— Provides direction and leadership to insure the maintenance, repair, and installation of plant equipment and facilities meet department and mill objectives. Develop and implement plans to ensure safe work practices and a safe work environment for maintenance personnel. Ensure effective and efficient utilization of maintenance personnel. Provide input to the weekly and shutdown planning processes to ensure manpower assignments are cost effective. Develop, implement, improve, and monitor the preventive maintenance program to reduce unscheduled downtime. Support the operating departments by providing input to shutdown scheduling and long-term equipment decisions to ensure maximum uptime. Arrange for outside services as required to meet department goals.
— BS degree in engineering with 12 - 15 years maintenance reliability experience with supervisory experience in maintenance planning and scheduling. Must have vibration spectral, infrared, and lube oil analysis experience. Pulp and paper experience and a working knowledge of MicroSoft applications is desired. Must have a strong working knowledge of financial and other key maintenance functions, excellent written and verbal communications skills and proven ability to execute.