Expert Engineer, Process Control

Engineering / Ingénierie Port Huron, Michigan


Process Control Engineer - Port Huron Mill


Domtar is the largest integrated manufacturer and marketer of uncoated freesheet paper in North America.   We design, manufacture, market, and distribute a wide range of paper products for a variety of customers, ranging from retail consumers to publishers.

Our Personal Care business encompasses the design, manufacture, marketing, and distribution of adult incontinence products, infant diapers, and other absorbent products.  We sell a combination of branded and private label products, including briefs, protective underwear, underpants, pads, wash clothes, baby diapers, infant training pants, and related products.

Employment Opportunity:

The Port Huron, Michigan mill is a three-machine, non-integrated operation, producing 100,000 tons per year of lightweight specialty and printing papers.  End uses for Port Huron’s products include packaging for quick-serve food, candy, and medical devices, as well as various books, catalogs, and financial publications. 

Position Description and Responsibilities:

The incumbent will drive company safety and health guidelines throughout the Mill as an integral part of their everyday duties. Primary function will be to troubleshoot, maintain and optimize the mill’s control systems and their interfaces to other mill systems. Responsibility is to provide expertise to manufacturing and other mill groups through process and automation projects, and to adapt mill systems to those requirements. A successful candidate will effectively participate with and assist maintenance, operations, process engineering and other departments to resolve safety and process issues.  The incumbent will participate in scope development of new capital projects, and provide appropriate operator training and documentation for all process control system additions and modifications.


A successful candidate is a self-motivated team player with excellent interpersonal skills who is able to communicate effectively with all departments and apply active listening skills while able to organize time, money, people and documents. 

  • BS in Pulp & Paper, Electrical Engineering, Automation Engineering or related field preferred
  • 3-5 years of process control system experience in the paper industry preferred
  • Basic MS-Office skills (MS-Word, MS-Excel); SAP and AutoCAD knowledge a plus
  • Fluency in OPC, Modbus, Fieldbus and Ethernet networking
  • Rosemont RS3, ABB 800xA, Rockwell Automation A-B ControlLogix and MicroLogix experience a plus
  • Knowledge and enthusiasm for loop turning methods and optimization

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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.