Operations Specialist, Paper Machines - Catalyst Powell River

Paper Excellence - Powell River, BC (14 months ago)

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Paper Excellence has quickly grown to be one of the largest pulp producers in North America, producing 2.7 million tonnes of pulp and paper over the past decade. Our promise is to consistently challenge the limit, and tirelessly strive for victory. We aim to become – and remain – the lowest cost, highest efficiency, and most profitable company in our business – through satisfied, committed and dynamic people.

With the recent acquisition of Catalyst Paper, Paper Excellence’s product range will expand to include specialty printing papers, newsprint and increased production to service customers worldwide.

Catalyst Powell River has an immediate opening for an Operations Specialist, Paper Machines. Reporting to the Manager, Paper Machine this role provides manufacturing expertise and knowledge to support achieving the manufacturing objectives of the company.

Key accountabilities of this role are:
Ensure operators have knowledge, experience and procedures to make product safely and efficiently to specification
Provide timely communication of equipment maintenance requirements
Maintain lock out and confined space procedures
Maintain operator technical training materials
Ensure daily operating plans are communicated and executed
Direct the activities of crew on maintenance down days
Provide troubleshooting expertise
Optimize manufacturing processes and recommend equipment and process improvements to achieve manufacturing objectives

Well-developed interpersonal skills, including both written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to develop and train others
A demonstrated ability to lead change including driving improvements toward a safe work culture with a customer and quality focus
Ability to work in a team environment; highly self-motivated
Proven problem-solving and trouble-shooting abilities
Preference will be given to applicants with operational experience and/or engineering and technical background

Based along BC’s Sunshine Coast, our employees enjoy challenging careers and a relaxed pace of life close to pristine beaches and mountains, in one of Canada’s mildest climates. You can expect a competitive benefit and salary package when you work with us, along with the chance to advance your skills, experience and knowledge within a supportive peer environment. Your unique skills, talents and life experience will find a good home here.

If you would like to join us for a strong future together, and you meet the requirements above, please apply without delay. Please note only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.