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Senior Process Engineer - Chemical Alteration Experience - 18819

Calgary, AB

Posted: 06/06/2024 Category: Operations Job Number: 18819 Pay Rate: $160,000 - $175,000

Job Description

Are you a professional engineer that has 10+ years of diverse process engineering experience in inorganic chemistry?

Do you revel in the thrill of both EPC and owner/operator environments? If so, brace yourself for an exhilarating opportunity! 

Our client describes what they do as “a well-stocked candy store for engineers”. Their product is going from innovation to conception all the way to commercialization.
If you're ready to dive into a world of limitless possibilities and have the experience required, The Headhunters would like to talk to you.  

Process Engineer Responsibilities:
  • Participate in risk review and HAZOP analyses, showcasing your ability to identify potential hazards and implement effective resolutions.
  • Craft and maintain heat and material balances, while continuously optimizing designs for maximum efficiency.
  • Navigate challenging environments such as sour gas or other toxic conditions with confidence and expertise.
  • Master pipe hydraulics, thermodynamics, and industrial water treatment.
  • Leverage your experience in process optimization to enhance commercial plant operations, with a focus on chemical plant operations where applicable.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in materials selection, with a keen eye for choosing the right materials for each project.
  • Take the lead on managing and implementing projects within your area of expertise, ensuring smooth execution from start to finish.
  • Conduct economic assessments of technology applications, providing invaluable insights that drive strategic decision-making.
The successful candidate has: 
  • Previous experience is industries such as battery production, pharmaceuticals or water treatment reflecting your inorganic chemical experience.
  • Registered professional engineer with APEGA
  • 10+ years of diverse process engineering experience
  • Experience in both EPC and owner/operator roles is preferred, highlighting adaptability and versatility.
  • Proficiency in a range of technical areas, including risk review, HAZOP analyses, heat and material balances, pipe hydraulics, thermodynamics, and industrial water treatment.
  • Experience in working with challenging environments such as sour gas or other toxic conditions, demonstrating specialized expertise.
  • Demonstrated experience in process optimization, particularly in commercial plant operations, with a focus on chemical plant operations being advantageous.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify challenges and develop creative solutions to overcome them.
Compensation and benefits:
  • The compensation will range from $160 to $175 000 depending on experience.
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Stock options
  • This is a heavily funded start up and therefore lots of opportunities to get in at ground level and know your voice is being heard.
  • A team of collaborate technicians and engineers all working together on one of the most exciting projects that will alter the way we think about our environment.
Only candidates already eligible to work in Canada will be reviewed. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.


Meet Your Recruiter


Danielle Bragge
Managing Director & Co-Founder
Recruiting Specialty: Operations & Engineering

Danielle has had a rewarding career of over 30 years of recruiting in Canada and South Africa, including co-founding The Headhunters in 2009. Drawing on this extensive recruitment experience and managing the operations of her own businesses, she specializes in the placement of operations and engineering professionals. Focusing on senior-level searches, she has recruited coast-to-coast across a variety of industries, including manufacturing, energy, technology and construction.

Danielle’s business achievements are predicated on people, since she understands profoundly that companies are successful because of the individuals they hire and the leadership they cultivate. She partners with her clients to resolve critical vacancies, and with her highly consultative approach, helps them develop long-term human capital strategies to drive growth and sustainability.

Rising quickly during her early career through the ranks of Fortune 500 and Deloitte Best Managed companies in various management roles, Danielle was previously named one of the Top 100 Women in Business in Alberta. A mother of five, she strongly believes in balancing family, work and service to the community. In keeping with that spirit, she and her family run a not-for-profit organization called Saving the Hungry, leading teams to support community projects in developing countries.

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