This position is for Weyerhaeusers Liquid Packaging Board Business, which produces bleached paperboard used to make cartons and cups for liquids such as milk, juice, coffee and sake under the brand name Structure-Pak. This business produces 260,000 metric tons of paperboard each year the equivalent of 6 billion liter-sized milk cartons. This facility began operations in Longview, WA in 1953 and employs about 500 people.
A Manufacturing Associate is assigned to a manufacturing site for 18 to 24 months on a full-time, temporary basis. During that period, the Associate receives a comprehensive orientation to Weyerhaeuser and its Pulp and Paper business; performs assignments in most areas of the mill; and receives training as determined by site and business mentors. Successful completion of the program may lead to a full-time, regular manufacturing position within the manufacturing business.
This position is open in the Longview, WA Liquid Packaging mill. This is an excellent professional development opportunity.
Associate roles and responsibilities may include:
Resolving a manufacturing issue by leading a mill trial (writing the trial plan, coordination, data analysis, communicating of results and report writing)
Facilitating and/or leading small group problem-solving activities to identify root cause of a mill problem
Participation in capital or maintenance project team
Maintaining level of preservation of mill infrastructure
Assisting mill process owners in optimizing process economics and process controls
Working with team development managers to improve team performance
Other duties/projects may be assigned or required as needed
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical, Electrical, Civil/Structural, Industrial, or Chemical Engineering; Bio-resource/Paper Science & Engineering; other related disciplines.
Must graduate by June, 2013.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills along with a technical writing capability.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work within a team environment.
Well developed problem-solving and analytical skills
High level of initiative and motivation.
Excellent planning and organizational skills.
Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check.
Eligible to work in the U.S.
Weyerhaeuser is an Equal Opportunity Employer building a capable, committed, diverse workforce
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