Engineer, Process

Engineering / Ingénierie Johnsonburg, Pennsylvania



Process Engineer


Domtar Paper Company, LLC is a Fortune 500 company that manufactures uncoated freesheet paper, market and fluff pulp, and adult incontinence products. Johnsonburg Paper Mill manufactures different grades of paper including Husky, Lynx, and Xerocopy.  The Johnsonburg Mill, located in Johnsonburg, PA has an opportunity available as a Process Engineer on Paper Machine Number 5.



The Process Engineer utilizes process knowledge and data analysis to assist in the optimization of processes within the department to reduce cost, increase reliability, and improve quality, in a safe and environmentally responsible manner. Provide technical support to the areas to assist in capital improvements, management initiatives, and process specialist. This role reports to the Paper Machine 5 Superintendent. This role includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Be a role model for Safety by promoting a safe work environment and by engaging in safety initiatives.
  • Build positive relationships with the hourly workforce and provide technical training on process improvements and process changes that impact safety, quality, costs, operations, and efficiencies.
  • Develop critical data analysis on process improvements and responsible for tracking and reporting process trends and data including implementation of capital projects for justification and startup activities
  • Leads and Initiates process optimization/improvement efforts and implementing cost reduction initiatives.
  • Develop supervisory skills and take on increasing levels of supervisor responsibilities including weekend and evening call duty
  • Interface and sets expectations for outside technical resources and suppliers to initiate cost reduction, quality enhancement, and process improvement trials.
  • Development of critical SOP’s
  • Responsible for trial plan development
  • Support high Quality standards.


  • Must have BS Chemical Engineering, Pulp & Paper Science, Chemistry or related field
  • 1-2 Years engineering experience in an industrial environment preferably pulp & paper, refinery, or other heavy industrial manufacturing environment.
  • Industrial process familiarity and experience which demonstrates process troubleshooting and analytical problem-solving abilities
  • Strong technical proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint and other Microsoft products
  • Strong communication and organization skills


You must successfully complete a selection process that may include, but is not limited to, interviews, aptitude tests, criminal background investigation, references verification and pre-employment drug-screening.


Domtar is an equal opportunity employer.  We are also committed to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans’ Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Applicant must have the legal right to work in the United States. The company does not offer work visa sponsorship for this role.



Domtar is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, color, sex (including gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), marital status, religion, national origin, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.