Sr. Process Engineer

Location: 

Toronto, ON, CA

Req ID:  38273
Date:  Mar 29, 2024

Redpath Sugar is located on Toronto’s historic downtown waterfront and has been a part of Canada’s heritage for more than 160 years.  Our brand is the oldest food-related trademark in Canada and is recognized across the country.  Redpath Sugar is part of ASR Group, the largest cane sugar refiner in the world.

 

 

OVERVIEW

 

The Sr. Process Engineer is responsible for technical support of refinery operation with specific emphasis on process improvement through continuous improvements, process changes and hardware upgrades.  Scope of improvement efforts to be primarily throughput, energy and water efficiency, safety, environment and quality.  The role is located at the Redpath Toronto Sugar Refinery, the largest refinery in Canada and the most energy efficient refinery in North America.

 

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Review existing operations and identify opportunities for improvement using sound engineering principles.
  • Use continuous improvement tools as the primary methodology to identify, quantify, direct and implement refinery improvements.
  • Work with operators to understand the current state and collaboratively develop and implement process improvements.
  • Justify, design, install and commission capital projects up to $500,000.
  • Technical liaison including production/maintenance employees, plant technical and management resources, corporate engineering and R&D organizations.
  • Monitor the technical performance of the plant, in particular, energy, water, sucrose loss, productivity, cost and product quality.  
  • Report situations where the plant is not meeting identified technical targets and recommend corrective actions.
  • Interfaces with all departments, in particular, Quality, Process, Maintenance, Projects and Packaging.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience with process operations in a manufacturing environment.

 

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

  • No

 

ESSENTIAL CAPABILITIES (KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES)

 

  • Demonstrated ability to challenge the status quo and be a change agent for process improvements.
  • Confidently use sound engineering principles to challenge existing operations and develop improvements.
  • Experience of continuous improvement methodology e.g. Lean Six Sigma tools.
  • Ability to confidently engage operators to understand the processes that are in place and provide coaching during improvements.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively at all levels of an organization.
  • Project design/development experience considered an asset
  • Being able to prepare PFD’s & P&ID’s with electronic CAD tools considered an asset
  • Familiar with broad range of process systems & material handling equipment

 

LOCATION OF ROLE

  • Toronto, ON

 

For more than 100 years, our employees have taken pride in “Making Life a Little Sweeter” by providing our customers and consumers with quality service and sugar products. Our commitment to that principle drives us in all that we do and encourages us to uphold our company’s high ethical standards of business conduct to ensure our continued success. Redpath Sugar Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible enviornment. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live, including those with disabilities. Should you require accommodation or support in any aspect of our recruitment and selection process, we will work with you to meet your needs.