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Title:  Chemical Process Engineer III

Requisition ID:  17035-159
Location: 

Kalamazoo, MI, US, 49007

Category:  Manufacturing Management
Travel:  No Travel Required

At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the box you may have poured your child’s cereal from this morning, the microwaveable tray that heated your lunch, the paper cup that held your coffee throughout the day, and the carrier of those bottles of craft beer you may enjoy tonight! We’re one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world’s most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet care products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a team of collaborative, innovative, passionate individuals who are committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference.

 

With almost 19,000 employees working in more than 80 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, we strive to be an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities where we operate.  We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry’s best to reward the talented people who make our company successful.

 

If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we’d love to hear from you. Learn more about us at www.graphicpkg.com.

 

Inspired Packaging.  A World of Difference.

 

We offer compensation and benefit programs that are among the best in the industry. With competitive base salaries, 401(k) plans and benefits offerings, we strive to reward talented people who make our company successful.

 

Chemical Process Engineer III

 

MISSION / SUMMARY:

 

The Chemical Process Engineer provides technical support and leadership to the operating departments, develops and implements work systems and best practices to improve safety, quality, productivity and cost reduction, provides day-to-day process engineering support, performs engineering work in the development of process improvement projects, plans and executes process trials involving new chemicals, chemical processes or equipment and performs chemical engineering work in the analysis, planning and control of the manufacturing process to produce pulp and paper products.

 

JOB FUNCTIONS: Job functions include but are not limited to the following.

  • Responsible for all work within the scope of assigned projects regarding plant equipment and chemical manufacturing processes and ensures that objectives are met and within budget.
  • Under broad supervisor, assists in the design of plant equipment and processes for the production of pulp and paper products.
  • Assists in the support of company GPI Work Systems including centerlining, KPI’s, operator rounds, and control loop status.
  • Designs routine layouts and may oversee personnel engaged in operating chemical processes on a commercial scale.
  • May recommend effective arrangement of condensers, absorption, and evaporation towers, etc.
  • May recommend conduct studies and coordinate effluent treatment projects and air quality studies.
  • Gives guidance for other engineers.
  • Coordinate technical efforts of departments through participation in regular project review meetings.

 

Other duties as assigned. The above job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

 

BACKGROUND / EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Previous on-site working experience, in an integrated Pulp and Paper mill.

 

EDUCATION / KNOWLEDGE:

 

  • BS Degree in Chemical Engineering or related or science field.
  • 3 years of demonstrated practical/technical experience
  • Demonstrated ability to engage a work force
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Proactive problem solver

 

SKILLS:

 

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Quality orientation and attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • An ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Strong team player

 

 

SCHEDULE DEMANDS:

 

  • General schedule is a 8 -hour M-F assignment, however, employee must be willing to work alternate schedules occasionally; that may include early mornings, nights, and/or weekends and be punctual while doing so. Occasional overnight travel to include flying, driving, riding or by rail.
  • Occasional overnight travel to include flying, driving, riding or by rail.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

 

  • Frequent, bending, stooping, squatting, as well as frequent movement throughout the facility for extended periods of time up to 10-hour
  • Occasional Lifting up to 20 lbs.
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.
  • Use of various office, hand tools or electrical equipment
  • Employee is required to wear steel toe shoes, safety glasses and hearing protecting when in the manufacturing area.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to airborne particles and times of increased heat and humidity.
  • The noise level in the immediate work environment is normally quiet, however requires exposure to a noisy manufacturing environment.

 

KEY COMPETENCIES:

 

  • Integrity & Trust
  • Action Oriented
  • Problem Solving
  • Timely Decision Making
  • Drive for Results
  • Functional/Technical Skills

 

GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, handicap, or disability, marital status, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster.


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At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the box you may have poured your child's cereal from this morning, the microwaveable tray that heated your lunch, the paper cup that held your coffee throughout the day, and the carrier of those bottles of craft beer you may enjoy tonight! We're one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world's most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet care products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a team of collaborative, innovative, passionate individuals who are committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference.

With almost 18,000 employees working in more than 70 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, we strive to be an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry's best to reward the talented people who make our company successful.

If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we'd love to hear from you. Learn more about us at www.graphicpkg.com.

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference.


Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the Poster, EEO is the Law.


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