Senior Mechanical Engineer

Canadian Kraft Paper offers a work environment that promotes diversity, embraces change, and encourages continuous growth and development for every team member. We offer a workplace where everyone plays an essential role in our success and where individual efforts are acknowledged. If you thrive in a dynamic and challenging environment, we want you to be a part of our Team!

We encourage innovation, growth and change in an open environment, and we believe in and practice sustainable forest management.


Reporting to the Maintenance Superintendent, the Senior Mechanical Engineer initiates and/or designs and implements projects for changes or additions to the Mill assuring adequate and safe performance to improve the operation’s efficiency. Provides technical support to employees in different operating departments to find solutions and prevent repetitive problems.


  • Develops, reviews and implements detailed plans, projects and studies, and recommendations regarding program specific needs such as capital replacement of aging equipment/infrastructure, operating/maintenance requirements, and new capital infrastructure.
  • Provides Senior Management with specific recommendations on maintaining a competitive operating mill environment;
  • Approves vendor’s drawings, bills of materials and specifications. Work with multidisciplinary teams on projects including tasks such as preparation of engineering drawings, material specifications, design, document preparation, spare parts management, project management, procurement, cost monitoring and writing work instructions;
  • Calculates the design of parts and materials to ensure installation safety while conforming to Government, Workers Compensation Board and Insurer’s standards, as a minimum;
  • Sets inventory levels for new equipment and instructs area planner for changes;
  • Responsible for following work practices established for ensuring employee health and safety and environmental protection;
  • Approves purchases for services, materials, parts and equipment within signing authority for projects under his/her control.


  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and Must be a qualified engineer as defined by the Association of Professional Engineers of the Province of Manitoba, with at least 10 years of direct professional experience;
  • Demonstrated focus on safety;
  • Experience with Steam and Pressure Plant Act, Power Engineering, Hydraulic Systems, Pumps, Mechanical Vibration, Thermodynamics and Machine Design;
  • Recognized leadership and project management skills; and ability to recognize and implement continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Extensive experience in the areas of service delivery and project management in a multi-disciplinary engineering and construction environment
  • Well-developed ability to communicate, both orally and in writing, and skilled in the preparation of external correspondence, and concise and accurate technical reports.
  • Interpersonal skills and the ability to work within a team environment;
  • The successful applicant is required to be a self-starter with excellent organizational, problem solving, and must possess the ability to work with minimal supervision and changing priorities.

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Closing Date

September 30, 2022

To Apply

If you are interested in exploring this opportunity and being a part of our team, please submit your resume to