• Pulp and Paper Process Engineer

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  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is currently recruiting for a Pulp & Paper Process Engineer. Five(5) to ten(10) years expereience preferred.


    Wood is recognized globally and throughout many industries for this engineering capability. We tackle engineering projects ranging in complexity from simple to world class. Customers rely on our engineering design experience and lessons learned where we are able to provide certainty of outcome through world class project delivery. If you are looking for a job where you will be challenged, pushed to excel and given opportunities for growth and increasing responsibility we are convinced you will thrive and enjoy working at Wood. The Atlanta, Greenville, Portland, Minneapolis, and Tallahassee offices make up the engineering centers for US Operations within the Wood Process and Energy division.   Over the past ten years, Process and Energy has steadily grown from a $500M to $1.7B business and our core values are sharply focused on safety, client satisfaction, having the courage to push boundaries and excellent project execution.  Wood P&E is looking for process engineers who want to join a team with a clear vision of the future and a plan for steady long-term growth. We believe our growth is fundamentally the result of our great people who support the business core values and our diversity in successfully servicing one of our key markets in the Forest Industry sector.

    This position primarily provides Pulp and Paper process engineering on forest industry projects but also has a strong influence in the overall development and execution in a project’s full life cycle. In this position, the Pulp and Paper Engineer provides process engineering expertise from conceptual studies, feasibility analysis, construction grade scope and estimates, detailed design, start-up, system optimization, and trouble-shooting. Looking to hire for the Atlanta, Georgia and/or Greenvile, South Carolina locations.  


    Key Responsibilities:

    • Perform process design  activites on Pulp & Paper projects of various size. Studies, capacity increases, new machines and/or fiber lines. 
    • Support project proposal efforts by developing a process scope of work and process man-hour estimate in support of the defined Client scope. Develop staffing plan and schedule to support the man-hour estimate and schedule from concept through design and start-up.
    • Develop and/or oversee production of engineering reports, studies, calculations, PFD’s, P&ID’s, GA’s, equipment specifications/data sheets, and review/approval of vendor submittals.
    • Assure quality of design documents and process deliverables.
    • Manage assigned scope within budget and schedule constraints by interacting with Clients, team members and management to resolve project roadblocks.


    Skills / Qualifications


    • Undergraduate or Graduate Degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering

      ,or Pulp & Paper Science (Professional registration is a plus).

    • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the consulting engineering profession with progressive roles in working in a team environment on design of pulp and paper projects.
    • Proven history of leading the Process design effort on Pulp and Paper projects
    • Experience in Pulp and Paper Industry is required. Specifically, working knowledge of the various unit operations such as:
      • Causticizing and Chemical Recovery
      • Chemical Pulping Fiberlines (wood yard, pulp mill, bleach plant etc.)
      • Recycle Fiber (OCC, ONP, MW etc.)
      • Machines (stock approach, various grades such as tissue, fluff pulp, linerboard etc.)
    • Experience in a variety of technical and/or operational assignments in the paper industry is a plus.
    • Expertise in manufacturing processes with a demonstrated ability to translate that expertise into cost, quality, and/or capacity improvements is a plus.
    • A willingness to travel as needed.

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  


    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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