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Billerud North America

Sustainability, Quality, and Customer Value.

Paper Machine Operations and Maintenance Coordinator


Escanaba, MI
ID: 68-382

This position will coordinate maintenance and operations activities on the Paper Machine.  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