Sappi's Westbrook Mill near Portland, Maine is where the history of Sappi Fine Paper North America began in 1854 with the S. D. Warren Company and where the tradition of papermaking has an unshakable hold. It is the site of the first coated papermaking facility in the United States of America and the place where Sappi Fine Paper North America first developed its reputation for quality and innovation. The Westbrook Mill manufactures specialty coated papers used in a myriad of diverse applications, including the fashion, automotive, aerospace and flooring industries. Our faux-leather and natural textures can be seen in any shopping center around the world.
Position (job title): Shift Supervisor
Work Site: Mill Westbrook
Position (job title):
Reports to (position title):
Utilities Asset Manager and Environmental Manager
Work Site (city, state):
- BS degree in engineering (or related field) desired
- Minimum of 3 to 5 years experience in a Power Plant environment
- Minimum of 2 years of experience in a Supervisory role.
- State of Maine 3rd Class Stationary Steam Engineer’s License required.
- Demonstrates strong mechanical aptitude, requires good troubleshooting skills for rotating
The Utilities Shift Supervisor will be responsible for supporting and managing the shift to shift Utilities & Waste Water Treatment operations and other related business activities by establishing priorities, leading crew meetings, executing business direction, establishing goals and expectations, facilitating hourly personnel, and managing fixed & variable costs. This position will also assist in the overall department improvement through participation in Safety, Productivity, Cost Projects and Capability Development activities.
Job Specifications / Requirements:
- Establishes and maintains an effective organizational structure by assigning responsibilities, delegating authority, insuring accountability, and providing performance feedback to operating crews.
- Inputs to daily operating plan by establishing priorities, monitoring progress, revising schedules, identifying problems, and leading shift-troubleshooting activities.
- Maintains employee performance by coaching, counseling, and disciplining. May answer grievances and monitor and appraise job results.
- Coordinates and directs the Utilities operations which include: Fuel Receiving / Sizing / Storage / Reclamation, Power Boilers, Steam Turbines, Electrical Distribution, Feedwater Plant, Filtered Water Plant, Mill Air Supply, and Waste Water Treatment facilities.
- Responsible to meet the targets defined by the Utilities Asset Manager and the Environmental Manager to ensure the safe, efficient, and productive daily operation of the Utilities and Waste Water Treatment facilities.
- Insures that all State and Federal environmental regulations pertaining to the Utilities and Waste Water Treatment plants are adhered too.
- Works closely with the Maintenance, Engineering, and Plant Protection departments to complete repairs and projects in a safe and timely manner.
- Insures completion of all mandatory Safety and Job related training for assigned crew.
- Assists Utilities Asset Manager and the Environmental Manager with Job Qualification training of the hourly work force.
- Leads by example; complies with all company policies and procedures.
- Insures that the hourly work force complies with all company policies and procedures.
- Actively participates in the site Continuous Improvement process.
- Must become thoroughly familiar with the various Labor Agreements between the company and the specific unions and manage the hourly work force in accordance with such agreements.
- Ability to work a rotating 12 hour shift schedule that includes: nights, weekends, holidays and vacation/vacancy coverage
- Experience managing hourly employees and support personnel in a Power Plant environment.
- Experience with managing in a union environment
- Open to state of the art / high performance work concepts and systems.
- Knowledgeable of Training, Safety and IT systems.
- Possesses technical skills that can be utilized within other aspects of site Operations.
- Strong communication skills with demonstrated capability for organizing, developing and implementing plans to be carried out by teams in other areas of the organization.
Salary is determined by a number of factors including the value of the job to the organization, market forces, internal equity and skills brought to the job.
HR Contact for Questions: Lisa Patterson
Contact Information: 207-856-4615 , firstname.lastname@example.org
Sappi provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Sappi complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.