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Billerud North America

Sustainability, Quality, and Customer Value.

Mechanical Engineer


Escanaba, MI
ID: 183-382

Mechanical Engineer 

Escanaba, MI Relocation package may be available for the right candidate.

What if you could go to work and contribute to a sustainable future? Billerud, formerly Verso, is a leading sustainable packaging materials and paper company. We are passionate paper makers committed to providing the best solutions to our customers.  It is our goal to deliver a quality product, on time.  We offer competitive compensation, full benefits, opportunities for growth and advancement, and an understanding that our people make us successful.

If you are passionate about what you do and driven to do it well, there is a place for you at Billerud!

  • Build effective project teams and manage Capital projects with aligning objectives with business goals.
  • Provide engineering leadership and expertise to accomplish technical alternative reviews, develop sound proposals, implementation and startup of projects.
  • Effectively communicate and plan assigned projects with suppliers, vendors, and contractors
  • Coordinate construction resources to efficiently implement and startup projects.
  • Manage multiple projects from conception through completion.
  • Be an advocate of national and local codes, mill specifications, and documentation systems.
  • Provide direction and oversight to contract engineering.
  • Provide engineering and technical support to mill operations and maintenance on day to day issues.
  • Troubleshoot chronic issues and lead/support the Reliability Incident process (RCFA’s)
  • Provide Maintenance leadership support during outages and weekends
  • Be an advocate of mill specifications and documentation

Required Experience

Required Qualifications: 

  • BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 3+ years of experience as a mechanical engineer
  • Proven History in Project Development , Execution and Commissioning
  • Can demonstrate effective interpersonal, analytical and technical skills
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems, lead change and drive improvement
  • Familiarity with multiple disciplines: Electrical, Civil, Instrumentation, Process
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluent in MS Office programs (Word, Excel, etc.) and MS Project
  • Must be legally authorized to work permanently in the United States

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Industrial / Construction Work Experience
  • Piping, Pumping and Rotating Equipment Experience
  • Planning and scheduling experience

We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and compliance with all applicable Federal, State and local employment laws that prohibit discrimination based on race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship, national origin, disability, military or veteran status, and any other protected classifications.  This policy applies to all employment decisions including, but not limited to recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, discipline and terminations.

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