Technical Assistant – Kaukauna

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A career with us offers a range of opportunities. You can choose to experience different cultures, roles and career paths, and deep-dive into our world-leading research. Working with us means being challenged in an international environment, every day.

Whether you are our future researcher in France or could belong to our sales office in Shanghai, we want you to be continuously growing. Get to know us and explore our career opportunities here, and don’t hesitate to contact us if you feel that we could be your next career step. We’d like to hear from you and invite you to be part of shaping our future.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits program, which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, and a 401(K) plan with a generous match. In addition, there is an employee incentive bonus program, educational assistance, fitness center reimbursement and more. Our facilities are located in communities boasting an excellent quality of life with outstanding educational, recreational, and cultural opportunities.

Two available opportunities. The Technical Assistant in Kaukauna has responsibility for achievement of quality, rate of operation, safety, cost, maintenance and environmental objectives of a paper machine production line consisting of the paper machine, stock prep, supercalendar and winder.


  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Paper Science, Chemical, Electrical or Industrial) field or comparable level of experience
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Solid project management and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to identify problems and implement solutions
  • Above-average process orientation skills with a focus on process improvement
  • A safety leader with knowledge of industry safety standards
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software, particularly Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Aptitude for learning new software systems
  • Ability to weekends and holidays
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis


  • Must follow Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s manufacturing and hygiene processes, procedures and policies, as applicable, to the position’s areas of responsibility, in order to meet and maintain the safety, quality, and regulatory compliance requirements for each grade of paper.
  • Administer consistent application of all company policies.
  • Ability to lead a production line.
  • Deliver results by setting goals and tracking with key performance indicators.
  • Assist in developing capital plans.
  • Interface with customers and sales to ensure the voice of the customer is being met.
  • Drive operations/maintenance effort and process improvement.
  • Responsible for productivity, quality, efficiency, cost control, compliance, and housekeeping.
  • Provide crews with needed equipment and training resources; provide guidance to foster individual growth.
  • Audit crews to ensure they are working safely, following safety requirements, and are able to identify potential hazards. Confront and correct safety hazards and unsafe acts in an appropriate and timely way.
  • Lead safety investigations.
  • Assess processes for effectiveness and help to implement improvements.

Become part of the team! Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V/SO.

Ahlstrom-Munksjö is a global leader in fiber-based materials, supplying innovative and sustainable solutions to customers worldwide. Our offerings include decor paper, filter media, release liners, abrasive backings, nonwovens, electrotechnical paper, glass fiber materials, food packaging and labeling, tape, medical fiber materials and solutions for diagnostics.

Combined annual net sales are about EUR 2.15 billion and we employ 6,000 people. The Ahlstrom-Munksjö share is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki and Stockholm.

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