Clearwater Paper Corporation

  • Process Engineer I

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    Location : Location
  • Overview

    Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE: CLW) is a $1.7B company that manufactures quality consumer tissue, away-from-home tissue, parent roll tissue, and bleached paperboard and pulp at manufacturing and converting locations across the nation. Working at Clearwater Paper provides an opportunity to enrich your career through challenging and meaningful work and ongoing training and development—all in a supportive environment. We know our success depends on your success. 


    As a Process Engineer I, you will develop real-time optimization and control strategies for 2 bath and towel tissue converting lines. 

    • Develops working knowledge of all process areas for Business Unit including process flow, operator responsibility, major quality attributes, and areas for improvement.
    • Recommends and implements process improvements to improve the overall operation efficiency, yield, and production of the Business Unit.
    • Conducts and documents results of process trials to improve productivity and/or quality.  Assists or conducts product development trials as necessary, working with corporate product development team.
    • Daily work implementing various aspects of TPM (Total Productive Manufacturing), including Center Lines (CL), Clean-Inspect-Lubrication (CIL) routes, and 5S.
    • Leads root cause analysis efforts based on problems identified in Daily Operating Review (DOR) meetings.
    • Maintains tracking of KPI (Key Performance Indicator) charts for the Business Unit.


    Required education and related experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering required.
    • Entry level position with experience in an internship in the paper industry preferred.

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

    • Good verbal and written communication skills required.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel and an intermediate level.
    • Training or experience in root cause analysis and/or Six Sigma preferred.
    • Previous experience using a Production Management system (JDE, SAP, etc.), PI, PARCview, or statistical analysis programs preferred.

    Find out from our employees what they like about working for Clearwater Paper.




    What do you like most about working at Clearwater Paper?
    I enjoy how the people at Clearwater Paper focus on being great. We do not settle for mediocrity. We work hard to continue to make the company better, even though it is already a great place to work.

    What do you like most about working in your department or function?
    The company has given me the opportunity to serve as the sustainability representative for my location—Lewiston, Idaho. In this capacity, I have had the chance to work with employees companywide and interact with the Avista Technical Advisory Committee and represent the company by speaking at site-wide meetings and external industry conferences. The company also has provided excellent mentoring experiences and opportunities for me to professionally develop and become more knowledgeable in my chosen career field.


    At Clearwater Paper we are driven by purpose, grounded in values, and connected to communities; Learn more here




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