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    PAPTAC - Pulp and Paper Technical Association of Canada




    The “Job Announcement Service” section of PAPTAC’s Website provides members priority access to local and national job offers in the pulp and paper industry. This section is updated as soon as a new job announcement is submitted to us. Simply click on the job posting you are interested in to read the details, and directly send your resume to the contact person.

    You wish to post a job offer on PAPTAC’s Website? This feature is another benefit for PAPTAC Sustaining Members and Member mills, which have the opportunity to post as many job offers as they want for the time they need.
    Send us all the information at [email protected] in order to update the section with the position you need to fill.


    If you are not a PAPTAC Sustaining member but you wish to advertise a job offer, contact us to know more on terms and fees.


    Scientist, Paper & Consumer Products
    Reference reference number # 629
    Job Type Full-time
    Job Status Sourcing
    Date Posted Friday, 29 November 2019
    Company Information FPInnovations

    Pointe Claire,
    Website: http://https://web.fpinnovations.ca/
    Job Description

    About FPInnovations
    FPInnovations is among the world’s largest private, non-profit research centers working in forest research. The organization helps the Canadian forest industry to develop path breaking solutions based on the unique attributes of Canada’s forest resources, favouring a sustainable development approach and taking full advantage of the industry’s considerable scientific, technological and commercial capital.

    The Paper & Consumer Products group in the Smart Manufacturing Innovation Centre of Excellence is looking for a person to work as a Research Scientist in the field of papermaking.

    Reporting to the Group Manager, the successful candidate will work independently to conduct research and studies in line with the vision and overall objectives set out by the Project Leaders.

    • Actively participate in the coordination of research activities related to paper machine efficiency and end-users/converting performance;
    • Coordinate and execute contract activities related to dimensional stability and web uniformity;
    • Support mill trials involving measurements, data analysis and process control;
    • Complete reports and presentations for customers (both contracts and research work);
    • Ensure quality of the data and the calibrations of tools/instruments.

    In addition, during the first 12 months it is expected that the incumbent will:
    • Develop unique skills and expertise related to dimensional stability and web uniformity, paper machine efficiency and end-users/converting performance;
    • Develop strong relationships and interact with existing customers;
    • Play an active role in the development of new tools and research methods.

    • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering;
    • Minimum of 3-4 years of industry or R & D experience;
    • Experience in pulp & paper is an asset;
    • Experience in data analysis methods (statistics, signal analysis, etc.)(an asset);
    • Strong customer orientation;
    • Good communicator, very organized, responsible, proactive and troubleshooting skills;
    • Fluency in English and in French (written and spoken);
    • Functional knowledge of MSOffice(Word, Excel and PowerPoint);
    • Available for business travel in Canada.

    Please submit your resume to: [email protected] 

    IMPORTANT: please indicate the reference number # 629 in the subject line.

    How to Apply [email protected]

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