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Papermaking and coating control operators operate and monitor multi-function process control machinery and equipment to control the processing of paper, paper pulp and paperboard. They are employed by pulp and paper companies.
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- Operate, co-ordinate and monitor the operation of papermaking and papercoating process equipment from central control room or from machine consoles and control panels in equipment cabins to make paper from pulp stock, mix chemicals and dyes, and coat paper products
- Control process operations and machinery using a distributed control system and process computers
- Observe panel indicators, gauges, video monitors and other instruments to detect equipment malfunctions and ensure papermaking and coating processes are operating according to process specifications
- Analyze instrument readings and production test samples and make adjustments or direct other papermaking and finishing machine operators to make adjustments to papermaking and coating process and equipment as required
- Complete and maintain production reports.
Outlook & Prospects for Papermaking and Coating Control Operators in Outaouais Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Outaouais Region||(2 of 3 stars)||2012-10-15|
For the 2012-2014 period, job opportunities in the Outaouais region are expected to be fair for this occupation.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Oct 28 - Nov 01, 2013
- A $1.3M, investment is enabling an indoor recycling plant to be opened in L¿Ange-Gardien in the Outaouais region (available in French only)
- A new Benny&Co. franchise will be opening its doors in March 2014 in Gatineau, leading to the creation of approximately 40 jobs. The project represents a $2M investment. (available in French only)
- Cassidian Communications is centralizing its business in Gatineau's Technoparc des Hautes-Plaines. The equipment supplier expects to expand its workforce from 145 to 200 employees over the next three years. (available in French only)
- The City of Gatineau will be moving forward with its project to rebuild the waste water plant and sanitary pumping station. The project is estimated at $115M and will create 67 jobs over the next six years. (available in French only)
- A grant of $2.3M will see the construction of two housing projects involving 115 affordable units for families and single persons in the Aylmer sector of Gatineau (available in French only)
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