Maintenance Supervisor/Planner

Website WestRock Company

Maintenance Supervisor/Planner Job Highlights

Title Maintenance Supervisor/Planner
Type Full Time
Experience 5 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Covington, VA, United States
Company WestRock Company

Company Profile

WestRock Company provides differentiated, sustainable paper and packaging solutions. The team members support customers around the world.

Job Profile

The company is searching for a Maintenance Supervisor/Planner who will be responsible for the performance, reliability, and results of all equipment and corresponding maintenance and repair work (including contract work) in his/her work area.

Supervising in the field is accomplished by the proper training, deployment, and control of craftspeople to complete jobs according to the Daily Work or Outage Schedule and any break-in or emergency work necessary.

Directs and coordinates the work of their crew to eliminate overmanning and idleness while achieving the safest and most efficient utilization of resources, tools, materials, and equipment.

Personally, ensure equipment is returned to proper operation after work is completed and allocate proper distribution of time to work orders.

Education Level

  • Minimum High School Diploma
  • Prefer a 2-year Technical Degree in maintenance-related discipline or equivalent work history

Work Experience

  • Minimum of at least 5 years of experience in maintenance or engineering in a major manufacturing or industrial environment


  • Execute work plans
  • Handling daily maintenance work and emergency/break-in work
  • Support and drive safe work behaviors
  • Support work planning efforts or plan work when needed and assigned
  • Use work management systems to lead craftsmen in reliability efforts of precision, predictive, and preventive maintenance
  • Work with a team composed of operations, E&I, and mechanical salaried/hourly front-line leaders to plan, schedule, and execute daily/outage work and drive increased measured reliability metrics


  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Familiarity with corporate accounting policies, procedures, budget management, capital, and business financial processes desired
  • Must be self-motivated; good work ethic; the desire to meet or exceed goals and objectives with little guidance; strong leadership, organizational agility, and communication skills a must
  • Proven leadership skills and abilities to implement change through effective coaching and communication of expectations and accountability of direct reports
  • Solid troubleshooting and computer skills on a variety of platforms needed, mostly Microsoft/Windows driven or intranet
  • Training/certifications in OSHA, LOTO, LEO, confined space entry, reliability maintenance, government/corporate regulations and requirements for tank and vessel integrity, tank and vessel inspections, welding methods, welding inspections, R Stamp requirements, NCG, PSM, NDT, thermography/infrared applications and SAP desirable but not required.
  • Union and contractor environment and experience with contractual language preferred


  • The company offers great benefits, alternative work schedules, matching 401k, and more.

Employer’s Statement

WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company does not discriminate based on 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.

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