Converting Asset Leader

PURPOSE: The Converting Asset Leader reports to the Converting Mill Manager and will directly manage the Process Engineers and salaried team on the converting lines. The successful candidate must have a strong technical background and excellent communication skills and the ability to lead, develop, and manage multiple projects at a time.


  • Proactively coordinate and lead the manufacturing operations to ensure the achievement of department objectives for Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost, People
  • Monitor measurement systems to ensure consistency between crews and assist in communicating key performance indicators to the crews
  • Ultimately responsible for ensuring assets are adequately maintained with necessary tools, materials, and supplies needed for operation
  • Coordinate maintenance and operational resources on a daily basis and a down day basis
  • Coach/develop/mentor Process Techs and Process Engineers
  • Lead teams through trouble-shooting exercises leading to process stability and improvement
  • Ensure systems are developed, monitored, and sustained to deliver and improve operational excellence
  • Ensure operating standards and processes are developed and adhered to across asset areal
  • Lead manufacturing teams, maintenance teams, process engineers, process techs and suppliers to evaluate and recommend upgrades and design improvements
  • Develop and drive implementation of site initiatives to support multi-year site vision
  • Support Value Stream Manager and other site leaders in determining and directing long range plans, objectives, and activities


  • B.S. Engineering - Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial, or related discipline
  • 5-10+ years Converting experience in an operations leadership role
  • Strong coaching and mentoring skills with experience in leading change
  • Strong technical abilities
  • Excellent communication skills, comfortable presenting up to senior level audiences
  • Ability to influence with and without authority
  • Advanced systems aptitude and excellent computer skills, including Excel
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Paper Converting, Pulp & Paper
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