results.
  • Drive hourly employee development to maximize individual and collective talent levels.
  • Accountable for training that will provide qualified, trained and motivated employees.
  • Direct and audit effective programs for good housekeeping throughout the mill to ensure a professional atmosphere.
  • Administer company policies and the Labor Agreement properly and consistently.
  • Maintain labor relationship through cooperation and team supportive efforts.



Successful candidates will have three to five years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment.



  •     Bachelor's Degree preferred
  •     Proficient computer skills
  •     Ability to use Microsoft Office and Oracle applications
  •     Minimum of three years of leadership experience in a manufacturing environment – preferably in the papermaking or converting industry