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Job Title: Process-Project Engineer
Job Type: Full Time/Permanent
Job Location: Lowbanks, ON
Date Posted: September 12, 2017

Our client, Innophos Canada Inc., is hiring a Process-Project Engineer to join their growing team.

In this role, the individual will primarily be responsible for project development, estimation, planning, and execution.  Secondarily, the Process-Project Engineer is responsible for conducting engineering studies concerning the improvement of various aspects of the manufacturing processes – product quality, reliability, yield, pollution control, work environment, and energy conservation. 

This engineer will be responsible for most PFD and material balance work as well as basic P&ID development.  They will be involved with any process or product development work that is project related.  This engineer will also provide, when requested, production engineering support, start-up assistance, troubleshooting, etc.  This engineer will report to the EHS, Engineering & Maintenance Manager.

  • Education level:  Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering
  • Preferred areas of study:  Chemical (preferred), Mechanical
  • Similar or related experience desired:  minimum 5 years directly related experience
  • Essential skills/knowledge:  A good working knowledge of product equipment and processes and safety measures that are unique and necessary in chemical manufacturing Ability to support Process-Project Engineer and EHS, Engineering & Maintenance Manager as required
  • Ability to support Production Engineer and Operations Manager as required
  • Ability to support/replace EHS, Engineering & Maintenance Manager role as required
  • Provides 24/7 technical and general supervisory support to any contractors or plant personnel involved with his/her projects
  • Provides material balances, PFDs, P&IDs, and equipment calculations for all projects at Port Maitland.  If outside expertise is needed, this engineer will coordinate and review the necessary outside services
  • Serves as project manager on projects up to $500,000.  Responsible for the development, implementation, and management of any projects assigned to him/her as their project.  Supervise plant personnel and contractors and be responsible for the conduct and work product of the contractors performing on their project
  • Responsible for the financial performance of assigned projects as well as all associated paperwork
  • Studies methods in current use to do process calculations and makes improvements and/or develops new methods as needed
  • Carry out troubleshooting activities and investigate special production problems in the existing manufacturing plants as assigned by the Engineering Manager
  • Completes all pertinent safety reviews for project and process changes
  • Prepare sections of operating manuals as needed for project start-up or process changes
  • Establish and maintain a good working relationship with equipment vendors, contractors, and plant personnel as necessary to carry out job functions
  • Size and design process equipment, vessels, piping, ductwork, and process control systems
  • Prepare equipment and contractor specifications, write requests for quotes, evaluate bids, and prepare purchase orders
  • Establish and maintain a complete up-to-date unit by unit process record in the form of P&IDs
  • Follows all environmental, health and safety protocols
  • Provides support for all safety and environmental initiatives
  • Proactively attempts to prevent all accidents and eliminate all unsafe conditions
  • Demonstrates management’s commitment to safety
Salary: TBD, based on experience
Additional information:
Contact Name: Anne Charette Tyler

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