Process Engineer
Laporte Engineering Inc.
Edmonton, AB

About $76,000 - $100,000 a year

Laporte Engineering specializes in the supply of process, building and utilities design services to the agri-food, beverage, bio-tech and pharmaceutical industry sectors. With the head office in Montreal, Laporte operates in Canada, the United States and Europe. The firm has experienced over 20% average growth over the past four years and continued aggressive growth is planned. For more information, visit our website:

Process Engineer – Alberta

As part of an integrated project team, this intermediate or senior process engineer will be responsible to lead the process design of food & beverage process systems. Located in Edmonton, Calgary or Lethbridge, Alberta this individual will report to the Alberta Engineering Manager.


  • Participate in client needs and project definition;
  • Lead all project phases and ensure compliance with applicable codes and standards, defined scope, timelines and budget;
  • Maintain detailed understanding of codes and standards applicable to projects, including: building codes, energy codes, CSA standards, health & safety regulations, NFPA standards;
  • Maintain a reference set of codes, standards and in-house best practices;
  • Maintain the development and committee review of drawings and specifications;
  • Review Clients Specifications;
  • Write technical reports and analysis to support design submissions;
  • Review shop drawings for compliance & participate in development of engineering standards;
  • Obtain proposals from and follow-up with suppliers and contractors;
  • Partner with cross functional project team members;
  • Visit and survey project sites for project related activities;
  • Conduct work in accordance with Laporte Professional Practice Management Plan guidelines;
  • Support business development activities.

Key Requirements:

  • Degree in Chemical, Biotechnology or Food Engineering or technology;
  • Registered as a Professional Engineer in Alberta;
  • 3-15 years of experience in construction engineering, planning and/or project management, preferably in a variety of fields (ag- industrial, food and beverage industries)
  • Experience in the design of fluid and bulk materials handling processes including preparation of process flow diagrams, heat and material balances and P&IDs;
  • Experience in the design of sanitary process systems including piping, vessels and CIP systems;
  • Familiarity with CFIA and HACCP requirements;
  • Familiarity with Lean Manufacturing an asset;
  • Solid knowledge of engineering codes and standards;
  • Flexibility to travel;
  • Consulting experience an asset.


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Excellent skills in technical support and troubleshooting;
  • Tests self against a high standard of excellence; takes responsibility for self-development;
  • Strong ability to work both independently and in a team environment;
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to identify issues in a timely manner and to develop resolutions;
  • Conducts work in a professional manner and communicates a positive image personally and of the project;

In addition to a competitive salary and benefits, Laporte offers a refreshing work environment that promotes teamwork, professionalism, personal development.

If you would like to join our team, please send your resume and indicate the following reference: (ProcessLethbridge_2019)

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time