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Holmen Iggesund Paperboard is a Swedish company and a member of the Holmen Group. The Workington Mill produces premium paperboard under the brand Incada. Our paperboard is an integral part of the shopping experience for our clients’ customers. Since 2013 we have powered the mill almost entirely by fossil fuel free energy. We value our employees and products highly. Today we are approximately 320 co-workers. Our integrated pulp and paperboard mill is located to the west of the beautiful Lake District in the north of England.

Your future challenge

We are seeking an enthusiastic person with a strong technical mindset and the ability to tackle process challenges in practical manner. The candidate will ideally possess experience from with the pulp & paper industry, or a similar manufacturing discipline. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the Pulpmill operating team, ensuring Health & Safety, quality and production goals are achieved.  To implement, monitor and evaluate process improvement initiatives, in line with the Pulpmill objectives.

Reporting to the Pulpmill Manager, the Pulpmill Engineer will: 

  • Proactively identify and develop process improvement activities in the Pulpmill area;
  • Lead problem-solving and trouble-shooting activities in the Pulpmill production area;
  • Contribute to the area’s Health and Safety and Environmental improvements;
  • Support the Pulpmill team in the coordination of maintenance shuts and Risk Assessments;
  • Where required, provide mentoring for Production Co-ordinators, Shift Managers and operating teams .

The successful Pulpmill Production Engineer will possess:

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Experience within a similar Manufacturing or Production Process;
  • Science or Engineering degree, or equivalent technical knowledge with industry experience;
  • A proactive approach to improvement activities and project work. 

Holmen is an equal opportunities employer that values diversity and is strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. 

We are devoted and committed to developing our teams and ensuring that our staff have the courage, commitment and responsibility to perform at their best. We provide significant resources to enable you to achieve your potential and expect our staff to perform to the best of their ability at all times.  

What we offer you: 

  • A competitive salary DOE
  • Contributory pension plan
  • 33 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays) and the option to buy additional holidays
  • Life assurance
  • Private health insurance
  • A range of benefits to support your health and wellbeing 
  • On-site staff canteen
  • Cycle to work scheme 

Apply today

If you’re looking for the opportunity to grow and challenge yourself with a pioneering customer-orientated business, we’d love to hear from you. 

To apply, please click the “Apply for this position” link at the end of the advert and upload your CV to arrive by 1600 hours on 28th January 2022. 

Employment level

Permanent employment

Working hours


Occupation degree

Full time



Last day of application

28 January, 2022

Val Warren

Human Resources Officer

01900 600127

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We let the forest grow and give

Holmen’s operations are powered by the forest. The growing trees, the water rushing down the mighty rivers and the wind blowing through the treetops. This is the heart of Holmen, a business built around the forest ecocycle and the renewable products we can create from it. Our business areas are Forest, Renewable Energy, Wood Products, Paperboard and Paper. With a workforce of 3 300 people, we create a sustainable future and value for shareholders, customers and society with courage, commitment and responsibility.

Premium paperboard for conscious brands Holmen Iggesund develops premium paperboard for conscious brands with high ambitions in sectors such as cosmetics, electronics, pharmaceuticals and food. With a focus on creating solutions that stem from real insights together with our customers, our product families Invercote and Incada are reknowned for their durability, excellent design properties and low climate footprint. We use fresh fibre from sustainably managed and certified forests. Our production and processing facilities are located in Iggesund and Strömsbruk in Sweden and Workington in the UK.