WestRock Production Supervisor 3rd Shift in Hazleton, Pennsylvania

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 3rd Shift - Hazleton, PA

33 North Powell Drive

Hazleton, Pennsylvania, 18201

United States

The Opportunity:

We have an opportunity for a Production Supervisor at our Fold Pak folding carton plant in Hazleton, PA.Please see the information below for details regarding this role:

Expectations and Responsibilities

Operational Areas of Responsibility

Sheeting and Printing Department

Cutting Department

Finishing Department

Reliability Department

Shipping / Receiving / Warehousing


Establish and sustain clean and well organized departments

Instill a “proactive” approach towards safety with employee involvement

Maintain housekeeping goals/objectives/procedures for shift

Ensure safety rule compliance across shift

Ensure housekeeping and organizational compliance across shift

Ensure Safety is never sacrificed

Quality and Continuous Improvement

Lead with a relentless pursuit of continuous improvement – Safety, Quality and Productivity

Ensure quality control plans are followed for quality excellence

Work with employees on prioritizing improvement opportunities

Ensure corrective/preventive actions are implemented for internal and external customer complaints

Ensure SQF and GMP compliance across shift

Strive to meet or exceed customer expectations in product quality and service

Human Resources

Coach, lead, and other key operating personnel

Lead with a “Team Based” problem solving approach

Ensure employees are effectively trained to meet expectations

Determine Shift staffing needs

Inspire commitment in others for individual and team objectives

Ensure discipline is applied consistently and correctly across shift

Reward, recognize and celebrate accomplishments and improvements

Production and Cost Improvement

Relentless focus on measurable continuous improvement

Identify obstacles and develop and execute action plans to improve performance

Lead teams to achieve Performance objectives

Be innovative and creative with process improvements – “Think outside the box”

Ensure production performance is measured

Ensure shift receives performance feedback and updates on improvement plans

Pay strict attention to costs – labor, materials, supplies and parts

Work with Departmen Managers and Reliability Manager on work order trends and downtime reduction improvements

Ensure effective preventive and predictive maintenance is followed for all equipment

What You Need to Succeed:

Basic reading, writing, and arithmetic skills required.

Knowledge of the manufacturing processes, procedures, and machinery.

Manual dexterity required for operating machinery and computers.

High School Diploma required, College degree preferred.

Three years supervisory/leadership experience required.

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 potential

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 3rd Shift