Production Supervisor - Yakima, WA

Employer: WestRock

Job Description:
About WestRock
WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 50,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 320 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.

Production Supervisor - Yakima, WA
2001 Longfibre Ave
Yakima, Washington, 98903-1514
United States
4194-Yakima

Opportunity summary:
As a Manufacturing Supervisor, you will be responsible for the safe and efficient operations of production in the facility. In this role you will communicate performance expectations to shift workers, ensure production targets and metrics are met to achieve production demands, supervise machine productivity and quality, and manage personnel daily.

How you will impact WestRock:
Execute safety briefs to crews on designated shift, daily, weekly, monthly and annually
Monitor workplace safety environment to identify and address any unsafe conditions
Ensure compliance with company safety policies, safe work practices, and plant policies
Monitor and track production daily goals for the Corrugator or Converting machines utilizing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and report results on the plant scorecard
Manage workforce planning, including fulfillment of work schedules and adherence to attendance policies (vacations, floating days, call ins, etc.)
Communicate effectively with all functional areas of the plant to ensure all production needs are successfully achieved
Maintain a positive relationship with the Union to align business needs and requirements
Promote positive employee relations and interdepartmental communication and collaboration
Supervise daily production activities, including oversight of team members, and monitor performance levels of each team member
Monitor and participate in Daily Management Systems (DMS) to track progress against production goals and enable performance excellence

What you need to succeed:
High School diploma or G.E.D.
3 to 5 years of manufacturing experience or working in a production environment
Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, specifically Excel and Word Demonstrated knowledge of manufacturing processes, procedures, and machinery Proven experience utilizing plant program technology. such as AS/400, Kiwi, etc. Ability to be an on-shift resource for troubleshooting problems in the process as well as maintenance issues Ability to make independent, effective decisions Possess ability to be a self-directed team player
Ability to problem solve and analyze line operations with minimal developmental guidance Proven successful track record in managing, motivating and building teams Ability to communicate effectively and adjust communication style based on audience Flexibility to work multiple shifts
About WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 50,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 320 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.

WestRock is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

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Location: Yakima, WA
Application Method: Online
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on December 02, 2019
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