Sappi Somerset is the largest coated free sheet paper mill in North America, producing 795,000 metric tons of paper and 525,000 metric tons of pulp each year. The mill began as a pulp mill, supplying fiber for Scott paper facilities beginning in 1976. The first of three state-of-the-art paper machines was installed in 1982, with subsequent machines installed in 1986 and 1990. The mill also produces market pulp based on fiber balance and continues to push for world class status in the realms of safety, quality and productivity.
Position (job title): Area Operations Supervisor
Work Site: Mill Somerset
•Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering or another related engineering field, or equivalent
•3 years supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment
•Demonstrated ability to achieve results through people
•Strong Safety Leadership
This position is for an individual who enjoys working with other employees in a challenging role to make quality paper at a competitive cost. It also allows for personal growth both as a leader and in technical areas of paper manufacturing. The person in this role is integral to the overall success of Paper Machine as well as the Somerset Mill and is a key member of the management team.
- As a key member of the Paper Machine team, you will lead safety initiatives that ensure an accident-free and safe workplace.
- You will lead your team’s efforts to deliver machine productivity goals at low cost, meet all environmental regulations and continuously improve operational efficiency.
- You will manage the day-to-day operations and lead the shift crew with effective communication, problem-solving, teamwork and administrative skills to meet site objectives.
- You will work in conjunction with maintenance personnel to ensure equipment uptime, reliability and asset life in your area of responsibility.
Meet or exceed departmental safety and environmental objectives.
Meet or exceed targeted paper production, quality, and cost of manufacture goals.
Manage a diverse, highly skilled workforce in a team-oriented, self-directed environment to meet the business needs of the organization.
Develop good working relationships with employees at all levels of the organization in both operations and maintenance departments.
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. Grade / Reward Level: S8/HRL 15
HR Contact for Questions: Karen Caffyn
Domestic Relocation available: No
Internal candidates: please be aware that your supervisor may be contacted for a reference.