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NOC 9235 Pulping, papermaking and coating control operators

Example Titles
batch operator – pulp and paper
beater engineer – pulp and paper
beater room lead hand – pulp and paper
bleach plant operator – pulp and paper
control room operator – pulp and paper
cooking systems operator – pulp and paper
cylinder machine operator – pulp and paper
panel operator – pulp and paper
panelboard operator – pulp and paper
paper machine control operator
paper maker – control operation
peroxide bleach plant operator – pulp and paper
pulping control operator
pulping group operator – pulp and paper
pulping technician
recovery plant operator – pulp and paper

Lead statement
Pulping, papermaking and coating control operators operate and monitor multi-function process control machinery and equipment to control the processing of wood, scrap pulp, recyclable paper, cellulose materials, paper pulp and paperboard. They are employed by pulp and paper companies.

Main duties
Pulping, papermaking and coating control operators perform some or all of the following duties:
Operate, co-ordinate and monitor pulping, papermaking and papercoating process equipment from central control room or machine consoles and control panels in equipment cabins to control process operations and machinery in the production of pulp and paper
Control the processing of wood, scrap pulp, recyclable paper, cellulose materials, pulp paper and paperboard and monitor the chemical and physical process operations using a distributed control system and process computers
Observe panel indicators, gauges, video monitors and other instruments to detect equipment malfunctions and ensure pulping, papermaking and coating processes are operating according to process specifications
Analyze instrument readings and production test samples and make adjustments or direct other pulp mill, papermaking and finishing machine operators to make adjustments to pulp production, papermaking and coating process and equipment as required
Complete and maintain production reports.

Source: Canada website