Counce, TN 38326, USA Req #8781
Friday, September 8, 2023

As a Fortune 500 company, Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) is an ideas and solutions company.  Our corrugated packaging business seeks to be the leader in helping our customers — large and small — package, transport and display products of all kinds.  Our white paper business delivers Paper With Purpose by providing the highest level of customer service and operational excellence.  We have approximately 15,000 team members in more than 100 locations in the United States that strive to meet the local needs of our customers.  Our mission is to serve the needs of our customers, today and tomorrow, with products and services that exceed expectations for performance and environmental responsibility.

People • Customers • Trust


Process Engineer

Responsibilities include:

Entry level engineering graduate. Responsible for providing process optimization and engineering support for the mill which will include but not limited to, compliance process coordination, lean projects, quality and product safety, and analytical and systems support. Develops and maintains methods for tracking and reducing operational costs. Coordinate the efforts of our outside resources to improve our operation by filtering and utilizing appropriate information. Conducts data analysis projects and uses data to make business decisions. Assignments may include some work at higher levels for training and development purposes. Successful candidate should have knowledge of pulp & paper making, waste-water treatment and recovery operations. Interest/aptitude in controls.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering required

  • Applicants must have 0-3 years’ experience in process engineering or production in the paper industry

  • Experience using Microsoft Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Auto Cad and Project


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with instrumentation and control systems would be preferred.



  • Must be able to work well under pressure and within time constraints, multi-task, and build sound relationships with both internal and external customers

  • Must exhibit excellent communication, analytical, organizational and computer skills

  • Must be capable of independently making sound decisions through creative problem-solving

  • Must be capable of working with ambiguity and change

Competitive pay and benefit package.

All qualified applicants must apply at to be considered.

PCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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  • Counce, TN 38326, USA