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The Performance Coach role is a key leadership role that will provide direction to four crews operating the paper machines 24/7. Through the role’s leadership, clear expectations will be set and crews and individual team members will be held accountable for results in operational areas including: Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS), Compliance, Reliability, Quality, Production and Cost. This is an integral part of our bet to meet the challenge of improving at a faster rate than our competition. We will do this through flawless execution of our reliability strategies and development of our employee’s knowledge, skills, and capabilities. This role will report to the Paper Machine Product System Leader and work with the other performance coaches as a cohesive leadership team.

The successful candidate will exemplify MBM® and will advance our culture by ensuring their team is capable and aligned and that all employees behave in a manner consistent with our MBM® Guiding Principles.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Lead team members toward excellence in Environmental, Health, and Safety and compliance by identifying and resolving hazards with critical and high risks
  • Lead and mentor team members to apply MBM® in ways that are consistent with our Guiding Principles
  • Lead, mentor, coach and hold direct reports accountable for paper machine results that are impacted by people performance and capability
  • Align to asset reliability and operational strategies of the paper machine, by collaborating with Product System Leader, Area Leads, Manufacturing Engineers, Training and Development Leader, and other resources to build capabilities of technicians to execute these strategies
  • Verify technician execution of all asset strategies and processes
  • Execute all phases of performance management with all team members including annual performance review, quarterly performance conversations with individual development plans and RRE’s that are aligned with the mill and paper machine goals
  • Utilize the PSQ process consistent with the mill standards
  • Identify and use measures (leading and lagging) that indicate how well the operating technicians are performing
  • 75-85% of time on the floor working with technicians, 15-25% of time of administrative work

The Experience You Will Bring


  • A working technical knowledge of the Paper Machine Area
  • A minimum of two (2) years of leadership experience in manufacturing
  • Computer skills: Experience with Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Word and PowerPoint
  • Willingness to work a (M-F) day shift assignment or a 12-hour rotating shift that includes weekends and holidays
  • A high school diploma or GED

What Will Put You Ahead

  • A minimum of two (2) years of supervisory experience, with direct reports in a manufacturing or industrial environment
  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience applying reliability strategies in an ownership based work system

Salary and Benefits Commensurate with Experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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