Georgia-Pacific- Supervisor – Converting (Pennington, AL)

Provides on-shift supervision for the Converting Operations area consisting of high speed tissue/towel/napkin lines.
The Converting area refers to the area of the operation responsible for converting the large processed paper rolls into smaller rolls and packaging of the product for distribution.
Position Responsibilities:
Directly supervises up to 50 hourly employees.
Responsible for crew’s performance relative to safety, production, cost reduction, quality, and morale.
Technical advisor for problem solving and projects.
Coordination of operators and resources.
Resource for timely resolution of scheduling issues, labor contract interpretation, etc. Pro-active support for safety, including safety training, accident investigation, conditions and behavior observations.
Work with day staff to identify developmental and training needs of teams.
Effectively manage department through process improvements.
Training new and existing employees; planning, assigning and directing work.
Appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees.
Addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Basic Qualifications:
High School Degree required; Bachelors of Science Degree preferred
6 or more years supervisory experience; preferably in manufacturing environment
Computer skills including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
Ability to work rotating shifts
Knowledge – Skills – Abilities:
Conflict Resolution, Leadership, Planning, Facilitation, Coaching, Training Skills.
Demonstrated Change Management
Ability to deal with difficult people issues
Ability to build Accountability into the organization
We are an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.  This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information:

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