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Job title:  Senior Papermaker, Tissue (m,w,d)

Job family:  Engineering
Business area:  Pulp & Paper - Capital Systems
Contract location: 

Graz, Styria, AT

Working location:  Graz, Styria, Austria
Location type:  Office Location / Office-based
Contract type:  Permanent Full-Time
Job description: 

Every day, ANDRITZ continues to deliver successful innovative solutions to our customers globally. Why are we so successful? Because we are passionate and love what we do! We are at the forefront of future engineering technologies, with solutions that ensure the success of our clients in key industries that are shaping the future of the world we live in.

We are looking for a Senior Papermaker, Tissue in Graz or Vienna.

• Responsible for papermaking activities during start-up of Tissue machine installations coordinating the Customer’s operators
• Supports the Startup & Commissioning Manager in the pre-commissioning and commissioning execution plans (including the schedule and the mobilization of personnel and equipment).
• Supports the Startup & Commissioning Manager in the preparation and participate in the execution of performance test runs according to the contractual documentation
• Supports the Startup & Commissioning Manager in the site commissioning planning for startup activities and major milestones
• Analyzes problems within existing systems and implements recommendations for improvement and optimization. Identifies process and technology gaps related to reaching production and quality targets.
• Prepares the startup progress reports to the project management and participates in regular Commissioning & Startup updates


• Engineering’s Degree or Associated Degree in Paper, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering (TU, FH) or similar background
• Completed technical training (mechanical engineering, papermaker or similar)
• Minimum 10 years of field experience in papermaking
• Good understanding of fundamental mechanisms and theories of Tissue Production
• Knowledge of CAD softwares
• Process diagram knowledge (P&ID, PFD)
• Experience with modern plant controls such as DCS, SCADA or similar systems
• Proven knowledge of Tissue paper machine process
• Stock preparation, approach and refiningprocesses
• Headbox and forming section knowledge
• Basic understanding of wet-end chemistry
• Press technologies
• Yankee hood and burner systems
• Steam system
• Yankee Coating practices and technologies
• Winder
• Auxiliaries (vacuum, water treatment, etc.


In Austria we are legally obliged to announce at least a gross monthly salary of € 3.003,80 for this position. Depending on qualifications and professional experience we offer you a market-based salary.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Requisition ID:  562

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