Atlanta Main, US

Location Details:  Remote

Title:  Applications Specialist, Global Digital Services, Americas

Kemira is a global leader in sustainable chemistry for water intensive industries. For more than 100 years, Kemira’s solutions help our customers clean water, save energy and use natural resources responsibly in the pulp, paper, water and energy industries. We call it chemistry with a purpose, better every day.


At Kemira, we foster a collaborative and inclusive work culture that empowers our employees to thrive and make a difference. Learn more about Kemira at www.kemira.com/careers.


We are now  recruiting an Applications Specialist (Instrumentation and Controls Engineer) to join Kemira’s Global Digital Services team in North America. Kemira’s Global Digital Services team is responsible for developing and delivering innovative solutions that help customers stabilize production, maintain compliance and achieve sustainability targets. As part of the team you will have exposure to applications across both Kemira’s Pulp & Paper and Industry & Water segments.


This position will report to the Manager, Global Digital Services, Monitoring and Control, in the Americas region. The location for the position will be in the United States, most preferably in the Midwest region but other locations will be considered. This is a fully remote position that requires the willingness to travel up to 50% of the time within the US and Canada. Occasional intercontinental travel might be required as well.


In this role, the main responsibilities include:

  • Supporting commercial sales initiatives by delivering and integrating our KemConnect Monitoring and control solutions at various customer sites.
  • Provide onsite and remote support with programming and instrumentation configuration and troubleshooting.
  • Maintain timelines and supporting documents pertaining to project planning, commissioning and maintenance activities
  • Develop and provide equipment trainings for sales and application teams.
  • Continuous development of KemConnect Monitoring and Control solutions delivery.


What you will bring to the team:

  • Academic degree: preferably in chemical/process/automation engineering or industrial technologies and minimum of 3-5 years of relative industry experience
  • Hands-on and “can-do” attitude
  • Strong understanding and multifunctional competences relating to:
    • Process automation
      • Industrial networking
      • PLC program modifications (Siemens S7-1200/1500 skills seen as advantage)
      • Experiences working with plant wide automation systems (SCADA / DCS) or Advanced Process Control (APC) systems seen as benefit
    • Instrumentation and online analyzers
      • Calibration
      • Troubleshooting
    • Mechanical installations and commissioning of equipment
  • Experiences working with chemical dosing equipment and understanding applications or process knowledge of papermaking and water treatment are seen as benefit
  • Ability to develop solutions for unforeseen circumstances while delivering onsite solutions
  • Ability to troubleshoot, maintain and repair mechanical and electrical components
  • Excellent communication and reporting skills, both written and oral


What you can expect from us:

  • Working for an established global leader in the chemistry market
  • Extensive technical training by industry experts in Kemira’s application areas
  • Strong commitment to sustainability, innovation, employee health and wellness along with customer success
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development
  • Collaborative environment, where innovation and continuous improvement is encouraged
  • Working with a cross-functional, high performing and global team focusing on innovation and growth in the digital / value added services space
  • A competitive total compensation package including group health benefits and a retirement savings plan.


Ready to create better every day? Join Kemira!

For more information, please contact Marco Stammegna via mobile +12169052476 or email marco.stammegna@kemira.com.


Please apply with CV and cover letter no later than July 30th, 2024 at kemira.com/careers. 


Kemira is a global leader in sustainable chemical solutions for water-intensive industries. Our customers include industrial and municipal water treatment operators, and pulp & paper industry among others. We provide the best-suited products and services to improve our customers’ product quality, process, and resource efficiency. Our focus is on water treatment, renewable solutions, and digital services. In 2023, Kemira had annual revenue of around EUR 3.4 billion and around 5,000 employees. Kemira shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. www.kemira.com