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Assistant Mill Chemist - Paper Mill



The Assistant Mill Chemist works alongside the Mill Chemist and production team in order to maximize safety, quality and production. The Assistant Mill Chemist will help oversee the management of all chemical systems.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Other duties may be assigned)-

The Assistant Mill Chemist’s primary responsibilities as part of the mill operational team include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintaining safety standards in the chemical areas
  • Maintaining chemical inventories
  • Maintaining chemical delivery systems
  • Determining, reporting and optimizing chemical costs
  • Evaluating trials
  • Training operators on chemical and general technical concepts
  • Monitoring, maintaining and reporting Air and Water Permitting


The educational requirements are four (4) year Bachelor of Science in Pulp and Paper Science,

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, or a related field.

The experience requirements are five years of Paper Mill Chemical experience or Chemical Technical Service. Paper Mill experience is preferred.


The candidate must speak and write English at a college level.


The candidate must be able to solve college level mathematical equations. The candidate must be able to use college level algebra, geometry and calculus to solve problems in the mill.


The candidate must be able to use knowledge of papermaking and papermaking chemistry to solve process, equipment and quality problems.


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B.S. Pulp and Paper Science

B.S. Chemical Engineering


Employee is regularly required to walk, talk, and hear

Employee is frequently required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, feel; reach with hands and arms

The employee is occasionally required to sit

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

Vision requirements include: close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. Hearing protection is required.


Employee will be measured on the performance goals listed above.


Medical/Dental/Vision Plans

Short Term & Long Term Disability

Supplemental Life Insurance Plans

Supplemental Spouse & Child Life Insurance plans

Child Bearing & Parental Leave

401K Plan with Company Match

Paid Holidays/Paid Vacation

Company Provided Uniforms & Safety Shoe & Prescription Safety Glasses Reimbursement

Tuition Reimbursement / Assistance Program

Healthy Lifestyles Program

Virgin Pulse Fitness Tracking Program

Income Protection Plans

Legal and Travel Assistance Plans

EAP/Home Auto Insurance Plans

Wireless/Auto/Discount Plans

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