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Relief Production Supervisor


What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100 years creating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it.


We are currently looking for a Relief Production Supervisor for the Montgomery Box facility located in Montgomery, IL



Direct supervisor to hourly employees who is responsible for supervision, direction and leadership in safety, quality, productivity and engagement to ensure goals are met. This role will provide leadership relief on weekends, cover for vacancies, absences and vacations. This role will be scheduled to work 36 hours per week (3, 8 hour days between Monday-Friday and 12 hours on Saturday/Sunday).The position may rotate with other existing supervisors every quarter.


  • Provide Relief front line support to all shifts.
  • Relieve the front line leader team on weekends on a rotating basis to allow current leaders weekends off.
  • Provide leadership coverage in the Corrugator, Converting, Maintenance and Shipping departments on weekends, vacation coverage, absence coverage and/or when vacancies require.
  • Lead the training process for new employees; insuring thorough technical training is delivered by personally administering the training and/or directing and managing the process, so other trainers are providing required, documented training to insure safe, technical competence.
  • Supervise employees in the daily production of corrugated board/boxes, to include training, planning, assigning, and directing work; evaluating employee performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; promoting safety, quality production and teamwork; resolving conflicts.
  • Lead and motivate employees by setting an example of superior behavior, attitude and performance to work efficiently and effectively, while ensuring a safe work environment, and a quality product.
  • Effectively communicate operational information in both oral and written format at all levels: crewmembers, other supervisors, plant management, office personnel and outside customers and vendors.
  • Actively promote and ensure compliance with safety, quality and other programs and initiatives utilized within the organization.
  • Be the Champion for different facility initiatives, as needed



  • High School diploma or GED equivalent required.
  • Prior experience in the corrugated packaging industry required.
  • Must have technical competence in Corrugator or Converting Department
  • Previous experience as a trainer highly preferred.
  • Two years of supervisory experience preferred.


  • Action – oriented
  • Customer Focused
  • Developing Direct Reports
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Managerial Courage
  • Organizational Skills
  • Business Acumen
  • Communications

International Paper offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, disability, life and accident insurance, vacation as well as a 401(k) plan and retirement savings account. This is a great opportunity to start a career with a dynamic and proven manufacturer in the packaging industry.


International Paper is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Montgomery IL 60538 


Montgomery, IL, US, 60538

Category:  Manufacturing
Date:  Jun 10, 2022

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