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 July 31, 2024 at kemira.com/careers