Roseburg Forest Products
  • 21-May-2018 to 30-Sep-2018 (PST)
  • Engineering
  • Dillard, OR, USA
  • Full Time

About Roseburg Forest Products Founded in 1936, Roseburg Forest Products is a privately owned company and one of North America's leading producers of particleboard, medium density fiberboard and thermally fused laminates. Roseburg also manufactures softwood and hardwood plywood, lumber, LVL and I-joists. The company owns and sustainably manages more than 600,000 acres of timberland in Oregon, North Carolina and Virginia, as well as an export wood chip terminal facility in Coos Bay, Ore. Roseburg products are shipped throughout North America and the Pacific Rim. To learn more about the company please visit

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of projects from development through final startup at any company location
  • Responsible for design of equipment, improvements to processes, and machinery
  • Performs mechanical equipment design, project development, and project execution
  • Provides schedule, scope, budget, design engineering, planning, coordination, and monitoring of projects
  • Track and provide variance analysis to the original approved project scope
  • Perform detailed mechanical design of new equipment into existing operations, and detailed mechanical design of equipment modifications
  • Resolve a variety of complex problems (i.e. conflicting design requirements, suitability of materials and equipment, construction costs vs. project budget)
  • Plans and coordinates crew and equipment resources to ensure installations are within the timeline, and budget
  • Maintains ongoing communication with local and state permit and regulatory agencies and contractors to protect the company's interest and coordinate construction activities
  • Responds to a variety of inquiries and/or concerns from company personnel
  • Reviews and approves construction drawings
  • Coordinates with office and field personnel to optimize the use of resources
  • Develops new construction techniques and procedures
  • Evaluates new equipment
  • Ability to quickly learn and apply the latest technologies
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and projects to meet production schedule/project requirements
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Ability to resolve problems and follow through with all concerned parties
  • Ability to work with the engineering team, and operations team members on project development and design
  • A wide degree of creativity and latitude within expectations
  • Travel 30-50% of the time, to all company locations in U.S. and Canada
  • Models company core values

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of experience in the mechanical engineering fields
  • Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Industrial mill experience
  • Prior experience leading and directing the work of others
  • Knowledge and application of Construction Standards, OSHA Regulations and Building Codes
  • Prior experience with planning, scheduling and executing projects
  • Proficient with AutoCAD
  • Microsoft office products
  • Must maintain discretion and sensitivity to confidential company matters
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills 
  • Detail oriented with high level of accuracy 
  • Flexibility and ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Must be proactive and have initiative
  • Ability to work in and maintain a highly functional team environment
  • Effective leadership skills
  • Willing and able to travel 30-50% of the time, to all company locations in U.S. and Canada
  • Valid U.S. passport or willing and able to obtain a valid U.S. passport

Preferred Qualifications:

  • P.E. license
  • Wood products experience
  • Adept with Microsoft project
  • Familiar with building codes
  • Familiar with environmental regulatory requirements



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