Engineer, Process Control

Engineering / Ingénierie Nekoosa, Wisconsin






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Domtar is a leading provider of a wide variety of fiber-based products including communication, specialty and packaging papers, market pulp and airlaid nonwovens. With approximately 5,800 employees serving more than 50 countries around the world, Domtar is driven by a commitment to turn sustainable wood fiber into useful products that people rely on every day.  

Through our values of agility, caring and innovation, we constantly find better ways to serve our customers, support our employees and strengthen our communities. 

Domtar’s principal executive office is in Fort Mill, South Carolina and Domtar is part of the Paper Excellence group of companies. To learn more, visit 

Domtar is currently seeking a process control engineer for the Nekoosa, WI Mill.  This position reports to the maintenance and engineering manager and is responsible for creating and maintaining the mill’s control systems to minimize process variation and reduce costs.  This position works with maintenance and operations personal to optimize the control systems and also works with technical and production teams to plan and design new applications. 


Key responsibilities: 

  • Maintaining and troubleshooting of the mill’s process control system
  • Planning and implementation of capital projects
  • Use of loop health monitoring systems (i.e. ABB Service Port)
  • Assisting maintenance supervisor in establishing maintenance procedures

Required Qualifications: 

  • BS in a Technical or Engineering field or equivalent work experience
  • 6 years of work experience in process control or DSC required.


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • BS in electrical engineering and/or advanced process control
  • Experience in the pulp and paper industry.
  • Knowledge of ABB process equipment, Delta V and baily systems.
  • PLC programming or ability to troubleshoot these systems.
  • CMMS – SAP experience or equivalent
  • Pi/ParcView experience


  • Desired Aptitudes:
  • A personal dedication to safety, including proactive support of efforts to create a culture of safety excellence. Takes personal responsibility to seek out at-risk behaviors and conditions to positively contribute to the overall goal of zero incidents.
  • Team player attitude, with the ability to work with diverse teams, multiple organizational levels and across business functions.
  • Proficient planning, organization, and time-management skills.
  • Self-sufficient, results driven and detail-oriented mindset.
  • Ability to be able to work well under pressure and within time constraints, multi-task, and build sound relationships with both internal and external customers.
  • Ability to exhibit excellent communication, analytical, organizational and computer skills.


To comply with the Domtar Affirmative Action Program, selection shall be made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, disability, or sexual orientation.  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 1 of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. 


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.