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Process Supervisor - No. 20 Machine at Evergreen Packaging LLC

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Canton, North Carolina





Job Description:


Evergreen Packaging is a fiber based packaging solutions company that is one of the largest global packaging companies in the world. Our expertise comes from a long history of satisfying our customers' needs through innovations in papermaking, barrier technologies, and filling equipment. Consistently delivering highest quality paperboard, envelope paper, and publishing papers is both an art and a science. We pour "fresh thinking" into what we do every day in creating value for our customers and our employees.

The primary responsibility of this position is to manage the hourly unionized workforce on shift to meet safety, environmental, production, quality, reliability and cost goals for No 20 manufacturing department.  The department consists of a 230" Fourdrinier Paper Machine and associated equipment including stock preparation and winding.   The machine produces basis weights that range from 30#/3000sqft Kraft Bag up to 71# Envelope.  The department also produces FDA approved stick and various bag grades.  This position will act as a liaison between operation's management and the hourly workforce.  The primary focus is to ensure that the quality needs of our customers are met while keeping our employees safe.   

Specific Job Activities:


  • Monitor manufacturing process daily

  • Daily process optimization

  • Enter work requests as needed

  • Ensure employees are properly trained and have the tools needed to perform their jobs safely

  • Ensure all employees adhere to safety policies and procedures

  • Provide coaching and development to hourly employees

  • Assist in resolving employee issues

  • Work with other department supervisors to coordinate mill activities

  • Additional duties as assigned


Special Knowledge Skills

  • Demonstrated ability to lead people (Supervisory skills)

  • Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills

  • Prior work in an unionized environment is preferred

  • Strong analytical skills to analyze and interpret operating data

  • Ability to manage several tasks simultaneously and successfully

  • Prior knowledge of manufacturing operations (Paper Mill operations experience is preferred)


  • BS degree in Paper Science, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering is preferred. 

  • Minimum 8 years' experience within a manufacturing environment or the military. Two years of experience in the paper industry with a technical understanding of  papermaking equipment and processes is preferred.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Interpersonal skills are equally as important along with ability to teach and coach others

  • Able to work well with individuals at all levels of the organization in a team setting

  • Organized approach to work and ability to deal with multiple competing priorities to make appropriate decisions

  • Proven safety record and knowledge of industry safety standards

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Evergreen Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, religion, creed, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.