Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

UPM leads the integration of bio and forest industries into a new, sustainable and innovation-driven future. Our products are made of renewable raw materials and are recyclable. UPM employs around 24,000 people and it has production facilities in 16 countries - The Biofore Company -

UPM Blandin Paper comprises the North American publication paper operations of UPM and is the continent's third-largest supplier of lightweight coated paper to magazine and catalogue publishers, retailers and printers. UPM Blandin operates a world class facility with best-in-class productivity on two production lines. UPM Blandin is located in Northern Minnesota's lakes and resorts area.

UPM Blandin Paper seeks a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer who will support the effort of optimizing performance on area equipment in a safe and cost effective manner with the least amount of impact on paper machine production. Our desired candidate will be responsible for engineering support andengineering projects from conception through start up; projects will be managed to be completed on time, at or below budget and achieve the needs and objectives of the internal customer.Our engineer will promote a safe work environment to meet or exceed all safety targets; develops, manages and communicates plans to maintain up-time, product quality and efficiency in support of production which includes maintenance, preventive maintenance, and run ability issues.

Preferred candidates must have a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, PE preferred; 1-2 years in project engineering desired, project management experience desired;strong leadership ability and leadership experience preferred; exceptional problem-solver and logical thinker; basic knowledge of the paper making processpreferred; competency with PC's, Windows, Microsoft Office applications necessary; experience with CAD; great communication and the ability to demonstrate a willingness to learn and improve; demonstrated organizational skills; ability to focus on customers' needs and to manage time and prioritize.

Other Information

The location of theĀ Mechanical Maintenance Engineer will be in Grand Rapids, MN.

How to apply?

Please apply at submit a resume and cover letter to

UPM Blandin Paper offers competitive compensation and full company benefits.

This Job Description is intended to be a guide, and is not intended to be a contract of employment, explicit or implicit. All contents are subject to change at the sole discretion of the company. Cooperation is expected of all employees. Other duties may be assigned as needed.

UPM North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer