Senior Process Engineer (Engineering)

Full Time

  Resolute Forest Products

  Coosa Pines, Alabama, United States

We at Resolute are a diverse group of individuals who possess a wide variety of skills. Here, we believe that giving you the ability to maximize your potential without constraint is key to our shared success.

Our Coosa Pines location in Coosa Pines, Alabama is currently seeking talent to fill the position of Senior Process Engineer. 

Job Title: Senior Process Engineer

Supervisor's Title: Technical Services Manager

Primary Purpose

Provide technical leadership in the production of pulp. To discover, develop, improve, analyze, problem solve, and monitor process methods and procedures with the objective of manufacturing pulp products safely, economically, of the highest quality while meeting or exceeding environment commitments and requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Abide by all pertinent safety, health, quality and environmental rules and requirements. Participate in inspections, analysis and other mill programs to continuously improve safety, health, quality and environmental performance.
  • Monitor existing process operations, detect substandard operations and quality issues, and implement corrective action to ensure optimum process performance.
  • Provide technical knowledge and expertise directed towards improving product quality, productivity and production cost.
  • Maintain a current knowledge of technical developments. Assess their value of application to current mill operations and implement where appropriate.
  • Maintain appropriate contacts with vendors, research, development, and technical services groups internally or externally that are needed to provide special skills and services that are not provided by mill staff.
  • Assist in improving and developing products that are competitive in quality, profit potential and consistent with market requirements.
  • Evaluate process equipment needs. Assist in the selection, installation, and start-up of new process systems, and implement operating practices that lead to the optimum operation of these process systems.
  • Communicate fully with supervisors, subordinates, and others who have need to know. Be informative without being obtrusive or vexatious. Communicate in a way that is timely, yet prompt; complete, yet concise, yet accurate; and clear, yet responsive.
  • Participate in the selection, implementation and continuation of applicable laboratory test required for pulp manufacturing.

Knowledge and Experience 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in one of the physical sciences (Chemical Engineering preferred) with ten years or more years of experience in an operating situation.
  • Sufficient expertise and/or education to evaluate, select, and/apply engineering principles of their discipline without close supervision.
  • Considerable (expansive) knowledge of pulp manufacturing processes, equipment capabilities and technical development preferred.
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft products, Plant Applications and Plant Information software systems.
  • Considerable knowledge of laboratory test procedures and methods required for pulp manufacturing preferred.
  • General knowledge of applicable safety and environmental requirements for pulp manufacturing preferred.

Be part of the change. Be part of a dynamic team.
We are a global leader in the forest products industry offering an energetic and safe work environment with opportunities and challenges that will help develop your skills. We are more than 8,000 employees in Canada, the United States and various other international locations.

We are looking for employees with the experience and expertise to improve our efficiency, increase our long-term profitability and deliver first-class products and services to our customers. And you, what are you looking for?

We are a company writing a new story for itself in a rapidly changing industry. We have made important inroads to ensure our viability and to be an environmental supplier of choice. Come take part of our history and be part of the change!

Resolute Forest Products is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability.

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