Power & Recovery Process Engineer - Experienced

Job Description
At Weyerhaeuser, our most valued resources aren't just the trees and timberlands we oversee. Our people are the real reason we've been in business for over 100 years. Their skill and ingenuity have made Weyerhaeuser one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of wood products in the world.

This position is for Weyerhaeuser's Cellulose Fibers business in Columbus, Mississippi. As one of the largest softwood pulp producers in the world, this location produces bleached softwood pulp for use in paper and specialty products such as absorbent personal care products, pharmaceuticals, and photographic-based papers. Weyerhaeuser's cellulose fiber manufacturing facilities are located across the United States and Canada.

We have an immediate opening for an experienced Process Engineer. This position is responsible for technical and process engineering support to the Power and Recovery area of the Kraft system. Primary scope of operations covered will be from the evaporators through the recausticizing area of the mill including the recovery boiler.

The successful candidate will promote safety and excellence in all areas of influence. They will have a desire and ability to work as a team player in a continuous process industry.

We are committed to creating and maintaining an environment where individuals can flourish, where diversity is encouraged, and where community is supported. We provide an excellent total compensation package including a health plan, 401(k), company-paid pension, incentive plan, paid holidays, vacation, disability, and life insurance.

Discover a career you can be proud of.at Weyerhaeuser.

Tasks and responsibilities:

Lead efforts to optimize processes, reduce process variability, lower manufacturing costs, and ensure product quality.

Facilitate problem-solving activities as needed to resolve process and quality issues.

Build working relationships with the manufacturing organization.

Assist in the development of Technology Team technicians assigned to the Kraft system.

Maintain awareness of current and emerging technologies applicable to our business.

Participate in leadership activities within the Kraft system as needed.

Maintain information-sharing links with other mills and R&D.


Required Qualifications

Minimum BS in Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Pulp & Paper, or Related Technical Discipline

Minimum 2 Years of Power & Recovery or Pulp & Paper Experience

Knowledge of process control fundamentals and instrumentation applications

Knowledge of capital project justification and estimation principles

Knowledge of Statistical Process Control methodology and troubleshooting/problem solving techniques

Awareness of interactions between fiberline processes and final product quality and customer satisfaction

Able to teach others and support a high performance work environment

Strong Microsoft Office Suite Competency

Excellent Communication (Oral and Written) and Interpersonal Skills

High Level of Initiative and Motivation

Excellent Planning and Organization Skills

Excellent Prioritization and Problem Solving Skills

Able to Excel with Minimum Supervision

Desire to Aggressively Learn and Continue to Develop Knowledge and Skills

Preferred Qualifications

5+ Years of Power and Recovery Experience
Prior Leadership Experience
Prefer a candidate who demonstrates interest in learning and functioning within all departments in the Kraft system
Experience with SAP
Weyerhaeuser is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building a capable, committed, and diverse workforce.

Job Engineering, Science, & Architecture
Primary LocationUSA-MS-Columbus
Schedule Full-time
Job Type Experienced
Shift Day (1st)


Weyerhaeuser Co CMF

Job Code

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