About the Voith Group

The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has around 22,000 employees, sales of € 5,5 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.

Voith Paper is hiring for:

Supervisor of Production  
West Monroe, LA


This position will be filled on 2nd shift (Monday-Friday (3pm-12am)) or 3rd shift (Sunday-Thursday (9pm-6am)). Schedule is flexible based on candidate's preference.



Supervises the daily activities of a paper roll service center.  Assigns personnel, establishes goals, determines workflow and schedules daily departmental activities.  Implements operational policies, procedures, and administers discipline/attendance policies.  Leads and directs the work of the hourly workforce.



  • Assign hourly employees to their daily tasks/activities to support manufacturing operations schedules.
  • Supports and promotes employee safety and leads safety meetings daily.
  • Establish daily/project goals for the hourly workforce.
  • Initiates continuous improvement activities and actions to improve departmental processes and workflow.
  • Coaches performance and development, provides training, and resolves problems for hourly employees
  • Completes all communication and information sharing within the hourly workforce necessary to meet goals.
  • Establish, maintain, and continually improve relationships with hourly employees and union officers.
  • Conduct timely performance appraisals of hourly personnel.
  • Administer company policies and procedures including support of the quality system.  This includes disciplinary investigations, actions, and follow-up and administration of the attendance policies.
  • Responsible for purchasing of and maintaining departmental MRO consumables and supplies.
  • Responsible for timekeeping, direct/rated hours, indirect time and resolving all labor transactions that do not process, reconciling zero balance and timely key closure.
  • Work with Maintenance to schedule predictive and preventive maintenance activities.
  • Write operational procedures as necessary.




  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • Technical degree preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience in manufacturing, machining or a related field preferred
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred
  • Must have good interpersonal skills, be self-motivated and a team player.


Physical Demands:

  • Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of material. Able to stand for long periods and lift or move up to 50 pounds.



Don’t meet every single requirement but think you would be a good fit for our team? We encourage you to apply – your unique skills may be just what we need for this or other roles!


Voith US Inc. is an EEO/AA/VEVRAA compliant Federal Contractor and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. We welcome everyone to apply, especially those individuals who are underrepresented in the industry including people of color, LGBTQI+ community, women, individuals with disabilities (both seen and unseen), Veterans, people of any age or family status. We embrace the competitive advantage that diversity brings and we strive to create a working environment that is inclusive of thought and talent.

Nearest Major Market: Monroe