Research Process Engineer

Job Description

Employment :Contract
# of Openings :1
Classification :Chemical/Process Industry:Engineering

Design Group Staffing is currently seeking a Research Process Engineer for our client based in Calgary.


This position requires a strong knowledge of fundamental Chemical Engineering principles and skills in analytical, modeling & simulation methods to carry out research projects in related areas. Research experience and knowledge with experimental techniques including data processing is considered an asset.



  • Lead and initiate Research & Development projects to completion
  • Provide plant support related to olefin plant challenges
  • Coordinate technical programs for large-scale field pilot or plant tests
  • Explore, identity, assess and qualify of non/semi-commercial technologies
  • Apply thermodynamics, mass transfer and heat transfer principles to complex systems
  • Conduct advanced (dynamic) process simulation of heat & mass balances (experience with HYSYS Dynamics and/or Aspen Plus would be an asset)
  • Ensure accuracy of results, identify unusual trends, recommend and take agreed upon corrective actions
  • Suggest improvements to numerical approach, equipment, procedures and processes
  • Prepare internal technical reports and external papers for conferences and journal publications

  • PhD., MSc. or BSc degree in chemical or process engineering
  • Experience to initiate, lead and supervise R&D projects and/or programs
  • Experience in use and function of project management tools and practices
  • A solid understanding of unit operations, heat and mass transfer, thermodynamics and numerical methods
  • Knowledge and understanding of petrochemical processes
  • Well-developed critical thinking skills and an aptitude for thinking out of the box
  • Demonstrate a continuous drive to improve and can challenge the status quo
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills



If you are interested, please apply directly online or submit your resume in Microsoft Word format to: [Click Here to Email Your Resume]


Design Group Staffing would like to thank all candidates for their interest in this opportunity. Due to the volume of resumes we receive we may only be able to respond directly to those candidates being selected for an interview. We encourage you to visit regularly as new and exciting employment opportunities become available daily!


Apply URL: ERJOB_96563 Research Process Engineer


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About Design Group Staffing

Design Group Staffing Inc. is one of the largest suppliers of contract, temporary and full-time professionals in Canada. Founded in 1976, our firm specializes in providing engineering, technical and technical sales roles in Construction, EPCM, Manufacturing, Mining, Oil & Gas and Architecture & Design, as well as specialist roles in Real Estate Development and Property Management across Canada. As Recruitment Specialists, we stand out by creating an exceptional experience for candidates and client companies. Our process allows us to get to know the best talent, understand their needs, and find matches that lead to success.

Design Group Staffing Inc. is ISO 9001 Certified and has been named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies each year since 1999 and has held Platinum Status since 2005. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Design Group Staffing Inc. employs over 350 recruitment professionals who place thousands of quality candidates per year. With offices across Canada, we understand industry challenges that are unique to each region and offer both national reach and local knowledge.

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