Process and Mechanical Engineer

Location: USA Posted Date: October 7, 2017
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Employer Job Id: A010874 CareerMine Job Id: 1383662


  • [Company] is the world’s largest provider of commercial explosives and innovative blasting systems to the mining, quarrying, oil and gas and construction markets, a leading supplier of sodium cyanide for gold extraction, and a specialist provider of ground support services in mining and tunneling.
  •  [Company] has a diverse workforce of around 11,500 employees and contractors, servicing customers across more than 100 countries. Our purpose is to make our customers successful, every day, all around the world. We take pride in operating safely, responsibly and sustainably. Together, these enable us to grow and create enduring value for our shareholders.

About the role

  • Responsible for engineering functions at all bulk and packaged explosive sites in North America. Provides engineering expertise in process and mechanical design relating to tanks, pumps, valves, piping systems, instrumentation, and controls. Through design reviews and audits, the incumbent oversees the assigned model procedures (such as Machine Guarding, Pressure Systems, Isolation of Plant & Equipment, Lifting Equipment and Plant Structures).
  • The Responsible Mechanical Engineer is responsible to review and approve all “mechanical” related modifications and alterations to maintain the integrity of the company’s plant and equipment

What you will be doing

  • Deliver continuous improvement in the efficient and reliable operation of mobile and fixed plant mechanical systems (such as pumping systems).
  • Track and improve on key performance indicators.
  • Manage/advise engineering contractors in [Company] processes/requirements.
  • Initiation, progression, and implementation of projects as deemed necessary by the business to improve plant operation and/or grow the business.
  • Provide guidance to ensure pump safety and reliability. Maintain the pump database base system (develop and monitor preventive maintenance completion to improve systems reliability and safety).
  • Develop/modify PFDs and P&IDs for new and existing plants.
  • Develop/refine standards and specifications for process equipment.
  • Provide technical support for sites and others.

What you bring

  • BS in Process or Mechanical Engineering
  • 7+ years experience in plant/process engineering environment.
  • Knowledgeable in engineering risk management/mitigation.
  • Understanding of all engineering disciplines.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with wide variety of levels from operators to senior managers.
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office, Windows, etc.
  • Performance measures include: budget management, timely completion of projects, cost reduction, margin improvements, customer feedback, and audit completion.
  • Reasonably proficient in AutoCAD and EPDM is a plus.
  • Proficiency in electrical instrumentation/controls is a plus
  • Ability to travel internationally up to 40%.

What we offer

  • The opportunities, facilities and environment associated with working in an international organization;
  • Career paths that are totally flexible allowing you to specialize or become a generalist;
  • A diverse workplace where your unique abilities and talents will be recognized and encouraged;
  • Training programs, opportunities and initiatives to ensure your continued growth;
  • Competitive salary packages.

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