Sr. Project Engineer, Mechanical - Stevenson, AL

Stevenson | Alabama | United States

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Sr. Project Engineer, Mechanical - Stevenson, AL

1611 County Road 85
Stevenson, Alabama, 35772
United States

The Opportunity:


Reporting to the Department Group Leader, the Project / Sr. Project Engineer manages and completes numerous projects that span multiple engineering disciplines and mill areas with the primary focus on the paper machines, stock prep area, etc. Provides support to the Engineering, Maintenance, and Production departments to support the mill's safety, reliability, and improvement efforts.

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 America’s largest semi-chemical pulp and paper mill.  Stevenson, Alabama is centrally located between Chattanooga, Tennessee and Huntsville, Alabama.  This is a unionized facility with approximately 400 employees.

What you need to succeed:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering

  • 4 – 10 years of experience in Pulp and Paper

  • Strong analytical, technical, interpersonal, and communication skills

How you will impact WestRock:

  • Manage and complete maintenance repair projects during 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.



If this sounds great to you and you think you fit in, please submit your application. We want to hear from you!


WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.

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