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Post Date 6/7/2019
Title Area Manager
City Ahoskie
State NC
About Enviva

The Enviva team is driven by our shared vision for a renewable energy future. We are a fast-growing, purpose-driven, global energy company specializing in delivering sustainable wood biomass solutions. We are the world’s largest producer of wood pellets, which provide a low carbon alternative to fossil fuels.

Enviva is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland with operational headquarters in Raleigh, North Carolina. The company owns and operates manufacturing facilities in Florida, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. Each location is home to a team of experts dedicated to managing safety, quality, and reliability while ensuring a seamless supply of renewable products that exceed customers’ expectations around the globe.

At Enviva, we value our people, our forests, and our communities. Together, we serve our customers with the professionalism of a global leader and the entrepreneurial spirit of a company that is redefining the future of renewable energy today.

Join us—and join a team with purpose.


The Area Manager foresees anything that hinders his/her area from performing at the highest level. The Area Manager maintains a stock of spare parts, tools, foreseeing what is needed if something goes wrong and anything critical needed that affects his/her area of production. Using critical thinking skills, the AM will improve upon anything in his/her area to increase production and reduce cost. The manager will ensure that all employees under his/her direct supervision receive the best knowledge to perform their duties to the highest level of satisfaction an in the safest possible way.

  • Responsible for ensuring a safe working environment.
  • Responsible for ensuring process and product quality metrics are met.
  • Responsible for meeting volume targets.
  • Develop and implement Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) as necessary.
  • Provide training and development to team members in the area.
  • Responsible for ensuring proper maintenance program in place.
  • Responsible for all tooling and cost of tooling.
  • Responsible for driving continuous improvement efforts.
  • Responsible for staffing his/her area.
  • Responsible for maintaining his/her set budget.
  • Associates or college degree in a STEM field of study or equivalent experience required.
  • 5 years working in a manufacturing environment required.  Wood industry experience preferred. 
  • 2 years leadership experience preferred.
  • Working knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical motors, pumps, fans, blowers, and conveyors required.
  • Ability to perform root cause analysis (RCA) required.
  • Familiarity with lean manufacturing and process improvement techniques and principles required.
  • Excellent communication skills and proficiency using Microsoft Word, Excel and other applications related to the job required.
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