Job Type: 

This position will lead, supervise, instruct and coach the maintenance team to optimize process and asset reliability through the effective application of predictive and preventive maintenance practices.


Promote and insure safe and flexible work practices, as well as engaging team members to drive continuous improvement.
Interface with and support operations, maintenance, and engineering.
Lead safety initiatives and actively coaching safe behaviors.
Manage productivity, cost, and quality improvement projects.
Build employee engagement and development programs to create high skill level and maximum versatility.
Develop and implement best-in-class maintenance practices throughout the mill.
Collaborate with operations, other maintenance supervision and maintenance teams to implement planned work, emergency work and preventative maintenance schedules as required.
Interface with engineering, vendors, in-house crafts and outside contractors to complete capital projects and expense projects throughout area of responsibility.
Provide technical assistance on maintenance related needs.
Provide weekend coverage on a rotating basis (covering entire mill with partner on weekends).
Must be able to move about the mill freely (extensive walking, climb ladders and stairs, etc.) and able to tolerate temperature extremes.


Self-starter able to work effectively with minimal direct supervision.
Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic work environment.
Experience in capital project management in an industrial environment.
Knowledge of pulp and paper production processes.
Ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization and work in a team environment.
Ability to handle multiple time sensitive projects and issues.
Strong mechanical aptitude.
Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
Good computer skills and the ability to learn and function in SAP.
Highly motivated, innovative, and results oriented.
Demonstrated ability and desire to identify improvement opportunities.
Will take ownership to drive the implementations of solutions to produce positive results.
Has the demonstrated ability to analyze data and apply a risk-based decision making process.
(Ideally) Paper Mill experience
3 - 5 years of industrial maintenance experience, including supervisory experience.
Exceptional leadership, analytical abilities and computer skills (SAP Microsoft Office).
Strong technical, problem solving, decision-making, and project management skills.
Knowledge of SAP, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project.


Competitive compensation
full benefits
opportunities for growth and advancement

Job Location: 
Escanaba, MI
Company Information: 

Billerud provides paper and packaging materials that challenge conventional packaging for a sustainable future. We are a world leading company in superior paper and packaging materials made from virgin fiber – passionately committed to sustainability, quality, and customer value.

Expire Date: 
Wednesday, August 7, 2024
We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.