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Harmac Pacific

Chemical Engineer

Canada-British Columbia-Nanaimo

90170-1515074

Company Information

Created in 2008 and privately held, Harmac Pacific Pulp operates a Northern Bleached Softwood Kraft pulp mill on the east coast of Vancouver Island near Nanaimo, BC. Nanaimo Forest Products (NFP) Ltd., the owner of the Harmac Pacific trademark, restarted the mill with a single production line on October 3, 2008. Since that time the mill has grown to two production lines and a capacity of 370,000 tonnes of world class pulp per year.

Key to the Harmac’s success is the employee ownership model. Our employees are very active participants in the running of the business and have 2 members that they appoint to the company’s 6 seats on its Board of Directors. 

The future of Harmac Pacific Pulp is looking bright. Through extensive capital investments, the organization has made significant improvements to productivity and reliability. In addition, as of 2013, instillation has been complete of a 25 MW Green Energy turbo-generator which we currently use to sell power to BC Hydro.  


Job Description

Harmac has an exciting opportunity for a Chemical Engineer to join our 370,000 tonne per year pulp mill in Nanaimo, B.C

In this role, you will work in our Technical Services Department and collaborate with Quality Control, Production Engineers, Production Supervisors, Process Operators and our Engineering Department to maximize production and quality while minimizing environmental impact and energy, chemical and other operating costs.

Our ideal candidate will have a post-secondary education in Chemical Engineering with related in experience in chemical based process industries. Previous experience doing field analysis and troubleshooting of chemical processes will be considered an asset.    

You will be part of the staff employee group. This position is salaried and offers competitive compensation as well as a wealth of benefits including Dental, EHB, AD&D, Group Life, and Long Term Disability coverage and a retirement benefit. The company and union provide their own Short Term Disability Plan, and MSP coverage which also applies to Staff employees.

Relocation assistance is provided for individuals moving for employment from outside the region.

Our employees are highly motivated, hard-working and dedicated to their job - but that's not the only reason to come to work. It is also about having fun, learning new things, meeting with a great group of people and being part of something you believe in.  Our employees enjoy annual activities including a Curling Bonspiel, Golf Tournaments, Fishing Derby, Holiday Parties, and a mill housekeeping and pizza day.  We also organize social events to celebrate milestones for the organization.

Best of all, you will be joining a company who prides itself on putting its people first. This is a job that will truly enrich your life both personally and professionally.

For full details and to apply for this role, please visit www.applyfirst.ca/job90170


Contact Information

Harmac Pacific
Chemical Engineer
Posting Date: 08-Jun-2017Engineering Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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