mechanical engineer in medicine hat

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medicine hat, alberta
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Primary Purpose: (Summary of major reason this job exists)
Provide Engineering leadership to enable the Medicine Hat facility to continuously improve existing processes and provide project
management for new initiatives. Ensure that introduction of new processes/projects are conducted in accordance with local
legislation, engineering standards, environmental, health and safety policies. Assist plant personnel and coordinate resources to
produce products according to agreed performance standards. Work closely with the Sales, Tech Service, and R&D to foster an
environment of business growth.

HSE Roles and Responsibilities:
Provide Leadership with the development of the environmental, health and safety policies in accordance with the Environmental
Management System (EMS). Work within the scope of the Environmental Management System (EMS) to support the Environment,
Health and Safety Policy.
All location leaders and individuals contribute to safe and environmentally sound plant operations. Leaders establish and maintain a
site culture of active participation and ownership in achieving excellent HSE performance. Ensure that work group receives
required HSE training. Respond to hazards immediately by reducing risks, reporting the incident and determining the root cause.

Principal Functional Duties and Responsibilities: (Majority of duties performed, but not meant to be all-inclusive or to prevent other duties
from being assigned.)
1. Provide Project Management for Capital projects
2. Provide Engineering support for plant initiatives
3. Provide routine technical support to various plant departments.
4. Assist VP Technology on development of selected R&D projects.
5. Assist Plant Manager in establishing a site culture which is capable of sustaining the long term vision.
6. Assist the Plant Manager in leading the plant organization to achieve agreed objectives in all aspects, including but not
limited to HSE, pollution prevention, cost control, and growth initiatives.
7. Identify and evaluate hazardous conditions and practices in the workplace. Survey to identify and evaluate occupational
health, safety and environmental conditions. Conduct and coordinate on-site inspections to audit physical conditions and
safe work practices. Update policies based on city, provincial and federal compliance regulations.
8. Lead and or participate in incident investigations to determine root causes, and corrective actions to prevent re-occurrence.
9. Direct environmental compliance programs related to hazardous wastes, air permitting water pollution control and
community right-to-know programs.
10. Provide backup coverage as needed in the absence of the Plant Manager.

Job Specifications: (Knowledge, skills and abilities normally required for competent performance in the job)
Demonstrated technical leadership skills. Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Chemical Engineering with at least 5 years industry experience and APEGA certified. Technical writing skills. People management skills; employee relations; strategic planning; interpersonal and team skills. Financial and business process understanding. Strong HSE knowledge. Ability to utilize computer-based tools/software, understands and generates comprehensive written documentation and communicates effectively with customers and all levels of the organization.
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this
classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications
required of employees assigned to this job and may be changed at any time.

All levels of site employees, head office management, R&D group, Sales and Tech Service staff.
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