Engineering and Maintenance Unit Leader

Operations / Opérations Rothschild, Wisconsin


Position Description

Rothschild Mill



Engineering and Maintenance Unit Leader                                                                Pay Grade: 18 A


Position Summary: Responsible for safe and efficient execution of engineering and maintenance operations across  a fully integrated pulp & paper mill and converting complex. Executes specific asset management strategies to achieve mill key performance goals for overall maintenance performance.


Key Responsibilities: 





Accountable for ensuring engineering and maintenance activities are carried out in conformance with mill, company and OSHA safety requirements



Responsible for the supervision of salaried personnel including annual performance reviews and individual development. 



Responsible for producing a quality product that meets the needs of the customer.  Represent the mill with customers, sales, marketing and planning to maintain customer satisfaction.



Responsible for implementing improvements to maintenance system work processes in cooperation with mill goals and company driven initiatives



Responsible for developing and managing to annual budgets; responsible for identifying and implementing cost reductions opportunities.



Responsible for maintaining best in class equipment performance, through efficient execution of work and use of predictive, preventive, precision and proactive maintenance techniques.



Direct report to the Mill Manager.


Key Competencies:







  • Fulfills safety roles and responsibilities
  • Fulfills environmental roles and responsibilities
  • Actively involved in safety leadership and initiatives
  • Resolves Conflicts
  • Builds positive relationships and commitment
  • Works well across organizational boundaries
  • Leads by example


  • Holds people accountable for safe work practices
  • Demonstrates consistent personal safe work practices
  • Builds team environment for all to participate
  • Focuses on vital few business priorities
  • Strong team-building skills











Results Orientation:



  • Meets commitments

          Takes on difficult or unpopular assignments


  • Achieves results/successes aligned with mill goals
  • Cross boundaries to do the necessary work


  • Recognizes and initiates needed work without direction
  • Understands competitive businesses
  • Effectively uses time and resources to achieve results




Technical Competencies:





  • BS Degree in mechanical, electrical or other engineering discipline desired
  • Proven leadership skills in a supervisory position with 10+ years of experience
  • Must have strong team building skills through participative management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated with a proactive approach, drive and enthusiasm
  • Demonstrated strength in computer, communication, troubleshooting, analysis, facilitator and leadership skills
  • Knowledge and use of the SAP PM/MM Modules a plus




This description is a summary of the position and not all-inclusive of responsibilities.  It is subject to change over time.

Domtar is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, color, sex (including gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), marital status, religion, national origin, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.