Production Engineer

PURPOSE: The Production Engineer reports to the Plant Manager and will be responsible for managing Projects and the site buildings, grounds, utilities, effluent treatment, and support areas at this paper mill in the Southeast.


  • Manages the renovations, repairs and inspections of all buildings including windows/doors, roofs, walls, floors, offices, door locks and keys, side walks, painting and other various general site facility needs
  • Manages all aspects of the general grounds, water / wastewater treatment, effluent treatment, road & parking lot maintenance, railroad maintenance, storm & sanitary sewer maintenance and compactor & trash/metal bin contracts
  • Maintains site general sanitation requirements and repairs
  • Responsible for the mill’s fire, alarm and emergency lighting systems. Ensure that periodic checks and tests are conducted according to documented schedules.
  • Provide single point of contact to manage the gas, potable water, fire water and sewer systems
  • Manage all supplies required to fulfill job requirements
  • Oversees contractors for facility renovation projects
  • Manages the Buildings and Grounds budget, including Special Maintenance needs
  • Supports site improvement through Capital Project involvement


  • B.S. Mechanical or Electrical Engineer, or related experience / education
  • 5-10+ years Pulp & Paper, Heavy Manufacturing industry experience
  • General knowledge of building and maintenance procedures, including experience in dealing with electricity, plumbing, air conditioning, heating and ventilation, general carpentry, electronic and other related areas, required
  • General knowledge of construction, ability to read and interpret blueprints with a proven record of project management, required
  • Proficient computer skills to communicate and utilize management tools, required
  • Ability to assist with the direct workflow of the department
  • Experience with data backup options, systems, and procedures
  • Ability to communicate effectively both in writing and verbally
  • Remains informed and current in infrastructure management functions and codes for local, state and federal governments
  • Must have a high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential information and situations

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