Career Opportunities

To apply for a position at Wausau Coated Products Inc., you must complete an Application for Employment and Release of Information Authorization form. It would be helpful to have the following information available:

Contact Information (phone numbers, addresses), Employment History, Education, Employment Preferences (position, shift, desired salary), Electronic copy of resume and/or other related documents.

Please click the links below to access our Application for Employment and Release of Information Authorization form. Please complete each section of both documents and email to or A separate Application for Employment must be completed for each job applied for and is valid for 30 days from the date the application is signed. Wausau Coated Products, Inc. retains applications for employment for a duration of six (6) months.

Thank You for your interest in Wausau Coated Products, Inc. 

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Below is a summary of our current job openings – if interested in learning more about these opportunities, please submit a resume and WCP Employment Application to Human Resources for consideration.


Production Scheduler

 The Production Scheduler is responsible to coordinate the scheduling needs for assigned production equipment to drive service and production efficiencies. They will also be expected to optimize the use of the company's scheduling system.

 Full-time position, Monday – Friday, 1st shift hours, or as assigned by the Scheduling Manager. Specific hours will be determined at a later time.

Qualifications:

Minimum two (2) years of production scheduling experience in a manufacturing setting preferred.

  • Demonstrate understanding of production cost associated with downtime.
  • Proven record of successfully working within a scheduling group.
  • Must be proficient in the use of Excel, Word and other MRP software programs.
  • Excellent analytical, math, and problem solving skills required.
  • Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Familiarity using data to forecast demand and materials for multiple departments.
  • Ability to apply Lean and Six Sigma concepts to the scheduling function.
  • Strong customer focus and passion for outcomes.
  • Ability to use initiative and work autonomously when required.

 

Process Engineer

The Process Engineer is responsible to provide leadership and project management capability to implement customer focused processes and product improvements by identifying opportunities for cost reduction, lead-time reduction, inventory reduction and quality improvement while improving employee safety.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering (or equivalent)
  • 1-3 years applicable experience in a coating or paper converting environment desired
  • Software proficiency (MS-Office, CAD)
  • Experience with Six Sigma and Lean concepts
  • Proven project management experience
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, blueprints, and procedure manuals. Ability to prepare routine reports and correspondence. Ability to communicate effectively with other employees of the organization;
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume, as well as the ability to apply concepts of basic algebra, trigonometry, and geometry;
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form; the ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy required
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills

 


Maintenance Mechanic

Under the direction of the Maintenance and Engineering Manager, the Maintenance Mechanic will safely provide service and maintenance on equipment and machines, as well as assist in the construction of new equipment and machines.

Full-time position, Monday – Friday, 7:00 am-3:00 pm, or as assigned by the Maintenance Manager. Overtime as business and project demands require.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma required
  • Two (2) years vocational school with maintenance or equipment servicing preferred
  • Millwright certificate desired
  • Minimum five (5) years equipment maintenance support and / or custom fabrication experience preferred
  • Ability to communicate with co-workers and utilize every means necessary to keep equipment and machines operating in a safe and efficient manner
  • Ability to follow directions and read layout plans, schematics, blueprints and other drawings
  • Ability to keep records/use computer
  • Ability to work 8-9 hour shift, including weekends when needed
  • Willingness to work reasonable weekly or daily overtime as required or needed
  • Valid driver’s license and proof of insurability

Coater Helper- non-rotating 12 hour shift (Day or Nights)


Under the direction of the machine operator, the Helper is responsible to keep the equipment supplied with raw materials in order to ensure equipment maintains non-stop production. The Helper is responsible to keep accurate inventories of raw materials brought to the equipment (cycle count) and test materials to ensure customer specifications are met.

Qualifications:

• High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED) required.
• Experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred.
• Experience operating a powered industrial truck is preferred.
• Ability to read and interpret documents, manuals and schedules.
• Ability to calculate basic math figures, such as addition, subtraction, division.
• Good organizational skills.
• Average computer skills and ability to learn Company-specific systems.
• Willingness to learn.
• Confidence and professionalism in representing the Company.
• Willingness to be a team player.


 

Press and Converting Helper

Under the direction of the machine operator, the Helper is responsible to keep the equipment supplied with raw materials in order to ensure equipment maintains non-stop production. The Helper is responsible to keep accurate inventories of raw materials brought to the equipment (cycle count) and test materials to ensure customer specifications are met.

Rotating shifts: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shifts; Monday – Friday, 7 am – 3 pm, Monday – Friday, 3 pm – 11 pm, and Sunday-Thursday, 11 pm-7 am.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED) required.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred.
  • Experience operating a powered industrial truck is preferred.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents, manuals and schedules.
  • Ability to calculate basic math figures, such as addition, subtraction, division.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Average computer skills and ability to learn Company-specific systems.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Confidence and professionalism in representing the Company.
  • Willingness to be a team player.


2nd & 3rd Shift Winder Helper

Under the direction of the machine operator, the Helper is responsible to keep the equipment supplied with raw materials in order to ensure equipment maintains non-stop production. The Helper is responsible to keep accurate inventories of raw materials brought to the equipment (cycle count) and test materials to ensure customer specifications are met.

Qualifications:

• High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED) required.
• Experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred.
• Experience operating a powered industrial truck is preferred.
• Ability to read and interpret documents, manuals and schedules.
• Ability to calculate basic math figures, such as addition, subtraction, division.
• Good organizational skills.
• Average computer skills and ability to learn Company-specific systems.
• Willingness to learn.
• Confidence and professionalism in representing the Company.
• Willingness to be a team player.