Paper Machine Superintendent

Date Posted: September 12, 2018
Clearwater Paper
Shelby, NC
Category: Operations
Job Type: Salary

Clearwater Paper

Company Description

Clearwater Paper manufactures quality consumer tissue, away-from-home tissue, parent roll tissue, bleached paperboard and pulp at manufacturing facilities across the nation. The company is a premier supplier of private label tissue to major retailers and wholesale distributors, including grocery, drug, mass merchants and discount stores. In addition, the company produces bleached paperboard used by quality-conscious printers and packaging converters and offers services that include custom sheeting, slitting and cutting. At Clearwater Paper, we're dedicated to the success of our customers and our employees. If you're looking for a sense of purpose, teamwork, and a leading company that's growing fast, we're looking for you.

Job Description

We are searching for a Paper Machine Superintendent in Shelby, North Carolina to improve and optimize current and future processes for two state-of-the-art paper machines across our existing mill and over our new site expansion. Reporting to the mill manager, this role will establish strategic direction and execute operational excellence for the two sites. This is a world class facility with an opportunity make a lasting impact on our business.


  • Support and deploys Clearwater’s safety strategy with a strong sense of ownership.
  • Establish strategic direction of the paper mill operation, with the understanding of the current state, the desired future state, and develops and executes plans and strategies to close the gaps.
  • Drive excellence by actively supporting and challenging the team to achieve record breaking results.
  • Provide strategic leadership and coaching to employees through a shared vision for the operation.
  • Drive Clearwater’s continuous improvement strategies that yield sustainable results.
  • Develop and control operating budget and expenses for the department.
  • Recommend and implement equipment improvements, new systems and process changes to improve productivity and efficiency for all capital projects.
  • Develop and coach direct reports to ensure bench strength and leadership skills.


Required education and related experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Pulp & Paper Science
  • Minimum of 5 years operational tissue experience

Experience that will put you ahead:

  • TPM experience
  • Ultra Tissue Technology experience


How to Apply

Complete the application on the Clearwater Paper website.