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BBBH39237
Negotiable
Medicine Hat, Alberta


Process Engineer

  • Supports the Operations Department to achieve daily excellence in plant operation by tracking and proposing process changes to meet established targets in plant rate and energy efficiency
  • Provides engineering input into troubleshooting operational problems, plant upsets, and plant shutdowns/startups
  • Develops process related procedures (eg. catalyst reduction) and other site procedures
  • Provides process engineering support, including equipment sizing, for plant changes using the Plant Change Request procedures
  • Provides guidance to junior engineers in the development of monitoring tools and studies to investigate plant rate and efficiency changes.
  • Provides input to the plant monitoring report
  • Provides input to Global Experts with respect to design of process equipment



Process Safety Management (PSM)

  • Improves the safety in design performance of the organization through the application of learnings from incidents at other sites
  • Leads Process Hazard Analysis studies, such as Hazard and Operability Analysis (HAZOP) or Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), to identify and minimize risk and mitigate hazards throughout the plant, including plant revalidation HAZOPs
  • Actively involved in the 20 elements implementation and ongoing requirements of PSM (e.g. Process Knowledge Management)
  • Prepares documentation for government reporting regarding released to the environment


General

  • Participates in Process and Non-Process Safety Audits, as per the assigned schedule
  • Ensures implementation of relevant Engineering, Projects & IT procedures
  • Networks with other Process Engineering Teams at Global Corporate sites to the mutual benefit of all sites
  • Provides financial analysis and/or feasibility studies for plant projects
  • Prepares contracts with supervisor input
  • Provides input to annual budget planning process



Leadership

  • Ensures consultants and contractors engaged by Process Engineering comply with corporate policies, procedures, and applicable standards
  • Effectively communicates current activities and policies through regular correspondence with the Technical Team
  • Provides mentoring to GITs, Engineer I, II, III on all aspects of process engineering



Legislative Compliance

  • Ensures project work is implemented in accordance with company procedures, Corporate Project Standards (CPS), International Standards, and Alberta legislation
  • Ensures compliance with all Pressure Equipment Integrity Management (PEIM) responsibilities, relative to role, as per the PEIM Manual.
  • Prepare reports to government on releases


Responsible Care

  • Conducts all business in a manner which supports the Responsible Care® ethic
  • Remains current with all safety and procedural training related to the role
  • Actively participates in the site's behavioral based safety program, Everyone Owns Safety (EOS), by completing safety observations on a monthly basis
  • Understands the Global Environmental Policy and how it affects operation of the company


KEY WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

  • Maintain positive working relationships with consultants and contractors
  • Collaborate with site Process Engineering Team, and members of the Technical Team
  • Report directly to the Methanol Process Lead and indirectly to the Manager, Technical
  • Communicate and collaborate with members of the Operations, Maintenance, and Responsible Care and Quality teams


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering
  • Eligibility for P. Eng. membership with APEGA
  • 7-10years engineering experience, at least 6 years working in gas processing facility



EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

  • Relevant experience with Process Modelling software such as Aspen HYSYS and Aspen Exchanger Design and Rating, or equivalent
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software, particularly Excel, Word, Outlook and Visio
  • Competency with hazard review/analysis software - PHAPro is preferred



KEY COMPETENCIES

  • Customer-focused; dedicated to exceeding the expectations of internal and external customers
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and listening skills
  • Strong ability to develop and maintain interpersonal relationships, including strong team collaboration skills within diverse teams
  • Independently motivated and action-oriented, evidenced by a consistent ability to meet deadlines and achieve results under pressure and time constraints
  • Strong time management, planning and prioritization skills with a demonstrated ability to manage multiple, sometimes competing, priorities and readily adapt to change while maintaining a high level of efficiency and productivity
  • Extremely organized and detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to work with a high degree of accuracy
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as sound judgment and a demonstrated ability to make valuable recommendations and decisions based on a mixture of analysis, wisdom and experience
  • Demonstrated respect and sensitivity to cultural differences
  • Personal commitment to ongoing self-development and demonstrated learning agility

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.


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Material Manager

Our Client has an immediate need for a Material Manager located in Leduc, AB. The Material Manager is accountable for the production planning, scheduling and material purchasing functions through the leadership and management of their team.

If you are a passionate professional that likes to work in an autonomous, hands-on environment, we invite you to apply. This is your opportunity to join a growing company offering a competitive base salary and benefits.

What's In It For You

  • The ability to make an impact and shape your career with a company that is passionate about growth
  • The support of an organization that believes it is vital to include and engage diverse people, perspectives, and ideas to achieve our best
  • Thrive in a company that values sustainability, drives a safety-focused culture and has been recognized as one of the most ethical companies in the world
  • Comprehensive benefits package including a company paid pension plan with medical, dental, vision and more starting day one of employment!


What You Will Do
Establish plant level metrics to measure work processes related to inventory management, production planning, and scheduling, and report on Team performance

  • Monitor metrics, risks, and issues; and look for work process improvement opportunities, and initiate related projects, acting as a project sponsor or project manager
  • Work with members of the Plant Management Team to improve Plant safety, service, and savings goals, and other continuous improvement activities, including internal audit and management systems
  • Work with members of the Canadian Supply Chain team, Global Supply Chain Team and Marketing, Sales and RD&E functions on common goals and projects
  • Be accountable for supervision of a team of 5 to 7 direct reports, including administration of all performance and talent and succession management processes, including employee engagement and team development, and job specific and cross-functional training
  • Administer all knowledge management of work processes, procedures, job instructions related to areas of responsibility
  • Communicate and report activities related to responsibilities, as listed above across the Canadian Supply Chain and within the global Corporate organization, with routine external communications with vendors, suppliers, and contractors, and some external communications with customers


Minimum Qualifications
Post-secondary degree or diploma in Business or a technical discipline

  • 6 years' experience in operations management, preferably in a production or manufacturing environment
  • Experience with production planning
  • Intermediate to expert level proficiency in Excel and other Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Previous experience managing or leading a small to mid-sized team


Preferred Qualifications
Certification in Supply Chain or Operations Management and/or P.Eng.

  • Previous experience in the energy industry
  • Exposure to ERP and scheduling tools including SAP experience
  • Familiarity with Lean practices
  • Ability to think strategically and lead projects to drive growth and efficiencies

Past exposure to managing budgets and financial responsibilities

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.

Specialist Supply Chain Management

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Negotiable
Canada /


Specialist Supply Chain Management

Description:

Our company, the exclusive distributor of natural gas in Quebec, is looking to grow their team with the addition of a Specialist Supply Chain Management. We are looking for a bilingual (English and French, required) individual who is highly qualified in drafting contract agreements.
This role is responsible for the overall strategic leadership on SCM matters related to the company Business Unit (BU) and significantly contributes to the performance of the SCM function in creating value for the BU.

The Specialist SCM will bring senior level technical expertise and is responsible for the execution of complex contracts ranging from initial contracting strategy and development to contract execution in accordance with Company contracting policies and procedures.

Interested in this exciting opportunity? We want you to apply today!

What You Will Do
* Interface between SCM and the assigned BU by proactively anticipate and address BU SCM requirements, facilitating resolution of BU SCM items and conducting in person visits to our field locations.
* Accountable for understanding BU spend profile and providing input into the annual BU budgeting/forecasting process and ensuring spend is directed through the most efficient buying channel while reducing non-compliant BU spend (i.e. spend not through the appropriate buying channel).
* Champion SCM initiatives to the BU via maintaining an in-depth knowledge and understanding of SCM activities and being accountable for change management activities associated with implementing, deploying, and training/education on SCM initiatives, policies, and procedures in the BU.
* Manage BU SCM Service Level Agreement (SLA) and critical metrics through development of annual corporate SLA metrics, providing quarterly updates, and identifying and addressing areas of improvement on BU SLA metrics and Key Performance Indicators.
* Manage complex contracts and provide strategic advice to BU regarding contracting strategies.
* Mitigate risk and deliver competitive advantage by following all established Company contracting policy and procedures.
* Identify potential suppliers and qualification criteria and prepare RFx (request for proposal, request for quote, etc.) packages.
* Coordinate proposal evaluation activities, complete commercial evaluations, negotiate with suppliers, prepare award recommendations, award contracts, and provide interpretation of those contracts
* Facilitate and conduct pre-proposal, proposal clarification, and contract kick-off meetings with suppliers and key partners.

Who You Are
You will have the following education and experience:
* University degree (in Business, Supply Chain Management, or related field) and a minimum of 6 years of related experience in the SCM field.
* Bilingualism is required; must be able to conduct business in French and English (both oral and written).
* In depth knowledge of contract management, contract administration, RFx development and execution, contraction preparation, work order management, and Governance.
* Must have strong experience in drafting agreements. Experience as a paralegal is strongly desired.
* Strong communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills, with influencing and persuasive talents.
* Proven experience negotiating complex commercial agreements and drafting service contracts.
* Experience and proficiency in using SAP and Oracle.
* Completion of a SCM professional certificate such as Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) / Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) or equivalent is considered an asset.
* Experience in the oil and gas industry is desired.

Working Conditions
The position is primarily office based with some travel required for supplier or partner meetings.

Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccine or Testing
COVID-19 Measures: Throughout the pandemic, our company has had to make important decisions that impact our team members, and we have done so by keeping the safety of our workforce our first priority. All employees must comply with the Company's COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Policy which requires employees to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or undergo COVID-19 testing per Company direction.

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.

Project & Maintenance Scheduler

SAVE
Negotiable
Canada /

It is very important that the candidate is skilled in the use of P6 but also has relevant field experience to understand the tasks being scheduled. The P6 program is new to our site and we are looking for a SME to come in and help us develop and create a great scheduling tool for our current and future use.


KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

RESULTS/DELIVERABLES

Turnaround/Maintenance Schedules
  • Works with centralized Maintenance Planning, to develop and optimize routine maintenance activities.
  • Works with Technical leads to develop and optimize project activities.
  • Coordinates schedules and applies them to the TAR standards.
  • Develops short term (weekly) maintenance schedules in conjunction with all relevant stakeholders.
  • Coordinates regular review meetings to ensure there is common understanding and acceptance for planned Maintenance & Turnaround schedules.
  • Ensures schedules are communicated to all relevant stakeholders.
  • Monitors schedule compliance and adjust as necessary. Ensure any changes are appropriately communicated.
  • Develops long term (1 - 5 Years) Maintenance schedules for selected high criticality maintenance work.
  • Manages the use and development of Maintenance scheduling tools to ensure the process is as efficient and accurate as possible.

Manage Resource Availability
  • Tracks the availability of all staff, contractors and any other critical resources.
  • Participates in weekly manpower allocation meetings.
  • Ensures supervisors are aware of the resources required to carry out the planned maintenance work program.
  • Advises supervisors where there may be a mismatch between planned work and available resources.
  • Monitors any change in resource availability and adjust schedule accordingly. Ensures any changes are appropriately communicated.

Ensures Plant Availability
  • Works with the Production Coordinator to ensure plant is available as necessary to complete the designated maintenance schedule.
  • Ensures coordination of external services, contractors, and equipment rentals.
  • Tracks any changes to nominated plant availability and adjust the schedule as necessary. Ensure any changes are appropriately communicated.
  • Ensures any plant outages for maintenance work are optimized so that all relevant work is identified and completed during a minimum number of events.

Schedule Monitoring and Reporting
  • Develops systems to monitor and record compliance with the planned schedule.
  • Produces both routine and exception reports covering maintenance scheduling issues.
  • Ensure schedule reviews focus on safety, SIMOP's, resource leveling, and efficient execution of work.
  • Reports schedule compliance issues to Maintenance management. Work with affected parties to resolve.
  • Identification and communication of critical and near critical paths and constraints.

Support the Computerized Maintenance Management System (Maximo).
  • Updates the CMMS database with changes identified by system users or as a result of plant modifications.
  • Reviews the CMMS database to ensure that it is complete and accurate. Update where necessary.
  • Identifies opportunities to extend the coverage of the CMMS database.
  • Ensures links between the CMMS and Primavera 6 are maintained.
  • Maintains familiarity with all available CMMS functions and identifies opportunities for the Maintenance dept to extend its use of the system.

Support of the Planning Function.
  • Assists with the development of plans, cost estimates and schedules for Maintenance projects and Turnarounds.
  • Work closely with the planners in job plan development and work sequences.
  • Develops detailed work schedules in Primavera for significant maintenance tasks, projects or site activities.

Vision and Values
  • Contributes to the organizational vision of Global Methanol Leadership and as a team member demonstrates the core values of integrity, trust, respect and professionalism.

Responsible Care
  • Conducts all business in a manner which supports the Responsible Care ethic.

General
  • Networks with other sites to the mutual benefit of all sites.
  • Responsible for ensuring awareness of all controlled documents relating to this position as per Document Awareness Report from Document Management Database.
  • Participates in local and global teams to execute specific projects, or to foster and develop the corporate use of CMMS's.
  • Contribute to the 'operational excellence' for Clients as an effective member of the Maintenance department.
  • Ensures compliance with all Pressure Equipment Integrity Management (PEIM) responsibilities, relative to role, as per the PEIM Manual.


LEADERSHIP AND CORE COMPETENCIES
  • Cross-Cultural Sensitivity
  • Customer Focus
  • Decision Quality
  • Drive for Results
  • Peer Relationships
  • Self-Development


ADDITIONAL COMPETENCIES
  • Planning
  • Organizing
  • Timely Decision Making


QUALIFICATIONS
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Relevant industrial trade certification preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with Primavera 6
  • Previous planning experience considered a strong asset


EXPERIENCE & SKILLS
  • Experience in working with turnaround schedules
  • Previous experience in vendor coordination
  • Expert user of Microsoft Office products.
  • Experienced user of Computerized Maintenance Management Systems. Previous Maximo use would be an advantage. Demonstrated knowledge of equipment criticality setting and proper use of relevant data.
  • Able to set and meet deadlines which can arise at short notice.
  • Aware of the need to maintain customer / supplier relationships both internally and externally.
  • Previous experience working in an industrial maintenance environment.
  • Able to communicate effectively with a wide cross section of people.
  • Familiarity with work scheduling software (Primavera 6).
  • Experienced with Industrial Maintenance practices and systems.

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.