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Process Engineer- Utilities


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The Process Engineer at International Paper’s New Bern Mill will provide technical support to the Utilities Department. Candidate needs to be flexible with job tasks which may include troubleshooting process and equipment issues, data collection and mining, analysis, managing trials and projects, facilitating manufacturing process improvements, assisting with start-up and shutdown activities, solving reliability and quality control problems.  The candidate is expected to maintain knowledge of current best practices for assigned areas and to develop and champion process improvement/cost reduction projects.  Computer skills (PI, Proficy, etc.) desired.  The position requires excellent communication skills with all personnel levels.  PL will vary depending upon experience and qualifications.




  • Conducting all activities safely and according to proper safety practices
  • Designing and implementing trials for various product and/or process changes
  • Facilitating manufacturing process improvements
  • Commissioning, installing, and starting up new equipment
  • Managing projects (both individual and team situations)
  • Assisting departmental managers and technical leaders with special projects
  • Solving reliability, quality control, and process-related problems
  • Planning elective learning opportunities based on current assignments and development needs




  • BS degree in chemical, mechanical, electrical or pulp and paper engineering is preferred. Desire to work in manufacturing
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work well with people
  • Desire to work in manufacturing front line leadership role
  • Willingness to work extended hours as needed.


Key Competencies:


  • Dealing with Ambiguity
  • Technical Learning
  • Priority Setting
  • Learning on the Fly
  • Drive for Results
  • Problem Solving
  • Action Oriented
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Customer Focus

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.  International Paper complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact or (877) 973-3919.
Vanceboro  NC  28586


Vanceboro, NC, US, 28586

Category:  Manufacturing
Date:  Jan 27, 2023

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