Job Opportunity

Job Title :
Paper Machine Operations Coordinator
Job Status :
Domtar Group :
U.S. Pulp and Paper
Sector :
Domtar Location :
Kingsport (TN)
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Language Requirements :
English, written and spoken, is required
Closing Date :
Your role :
The position of Paper Machine Operations Coordinator is part of the Kingsport Mill’s Paper Machine department. The Kingsport Mill is a state of the art fully integrated pulp and paper mill located in Upper Northeastern Tennessee. This position will report to the Paper Machine Department Manager. You will provide operational leadership of the paper machine to achieve departmental objectives for safety, housekeeping, environmental compliance, productivity, cost, and product quality. Your work will include but not be limited to tracking continuous improvement opportunities where performance issues are apparent and provide leadership/action plans for gap closure. Identify repairs needed on the machine and work in conjunction with the Maintenance Coordinator to maintain equipment at its highest level of reliability and availability. Follow-up as required with the MC to see that jobs are prioritized and completed at the first opportunity available. Monitor use of and maintain inventory of all consumables including paper machine clothing, process chemicals, etc. Possess skills necessary to lead machine department through quality problem resolution and to implement procedures and guidelines to keep it track.

You must successfully complete a selection process that includes interviews, aptitude tests (for some positions), criminal background investigation, references verification and pre-employment drug-screening.

Domtar is an equal opportunity employer. We are also committed to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans’ Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
Your profile :
- BS Degree in Engineering or a related field is a plus but candidates with practical experience of 10 years or more on a machine, at least 5 of which are in a leadership role, will be given serious consideration
- Experience with SAP is a plus
- The ability to analyze failures and trouble shoot problems
- Capable of supervising hourly employees in union environment
- Follow & enforce Mill Safety/Environmental policies and procedures
- Willing to work weekends/holidays, and be on call specified times 24 hours a day
- Communications abilities to include report writing, SOP writing and minimum technical writing
- Work within a team environment, showing ownership, leadership and interest to grow in the organization
- Abilities to teach, coach and enforce rules, laws and policies
Our Offer :
- Convenient location, walking distance to Downtown Kingsport
- A modern and safe work environment
- Competitive compensation including an annual incentive plan
- Flexible Insurance plans (medical, dental, life)
- Company-funded pension plan
- Paid vacation/holidays
- Employee Assistance Program
- Employer-supported development and continuing education