Area Manager - E3 Line in Escanaba at Verso Corporation

Date Posted: 8/31/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description



To plan, direct and maintain efficient manufacturing operations for the No. 3 Paper Machine Line, meeting production and quality requirements.




  • Makes safety and environmental a priority by communicating, participating, and supporting EH&S efforts, ensuring that all regulatory requirements are met

Job Requirements


  • Establishes and executes short and long range objectives in the efficient production of paper from the receipt and storage of raw materials through stock preparation, paper machine production, conversion and finishing operation.
  • Delegate supervisory responsibility for personnel and equipment to the System Area Coordinator Managers.
  • Participates in scheduling the machines, and coordinating these and other operations.
  • Reviews quality standards established by Quality Control, Technical Service, and Sales.  Recommends revisions.
  • Assures adequate production standards and report of production data.
  • Coordinates repairs and maintenance.  Establishes priorities for repair work and schedules shutdowns to optimize maintenance repairs.
  • Participates in Capital Projects planning and budgeting.
  • Communicates status and trends of production activities to other division management.
  • Ensures the practice of safety among all subordinates through constant training, formal and informal.
  • Performs line functions in labor-management relations according to the labor agreement, receiving guidance and assistance from the Human Resources Department.
  • Keeps abreast of new technology in the competitive environment.
  • Performs other projects and duties as assigned by the  Paper Business Unit Manager.
  • Leadscontinuous improvement activities for the area.



Required Experience and Education:

Minimum Required Experience and Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, pulp and paper science or a related field OR the equivalent training and/or experience.
  • Ability to make high-risk decisions under pressure is required (for situations such as production stoppages, or work affecting safety of personnel or equipment).
  • Excellent leadership, management, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Excellent communication skills – interpersonal, written, and verbal
  • Ability to direct employees to meet stated objectives.


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