Chemical Research Engineer

Industry

Oil and Gas

Advert ID

CAN_458412

Location

Calgary

Job Type

Contract

Hours

Full-Time

Salary Range

Based on Experience

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

Calgary, AB - (CAN) 734 7th Avenue Southwest Suite 240 AB Calgary , AB T2P 3P8 Phone : 403-269-6936

Branch Phone Number

403-269-6936

Job Description

Manpower is currently seeking a Chemical Research Engineer for a long term Full Time position in Calgary with one of our clients, a recognized Petro-Chemical Company. This position requires a strong knowledge of fundamental Chemical Engineering principles and skills in analytical, modeling & simulation methods to carry out research projects in related areas. Research experience and knowledge with experimental techniques including data processing is considered an asset.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Typical tasks may include but are not limited to:

* Lead and initiate leading R&D projects to completion to support the Furnace Equipment and Separation & Fouling portfolio's

* Provide plant support related to olefin plant challenges;

* Coordinate technical programs for large-scale field pilot or plant tests;

* Explore, identity, assess and qualify of non/semi-commercial technologies

* Apply thermodynamics, mass transfer and heat transfer principles to complex systems

* Conduct advanced (dynamic) process simulation of heat & mass balances (experience with HYSYS Dynamics and/or Aspen Plus will be an asset)

* Ensure accuracy of results, identify unusual trends, recommend and take agreed upon corrective actions

* Suggest improvements to numerical approach, equipment, procedures and processes;

* Prepare internal technical reports and external papers for conferences and journal publications.

Qualifications

* PhD., MSc. or BSc degree in chemical or process engineering (preferred) or chemistry

* Relevant experience of 2+ (PhD.) or 5+ (MSc.) or 8+ (BSc.) years in the petrochemical, refinery or related industry.

* Experience to initiate, lead and supervise R&D projects and/or programs;

* Experience in use and function of project management tools and practices;

* Preference will be given to candidates demonstrating excellent academic records and achievements

* A solid understanding of unit operations, heat and mass transfer, thermodynamics and numerical methods. CANDIDATES WHO ARE SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW WILL BE TESTED ON THEIR FUNDAMENTAL UNDERSTANDING;

ADDITIONAL SKILLS:

* Results orientated with an understanding and utilization of processes and procedures;

* A flexible working style and the ability to work safely, effectively and independently with teams of specialists to meet project needs;

* Knowledge and understanding of petrochemical processes;

* Well-developed critical thinking skills and an aptitude for thinking out of the box;

* Demonstrate a continuous drive to improve and can challenge the status quo;

* Excellent oral & written communication skills;



Please apply online and/or create and manage your profile at www.manpowerab.com Alternatively, you can email us directly at Melissa.hughes@manpower.com or call 403.298.4387 Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted

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