Process Control - Co-op in Escanaba, MI at Verso Corporation

Date Posted: 12/5/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description


The goal of Verso’s co-op program is to cultivate the development of potential future engineering and leadership resources for our organization while providing high-quality process support to the mill’s operations group(s).   Co-op assignments are structured to provide candidates with opportunities to grow and develop in their chosen discipline as well as educate them on various career paths within the organization. Although there is no guarantee of future employment, our goal is to have our co-ops fully capable of stepping into a full-time engineering position within our organization by the end of the program.


Job Requirements

Key Accountabilities:

  • Safe from the Start. Participate in department safety assessments, work in proactive manner to identify, correct, and coach unsafe conditions or actions that are observed.
  • Work with other maintenance personnel to optimize the performance of our control systems to minimize variation and meet specifications.
  • Participate in Root Cause Failure Analysis to help resolve outstanding issues.
  • Write and modify computer process control programs to optimize mill controls.
  • Work closely with mill technical and production personnel in planning, designing, and developing new process control applications and improvements.
  • Provide support for capital project implementation.
  • Strong technical, problem solving, decision-making, project management, and computer skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Access & Excel)
  • Self-starter, able to work effectively with minimal direct supervision
  • 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.

Knowledge and Experience: 

  • Engineering curriculum with an interest in the Pulp and Paper Industry
  • Minimum 2.75 GPA
  • Must have completed  three semesters of college prior to Co-op.
  • Must be legally authorized to work permanently in the United States for other than practical training (Student work VISA does not qualify).

Verso Corporation is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.

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