Paper Mill Shift Supervisor

Sector: Publication Papers
Site: NL-CA (Corner Brook) | CORNER BROOK
Job Code: 1122
# of openings: 1


About Kruger Publication Papers

Kruger Inc.’s Publication Papers business unit comprises four paper mills specializing in the production of newsprint and coated paper. Located in Québec and Newfoundland and Labrador, our mills supply printers and major newspaper and magazine publishers in Canada, the US and around the world. Renowned for the excellent quality of their products, our paper mills frequently receive the title of “supplier of the year” from major press groups such as Dow Jones and Gannett. Competing in an industry that is constantly changing, our mills have always maintained the same level of quality and service that have made Kruger one of the leaders in the global paper industry.

Kruger Inc. is active in such diverse industries as renewable energy, tissue products, pulp and paper, forest products, paperboard and packaging, wines and spirits, and recycling.

Corner Brook Pulp and Paper Limited is a quality leader in the manufacture of newsprint, with an international customer base.  Building on this reputation, our goal is to be one of the lowest cost manufacturers of quality newsprint in North America.


The Mill Shift Supervisor, reporting to the Production Manager, is responsible for the day to day operation of the papermaking activities. Overseeing a crew of 10-14 people daily, the shift supervisor is ultimately responsible for overall safety and operation of the mill during evening and weekend shifts.


  • Plan and coordinate all shift activities for the paper mill crew

  • Routinely monitor shift performance and progress

  • Troubleshoot any production issues with the crew

  • Support Key Performance Indicators (KPI’S) for the department

  • Coordinate minor maintenance activities with maintenance personnel

  • Know and apply collective agreements.



  • 3-5 years of experience in an industrial production setting, preferably pulp and paper processing

  • A bachelor’s degree in mechanical or process engineering, or a technology diploma in a related area

  • Ability to prioritize, plan, organize, and lead a crew.

  • Good demonstration of leadership and interpersonal skills.

  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal.

  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills.

  • Proficient use of computer programs: Microsoft Office, CMMS

  • The Successful candidate must be able to work 12 hour shifts, including evenings and weekends

Successful candidate will be required to submit a Certificate of Conduct from a local police agency or the RCMP before commencing employment.

Corner Brook Pulp and Paper Limited is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.  We thank all applicants for their interest in Corner Brook Pulp and Paper Limited, but only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

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