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.
3-5 years of Paper machine and technical experience required.
Grade development experience preferred.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
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.
2 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Make a bold move for the career you have always wanted. Where your skills are valued, your goals are supported, and a balanced lifestyle comes naturally.
Catalyst Paper is a leading North American manufacturer of diverse specialty printing papers, newsprint and pulp. With mills in Western Canada, Wisconsin and Maine, Catalyst serves a global customer base that includes retailers, publishers an...d commercial printers. We are recognized for our industry-leading customer service and a focus on environmental sustainability demonstrated by partnerships and certifications that underscore our commitment. Catalyst offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, and the unique opportunity to advance your career in an innovative and dynamic business that values great ideas and rewards performance.