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Operations Specialist (Asst. Superintendent) Paper Manu.-WI #2529

Anderson Recruiting Associates
Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States
March 13, 2017

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Operations Specialist Assistant Superintendent needed! Job #2529

Location: Stevens Point, Wisconsin

Compensation: Competitive

Relocation: Available

Specialty operations hub at Stevens Point is looking for driven, detailed-orientated talent to assist in the management of paper machine line operations providing personal ownership for various improvement areas. Will leverage technical expertise to troubleshoot, improve asset performance, and develop others in a team environment.


Observe employee and equipment performance daily with emphasis on elimination of unsafe acts and hazards

Ensure high standards of housekeeping and effective environmental control practices

Monitor equipment uptime and performance working closely with support areas to plan equipment repairs and developing preventative maintenance and reliability programs

Develop systems, standard operating procedures, set points, and programs to optimize safety, quality, and production while building consistency between crews and leveraging best practices

Scrutinize paper quality to ensure product meets customers' needs and assist in proper disposition of product

Improve operations by identifying and leading problem solving and project implementation efforts utilizing appropriate methodologies

Investigate, recommend, and implement new equipment and procedures to ensure world-class performance

Effectively work with suppliers and service groups to support and improve operations

Manage wet end chemistry programs to optimize quality, production, and cost

Support new grade development and optimization


Bachelor's degree in paper science or engineering plus at least seven years production/process engineering and supervisory experience in paper manufacturing operations

Possess ambulatory capabilities to move freely about the mill, ascend and descend ladders, and tolerate temperature extremes

Ability and willingness to work beyond normal Mon-Fri schedule as necessary to fulfill position responsibilities, being on-call as needed and providing weekend, holiday, and evening coverage on a rotating basis


Ability to work in a team environment

Strong communication skills both written and oral clearly communicating procedures, trials, and process changes

Excellent troubleshooting and analytical skills

Advanced skills in Aspen Process Explorer, Excel w/Aspen Add-In, and Minitab

Intermediate to advanced skills in web inspection systems, on-line scanner monitoring, break detection systems

BOTTOM-LINE REQUIREMENTS: (Candidates must answer)

1. Bachelor's degree in paper science or engineering.


2. 7+ years of production/process engineering and supervisory experience in paper manufacturing operations.


Please send resume in Word format to as an attachment and include salary, phone number and reference Job #2529. Candidates must also provide responses to the employer's BOTTOM-LINE REQUIREMENTS which are numbered and listed above!