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Paper / Pulp Machine Specialist

Paper / Pulp Machine Specialist

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Work Location 
Department / Discipline 
Engineering - Mechanical
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Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood performs consulting and EPCM services for many of Pulp and Paper clients throughout the world.


Wood currently has an exciting opportunity for a Paper/Pulp Machine Specialist. Reporting to the Manager, Forest Industries. This position is located in our Vancouver, BC office. Travel will be required. If you have a successful track record and thrive on challenges in a fast paced environment, this is the opportunity for you.


Key Responsibilities

  • Evaluating and developing Paper/Pulp Machine upgrade studies and implementation projects
  • Working closely with the client in a team environment to help troubleshoot and optimize process to ensure efficient manufacturing
  • Preparing and upgrading process design
  • Providing process technical support to paper/pulp mills in solving day-to-day problems
  • Managing resource allocation, proposals and client reports

Skills / Qualifications

  • Undergraduate Degree in an Engineering discipline
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in the Pulp and Paper industry with a focus on Paper and Pulp Machines
  • A well-developed understanding of the process requirements and equipment of a Paper/Pulp Machine - Equipment would include:
    • Saveall
    • Cleaners & Screens
    • Headbox
    • Fourdrinier and Gap formers
    • Press section including shoe presses
    • Dryer
    • Size Press
    • Reel and Winder
    • Broke System
    • Cutter Layboy and bailing line
    • Proven experience in Pulp and Paper operations

If you believe you have the necessary knowledge, experience and enthusiasm to succeed in this position, then we would like to hear from you.

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 55,000 people, with revenues of around $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. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. 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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