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We sincerely believe that people are our most valuable resource at ST Paper and it’s our responsibility to give our employees the tools to succeed at work and in life. We are always appreciative of interest from potential employees and we look for people who are team-oriented, self-motivated, high-achievers, that are seeking the chance to make an impact at a smaller, entrepreneurial company.
Anyone interested in joining ST Paper should upload your resume/CV. Also feel free to tell us a little bit about yourself and what you are looking for - it’s always nice to get to know a bit more about you.
We value your interest and if there is an opening we will will contact you shortly to follow up.
Thank You!

Open Positions

Send your resumes to info@sttissuellc.com and indicate the post name and code in the subject matter when applying.

ST Tissue Franklin VA manufacturing facility

We are seeking applicants with an interest in working in a fast paced manufacturing environment. Prior manufacturing experience is a plus. Candidates will need to possess mechanical aptitude and ability to troubleshoot equipment.

Employees will function in a lean, team based environment. Additionally, those hired must be willing to do work outside of their normal job duties to help achieve safety, quality and productivity goals.

Must be willing to work 12 hour rotating shifts including holidays and weekends.

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Send your resume with cover letter to:

Human Resources
ST Tissue, LLC
34050 Union Camp Drive
Franklin, VA 23851

Shipping Utility

Summary: Fully trained operators are expected to work with their team to maintain safety standards and meet customer requirements of appearance, count and loading requirements in a timely fashion. Must maintain the warehouse keeping product orderly. Accountable for moving product without damaging it and make entries to ensure an accurate inventory of all materials coming into and leaving the warehouse.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
• Observes and follows all the safety regulations and plant procedures including use of personal protection equipment (PPE) such as safety glasses, face shields, gloves, hearing protection, cut resistant sleeves, steel toe shoes/boots and other equipment as required to perform job duties safely.
• Ensures good housekeeping by participating in plant initiatives on safety, operation and maintenance of equipment.
• Monitors the inventory of finished product making entries into the database as required and keeping the warehouse free from debris or anything which may cause an unsafe or unsanitary condition.
• Loads trailers, unloads trailers, and transfers material in a safe and timely manner.
• Once trained, can respond to concerns expressed by the Customer Service or Warehouse Leaders with appropriate corrective action.
• Interacts with team members, shift operators, supervision, vendors and customers in a positive and professional manner. Looks for ways to improve operations and presents suggestions in a constructive manner.
• Performs operations according to step-by-step standard operating procedures (SOP’s)
• Corrects any deviation from normal processing, equipment operation and/or unsafe conditions if trained or ensures appropriate employee corrects the situation.
• Works 8 hour shifts and overtime as required. Must be able to work weekends and holidays as required to meet customer needs.
• May be assigned to assist or perform other tasks as identified by the Lead Warehouse Operator.
• Operates powered industrial trucks (PIT’s) daily.
Qualification Requirements:
• High School Diploma or equivalent
• Willingness to work in a high performing team environment
• One year’s relevant industrial experience
• Keyboarding skills required.
• Familiar with computer databases to update information and make corrections as needed.
• Must have excellent communication skills to ensure loads are accurate and customers are pleased.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee works around:
• Hazardous machinery
• Electrical hazards
• Hot, humid and cold warehouse temperatures
• Majority of work is indoor but some outdoor work is required

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to:

• Stand – Frequently
• Lift up to 10 pounds – Frequently
• Lift up to 20 pounds – Occasionally
• Lift up to 50 pounds – Occasionally
• Drive forklifts to unload trucks and move material - VERY Frequently
• Use a keyboard and calculator – Frequently
• Sit, bend at the waist, crouch (bend from the knees) – Occasionally
• Reach above and below the shoulders – Occasionally
• Use foot controls – Frequently

E & I Technician

Summary: Provides day-to-day support to the Fiber Recycling Plant, Tissue Mill and Converting Departments. Responsible for installing, maintaining and troubleshooting electrical/instrumentation systems.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
• Maintain and troubleshoot mill electrical power systems; 2,400 V, 480 V, 240/120V and 24VDC.
• Observe and follow all the safety regulations and plant procedures including use of personal protection equipment (PPE) such as respirators, fall protection harness, chemical suits, hardhats, safety glasses, face shields, gloves and other equipment as required to perform job duties safely.
• Utilize PLC and DCS System to troubleshoot – Tissue Machine, Winder, Recycled Fiber System and Converting Equipment.
• Performs basic maintenance and troubleshooting on automated control systems (PLC/DCS) and computer workstations in order to maintain a reliable operating unit.
• Install, setup and maintains process equipment – motors, motor starters, variable speed drives, various devices, etc.
• Calibrate, troubleshoot, repair and maintains various instruments such as flow, pressure, level and temperature devices and controllers.
• Troubleshoots system problems to determine if they are electrical, instrument or mechanical in nature.
• Familiar with electrical, electronic, pneumatic and hydraulic systems.
• Reads electrical, gas and steam usage meters, records information and generate monthly reports and report out of calibration situations.
• Performs PID control loop tuning to bring control loops to a precision state.
• Ability to read and interpret blueprints, P&ID’s and schematics and can make proper installations/changes.
• May be assigned to “Special Projects” as needed.
• Provides daily support to all plant operations in order to continue 24/7 operations.
• Willing to work overtime and provide off hours call out support when required.
• Performs and completes scheduled and non-scheduled work orders.
Qualification Requirements, Education, Skills and /or Experience:
• Must have excellent troubleshooting skills
• Strong instrumentation background preferred.
• 2 year associates degree in instrumentation or technical discipline preferred.
• Interacts well with – customers, employees, and various vendors
• Must be able to read and understand P&ID’s, electrical drawings, etc.
• Must be able to work in a collaborative team environment maintaining a positive attitude with others.
• DCS/ABB Controls and PLC Logic experience preferred.
Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is required to:
Frequently: sit, stand, walk, speak and hear clearly, work with others, use keyboard/calculator and lift up to 10 pounds.
Occasionally: ascend/descend stairs, ladders or ramps, bend forward at waist, crouch, push, pull twist, drive, handle, reach above the shoulders, use hand tools, reach below shoulders, squat and lift up to 50 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
Please apply online and submit resume to http://www.stpaperllc.com/

General Maintenance Mechanic

Reports to: Maintenance Area Leader – Paper Mill
Summary: Reports to Paper Mill Maintenance Area Leader and ensures that plant process equipment, maintenance equipment, and rolling stock are kept in a safe, and good reliable, operating condition. General Maintenance Mechanics are expected to repair/replace and install equipment in a safe manner using techniques that ensure the best efficiency and extended life.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities include the following: • Works as a member of a team using skills in multiple crafts to accomplish the desired results.
• Observes and follows all the safety regulations and plant procedures including use of personal protection equipment (PPE) such as fall protection harness, chemical suits, hardhats, safety glasses, face shields, gloves and other equipment as required to perform job duties safely.
• Posses good understanding of all equipment in the area to the point of troubleshooting problems which may arise
• Ability to work with members of maintenance, operations, vendors and leadership to solve problems and improve operation of the facility.
• Ability to predict equipment problems before it is inoperable using quantitative data and skill from work experience.
• Keeps accurate records of materials used and ensures needed parts are ordered through the documentation system.
• Ability to interface with purchasing on required spare parts, including specifications and interchangeable parts.
• Ensure the work is done safely, in an environmentally sound manner and areas are left free of debris when the job is complete.
• May be assigned to “Special Projects” as needed

Qualification Requirements: • Education, Skills and /or Experience:
• Must have excellent troubleshooting skills
• 3-5 years maintenance experience in an industrial manufacturing environment with large pumps, gearboxes, piping and hydraulics
• Ability to read P&ID schematics and blueprints and repair or install as required.
• Experienced in maintenance and replacement of centrifugal, positive displacement and pneumatic pumps, hydraulic and osculating cylinders, gearboxes, agitators, conveyors.
• Experienced in multiple crafts such as millwright, electrical, pipe fitting, welding a plus
• Interacts well with – customers, employees, and various vendors
• Must work and contribute in a collaborative team environment
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is required to:
Occasionally: climb ladders, ascend/descend stairs or ramps while carrying tools. Bend forward at waist, crouch, push, pull twist, drive, handle, reach above the shoulders, reach below shoulders, squat and lift up to 50 pounds.
Frequently: Sit, stand, walk, speak and hear clearly, work with others, use keyboard/calculator and lift up to 30 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
Please apply online and submit resume to http://www.stpaperllc.com/

Shipping Clerk/Logistics Administration

Summary: Ensures policies and procedures are followed in a consistent manner and that all customers, vendors and associates are served promptly in a courteous, professional manner. This position communicates with all levels in the organization regarding material receipt, quality, invoices, notices and updates.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
1. Follows all company policies and procedures.
2. Scan BOL’s to appropriate individuals.
3. Perform accounting transactions as necessary.
4. Protects information of a confidential nature.
5. Works closely with Shipping Area Leader in regard to maintaining files and monitoring procedures are followed.
6. Provides administrative assistance in the development of spreadsheets, typing of letters/memos and services as needed.
7. Interacts with all employees in the organization giving a positive image of ST Tissue.
8. Transportation coordination of finished goods shipments.
9. Communicates with Paper Brokers and Freight Companies in scheduling inbound and outbound loads.
10. Prepare necessary paperwork for outbound shipments.
11. Receive supplies, parts, etc. and notify appropriate manager of their arrival for pick up.
12. Assigned to Special Projects as needed.
Qualification Requirements, Education, Skills and /or Experience:
• Excellent problem solving skills with attention to details.
• Computer literate, functional in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Ability to learn and operate in other programs.
• Must be self-motivated, handle several tasks at the same time while setting priorities to accomplish goals.
• Excellent communication skills: Listening, resolving conflict, maintaining a pleasant but professional level of interaction.
• Must be able to work in a team setting and change priorities without becoming frustrated.
• Experience working in a shipping, receiving, warehousing environment a plus.
Physical Demands:
The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is required to:
Occasionally: Bend forward at waist, crouch, drive, handle, reach above the shoulders, reach below shoulders, squat and lift up to 30 pounds.
Frequently: Sit, stand, walk, speak and hear clearly, work with others, use keyboard/calculator and lift up to 10 pounds.

Converting Technician

Basic Functions
In order to achieve the expected results of the business unit, the Converting Technician has to achieve optimal performance from the operating equipment and coworkers. This will be a self-directed team based operation accountable for developing and adhering to work instructions and procedures for safety, quality, maintenance etc.
The Converting Technician is a key element of the converting team. This position will be tasked with taking a leadership role on the machine. The Converting Technician will lead machine troubleshooting and be responsible to perform maintenance as capable. The Converting Technician will gather and use data to eliminate stops and reduce bottlenecks in the operating process.
The Converting Technician will ensure that the current standards are being adhered to, develop standards that are missing for key items and identify and address areas needing improvement. Development of and adherence to centerlines will be critical.
A very important aspect of this role is the control of losses within the operation. These losses must be reliably addressed.
Results
The expectation of this position is the direct ownership and management of the converting line. He/She is responsible to support the following.
Business Measures
o Safety / LTA rate
o Quality management / Waste reduction
o Machine efficiency
o Machine productivity, schedule compliance, shipments
o Cost control (raw material management, chemical usage etc.)

Organization
o Cleanliness and organization (housekeeping) are critical
o Performance improvement
o Equipment ownership as a team across all crews
o Training and development
o Tracking of Improvements / reduction in losses

Key Responsibilities
o Develop a thorough knowledge of machine, product technology and processes.

o In collaboration with training resources, customize and implement training initiatives that will systematically improve team skills and proficiency.
o Execute daily activities to ensure safety targets, quality targets, production schedules, production rates, are met.
o Act as a liaison within and outside the business unit to resolve issues.
o Work with salary Leads, Hourly Leads, Site Leadership to help improve communication throughout the business unit and within the team.
o Proficiency at product change process
o Perform maintenance tasks as necessary to keep equipment running
o Work with maintenance personnel to ensure equipment is maintained minimizing downtime.
o Perform an effective shift exchange
o Manage machine coverage; call offs, extras, OT, etc.
o Perform other activities and duties as may be required

Required Skills / Qualifications
o Dedicated commitment to safety
o Knowledge of converting process
o Ability to learn new technical and leadership skills
o Strong problem solving skills
o High level of initiative, desire and patience
o Computer literacy
o Strong interpersonal and communication skills
o Experience in operating and troubleshooting equipment
o Demonstrated ability to recognize and solve problems
o Tissue converting experience preferred but not required