Jobs in Canada for foreigners description: Pulping and Bleaching Operator (Two Positions)
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The position reports to a Pulping and Bleaching Area Process Manager in Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada. The Grande Prairie mill is a 1000+ tonne per day Northern Bleached Softwood Kraft pulp mill. It currently operates with approximately 320 mill employees in a high performance, results oriented environment.
As part of our Pulping and Bleaching operations team, you will be working 12 hour shifts (days & nights). You will be required to troubleshoot and correct process problems as well as provide support to the other processes in the area. A career expectation is that over time you will acquire the operating skills for the Digester, Brownstock Washing, and Bleaching areas.
- Follow the 12 hour compressed work week schedule (shift work)
- Flexibility to work overtime to provide shift coverage, attend business meetings and necessary training.
- Operate all processes in the Pulping and Bleaching Department
- Able to perform physically demanding work.
- Acquire secondary skills and apply them where needed. (flow to work)
- Willingness to develop the skills to safely work with hazardous chemicals
- Ability to meet all Team Norms and Standards with a focus on active participation in safety programs.
- Behavior consistent with the Safety Vision and Policy and the Site Principles
- Perform leadership and business functions to support the team
- A positive approach to conducting assigned tasks and interactions with others
- Perform basic equipment maintenance
Applicants Must Possess
- Strong self-motivation
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- The ability to work closely with others in a team environment.
- Ability to take the initiative for the completion of their work tasks and skill development
- Willingness to develop new skill and change and adjust to an ever changing work environment
Preference Given To Candidates
- Previous process operating experience, or a 4th Class Power Engineering
- Familiarity with process equipment.
- Demonstrated leadership and initiative in previous assignments.
- Demonstrated willingness to have positive approach change.
- ATS or other formal troubleshooting skills.
- Familiarity with the existing electronic information and work management systems
Required qualifications include:
- High school diploma, GED
- Willing and able to work overtime
- Willing to work a compressed 12-hour shift (days and nights)
- Experience operating heavy equipment
- Experience using a computer for record keeping and documentation
- Willing and able to work in a hot, humid, cold and noisy environment
- Ability to communicate effectively and constructively, as well as good verbal and written English skills.
- Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
- Comprehension of work instructions and documentation as well as the ability to perform duties with little direction
- Proactive approach to troubleshooting/problem identification
- Able to perform physically demanding work
- Demonstrated safety leadership
- Mechanical aptitude
- Information Technology & Services
- Packaging & Containers
- Paper & Forest Products