About WestRockWestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRocks 50,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 320 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.
Senior Project Engineer ( Electrical Projects ) - Stevenson, AL1611 County Road 85Stevenson, Alabama, 35772United States WestRock makes consumer and corrugated packaging solutions that give our customers a winning edge in the global marketplace. We partner closely with customers on everything from food & beverage packaging, paperboard, packaging for shipping containers, and retail packaging. We consider ourselves to be part of their team as we strive for continuous improvement together. Every day, our 50,000 team members combine practical innovations and rigorous execution in 350 operating and business facilities across North America, South America, Europe and Asia to deliver products and services that answer unique local needs. We expect to win as a company and lead the industry by achieving success together with our customers, employees and investors. The Opportunity:Reporting to the Engineering Manager, this position coordinates the planning, organizing, and completion of electrical engineering projects with area of assigned responsibility (examples of projects: replacing drives, equipment installation, upgrading controls, etc). This position works within an engineering process to define and participate in the development of projects to implement or improve manufacturing efficiency and/or general process improvements and initiatives. This position supports mill goals for safety, environmental and other concerns, outlines project requirements, assigns tasks, and supervises progress to ensure that project objectives are being met.The Stevenson Mill is a complex, fully integrated pulp and paper manufacturing facility with two machines that manufacture corrugated medium and is one of North Americas largest semi-chemical pulp and paper mill. Stevenson, Alabama is centrally located between Chattanooga, Tennessee and Huntsville, Alabama.How you will impact WestRock:Manage and complete projects during monthly and annual shutdowns.Provide engineering expertise to Operations and Maintenance departments to help resolve various operating problems.Manage all phases of capital and expense repair projects from inception through equipment installation and start-up.Coordinate with Operations, Maintenance, management and other project stake holders on an ongoing basis.Lead all phases of the project process to include project scopes, cost estimates and schedules, "Authorization for Expenditure" request forms, preparation of drawings for assigned projects by working with consultants, vendors, and mill personnel, etc.Coordinate the different disciplines within the Engineering Department on assigned projects.Analyze quotations for equipment and installation labor and recommend suppliers.Initiate purchase requisitions for equipment, labor, and materials for assigned capital and repair projects.Manage the direction of consultants, contractors, and maintenance work associated with assigned capital and repair projects.What you need to succeed: Bachelors of Electrical Engineering ( BSEE ) preferred, or similar
Capital Project experience
Experience in managing capital projects (in Project Engineering / Project Management role)managing budgets, spend forecasting, budget estimates, and leading teams. Experience leading internal teams, leading Consultants on electrical designs, or Contractor teams on implementation
Experience in at least two of the following areas preferred: Knowledge of MS Excel Strong analytical, technical, interpersonal, and communication skills Plus / Highly Preferred (Not Required): Minimum of 3+ years of experience in Electrical Engineering role (Electrical Project Engineering is highly preferred) Some understanding of PLC concepts is a plus
Power Distribution experience is a great plus
Experience in Pulp and Paper or related industry is a plus
Drafting and CAD (AutoCAD) training / experience is a plus What we offer: Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.
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