WestRock Group Lead Production Supervisor in Clinton, Iowa

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Group Lead Production Supervisor - Clinton, IA

2301 South 21st Street

Clinton, Iowa, 52732

United States

The opportunity:

The Production Supervisor, Clinton, IA, Folding Carton, supervises plant employees on the assigned shift in our manufacturing environment including planning and assigning work, implementing policies and procedures and recommending improvements in production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions. This position reports directly to the Plant Manager.


Ensures effective employee relations.

Provides employee coaching and development.

Makes employment decisions.

Resolves employee issues through problem resolution.

Balances quality, productivity, cost, safety and morale to achieve positive results in all areas.

Works to continuously improve in all areas.

Manages departmental performance measures and provides regular progress reports to Plant Manager.

Performs accident investigations.

Maintains proper inventory levels.

Manages department priorities.

Tracks absenteeism and time-keeping.

Provides other assistance to the Plant Manager as requested.

Works proactively to promote teamwork at all levels of the company.

Conforms with and abides by all regulations, policies, work procedures, safety rules, security procedures and instructions.

Performs all duties according to established safety policy, including wearing all PPEs to perform duties.

Ensure GMP and SQF compliance across all shifts.

What you need to succeed:

Strong interpersonal and technical troubleshooting skills.

Knowledge and understanding of integration with all core processes.

Strong leadership, communication and organizational skills are required to work effectively.

Demonstrated ability to effectively motivate and lead a team of individuals.

Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office applications.

Willing and able to work day/night 12 hour swing shift.


Candidate must have a high school diploma or equivalent GED.

3 to 5 years work related experience in a manufacturing environment and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

What we offer:

Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence

Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities

An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential

A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.



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.

Group Lead Production Supervisor