Senior Process Design Engineer

Senior Process Design Engineer

Job Type:  1-year Contract

Qualifications / Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering minimum
  • P. Eng. (Professional Engineers of Ontario or equivalent) preferred
  • 10+ years’ experience in process design in petrochemical / refining
  • Polymer / rubber manufacturing experience is preferred
  • 5+ years’ experience working directly for manufacturing facility as employee or seconded
  • New plant / major revamp design (lead role preferred)
  • Process simulation software (HYSYS / ASPEN / EDR / Fluid Flow)


  • Independently undertake feasibility studies, conceptual / front end designs and detailed process designs
  • Generate process design reports and review findings w and obtain buy in from stakeholders
  • Lead safety and environmental reviews
  • Lead site wide safety assessments (Flare/relief systems and facility siting studies)
  • Mentor junior engineers
  • Interact with vendors and evaluate bid packages

Skills Required:

  • Efficient, independent, technically strong and results / detail oriented
  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to interact with various stakeholders
  • Knowledge of all conventional unit operations and associated equipment
  • Familiar with all aspects of process design, including:
    • Design Basis Specification
    • Project Justification, Cost Estimates and Economic Analysis
    • Development and evaluation of process design options
    • Heat and Mass Balances
    • Drawing updates (PFD / P&ID)
    • Safety Engineering (Process Safety Reviews / Safety Instrumented Systems)
    • Environmental impact evaluation
    • Process Control System Narratives
    • Instrumentation

Monday to Friday, days

Sarnia, ON

Please email resume to

Candidates may be subject to a Criminal Record Search.

We thank all candidates for their interest in this position, however only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

Braun-Valley Associates is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free selection process. Appropriate accommodations will be made available throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.  Please inform us, at 519-336-4590 or through our email, of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require to ensure your equal participation.

Applying to this position does not constitute employment or an employment agreement between you and Braun-Valley Associates.