Fray Bentos, UY

Location Details: 

Title:  Production Engineer‎, P&P, UY


Kemira is a global leader in sustainable chemistry for water intensive industries. For more than 100 years, our chemistry has advanced human progress and quality of life. 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 looking for an Process Engineer for our Pulp & Paper segment in Uruguay.


In Pulp & Paper, our application expertise, latest technologies for data-driven process management, digital services and a complete chemistry portfolio help our customers enhance their sustainability, process efficiency, productivity and end-product quality. 


In this role you will be responsible for: 

  • Live and promote a workstyle that clearly puts safety first.
  • Work closely with plant management to optimize plant processes.
  • Collaborate on capital projects to ensure proper process design and equipment specification.
  • Provide technical support and troubleshooting for manufacturing.
  • Drive continuous improvement of plant manufacturing processes and systems.
  • Assist with environmental regulatory reporting and compliance.
  • Assist with creation of standard operating procedures for new and existing equipment and processes as needed.
  • Provide technical support to members of the engineering team.
  • Drive continuous improvement by evaluation of existing operations to reduce safety and environmental risk.
  • Job complexities and responsibilities will increase as experience is gained.


What you’ll bring to the team:

  • Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering (or related technical field)
  • Prefer 3-5 years process engineering experience in chemical manufacturing or related field
  • Highly organized with strong administrative skills
  • Leadership qualities, team spirit, and experience in plant environments.
  • Open and effective communication skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to work as part of a team
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office applications and CAD familiarity. SAP experience is ideal.
  • Fluency in Spanish and English 


What you can expect from us:  

  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth. 
  • Employment in a stable company with an established position in the market. 
  • Attractive benefits package. 


Ready to create better every day? Join Kemira! 


For more information, please contact Alejandra Magallanes by email alejandra.magallanes@kemira.com. 


Please apply with CV no later than June 07, 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. For more information, please visit our web site www.kemira.com/careers and LinkedIn.