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Meadwestvaco Corporation

MeadWestvaco Corporation provides packaging solutions to the healthcare, beauty and personal care, food, beverage, tobacco, and home and garden industries worldwide. The company's Packaging Resources segment produces bleached paperboard, Coated Natural Kraft paperboard, and corrugated packaging products. Its Consumer Solutions segment designs and produces multi-pack cartons and packaging systems primarily for the beverage take-home and tobacco markets. This segment also offers injection-molde... Read More

Address      501 South 5th Street Richmond, VA 23219-0501 United States
Website      www.meadwestvaco.com/
Holding      No Holding Details

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Carbon Shift Foreman

At MWV, we offer a diverse portfolio of leading specialty chemicals and technologies that are used in printing inks, dyestuffs, agrichemicals, rubber, protective coatings, oil drilling, paper manufacturing, cement, pollution control and many other applications. One of our warm asphalt solutions being used in India, England, China and the U.S. reduces fuel consumption and impact on the environment. To learn more about MWV, please visit www.mwv.com. MWV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Posting Description    

Will have plant wide responsibility for supervising all operations, shipping, and emergency response.  During off hours this also includes maintenance activities. Candidate must have aptitude for facilitation, problem solving, and be effective at leading individuals and groups toward resolution of issues.


    * Safety, Health, and Environmental
    * Safety Lead on shift.
    * Ensure oversight and monitoring of air permit compliance, spill response, and waste water systems.
    * Ensure that Environmental systems and area checklists are all in order.

      Perform and document initial incident investigations and PSE events.

      Emergency Response
    * Knowledgeable of emergency response and requirements for First Responders.
    * Support site wide security needs.
    * Oversee all plant operations, shipping and maintenance for a given shift.
    * Ensure execution of production plans for all manufacturing areas.
    * Coordinate, and oversee plant shipping and receiving requirements.  Knowledgeable of DOT and Quality requirements.
    * Manage operating personnel on shift.  This includes ensuring sufficient staffing, effective training, performance management, and coaching.  
    * Support and assist systems to maintain TS 16949 and RC 14001 certifications. •    Interact with Mill during off hours, weekends, and holidays.
    * Understand daily work expectations (plans), monitor and execute plans, and then effectively report back on progress and issues.
    * On-site supervisor for all plant hourly personnel.
    * Provide electronic shift notes to appropriate departments.  This will include maintenance, and operations.


    * Oversee all off hour plant maintenance, including mechanical, instrumentation, and electrical.
    * Responsible for ensuring completion of planned work in the areas, managing off hour outages, and completion of PM’s.
    * Manage maintenance personnel on off hours.  This includes ensuring effective training, performance management, and coaching.
    * Call out for additional resources as needed.  This could be either MWV maintenance personnel or approved contractors.
    * Ability to use SAP Maintenance module for tracking, and completing work orders and PM’s.
    * Issue safe work permits, contractor authorization permits, etc.
    * Experience: 5+ years experience in a manufacturing environment either in a production or maintenance role preferred.
    * Some basic knowledge of chemical processes, equipment, and technologies including mass balance, piping systems, pumps, and instrumentation.
    * Knowledge of maintenance processes including mechanical, electrical, and instrumentation.
    * Knowledge of safety, health, and environmental regulations and principles.
    * Shift Foreman will work 8 hour rotating shift.
    * Provide voice messages\email to address specific issues that require follow up on day shift.
    * Call out additional resources as needed


Country    United States of America
State/Province    Virginia
City    Covington
Req Type    Exempt
Job Type    Full Time

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