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Woodyard Coordinator

Woodyard Coordinator

Country:  United States
City:  Cloquet
State:  Minnesota
Location:  Mill Cloquet
Department:  Pulp Business (Pulp Mill & Utilities)
Posting date:  May 21, 2024

Sappi North America
Sappi Cloquet, established in 1898, produces high-quality graphic papers used in premium magazines, catalogs, books, direct mail and high-end print advertising for the fashion, automotive and travel industries, as well as speciality papers. Cloquet manufactures Verve, a dissolving pulp used for the textile and home goods markets. Energy saving and clean water initiatives at Cloquet have won environmental recognition, aligning with the mill's commitment to sustainability.

Sappi North America
Sappi Cloquet, established in 1898, produces high-quality graphic papers used in premium magazines, catalogs, books, direct mail and high-end print advertising for the fashion, automotive and travel industries, as well as speciality papers. Cloquet manufactures Verve, a dissolving pulp used for the textile and home goods markets. Energy saving and clean water initiatives at Cloquet have won environmental recognition, aligning with the mill's commitment to sustainability.

Overview:

Supervise the Wood Yard Team, including scalers at the plant to maintain a safe, environmentally sound, and efficient operation to achieve maximum quality production at minimum cost.  This individual will lead, coach, and help develop teams capable of running an effective operation with minimal intervention.  This position works   .day shifts. (or however HR wants to word this)

 

Job Responsibilities:

Assure a safe work environment.

  • Conduct weekly Wood Yard inventories, including Sundays before month end.
  • Complete month end report for Wood Prep Area.
  • Carry a company phone and participate in the on-call rotation for the Pulp Mill.
  • Take an active role int the Woodroom Operations and fill in when Maintenance System Lead or Superintended is absent as well as shift supervisor coverage in other areas of the Pulp Business. 
  • Be aware of and enforce relevant safety rules and procedures and ensure employee participation in safety training and safety programs. 
  • Work with a crew to ensure a safe work environment, including safety improvement activities such as Risk Assessments, Team Safety Project, Team Safety Talks, etc. 
  • Lead, coach, and supply team members with the tools to perform their duties safely and efficiently.
  • Evaluate crew members to help them improve their individual performance. 
  • Work with Maintenance on equipment problems, troubleshooting, and enter work requests as necessary. 
  • Understand and be able to schedule equipment and related orders. 
  • Assure all contractual commitments are met as specified by the Labor Agreement. 
  • Provide help and leadership to employees when problems arise. 
  • Develop and update SOPs with operating teams for all equipment. 
  • Facilitate on-shift process improvement efforts to reduce process variability, increase uptime, improve quality, and minimize costs. 
  • Identify gaps in team performance and work with team members to improve training, team dynamics, procedures, etc. 

 

Experience:

  • Engineering  bachelor’s degree is desirable.  However equivalent combinations of education, experience in supervision and manufacturing experience will be considered (3 -5 years in supervisory role with manufacturing experience). 
  • Understanding of Wood Yard operations, Woodroom, Pulping and U&R is preferred. 
  • Computer knowledge – background in Microsoft suite, Proficy, SAP, etc. is preferred. 
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve results through people. 
  • Lean Six Sigma (green belt) or willing to train as one and conduct projects.

Overview:

Supervise the Wood Yard Team, including scalers at the plant to maintain a safe, environmentally sound, and efficient operation to achieve maximum quality production at minimum cost.  This individual will lead, coach, and help develop teams capable of running an effective operation with minimal intervention.  This position works   .day shifts. (or however HR wants to word this)

 

Job Responsibilities:

Assure a safe work environment.

  • Conduct weekly Wood Yard inventories, including Sundays before month end.
  • Complete month end report for Wood Prep Area.
  • Carry a company phone and participate in the on-call rotation for the Pulp Mill.
  • Take an active role int the Woodroom Operations and fill in when Maintenance System Lead or Superintended is absent as well as shift supervisor coverage in other areas of the Pulp Business. 
  • Be aware of and enforce relevant safety rules and procedures and ensure employee participation in safety training and safety programs. 
  • Work with a crew to ensure a safe work environment, including safety improvement activities such as Risk Assessments, Team Safety Project, Team Safety Talks, etc. 
  • Lead, coach, and supply team members with the tools to perform their duties safely and efficiently.
  • Evaluate crew members to help them improve their individual performance. 
  • Work with Maintenance on equipment problems, troubleshooting, and enter work requests as necessary. 
  • Understand and be able to schedule equipment and related orders. 
  • Assure all contractual commitments are met as specified by the Labor Agreement. 
  • Provide help and leadership to employees when problems arise. 
  • Develop and update SOPs with operating teams for all equipment. 
  • Facilitate on-shift process improvement efforts to reduce process variability, increase uptime, improve quality, and minimize costs. 
  • Identify gaps in team performance and work with team members to improve training, team dynamics, procedures, etc. 

 

Experience:

  • Engineering  bachelor’s degree is desirable.  However equivalent combinations of education, experience in supervision and manufacturing experience will be considered (3 -5 years in supervisory role with manufacturing experience). 
  • Understanding of Wood Yard operations, Woodroom, Pulping and U&R is preferred. 
  • Computer knowledge – background in Microsoft suite, Proficy, SAP, etc. is preferred. 
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve results through people. 
  • Lean Six Sigma (green belt) or willing to train as one and conduct projects.

Salary is determined by a number of factors including the value of the job to the organization, market forces, internal equity and skills brought to the job.

Sappi provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Sappi complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Salary is determined by a number of factors including the value of the job to the organization, market forces, internal equity and skills brought to the job.

Sappi provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Sappi complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

ABOUT SAPPI

Sappi is a leading global provider of everyday materials made from woodfibre-based renewable resources. As a diversified, innovative and trusted leader focused on sustainable processes and products, we are building a more circular economy by making what we should, not just what we can.

HR Contact for Questions:

Name:  Danna Skull
Email:  danna.skull@sappi.com
Telephone number:  (218) 879-2393

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