Shift coordinator - fiber area - Salary and Career
Pulp and Paper Manufacturing Supervisors

Shift coordinator - fiber area - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They coordinate pulp and paper manufacturing processes, work teams and machinery and equipment maintenance activities. They control the physical-chemical variables and the inputs of the production process. They monitor the emission of industrial waste, prepare technical and administrative documentation and ensure compliance with safety, quality, hygiene, health and environmental preservation standards and procedures.

How much does an Shift coordinator - fiber area earn

A Shift coordinator - fiber area earns between $1.569 and $10.167 per month, with an average monthly salary of $3.911 and a median salary of $3.000 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 770 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Shift coordinator - fiber area

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 3.911 46.926 978 19
1º Quartile 1.569 18.827 392 7
Median Salary 3.000 36.000 750 14
3º Quartile 7.754 93.046 1.938 37
Higher Salary 10.167 122.005 2.542 48

Professional job categories

  • Workers in the production of industrial goods and services
    • pulp and paper manufacturing plant and machinery workers
      • supervisors of pulp and paper manufacturing
        • pulp and paper manufacturing supervisors

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Main workplaces

Pulp and Paper Manufacturing Supervisors they work in the manufacture of cellulose, paper and their derivatives and in the publishing and graphic industry (editing, printing and reproduction of recordings) as employees with a formal contract. They are organized as a team, under occasional supervision, indoors or outdoors and in a shift system (day/night). They work under pressure, which can lead them to a stressful situation, and they can, in the development of some activities, work at great heights and remain exposed to the action of toxic materials, radiation, intense noise and high temperatures.

What does it take to work in the field of Pulp and Paper Manufacturing Supervisors

For the exercise of these occupations, secondary education and a technical course in the area of activity offered by professional training institutions or technical schools are required. The full performance of the activities takes place around five years of professional experience.

Functions and activities of Shift coordinator - fiber area

Pulp and Paper Manufacturing Supervisors must:

  • ensure compliance with safety rules at work;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • elaborate technical and administrative documentation;
  • ensure compliance with safety standards at work;
  • ensure compliance with occupational safety standards;
  • coordinate maintenance of machinery and equipment;
  • control physical-chemical variables in the pulp and paper process;
  • control physical-chemical variables of the pulp and paper process;
  • control inputs of the production process;
  • coordinate machinery and equipment maintenance;
  • ensuring compliance with safety rules at work;
  • control the emission of industrial waste;
  • ensure compliance with safety regulations at work;
  • coordinate work teams;
  • coordinate the pulp and paper manufacturing process;

  • Activities

    • address community complaints;
    • schedule production interruptions;
    • handle emergency situations;
    • evaluate work team performance;
    • control the formation of the paper sheet;
    • guide the work team to avoid the emission of effluents outside the standards;
    • control the hardness and organic matter of the water;
    • plan the activity schedule;
    • complete accident reports;
    • relocate personnel as needed;
    • make decisions;
    • monitor stocks of pulp, cellulose and recyclable material;
    • check availability of water, steam, energy and air;
    • control pressure and purity of compressed air;
    • identify risk situations in the work environment;
    • control the consistency of the suspension in the manufacture of paper ;
    • monitor liquor inventory;
    • control documents and records;
    • check wood stock;
    • fill out maintenance work order;
    • control paper moisture;
    • monitor the capacity of the equipment;
    • control dqo and dbo, trs, color, dissolved oxygen, effluent solids;
    • demonstrate leadership;
    • identify training needs;
    • record the occurrences of the work period;
    • supervise the behavior of the work team in relation to unsafe acts ;
    • require the use of epi and epc;
    • compare the results of analysis of effluents, with pre-established parameters;
    • control the granulometry and thickness of the wood chip ;
    • control the viscosity for pulp production;
    • estimate time to perform maintenance;
    • communicate;
    • check the conditions of use of epi and epc;
    • control the pressure and temperature in the supercalender;
    • disclose occurrences of accidents and incidents;
    • show commitment;
    • monitor chemical recovery;
    • monitor the inspection of equipment;
    • orient work teams;
    • elaborate procedures to deal with risk situations;
    • train work teams;
    • work as a team;
    • supervise equipment blockages for maintenance;
    • define actions to correct effluent emissions;
    • provide for the transfer and recovery of effluents;
    • control operational and productive efficiency;
    • forwarding information about the risks of using new products, equipment and accidents;
    • manage conflicts;
    • control absorption in papermaking;
    • control paper resistance;
    • control the useful life of equipment components;
    • identify causes of incidents;
    • distribute work activities;
    • demonstrate persuasiveness;
    • control the specific energy consumption for the pulp production;
    • guid the work team in relation to safety regulations;
    • control refining in papermaking;
    • control the degree of delignification for the manufacture of cellulose;
    • control pressure and temperature for the boiler;
    • control the whiteness of pulp and pulp;
    • control the quality of the raw material, the product in process and finished product;
    • control paper coating;
    • control the grammage in paper manufacturing;
    • show flexibility;
    • stay technologically updated;
    • evaluate candidates for hiring;
    • evaluate the results of the process steps, according to the specifications of product;
    • communicate the areas involved about the process interruption period;
    • control the ph of the suspension, for manufacturing of paper;
    • elaborate checklist of maintenance issues;
    • report the incidents;
    • transmit information about occurrences during the work period;
    • demonstrate dynamism;
    • check chemical stock;
    • show initiative;

    Sectors that hire Shift coordinator - fiber area the most in the job market

    • manufacture of sheets and corrugated cardboard packaging
    • paper manufacturing
    • manufacture of pulp and other pulp for papermaking
    • manufacture of cellulosic pulp products, paper, cardboard, cardboard and corrugated cardboard
    • manufacture of flat and tubular laminates of plastic material
    • temporary labor lease
    • paper packaging manufacturing
    • manufacture of paper products for domestic and sanitary use
    • road transport of cargo, except dangerous goods and removals, intercity, interstate and international
    • manufacture of paper products, cardboard, cardboard and corrugated cardboard

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