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Pulp and Paper Engineering

Paper engineering isthat branch of engineering which deals with the usage of physical science (e.g.chemistry and physics) and life sciences (e.g. biology and biochemistry) in combinationwith mathematics as applied to the alteration of raw materials into usefulpaper products and co-products. The field relates to a variety of principles inprocess of engineering and its unit operations to the manufacturing of paper,chemicals, energy and related materials.

Career Options

  • •Manufacturing • Management • Technical Support • Suppliers • Consulting • Research and Development • Asset Availability Leader • Corporate Engineer • Corporate Recruiter • Fiber line Superintendent • Fixed Reliability Engineer • Paper Machine Leader • Process Control Engineer • Process Development Engineer • Process Improvement Engineer • Production Supervisor • Safety Process Engineer

Educational Qualifications

  • Minimum Qualification- 10+2 with Science stream

Personal Skills

  • • Critical Thinking • Complex Problem Solving • Judgment and Decision Making • Systems Analysis • Mathematics • Reading Comprehension • Active Learning • Systems Evaluation • Speaking • Operations Analysis • Active Listening • Writing • Monitoring • Time management

Courses to be pursued

  • • Certificate in paper engineering • B. Tech in pulp and paper engineering

Top Colleges

  • Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee Roorkee, Uttarakhand India - 247667 Contact No. +91-1332-285311 Email- regis@iitr.ernet.in

Working Conditions

Most engineers work in office buildings, laboratories, or industrial plants. Others may spend time outdoors at construction sites and oil and gas exploration and production sites, where they monitor or direct operations or solve onsite problems. Some engineers travel extensively to plants or worksites. Many engineers work a standard 40-hour week. At times, deadlines or design standards may bring extra pressure to a job, sometimes requiring engineers to work longer hours.

Top Companies

  • Vikarabad Pulp and Paper Mills Pvt Ltd. Email- udoye@vikarabadmills.com
  • Sri Krishna Paper Mills and Industries Limited, Delhi Email- tripta.goswami@skpmil.com
  • Pudumjee Pulp & Paper Mills Ltd., Maharashtra Email- info@pudumjee.com

Successful Persons

Raj Nakra

Raj Nakra is a chemical engineer from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IIT, Delhi) and MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM, Ahmedabad). Prior to promoting RNA, Raj worked for large Indian and multinational companies for 30 years holding top positions. Apart from this, he has P&L responsibility for 12 years as CEO, President or Managing Director. He was the Managing Director of DSM India and had been on the board for several other companies. In January, 2007, Raj founded RNA and has been its CEO since then.

Sanjiv Agarwal

Sanjiv Agarwal is a qualified Chemical Engineer & specialised professional in the design & manufacture of oxygen & nitrogen production plant. He established his own company, 'Universal Industrial Plants Manufacturing Co P Ltd', in 1985.

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