- Distributed Control Systems
- Sales Experience
Valmet, Inc. has an opening for a Technical Engineer in Duluth, Georgia, and various, unanticipated sites throughout the United States and internationally.
Job Duties: Serve as technical expert for the Kraft pulp mill fiberline and the fiberline process. Present the Valmet process solution to customers and serve as the process lead at customer sites during commissioning and start-up of Valmet’s equipment. Participate in evaluations of existing fiberlines systems, for purposes of offering upgrades, replacements or retrofit solutions, projects, and follow-up support. Perform audits of Valmet’s equipment and systems, and assist with trouble-shooting problems. Perform tests and monitor performance of processes throughout stages of production. Design and plan the layout of equipment. Determine most effective arrangement of operations. Provide input to design group to refine product offerings and better meet customer requirements. Ensure implementation of safety procedures, and evaluate equipment and processes to ensure compliance with safety and environmental regulations. Provide technical support, including process recommendations and equipment selection, develop flow sheet and heat and material balances, generate pricing calculations and quotations, and serve as a process manager during the project phase. Provide process leadership during the project phase, and review requirements to ensure that project satisfies requirements of the contract. Define the process control and interlocking requirements as the basis for detail engineering, and determine the process guarantees. Train customers in the operation and troubleshooting of Valmet equipment and systems. Interact with Pulp Mill Technical Personnel, and their consultants, to provide process advice via phone, correspondence, and technical presentations.
Requirements: Employer will accept Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Pulp and Paper Technology, or related field, followed by three (3) years of work experience in job offered or three (3) years of work experience in a related occupation. Position requires experience in the following: 1) Fiberline (3 years); 2) Chemical pulp and paper equipment, with a focus on twin roll presses, refiners, batch cooking systems, and vacuum filters (3 years); 3) Pulp mill and fiberline operations, including wood handling, batch digester, refining and brownstock washing (3 years); 4) Process engineering, including field services, and commissioning and startup (3 years); 5) Mill improvement sales (3 years); 6) High kappa pulping; 7) Interlock diagram/programming and logic check-outs; 8) Screening systems, including Delta Screening technology (Delta Knotters, Delta Combi, Tail Screens and liquor screens); 9) Oxygen delignification system and bleach plant operations; 10) Distributed Control Systems (DCS) programing and operation; 11) Conducting fiberline process reviews and mill audits, and troubleshooting; and, 12) Recausticizing and lime kiln area experience. Travel (50%-60%) required to work on projects at various, unanticipated sites throughout the United States and internationally.
Job Code: #10428.320
Job Location: 2425 Commerce Avenue, Suite 100, Duluth, GA 30096. Travel (50%-60%) required to work on projects at various, unanticipated sites throughout the United States and internationally.
Job Type: Full-Time
CONTACT: Please apply online at https://www.valmet.com/about-us/careers/open-jobs/ . Please refer to Job# 10428.320/ R7621