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Paper Machine Operations and Maintenance Coordinator


Escanaba, MI
ID: 34-382

This position will coordinate maintenance and operations activities on the E3 Paper Machine Complex.  Maintain a safe work environment by prioritizing safety work orders, leading safety work notification review meetings, and insuring safety work orders are completed in a timely manner. Maintain an efficient and effective maintenance planning program. 

Key Accountabilities: 

  • Daily and weekly maintenance plans 
  • Equipment outage schedules/plans
  • Leading MWMS T-Minus Process 
  • Lock-out planning and coordination support when needed
  • Emergency repair plans 
  • Leading shutdown activities and utilizing resources 
  • Managing inspection/repair matrices for area equipment and insure all inspections/repairs are in compliance with 5-year planner 
  • Leading shutdown critique meetings and follow-ups
  • Supporting best practice precision maintenance initiatives   
  • Establish and maintain an atmosphere of open communication at all levels
  • Participate in analyzing equipment downtime and causes to implement corrective actions 
  • Participate in operational troubleshooting
  • Proven commitment to all mill safety policies and procedures

Required Skills

  • High level of interpersonal skills (i.e., honesty, communication, leadership, decision making, conflict resolution, maintaining relationships) 
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of the organization 
  • Understanding of planning and scheduling techniques
  • Strong organizational skills 
  • Proficiency with the following systems: MWMS system, SAP (work order, requisition writing and management), RCFA tracking system, When Down Do, Microsoft Excel 

Required Experience

  • Bachelor s degree in pulp paper science, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering or a related field or equivalent work experience
  • 2+ years of related paper, opertional, or manufacturing/industrial experience


Verso Corporation is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.