Powerhouse Superintendent

PURPOSE: The Powerhouse Superintendent will be responsible for overall management of this Recycled Paperboard mill's evaporators, recovery boilers, power boilers, turbine generators, bark system, and waste/water treatment plant. Great company, location, and career growth potential.


  • Oversee daily operation of portions of the Power & Utility processes with an emphasis on safety, reliability, cost, quality and environmental compliance.
  • Provide leadership and direction necessary to achieve departmental safety goals.
  • Coordinate maintenance activities for assigned Power & Utility areas with his or her Maintenance counterpart.
  • Work with Pulp & Utility area Line Managers, Assistant Superintendents, and hourly Team Leaders to meet product quality and production requirements.
  • Coordinate with the Power Line Manager and Team Development Supervisor to improve the skills and productivity of the TMP area employees.
  • Implement short and long-term strategies designed to improve safety performance, increase operating efficiency and reduce cost.
  • Continue to drive a culture change towards self-directed work teams.
  • Develop and manage area operating budgets.
  • Assist with management of unionized hourly employees in Powerhouse line of progression.
  • B.S. Engineering degree OR equivalent operational experience in a Power & Utility environment.
  • Good understanding of the operation of an integrated pulp & paper mill.
  • 8+ years Pulp & Paper, Specialty Chemical, Utilities, Power industry experience preferred
  • 3-5+ years direct supervision experience in a related environment
  • Excellent leadership ability, including strong problem solving skills and the ability to work collaboratively across multiple functions.
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience.
  • Ability to train and mentor direct reports.
  • Outstanding communication skills, includes ability to recognize contributions, make effective presentations, and can quickly build trust and respect.
  • Demonstrated ability to balance priorities to meet short and long-term goals.
  • Functional use of various office productivity products and enterprise planning systems.
  • Possesses an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit.
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Chemicals, Nonwovens, Pulp & Paper
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