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Process Engineer

Lima, Ohio
Job Posting: Dec 05, 2017 04:24:57 PM
Process Engineer-00131642-20170817


The Husky Energy Lima Refinery produces approximately two billion gallons of refined petroleum products annually, including jet fuel, diesel, and about 25% of Ohio’s gasoline supply. The Refinery has been in operation since 1886 and was acquired by Husky Energy in 2007. Husky is one of Canada’s largest integrated energy companies and is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta. Publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange, the company operates worldwide with Upstream and Downstream business segments. The Lima Refinery represents a significant part of Husky’s strategy to remain an integrated energy business.

The Lima Refinery Process Engineering team has a challenging and rewarding opportunity available for a Process Engineer.
As the successful candidate, you will be responsible for providing process engineering support to maintain and improve profitability of an assigned refinery process area. You will work closely with the Operations Department to troubleshoot major process related problems that require technical expertise and experience. The candidate will be expected to assist with development of assigned capital and expense projects including feasibility studies, economic justification, Authorization for Expenditure (AFE) preparation, startup and initial troubleshooting.
This is an excellent opportunity to use your extensive experience and technical expertise by:
  • Monitoring assigned process unit key performance indicators (KPI's), conducting appropriate tests, analyzing data and recommending changes to improve profitability.
  • Preparing quarterly KPI reports for all assigned process units.
  • Providing technical assistance to Operations relative to troubleshooting operating problems, developing alternative solutions and promoting acceptance of the best alternative.
  • Coordinating fixed bed catalyst change outs for the assigned process units.
  • Supporting the Refinery Process Safety Management (PSM) program including participation in unit HAZOPS, Piping & Instrumentation Diagram (P&ID) Reviews, Risk Management Plan (RMP), Project Safety Reviews (PSR's), and Management of Change (MOC) meetings.
  • Liaising with corporate technical staff, outside contractors, chemical and catalyst vendors and suppliers.
  • Keeping management informed of project status and other key activities as requested.
  • Studying technical reports and published information to keep abreast of latest technical developments and confers with licensors as appropriate.
  • Attending outside training seminars and industry conferences as appropriate.
  • Working on-call on a 24 hour basis for unusual process operations, maintenance or other emergencies.
There is potential travel time of up to 10%.


Our ideal candidate has the following qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering
  • Designation as a "Professional Engineer" would be an asset, as would membership with the American Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • 5-10+ years of refinery process unit engineering experience is preferred
  • Previous experience in implementing Process Safety Management (PSM) programs would be a definite asset
  • Experience with HYSIS process simulation tools, Hazards and Operability Studies (HAZOPS), and Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) would be beneficial
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to set priorities and work in a multi-task environment
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate and apply new technologies
  • Possess knowledge in and experience with safe work practices in an oil refinery environment accompanied by a superior safety attitude
  • Well-developed communication and presentation skills sufficient to convey both factual and conceptual information requiring detailed explanation and interpretation to staff, professional and business groups
  • Able to maintain effectiveness in a fast-paced and changing environment, and with different tasks, responsibilities, and people
  • Possess superior analytical skills to identify key issues based on relevant data and provide appropriate solutions/recommendations
  • Proven ability to coach/mentor new engineers work in a team environment dealing with people from various disciplines to achieve goals, and to identify and resolve problems
  • Improves existing processes and focuses on continuous improvement initiatives
The Lima Refining Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.



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