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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 10/25/2016

Verso Corporation Jay, ME

Jay, ME
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree


Job Title

Process Engineer



Job Location

Jay, ME

Degree Required


Job Type

Full-Time Regular

Position Id


Job Description


Verso Corporation is seeking candidates for Process Engineering positions at our Jay, Maine facility. This facility manufactures coated free sheet printing, writing, and specialty grades of paper.

This position will provide process engineering solutions and technical leadership to the mill operating departments, with the goal of improving process efficiency and decreasing costs. The individual in this position will lead process improvement efforts as a part of cross-functional teams, and will provide support to capital project implementation. We offer a dynamic work environment that presents opportunities for professional advancement into production and maintenance management positions, along with an excellent benefit package and competitive salary.

Key responsibilities:


Either as part of a team, or in a leadership role, complete projects to:

1. Improve product quality

2. Reduce costs, reduce process variability or otherwise improve process efficiency

3. Develop new grades and products

4. Reduce environmental impact


Lead the technical support role for the manufacturing departments.

Identify the analytical skills and technical knowledge needed to troubleshoot process upsets or quality excursions, and lead the implementation of the analysis and solutions.

Desired knowledge and experience:

A Bachelor s degree in Chemical Engineering or Paper Science / Engineering ( preferred), or a Bachelor s degree in other applicable engineering fields such as Mechanical, Electrical, or Power Engineering

Experience and/or training with paper making and kraft recovery cycle operations

LEAN, Six Sigma, and advanced statistical data analysis skills

Demonstrated leadership experience, with the potential to advance to management leadership positions in the future

Verso Corporation is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability