All Paper Making Engineers are deployed in managerial positions. They manage independently operational areas, research and development and have the opportunity to advance their careers to become either Production Managers or Plant Managers.
The production and processing of paper and corrugated based products on process technology and chemistry, is taught as part of a degree course in Paper Technology and Packaging Technology.
The degree course "Bachelor in Paper and Packaging Technology" is offered at the School of Applied Sciences at Munich University. The duration of the course is typically around 7 semesters (3.5 years), this may lead straight into development and training course in "Master of Engineering in Paper Technology".