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    Process Engineer – Powell River, BC
    Job Type Full-time
    Job Status Sourcing
    Date Posted Monday, 19 June 2017
    Location Powell River, BC
    Company Information Catalyst Paper

    Website: http://www.catalystpaper.com/careers
    Job Description

    Make a bold move to an organization where your safety philosophy is valued and your career goals are supported. Join us on BC’s Sunshine Coast, where a balanced lifestyle comes naturally.

    Process Engineer – Powell River, BC

    Reporting to the Technical Services Manager, the Process Engineer will:
    • Design and implement process optimization and cost saving strategies.
    • Conduct new chemical & paper trials, providing analysis of chemical effectiveness.
    • Coordinate activities of outside chemical vendors on the paper machines.
    • Address quality issues and customer complaints.
    • Manage and record paper machine breaks and develop break prevention strategies.
    • Monitor customer concerns for process content and evaluate vendor results.
    • Monitor and evaluate results of the Containerboard Program.
    • Engage in team building and project management practices.

    • Troubleshooting process opportunities.
    • Process optimization trials, analysis and recommendations.
    • Investigating and resolving customer complaints.
    • Machine break analysis, troubleshooting and recommendations.
    • Chemical and paper trials, analysis and recommendations.
    • Prepare monthly Quality and Production reports.
    • Prepare and ship samples for compliance testing. Analyze and react to outside lab compliance testing.
    • Remain current on new mechanical and chemical technologies for process improvement potential.
    • Perform calibration testing on mill instrumentation.
    • Assist with other duties as needed.

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering or equivalent, pulp and paper science preferred.

    • 3-5 years of paper machine and technical experience required.
    • Grade development experience preferred.

    • Project management skills.
    • Excellent computer literacy, particularly Word and Excel, understanding of financial concepts (cost analysis, budgets), technical acumen, ability to express complex procedures in simple terms, understand chemical concepts, analytical thinker.
    • Good written and verbal communication skills.
    • Must work well with others.

    Please submit your application: www.catalystpaper.com/careers

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