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SCA Tissue Employer Overview

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Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget, or SCA Corporate, is a leading global hygiene and forest products company. SCA creates hygiene products such as facial tissues, handkerchiefs, napkins, hand lotion, and cleaning and wiping products. One of their manufacturing operations in North America is located in Flagstaff.

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SCA was founded in Sweden in 1929, and has since become a global company with business in about 100 countries including the United States, Mexico, the Netherlands, and Germany. Its manufacturing operations in Flagstaff is located at 1600 E Butler Avenue.


Employees of SCA are encouraged to be united by their goals and ambition. Some of the jobs at SCA and their qualifications include:

Production Planner

Production planners are responsible for planning and scheduling the production of machines. As production planner, you are responsible for coordinating supplies and maintaining inventories. You must have at least three to five years of production/inventory planning experience, the ability to use Microsoft Office Suite, and the ability to receive APICS certification. A Bachelor’s Degree and knowledge of SAP are preferred.

Electrical/Instrumentation Technician

These technicians are responsible for reducing unscheduled maintenance, lowering maintenance costs, maintaining paper-making equipment, instrumentation systems, and control systems. To be an electrical/instrumentation technician, you must have completed an E&I trades related technical program, have at least three years experience in a manufacturing environment, and have troubleshooting and programming skills with Allen Bradley PLC, Honeywell C300, and AC & DC Drives. Experience in a paper-making or converting facility is preferred.

Process Engineer

Process engineers are responsible for day-to-day machine processes and processing control systems. As a process engineer, you must own the troubleshooting skills of the manufacturing professionals. It is also your responsibility to improve productivity, waste, quality, and safety performance. You must have at least five years experience in process engineering and the ability to use Computerized Maintenance Management Systems and Mill Execution Systems. A Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical, Paper Science, Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial Engineering is preferred.

Site Controller

Site controllers are responsible for insuring that correct and timely processes such as Period Closing, Cost Accounting, and Financial Reporting are achieved. A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, and/or Economics and three years relevant experience in a manufacturing/production environment is required. A Master of Business Administration is preferred.

Pay and Benefits

Salaries depend on the position and location. For example, an Electrical/Instrumentation Technician makes around $31.50 per hour. Additionally, financial analysts make around $61,065 per year, accountants have salaries from $44,000 to $52,000, product developers have salaries from $75,000 to $90,000, and process engineers have salaries from $75,000 to $80,000.

Benefits at SCA include medical plans under BlueCrossBlueShield, coverage for prescription drugs and dental care, disability insurance, maternity benefit, and discounts.

How to Apply

Job opportunities at SCA can be found here. Be sure to filter your search to the Flagstaff location because it is such a large company. If you do not find anything suitable at the time, you can subscribe to job alerts with your email address.

To apply for a job at SCA, you must first create a profile. After that, you can upload your resume and a cover letter. Additionally, you may have to answer a questionnaire depending on the position you are applying for. The process of reviewing job applications may take up to several weeks.

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