International Paper Production Supervisor in BUENA PARK BAG, California

What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100 years crating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it.

Production Supervisor


Under general supervision, the Production Supervisor oversees the daily activities of the department in order to safely and cost-effectively meet plant production & quality objectives. This requires both a focus on people leadership as well as full utilization of information, established reliable procedures and methods that impact the materials, machines and people in the work area. This position will report to the Production Manager.

Key Functions

  • Lead safety processes to sustain a strong safety record

  • Lead process reliability efforts to ensure lowest cost, best quality and greatest return on assets

  • Continuous improvement in safety, housekeeping, waste reduction, quality, productivity, customer satisfaction and cost

  • Active involvement in hiring new employees, as well as development of employees through training, coaching and regular performance evaluations and feedback (i.e. “Lead by example”)

  • Facilitate team meetings


The following qualifications are required:

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)

  • Supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Working knowledge and experience in manufacturing environment

  • Proven track record of consistently demonstrating leadership skills, including accomplishments in safety and environmental, quality, process reliability and people development

  • Experience using reliable methods and processes related to manufacturing

  • Experience with planning, quality maintenance and project management

  • Demonstrated success in working with internal and external customers, direct reports, peers and other departmental employees

  • Team-oriented and excellent interpersonal skills

  • Familiar with basic computer applications and ability to learn additional business-related systems

The following qualifications are preferred:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Familiarity with Word, Excel, PowerPoint

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.