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Production Supervisor- Relief


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This position has responsibility for the direction of production employees across all shifts. In addition to daily operational responsibilities, the successful candidate will be responsible for the planning, delivery, evaluation & administration of training programs to include new employee orientation, on-the-job, skill development, compliance, safety, regulatory, corporate and other training as needed. The candidate will also be responsible for implementing and maintaining systems, driving manufacturing improvements as well as leading, training, coaching, motivating and engaging the work teams to accomplish operational objectives safely. Approximately 90% of your time will be on the manufacturing floor.



  • Supervise employees in the daily production of corrugated board, to include, planning, assigning and directing work; evaluating employee’s performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; promoting safety, quality production and teamwork; resolving conflicts.
  • Lead and motivate employees by setting an example of supporting behavior, attitude and performance to work efficiently and effectively, while ensuring a safe work environment and quality product.
  • Effectively communicate operational information in both oral and written format at all levels; crew members, 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.
  • Perform individual, team and small group training on specific subjects selected by the Site Manager/CIM/PIM/HSE. Topics include by are not limited to safety, machine set-up, QMS, machine operation and PIT Operation. Complete related training documentation.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Two years of supervisory and training experience preferred.
  • Prior experience in the corrugated packaging preferred or experience within a manufacturing environment preferred. 
  • Strong leadership, organizational and communication skills are required.
  • High School diploma or GED equivalent required.
  • Must be willing to work all three shifts and some weekends as needed to cover other supervisor’s vacations and absences.



  • 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.  International Paper complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact or (877) 973-3919.
Statesville  NC  28677



Category:  Manufacturing
Date:  Nov 27, 2022

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