WestRock Production Supervisor in Lexington, 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 - Lexington, NC

101 Lexington Pkwy

Lexington, North Carolina, 27295

United States

How you will impact WestRock-MPS

Ensures department meets production and quality goals on a daily basis.

•Identifies, documents and shares departmental metrics for Productivity, Safety, Quality, Waste and any

other metrics required by the company.

•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 priorities.

•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, motivational).

•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

•High school diploma or general education degree (G.E.D.); college degree preferred.

•Minimum 3 years’ supervisory experience if external candidate.

•Must have Printing/Packaging experience in cartons.

•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.

•Must have math and measurement skills to understand, track, analyze, and report on operating metrics.

•Must have effective interpersonal communication skills.

•Must 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 process-oriented.

•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 accommodation.


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-Lexington