Job Details

Pulp and Paper Process Engineer

Location:   Cincinnati, OH; Mobile, AL; Savannah, GA; Greenville, SC

Salary:   based on experience



Jedson Engineering is a growing EPCM company headquartered in Cincinnati for over 30 years with offices throughout the southeast.  Jedson provides full-service engineering, procurement and construction management services to industrial process manufacturers that operate in pulp & paper, chemical, consumer product and food & beverage markets across the nation.  Gilman Partners is a retained search firm in Cincinnati who is partnering with Jedson on this recruiting opportunity.



The Pulp and Paper Process Engineer will be a member of cross functional team to develop solutions and deliver details needed for the implementation, related to the production of pulp and paper products; provide engineering expertise to design new and optimize existing process systems; provide expertise in the fields of equipment throughput, reliability, and process variability.  This person will mentor other Process Engineers on the team and contribute to their skills and knowledge. 



  • Lead or execute process designs in the form of engineering calculations documented on PFD’s, P&ID’s, general arrangement drawings, specifications, design basis, and associated lists.
  • Actively participate in our internal quality assurance process by reviewing and checking process/mechanical group and interdisciplinary work products. 
  • Support the proposal process by providing scope descriptions, project estimates and deliverables list. 
  • Support the development and growth of key client relationships.
  • During project execution, research and analyze data to make sound design decisions aligned with company, client, and project objectives and applicable codes.
  • Drawing from experience, apply theory in a practical context to determine feasibility of design, identify potential process upsets and malfunctions incorporating appropriate remediations, and apply commercially available technology for process execution. 
  • Observe professional ethics, both in the application of codes and standards and personnel interactions.



  • B.S. Degree in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Pulp and Paper Science
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in a Paper Engineering role
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Proficient with equipment and pipe sizing
  • Capable of developing process deliverables, including P&IDs, and leading internal and client reviews
  • Well organized and able to lead Process Engineering teams, forecast workloads and meet deadlines
  • Highly motivated with a sense of urgency
  • Proficient with planning, scheduling, conducting and coordinating detailed phases of engineering projects
  • Team player with good interpersonal skills


Scott Slocum, Executive Recruiter