Supervise the workers engaged in operating papermaking machines.
What does a Paper Machine Supervisor do?
Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in operating papermaking machines to make cardboard, paper, and pulp sheets from pulp stock, and winding and cutting paper sheets: Directs workers in installing wet and dry felts and wire-mesh belts in machine, and in threading paper through feed, press, drier, and calender rolls. Observes consistency of pulp and reads laboratory reports of moisture, caliber, and oil tests to verify conformation of product to quality control specifications. Supervises workers in requisitioning, repairing, and maintaining wire-mesh belts, wet and dry felts, and machine accessories and parts. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title. May be designated according to machines operated by workers supervised as Fourdrinier-Paper-Machine Supervisor; or according to product as Superintendent, Board Mill.