2 Positions: Paper Mill Co-Op and Pulp Mill Co-Op

Domtar

Nekoosa, Wisconsin

Paper mill co-op

The Paper Mill Co-Op will be part of the paper mill team and will have the opportunity to employ the knowledge and analytical faculties developed during their college tenure. The co-op will work closely with various departments, including engineering, quality assurance, manufacturing, and converting. Additionally, the co-op will work with union operators, technicians, pipefitters, instrumentation, and electricians to complete assignments.

Typical co-ops projects have involved assisting the mill with solving wet end chemistry issues on the paper machines, product quality assurance testing, process monitoring, process optimization, wet end variability tracking, product/process data mining, or product improvement projects. The co-op positions involve both self-directed and guided projects to enhance paper machine runnability, improve product quality and reduce manufacturing costs. Co-ops may also have the opportunity to plan and implement paper machine trials.

Pulp mill co-op

The Pulp Mill Co-Op will be part of the pulp mill team and will have the opportunity to employ the knowledge and analytical faculties developed during their college tenure. The co-op will work closely with various departments, including engineering, utilities, wood, and pulp manufacturing. Additionally, the co-op will work with union operators, technicians, pipefitters, instrumentation, and electricians to complete assignments.

Typical co-ops projects have involved pulp mill pulping and bleaching process optimizations, pulp quality testing, process monitoring, and process data mining. The co-op position involves both self-directed and guided projects to enhance Pulp Mill runnability, improve product quality, and reduce manufacturing costs. Co-ops may also have the opportunity to plan and implement pulping and bleaching trials.

Compensation and duration

Compensation: $21.50 per hour

We are looking for 1 Paper Mill Co-Op and 1 Pulp Mill Co-Op for each session:

  • Spring (late December 2018/January 2019 - August 2019)
  • Fall (late May 2019/June 2019 - mid-January 2020)

Employer preferences

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Open to sophomores, juniors, seniors, accelerated masters, graduating after January 2020
  • Majors: Chemical engineering and related majors
  • U.S. work authorization is required

Contact

Sophie Justinak, sophie.justinak@domtar.com, 763-232-6128 (cell)

About Domtar

Domtar is a Fortune 1000 company, leading the market in the pulp and paper industry in North America and continuing to expand our Personal Care division. Domtar is the pioneer in innovating fiber-based products, technologies and services committed to a sustained and better future. We deliver the highest value to our customers, empower our employees to excel and positively impact our communities. Our network consists of 13 integrated pulp and paper mills internationally, nine of which are located in the United States. We design, manufacture, market and distribute a wide variety of pulp, paper and personal care products from copy paper to baby diapers. In existence for over 150 years, we employ nearly 10,000 employees in over 100 locations in North America, Europe and Asia who thrive in the foundation of innovation and constant improvement to bettering themselves, our customers and our communities. Visit domtar.com to learn how Domtar makes products that people around the world touch ever day!