Humboldt, Tennessee

WestRock is a company where each of us genuinely belongs, is respected and valued, can do our best work, and where diversity, inclusion and equity are competitive advantages!


The Opportunity:

The Converting Supervisor is responsible for managing plant employees to meet manufacturing and production schedules, coordinating production operations and maintaining effective quality procedures and safety regulations for the facility.

How you will impact WestRock

  • Enforce plant safety regulations and encourage employees to become safety conscious.
  • Manage manufacturing employees to include performance reviews and disciplinary actions.
  • Make recommendations to improve safety, environmental and health of the entire facility.
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the shift with constant emphasis on safety, quality, delivery and cost.
  • Monitor production activities to eliminate waste and ensure adherence to production and shipping schedule.
  • Work with other team members to control and improve efficiencies, minimize labor overtime, downtime and repair expenses.
  • Control load factors and workflow to ensure maximum use of available capacity and effective use of labor, tools  and equipment.

What you need to succeed:

  • High School diploma or G.E.D.
  • 3+ years of supervisory or 5 years of team lead experience in a packaging operations manufacturing facility.
  • Excellent communication and listening skills.
  • Proven track record of effective problem-solving.
  • Ability to embrace continuous improvement.
  • Strong collaboration and teaming skills with stakeholders across functions.
  • Ability to coach and train employees.
  • Ability to be an on-shift resource for troubleshooting problems in the process as well as maintenance issues.
  • Ability to make independent, effective decisions.
  • Possess ability to be a self-directed team player.
  • Flexibility to work multiple shifts.

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.
  • Benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401k with match and more!
  • A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.

WestRock is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We strive to create and maintain a diverse workforce where everyone feels valued, respected, and included.  WestRock does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.






Humboldt, Tennessee

“The people of WestRock are what differentiate us in the marketplace and will help us become the premier provider of packaging around the world.” —Steve Voorhees, CEO This is an exciting time at WestRock, a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions. We believe that Packaging Matters™ in building trust, influencing purchasing, and educating consumers, and we apply that belief to every project. Our strong foundation of talented, motivated experts provide customers with sustainable paper and packaging solutions around the world. Working together, we have a tremendous opportunity to define our company culture, grow our business and provide long-term solutions for our employees. With such an expansive operation, we can offer you a challenging and rewarding career opportunity.

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