Title:  Process Engineer Advisor

Requisition ID:  1065

West Monroe, LA, US, 71294

Department:  Engineering
Travel:  No Travel Required

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At Graphic Packaging International, we produce the paper cup that held your coffee this morning, the basket that transported those bottles of craft beer you enjoyed last weekend, and the microwave tray that heated your gourmet meal last night. 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 products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are collaborative, diverse, innovative individuals who create inspired packaging while giving back to our communities. 


With over 25,000 employees working in more than 130 locations worldwide, we strive to be environmentally responsible 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.


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This is a key pulp manufacturing position with management and technical oversight of day to day operations, production improvements, and ensures the operational efficiency and safe operations of the Fiber department. The Fiber department includes operation of 3 continuous digesters (3-Kamyr), recycle plant (recycle fiber from our internal converting plants), recausticizing plant, and woodyard operation.


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

  • Accountable for area performance in accordance to established key performance indicators (KPI’s) to include: safety, environmental compliance, housekeeping, quality and efficiency.  Takes necessary actions to ensure goals are achieved in a team environment by leading or promoting problem solving and development of countermeasures that will prevent future reoccurrence.
  • Participate in the production of virgin and recycle pulp inside quality targets for the mill’s two paper machines.
  • The candidate will participate in night and weekend call rotations for the Fiber area.
  • Oversee and lead area improvements / optimizations in Safety, Productivity, Quality, Cost, and Variation Reduction.
  • Provide strong leadership and teamwork to make a quality product while ensuring a safe and efficient operation.  Participates with Maintenance / Operations to coordinate maintenance items and assist in planning monthly maintenance items. 



  • 2-3 years of supervisory experience in manufacturing, preferably paper/pulp industry.
  • 5 years pulp/paper manufacturing experience required. 
  • Specific work experience with pulp mill and recausticizing plant preferred.



  • Bachelor Degree - Chemical Engineering, or Pulp & Paper Science, or other engineering discipline required.



  • SAP experience preferred.    


Pay Range:   $101,840.00 - $135,755.00


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.


Nearest Major Market: Monroe