WestRock Production Supervisor in Greensboro, North Carolina

About WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 45,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 300 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com .

Production Supervisor - Greensboro, NC

7915 Industrial Village Rd

Greensboro, North Carolina, 27409

United States

Career Opportunity

The Greensboro facility is seeking a Production Supervisor to ensure the timely

production of quality products that meet or exceed customer expectations.

Ensure compliance with all company policies and procedures, all S.O.Ps, work

instructions, and GMPs. Proactively manage departmental metrics that impact

cost. Foster a team atmosphere, provide vision, and demonstrate support of the

company’s core processes. Responsible for day-to-day management of department

including handing out work assignments, daily planning, managing performance of

direct reports, operational decisions, problem-solving, and conflict


How you will impact WestRock:


Ensures department meets production and quality goals on a daily



Identifies, documents and shares departmental metrics for

Productivity, Safety, Quality, Waste and any other metrics required by the



Plans and schedules staffing to meet workload requirements and

productivity standards.


Manages employee performance by setting goals and consistently

holding employees accountable for meeting performance standards.


Conducts on-time performance reviews of direct reports.


Trains or ensures training is conducted in Safety, GMPs, Quality

systems rules and procedures.


Ensures compliance to all company policies and procedures.


Functions well in a fast-paced environment and manages competing



Makes sound operational decisions.


Understands the functions and capabilities of various departments

and uses those resources effectively.


Analyzes root causes and solves problems effectively and in a

timely manner.


Uses data to improve productivity.


Leads, motivates, and inspires individual workers and teams.


Manages conflict effectively.


Manages effectively through change and transition.


Owns issues and problems, seeing them through to resolution.


Identifies with and supports company leadership and supports

company decisions.


Ensures that employees are cross-trained and given opportunities

to continually learn new things.


Provides needed resources and support (technical, training,



Builds collaborative relationships within the organization.


Identifies and resolves potential safety problems; responds to

safety audits.


Write S.O.Ps as needed; submits revision requests and creates

temporary work instructions.


Ensures all documentation/time sheets are legible and accurate.


Addresses both internal and external corrective actions.


Maintains a clean work environment (5 Basics).


Leads effective dept meetings.


Performs other job duties as assigned.

What you need to succeed:

Must have a high school diploma or general

education degree (G.E.D.); college degree preferred.

Must have a minimum 3 years’ supervisory

experience if external candidate; printing experience preferred.

Must have the ability to do the jobs he/she is

supervising or to quickly gain a working knowledge of those jobs.

Must demonstrate strong technical knowledge and

ability to lead and motivate others.

Must be able to meet

and/or pass the minimum requirement on a mechanical test.



have math and measurement skills to understand, track,

analyze, and report on operating metrics.



have effective interpersonal communication skills.



have the ability to foster team work and motivate

individual performers.

Must have knowledge of

or be able to learn safety rules and procedures, operating, maintenance,

and technical policies and procedures.

Must be able to relate

effectively with others at all levels of the organization.

Must be


Must be able to read and communicate effectively

in English.

Must be able to reliable

and dependable.

Must be able to pass

color vision tests.

Must be able to perform

all essential functions of this job with or without reasonable


What we offer:

Corporate culture based on integrity, respect,

accountability and excellence

Comprehensive training with numerous learning and

development opportunities

An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and


A career with a global packaging company where

Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational

elements of the daily work.


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


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

Production Supervisor

North Carolina-Greensboro