Engineer, Mill Controls

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Kruger Inc.
Corner Brook, NL, Canada

Phone: 709-640-7659
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Engineer, Mill Controls


Corner Brook, NL 

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Job Description:

We believe that happy employees are long-term employees. When you work at Kruger, you can count on a wide range of benefits such as competitive group insurance, registered pension plans, continuing education programs, development activities and paid professional certification.

In addition to finding a stimulating work environment that offers many opportunities for growth, you will have the chance to work for a company that truly cares about its employees. 


At Kruger, we believe in giving our employees the space to grow in a dynamic and stimulating environment, to encourage their development, and to enrich their professional lives. That's why many of our employees have been with us for a long time.

Since 1984, our Corner Brook Pulp and Paper Mill, located in Newfounland, Canada, produces newsprint from thermomechanical pulp. This mill has two hydroelectric plants and a biomass cogeneration plant as well as a woodlands department. Corner Brook Pulp and Paper is a quality leader in the manufacture of newsprint, with an international customer base.  Building on this reputation, our goal is to be one of the lowest cost manufacturers of quality newsprint in North America.


We are seeking a seasoned Mill Controls Engineer who will report to the Maintenance Manager and be responsible to: Identify Electrical/Instrumentation issues/defects and improvement opportunities by analysing equipment performance, process delays, costs, KPI’s, and maintenance history.


Develop predictive tools, modify maintenance practices, reviews of the outputs from predictive and preventative maintenance tasks, and implements design changes to increase reliability.
  • Improve and optimize preventative maintenance program based on best practices.
  • Use sound engineering principles and prepare technical solutions to Electrical, Instrumentation and Controls problems, assist EI technicians in day to day troubleshooting activities.
  • Develop positive working relationship with maintenance and operations to diagnose machine conditions, analyze failures, and plan appropriate corrective actions. Consult with outside specialist when necessary.
  • Regularly assess quality of completion of work orders and address deficiencies.
  • Specify new preventive and predictive maintenance practices to improve uptime and reduce cost.
  • Monitor Work Management processes to ensure compliance to PM requirements; especially PM routine compliance.
  • Support Asset Life Cycle Management and Cost Modelling feeding into long term and business planning.
  • Supervise and participate in the skilled diagnosis, repair, and maintenance of equipment.


  • Experience working with low, medium, and high voltage motor control and distribution, including protection devices and coordination.
  • Experience with DC, synchronous, induction motor management (6000hp and below).
  • Power distribution knowledge (Up to 30MVA).
  • Digital and analog control systems.
  • Knowledge of Distributed Control Systems (DCS), Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC).
  • Thorough understanding of maintenance processes, methods and techniques as they apply in an industrial setting.
  • Competent in Root Cause Failure Analysis.
  • Good understanding of Reliability Centered Maintenance (FMEA) and Asset Management practices.
  • Strong management, communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills.
  • Proficient use of computers (Microsoft Office, CMMS, etc.)
  • Safe work mindset is required.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, and be registered, or eligible for registration, with PEGNL.
  • Minimum of 5-10 years of work experience in a heavy industrial or manufacturing environment; work experience in the Pulp and Paper industry would be an asset.
The Successful candidate must be able to work evening and weekends when required.