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Job ID : 1241 

Closing Date : 01/23/2022

Job Category : Manufacturing 

Location : Joffre Administration 


Who We Are:

NOVA Chemicals develops and manufactures plastic resins and other petrochemical products that make everyday life safer, healthier and easier. Our employees take pride in our focus on safety and social responsibility by working together to ensure health, safety, security and environmental stewardship through our commitment to sustainability, ESG, and Responsible Care®. NOVA Chemicals, headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, is wholly-owned by Mubadala Investment Company of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.


NOVA Chemicals helps shape a world where products vital to our health and happiness are even better tomorrow than they are today. We are seeking talented and passionate people who enjoy working in a collaborative, innovative environment to join our dynamic team. 


We are seeking Mechanical Engineers to join our Static Equipment Engineering Team at our Joffre Site in Central Alberta, near Red Deer.  Reporting to the Static Equipment Engineering Team Leader, you will provide engineering support to improve the reliability, operability and maintainability of the Joffre site assets.


Role responsibilities may include development of short, midterm as well as long-term asset management plans, development of small projects aligned to business needs and/or engineering support for large sustaining capital projects. In addition, the role may also provide day-to-day technical support to operations, maintenance, inspections and other teams to support production.


You Will Use Your Expertise To:

  • Demonstrate a high level of commitment to Responsible Care activities.
  • Provide static equipment engineering, technical leadership and support to Joffre site facilities in support of production.
  • Provide Mechanical Engineering design support to various sized projects to ensure safe, reliable and competitive operation.
  • Provide reliability strategies and quality assurance expectations to ensure piping, pressure vessels and other static equipment meet or exceed performance requirements.
  • Lead and support investigations on equipment failures to determine root causes and identify actions to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Manage single and multi-discipline improvement projects and/or sustaining Capital projects to meet operational requirements.
  • Support NOVA Chemicals’ corporate engineering standards committees as well as site technical network teams with Mechanical Engineering expertise and experience to drive continuous improvement.
  • Provide professional authentication to engineering changes.


What We Are Looking For:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 8+ years of engineering experience in Petrochemical, refining or similar industries
  • Registered with APEGA or an equivalent Canadian engineering governing body
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven technical leadership ability
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office suite
  • Experience working with SAP will be considered an asset


You Can Stand Out If:

  • You are passionate about your work and put care and thought into all that you do.
  • You are responsible and follow through with your commitments to others and to safety.
  • You are innovative and are willing to challenge your biases when problem solving. 
  • You are collaborative, inclusive, and work well with others towards team goals. 


Additional Information:

  • Relocation will be considered for this position
  • Compensation will be commensurate with education and experience
  • This role requires up to 10% travel
  • In order to fulfil the duties of this role, the successful candidate will be required to wear respiratory protective equipment. Candidate must successfully pass a fit test and be physically able to wear a respirator
  • The successful candidate is required to provide proof of a valid driver’s license


Why NOVA Chemicals?

NOVA Chemicals’ flexible benefit programs are designed to meet the diverse needs of our employees, because when it comes to benefits, everyone has different priorities. Our benefits offerings will vary based on your work location, and are an element of the “Total Rewards” package used to reward employees.


Check Us Out Online:

  • Follow us on Twitter and Instagram for company news.
  • Follow us on LinkedIn and Glassdoor for job updates.
  • Read more on our Responsible Care® and sustainability initiatives like Project STOP


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.


Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available on request.

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