Founded in 1904, Kruger Inc. is a major producer of publication papers, tissue, lumber and other wood products, corrugated cartons from recycled fibers, green and renewable energy and wines and spirits. The Company is also a leader in paper and paperboard recycling in North America. Kruger operates facilities in Quebec, Ontario, British Columbia, Newfoundland and Labrador, in the United States and has 9,000 employees.
Reporting to the Engineering Manager your responsibilities will be:
-Engineering services including the development and execution of capital projects to deliver on Business Sustaining, Regulatory, Safety, Quality, Profit Adding or Strategic objectives.
-Working closely with Operations, Utilities, Maintenance and Cost Accounting personnel defining scope of work and evaluation of financial impact of projects.
-Increasing the productive capabilities, efficiency, safety and reliability in the Western Manufacturing Division operations.
-Recognition and translation into practical application the opportunities to modify, improve upon or add to production machinery, processes and services involving original design and manufacture of specialized equipment keeping in mind the practicability in conjunction with the return on investment.
-Evaluation and solution of current operating challenges, improvement of equipment efficiency, and long-term opportunities for operational gains.
-Responsible for the management and execution of projects of various sizes from feasibility, design and cost estimating phases through direction of installation, construction and start up to review and modifications following operation.
-During execution phase, supervision, direction and delegation of contractors, consultants and mill tradesmen to ensure safety and efficiency in compliance with government regulations and mill policies.
-Maintain a field of “two-way” communication with operating personnel involving discussion of new or modified equipment, accepting a joint commitment with production personnel on cost-saving jobs.
-Informed with current developments in the pulp and paper industry through publications, communications with and visits to other plants, and contact with industry peers.
-Possess technical training equivalent to that of a graduate engineer.
-Between 7-15 years of related industrial experience ideally with a significant period of exposure to the tissue paper industry.
-Experience in an engineering department in a pulp and paper or tissue mill or an engineering firm will be an asset.
-Required experience includes: design, process pump and piping calculations, high-pressure hydraulics, pneumatics, thermal engineering principles.
-General knowledge of civil, structural, electrical and instrumentation engineering principles.
-Professional Engineer and eligible for registration with APEGBC.
-Great people skills with ability to lead and communicate with confidence obtaining the respect and confidence of co-workers and contractors.
New Westminster, BC
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