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Sr Staff Process Engineer

Lima, Ohio
Job Posting: Jan 8, 2019, 5:37:38 PM Unposting Date: Feb 8, 2019, 6:59:00 AM
Sr Staff Process Engineer-00045754-20180316


One of Husky’s advantages is that we are an integrated oil and gas company. From exploration to development, production, refining and marketing, we’ve got it all! Combine this with a range of learning and development tools and an inclusive work environment, and you are well-positioned for a successful career at Husky.
We have training, mentoring and career development programs and resources to help you develop both personally and professionally – as an employee or a leader. We offer many internal leadership and business skills courses along with tuition reimbursement programs for qualified employees. Every year, a significant number of our employees are able to take on new roles within the company thanks to our strong focus on hands-on learning and development.
Husky is currently looking for a Sr Staff Process Engineer in their Lima, Ohio location. The Sr. Process Engineer is responsible for providing process engineering support to maintain and improve profitability of an assigned refinery process area.  This position works closely with the Operations Department to troubleshoot major process-related problems that require technical expertise and experience. The main focus is on assigned capital and expense projects including feasibility studies, economic justification, Authorization for Expenditure (AFE) preparation, and startup and initial troubleshooting. The position is on-call on 24-hour basis for unusual process operations, maintenance or other emergencies.
Specific responsibilities will include:
  • Monitor assigned process unit key performance indicators (KPI's), conduct appropriate tests, analyze data and recommend changes to improve profitability, including preparation of quarterly KPI reports for all assigned process units.
  • Act as a project leader on assigned capital and expense projects from conceptual design to detailed engineering.  May include continuing as project leader until project completion.
    • Responsible for coordination of fixed bed catalyst change outs for assigned process units.
  • Provide technical assistance to Operations relative to troubleshooting operating problems, developing alternative solutions and promoting acceptance of the best alternative.
    • Keep abreast of latest technical developments.
    • Actively identify new areas for learning, regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities.
  • Support 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.
  • Liaise with corporate technical staff, specified Business Units, and external contractors, vendors and suppliers to develop, review and implement operating plans, ensuring outcomes meet current and future business needs.
    •  Inform Management of project status and other key activities as requested.
  • Prepare project-related documents such as AFE requests, MOC requests, RFQ technical specifications, etc. to ensure project success.
  • Respond to ad hoc requests and participate in ad hoc projects as required.
Our ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering
  • 5+ years of refinery process unit engineering experience
  • Experience with HYSIS process simulation tools, Hazards and Operability Studies (HAZOPS), and Process Hazard Analysis (PHA)
  • Possess knowledge in and experience with safe work practices in an oil refinery environment accompanied by a superior safety attitude
  • Professional Engineer License
  • Membership with the American Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • Project Management experience
  • Previous experience in implementing Process Safety Management (PSM) programs
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Desktop Applications with emphasis on Excel
  • Experience with SAP or other Business Enterprise Software
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate and apply new technologies
  • Ability to set priorities and work in a multi-task environment
  • 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 work in a team environment dealing with people from various disciplines to achieve goals, and to identify and resolve problems
At Husky, we respect diversity and embrace an inclusive culture. We value uniqueness and different perspectives as they play a critical role in our success. To achieve this, individuals are selected based on qualifications, merit, and abilities and we encourage applications from everyone including visible minorities, Aboriginal people, women, and persons with disabilities.
Employment of a final candidate selected for this position will be conditional upon successful completion of required pre-employment medical and alcohol/drug assessments.
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, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity. 

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