Associate Process Engineer
in Saint John, NB

Saint John, NB
Full-time - Permanent
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Competition Number: 23002520
Engineering - Career Development Program
The Opportunity:
Are you a future leader? This opportunity could be for you!
We are looking for recent graduates of Chemical or Process Engineering to join our Pulp & Paper Division in Saint John, New Brunswick. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of our Career Development Program that will allow you to jump start your professional career with one of Atlantic Canada's largest growing businesses.
This role will introduce you to a variety of aspects of Pulp and Paper Operations, Process Engineering, Project Engineering, Team Leadership and Business Improvement. You will have the chance to immerse yourself in the business and engage with leaders throughout our organization. As we continue to reinvest in the future of Pulp and Paper, you will build your skillset while working on significant projects in a number of different business functions.
Who We Are:
Our team operates within highly technical, fast paced, competitive businesses and is part of an integrated forest products value chain under J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI). Our goal is to play an integrated role in sustainably transforming our renewable forest resources into value-added products for today's consumer markets.
We are not just invested in forest products; we are invested in people. We are a leader in career development for our employees, with long term relationships with top educational institutions in Canada as well as an internal Talent Development team that is continuously innovating and developing training to help you grow your career. We know that our overall success is a combined effort, and we therefore strive to provide opportunities for our employees to learn, grow and thrive.
We operate four Pulp and Paper mills out of Saint John and St. George, New Brunswick that produce a combined 1 million tonnes of product and employ over 1000 employees.
You Have:
  • Bachelor's Degree inChemical Engineering
  • Demonstrated leadership ability
  • Well-developed organizational skills with a strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Interest in a variety of business functions, such as Operations, Finance, Human Resources, Technical, Project Management and Safety
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Curiosity and persistence - you are a problem-solver with natural tendency to ask questions
  • Strong focus on safety and process improvement
  • Drive, initiative, teamwork

We Have:
  • More than $400 million recently invested into improving and growing the Pulp & Paper Division, with significant future capital investment planned at all four of our Pulp and Paper Mills
  • Career growth opportunities in Operations, Maintenance, Engineering, Leadership, and many other disciplines
  • Significant investment in training including partnerships with some of the best Educational Institutions in the country

The Company:
Founded in 1882, J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI) has operations in Eastern Canada (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Ontario, Newfoundland and Labrador), and the United States. We are a team of 18,000 dedicated employees.
To Apply for this Career Opportunity:
Please apply on-line by May 20, 2023.
We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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The Pulp and Paper Division is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.
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