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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.


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    Kraft Pulp Chemical Engineer/Scientist - Fibre Production
    Reference reference #594
    Job Type Full-time
    Job Status Sourcing
    Date Posted Friday, 29 November 2019
    Company Information FPInnovations

    Website: http://https://web.fpinnovations.ca/
    Job Description

    FPInnovations is seeking a Kraft Pulp Chemical Engineer/Scientist for the Fibre Production Research Group. Reporting to the Fibre Production Manager, this position will give the candidate a unique opportunity to develop valuable, world-class scientific and technical expertise applied in an industrial context.

    Our Fibre Production team’s mandate is to deliver pulp manufacturing innovations that meet both short and longer-term research goals through technology development and deployment.

    The successful candidate will be responsible for:
    • Leading the research and delivery of innovative solutions in the areas of kraft pulping, brownstock washing and bleaching to both our member and non-member company mills;
    • Leading teams and overseeing the facilities required to deliver collaborative research programs and contracts;
    • Implementing innovation aimed at cost reduction and pulp quality modifications/improvements in our customers’ businesses;
    • Ensuring that research projects have strong value propositions, and maximising the delivery of research products that bring the highest benefit to our member companies;
    • Delivering projects within the associated scope, budget and timeline;
    • Providing written reports and relevant communication to our research partners;
    • Supporting the Manager in research management and new revenue generation;
    • Conducting, supervising and proposing research and development projects in a laboratory and pilot scale environment, working with pulp mills, conducting mill testing or trials, assisting with implementation of process changes in the mill and validating benefits.

    • Ph.D. or applied Master’s Degree in engineering or science and minimum 3 years of related experience in the kraft pulp industry, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience;
    • Demonstrated success in industrial scale projects, innovation development and deployment;
    • Demonstrated leadership;
    • Experience in coaching and mentoring technical personnel;
    • Strong customer focus, with a proven track record in developing and maintaining client relationships;
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills with high standards for quality;
    • Available for national and international business travel as required.

    Please apply to: [email protected] 

    IMPORTANT NOTE: Please indicate reference #594 in the subject line when sending your CV!

    How to Apply [email protected]

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