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. Through our commitment to Responsible Care®, we take pride in our focus on safety and sustainability. We are seeking Mechanical Engineers to join NOVA Chemicals.
We are hiring in two areas; the Technical Services team, which is our sustaining capital group who focus on the successful development and execution of high quality projects for the specific business units at the Joffre site; and the Reliability team, which directly supports the operation of a specific plant, focusing on troubleshooting, failure analysis, asset strategy development and focused improvement projects. More details about each area are described below.
Project Mechanical Engineer
As part of the Technical Services team the primary responsibility of the Project Mechanical Engineer is to support sustaining capital projects from concept to completion. The Mechanical Engineer will work in a team environment under project constraints to develop mechanical engineering work packages that result in completed projects that are safe, reliable, cost effective and meet project objectives. Key aspects of the role include:
Mechanical Reliability Engineer
As part of the Polyolefins Reliability Engineering team, the Mechanical Reliability Engineer is responsible for support and improvement of static equipment in the Joffre Polyolefin facilities. The goal of this position is to improve overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) while supporting demands related to maintaining safe, reliable and competitive operation. Key aspects of the role include:
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To be successful in this role, we need you to be a Professional Engineer with a strong technical knowledge of mechanical engineering in a plant environment. Come to NOVA Chemicals and put your engineering degree to use in this role while combining your excellent interpersonal, communication, and planning skills.
How do you know if NOVA Chemicals the right place for you?
At NOVA our core values are: Be Responsible. Be Passionate. Innovate. Collaborate
You will find NOVA to be a great fit if you:
NOVA Chemicals develops and manufactures chemicals and plastic resins that make everyday life safer, healthier and easier. Our employees work to ensure health, safety, security and environmental stewardship through our commitment to sustainability and Responsible Care®. NOVA Chemicals, headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, is wholly-owned ultimately by Mubadala Investment Company of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
The NOVA Chemicals Joffre Site is located in Central Alberta, near Red Deer(Alberta’s third largest city). The Joffre Site is recognized as the largest combined ethylene/polyethylene manufacturing site in North America, and one of the largest in the world. Focus at the site is placed on operations excellence, plant availability and effective capital execution. Attention is also placed on the integration of technology while implementing and optimizing.
The Joffre site provides a wealth of recreational and social opportunities in the surrounding areas, as well as various educational options for children through advanced learning.
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.