Technical Expert - Converting

PURPOSE: Reporting to the General Manager, the Technical Expert - Converting is tasked with carrying out complex technical projects in the Converting operations locally and at the companies other operations. The successful candidate will provide technical expertise in project preparation, maintenance, upgrades, process improvements, and troubleshooting. The expectation is the candidate will be a self-directed individual, and as such needs a wide array of leadership, functional / technical and organizational skills.


  • Functions as an internal consultant, and is expected to develop projects and produce improvement in operations ranging from stock prep, tissue production, converting operations and packaging.
  • The duties range widely between safety leadership, troubleshooting, optimization, teaching, deliberate improvement projects, capital projects, process audits, strategic studies, and mentoring
  • Ability to contribute to, and deliver improving safety results, with a specific emphasis in the area of expertise
  • Ability to rapidly and accurately diagnose and resolve operating malfunctions, either onsite and or remotely
  • Reduction in consumption of direct raw materials, energy, and labor
  • Improvement in production, reliability, availability and quality above historical limits and to world-class levels
  • Ability to interface with and technically develop and mentor others within the area of expertise
  • Ability to drive results and self-manage priorities on multiple simultaneous projects
  • Must be able to travel 75%


  • B.S. in Engineering or Pulp and Paper related degree
  • Strong tissue converting experience can be combined with education or in lieu of education
  • Strong ability to positively influence partners and clients and to guide them towards best practices Openness that allows you to gain a thorough understanding of the needs of partners and clients Ability to apply your expertise to realistic approaches
  • Leadership needed to rally teams around common objectives
  • Influence required to encourage teams to adhere to standards, budgets and timelines Tissue Converting technologies including rewind through packaging
  • Tissue papermaking experience including properties from stock prep to finished goods
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Paper Converting, Pulp & Paper
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