Profession pulp technician

Pulp technicians perform technical tasks in the production of pulp. They work in pulp production teams where they maintain machines, resolve technical malfunctions and ensure the production process runs according to specifications.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional

Knowledge

  • Technical terminology

    Type of language used in a certain context, containing terms that have a meaning specific to a particular group or activity, such as in industry, medicine, or law.

  • Types of pulp

    Kinds of pulp are distinguished based on their fibre type and the specific chemical processes through which they were created.

  • Technical drawings

    Drawing software and the various symbols, perspectives, units of measurement, notation systems, visual styles and page layouts used in technical drawings.

Skills

  • Work safely with machines

    Check and safely operate machines and equipment required for your work according to manuals and instructions.

  • Check material rescources

    Verify that all requested resources are delivered and in good working order. Notify the appropriate person or people of any problems related to technical and material resources.

  • Schedule regular machine maintenance

    Schedule and perform regular maintenance, cleaning, and repairs of all equipment. Order necessary machine parts and upgrade equipment when necessary to ensure optimal performance.

  • Write technical reports

    Compose technical customer reports understandable for people without technical background.

  • Use technical documentation

    Understand and use technical documentation in the overall technical process.

  • Test paper production samples

    Acquire test samples at various stages of the paper deinking and paper recycling process. Process the samples, e.g. by adding a measured amount of dye solution, and test them to determine values such as the pH level, the tear resistance or the degree of disintegration.

  • Inspect machinery

    Check machine equipment for proper performance and detect faults and malfunctions. Diagnose malfunctions using testing equipment to determine the required repair.

Optional knowledge and skills

dispose of non-hazardous waste record test data troubleshoot types of paper monitor pulp quality types of wood prepare production reports paper production processes quality standards revise quality control systems documentation grade pulp supply machine monitor automated machines conduct performance tests coordinate shipments of recycling materials