Process Engineer
in Saint John, NB

Saint John, NB
Full-time - Permanent
Save for Later
Competition Number: R120592
Company Website:
Job Title
Process Engineer
Who are we?
Founded in 1924, Irving Oil is a family-owned international refining and marketing company with a history of long-term partnerships and relationships. With operations throughout Eastern Canada, New England and Ireland we focus on delivering quality products and exceptional service to our customers and our communities. Every day, we strive to put our good energy in action to bring families together, support the environment and local wildlife, and to create learning opportunities that empower the next generation.
Here's what you can expect from us:
When you're a part of our team, you'll see how we bring good energy to all that we do. At Irving Oil, we strive for a work environment where each of us feels we belong, can bring our whole selves to work, and where we treat our fellow employees with kindness and respect. Together, we will support our corporate strategy, high standards and the communities where we live and work. Our collaborative approach, safety-first culture and commitment to building resilient teams helps reinforce our internal brand position where People Matter. That's why we're dedicated to investing in our employees' potential, so that they can reach their career goals.
Job Description
What you can expect in a typical day
As a Process Engineer supporting the largest oil refinery in Canada and our terminal network, you will work with a team of engineers, and cross-functional teams to optimize the process units within our operations. This role will primarily be focused on energy, utilities, and oil movements optimization. As the owner of various initiatives, you will work with the team from conception to completion to track performance, identify opportunities, and recommend solutions to improve overall performance.
What we offer:
  • Competitive salary, bonus, and pension plan
  • Flexible benefits, including a Health Spending Account
  • Wellness support, including annual wellness allowance and paid personal care days
  • Paid vacation and vacation purchasing
  • Personal and professional development opportunities
  • Named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for seven consecutive years

Your roles and responsibilities:
  • Support future energy related capital projects, interacting with cross functional teams across the organization.
  • Develop and implement plans for problem solving and complex design completion, as well as other improvement initiatives taking into account multiple aspects such as: safe operations, process requirements, budget, impacts on operator effectiveness, and hazards.
  • Manage complex areas, tasks, and functions.
  • Perform quality and routine procedure reviews; develop process improvements related to capital projects.
  • Support day-to-day troubleshooting as required.
  • Keep cross-functional leaders informed of project progress and status updates.
  • Monitor and design key best practices to improve refinery operations.
  • Remain current on emerging refining technologies.

Professional skills
  • Safety as-a-way-of-life mindset.
  • Very strong analytical and problem-solving skills. You enjoy figuring out the root of problems and designing better processes and procedures to minimize or eliminate them.
  • 5+ years of field experience troubleshooting in an operational plant.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.
  • Experience with engineering software programs.
  • Able to work in the field: this includes working in year-round weather conditions, able to bend, climb, stoop, kneel, crawl, etc. and able to lift up to 20lbs. You must be comfortable with high elevation climbing, working at heights, and in enclosed spaces. You must be able to wear full PPE as required by safety standards.

Education and experience
  • University degree in chemical engineering.
  • 7+ years of process engineering experience in the oil and gas industry, preferably in a complex, downstream operation.
  • P. Eng. certification required.

Irving Oil supports a diverse and inclusive work environment and welcomes applications from all qualified applicants.
Job Requirements - Work Experience
Job Requirements - Education
Bachelors: Engineering
Saint John, NB
Save for Later