Clearwater Paper Corporation

Process Engineer II

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Job Post Information : Post End Date (EST)


Clearwater Paper manufactures quality consumer tissue, away-from-home tissue, hard roll tissue, bleached paperboard and pulp at manufacturing facilities across the nation. The Company is a premier supplier of private label tissue to major retailers and wholesale distributors, including grocery, drug, mass merchants and discount stores. In addition, the Company produces bleached paperboard used by quality-conscious printers and packaging converters. Clearwater Paper's employees build shareholder value by developing strong customer partnerships through quality and service.


At Clearwater Paper, we have made it a priority to build a clearly defined workplace culture that is consistent companywide. Key aspects of our culture include:

  • Clear Values.  We embrace and practice integrity, openness and candor; environmental responsibility; a commitment to quality; and a focus on customers.
  • Continuous improvement. We believe there are always opportunities to raise the bar and get better.  We engage our employees in improving both the business and their performance.
  • Performance driven. We are focused on winning together and on delivering results.

Our customers’ success and our success requires everyone to do their part, whether we are finding new ways to be profitable or reducing our environmental footprint.  If you are looking for teamwork, a sense of purpose, and a leading company that is growing fast, we are looking for you.


Responsible for leadership, process improvement/optimization, product development, quality and process support.

  • Evaluates new technologies, implements process changes and develops systems to reduce operating costs, increase production and improve quality.
  • Leads the technical process for operating areas to solve equipment and process-related problems.
  • Develops working knowledge of all process areas in areas including process flow, operator responsibility, major quality attributes and areas for improvement.

  • Initiates, conducts and documents results of process trials to improve productivity and/or quality.

  • Assists with proposals to justify capital expenditures, help manages technical aspects and assist with coordination of start-up of capital projects.

  • Recommends and implements process improvements or chemical changes to improve the overall operation where applicable.

  • Participates in the development of less experienced engineers.


Required education and related experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering required. 
  • Three years professional level experience.  Paper industry preferred.

Skills and Abilities (technical/professional skills, expertise and qualifications):

  • Intermediate knowledge of PI (Process Information System). 
  • Previous experience using a Production Management system preferred.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Excellent Planning and organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel and an intermediate level.



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