Process Engineer

Date Posted: October 31, 2017
Job Location: Hinton
Job Type: Full Time
Start: Immediately
Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.
Address: 760 Switzer Drive, Hinton, Alberta, Canada T7V 1V7

Job Description

West Fraser is a leading forest products company in North
America. Our goals are straightforward – leadership through profit,
responsibility in communities, excellence in people and strength in

Our Hinton Pulp Division is seeking individuals with strong
technical, leadership, planning, organization and interpersonal
skills to fill the exciting position of:


Reporting to the Technical & Engineer Manager, this position
is responsible for providing process engineering and control
service for an area team.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Monitor and react to area KPI’s
  • Track and report area downtime and production losses
  • Establish and implement area best practices
  • Troubleshoot process control issues and make
  • Perform safety audits on site
  • Attend and participate in departmental safety meetings
  • Assist supervisors in annual goal setting and quarterly

The successful candidate must have:

  • Completion of a Chemical Engineering Degree from an accredited
    institution (IQAS completed for international education); other
    disciplines may be considered
  • Demonstrated leadership ability
  • Be able to communicate effectively in oral and written form
    with all levels of the organization
  • Have good problem-solving and project management skills
  • The desire to progress, learn, grow, and succeed
  • Embody the West Fraser traits of integrity, respect, humility,
    hard work, and frugality
  • Previous experience in pulp and paper or other manufacturing
    industries is considered an asset

Our employees drive our success. We believe in providing
opportunities for growth and advancement and are looking for
someone who wants to build their career in our company. In addition
to competitive wages and benefits, Hinton Pulp offers a stable,
rewarding career. Hinton Pulp also offers an attractive relocation

We are located in Hinton, Alberta, 20 minutes east of Jasper
National Park, and 2½ hours west of Edmonton.   Hinton,
set amidst the stunning scenery of the Alberta Rockies, is a modern
community of 10,000 offering terrific lifestyles for individuals
and families. Our region is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise, with
exciting activities from skiing, snowmobiling, camping, hiking,
fishing, hunting, and ATV’s. Hinton features a full-service acute
care hospital, major retail and restaurant chains, community parks
and pools, educational institutions for pre-school through
post-secondary. To learn more, visit the Town of Hinton Web site:

Interested applicants should apply online by sending their
resume, cover letter, and transcripts/proof of qualifications in
confidence. To apply, click on our job ad at and
then click “apply now” in green at the top of the page.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those
selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone enquiries

  • Minimum experience: 0 to 1 year
  • Minimum educational level: Grade 12 or Equivalent
  • Language: English