Start-up Coordinator - Covington, VA

Covington | Virginia | United States

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Start-up Coordinator - Covington, VA

104 East Riverside St
Covington, Virginia, 24426-1238
United States

-        12-24 month assignment that could lead to operational leadership roles at Covington and/or other virgin or recycle mills, and/or corrugated mills after May 1, 2020, could be sooner if project ramp-up objectives are met.

-        Operations subject matter expert (SME) for new unit ops described below, leading/managing:

o   Training material and SOP/operating guideline development

o   Operational / maintenance requirements and procedures

o   System check-out and commissioning

o   Punch list development and follow-up

o   Extension of mill operating team during start-up and ramp-up curve

o   Deliver ramp up curve results and overall project success metrics

-        New unit ops:

o   new DCS system install and start-up

o   new dilution control, hydraulic headbox

o   press section rebuild and new pick-up felt and axillary equipment installation

o   new unorun dryer section

o   film size press conversion

o   new moisturizer

o   new hot, hard calendar stack

o   new coater gas fired air drying elements and air turn


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