Process Engineer (refining)

Category: Operations
Location: Montreal

Job Summary

Lantic is currently looking for a refining process engineer for the Montreal plant. Under the responsibility of the plant manager, the incumbent must provide technical support for operations and maintenance and proactively identify process improvements that could be implemented at the Montreal refinery to reduce costs, improve efficiency and/or increase sugar recovery. In addition to ensuring continuous improvement in day-to-day operations, the incumbent will, with the assistance of the work team, develop and propose capital expenditures that would be required to support these improvements and provide project management. He will work closely with the team to manage performance indicators, such as melting rate and improved management indicators. It will support the maintenance sector: validate maintenance work priorities during planned outages in collaboration with supervisors, maintain work orders carried out by supervisors and act as technical support. It will also support the engineering sector: validation of concepts/development/timelines, provision of specific data (operation statistics) and proof of their validity with all stakeholders concerned.

Main Responsibilities


Qualifications and Experiences Required

Knowledge required for the performance of duties:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to create and execute project plans that have achieved identified objectives
  • Planning and project management skills
  • Analytical and diagnostic capacity
  • Practical knowledge of manufacturing techniques
  • Ability to define a strategy including its implementation
  • Ability to manage conflict and make informed decisions
  • Ability to demonstrate strategic thinking
  • Ability to coach, influence and mobilize people according to the missions and values of the organization
  • Focus on results and attention to detail
  • Ability to manage change

Education and professional experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or advanced degree in engineering (chemistry, mechanics or electrical is a considerable asset)
  • Member of the Order of Engineers
  • Minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience
  • Expertise and factory manufacturing experience as well as familiar with continuous improvement concepts (Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, Kaizen, etc.)
  • Masteries AutoCAD or other design software

Personal qualities required for the position in relation to the values of the organization:

  • Team spirit and good communicator
  • Strong sense of responsibility and good political sense
  • Adaptability, autonomy and rigor
  • Intellectual curiosity, creativity and critical good sense
  • Good stress management
  • Ability to multitask


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