Process Engineer - Chemical Manufacturing



  • Engineering & Technical
  • Job Code: 9C5222831121
  • Posted: November 21, 2018
The Job has been filled
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies has partnered with our client, an operator of a large chemical plant in Hamilton, Ontario. They are currently looking to add a Process Engineer to their Project Management Team.

The Process Engineer will be responsible for facilitating engineering projects that focus on continuous improvements and capital expansion in a chemical plant environment. The candidate must be a strong leader who takes pride in his work and a quick learner with the ability to handle multiple projects to its conclusions from design to commissioning stages.

The Role:

  • Developing, designing, and optimizing chemical processes according to engineering standards.
  • Accountable for driving project tasks to achieve milestones in a timely manner.
  • Proactively identify debottlenecking opportunities for expansion and develop improvement initiatives for safety and steady-state operations.
  • Integration of capital projects into existing infrastructure.
  • Work productively with multi-disciplinary teams to develop key solutions to process issues.
  • Ensuring all engineering activities are planned and executed safely and in compliance with Ontario Health and Safety legislation.
  • Developing SOP’s and provide training for operators.
  • Coordinating with outside contractors and engineering firms.
  • Setting up scale-up and scale-down processes including appropriate changes to equipment design and configuration.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • B.Sc. in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering, Master’s degree is an asset.
  • 2 – 5 years of chemical plant experience with exposure to GMP environment.
  • Project management background and/or experience is an asset.
  • Professional Engineer designation is an asset.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD / Autodesk Plant 3D.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Experiences in process design for equipment/unit operations, such as reactors, centrifuges, crystallizers, filtration system, and Ion exchange system.
  • Knowledge of relevant code compliance (B31.1, B31.3, ASME BPV, etc.)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Gezamin Manuel, Aplin Engineering & Technical  We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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Engineering & Technical

Greater Toronto Area


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