Maintenance Supervisor - Recovery and Utilities in Escanaba, MI at Verso Corporation

Date Posted: 6/12/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

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.


  • This position will 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.

Required Skills

Preferred Skills:

  • Paper Mill experience


Required 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.
  • 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.



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