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Chemical Process Engineer

Sylvite is hiring for the position of Chemical Process Engineer to work out of our Burlington location.

Sylvite Industrial Chemicals is looking for an entry-level chemical engineer to join our Industrial division. The ideal candidate should have strong verbal and written communication skills and be a highly organized and responsive individual, capable of working in a diverse team environment and handling multiple tasks with completing priorities. Our successful candidate will have a positive, can-do attitude; will be flexible, self-motivated, creative, and quality-oriented with attention to detail. He / She must work collaboratively with Sylvite’s functional leaders and their respective teams to strengthen and develop products and services, set manufacturing strategies and align resources to achieve shared objectives.


Essential Functions / Key Focus Areas

  • Analytical. You must be capable of doing your own research and analysis using Sylvite’s data operating systems, including defining KPIs and working with whomever you need to build KPI dashboards.
  • Plan, develop and implement innovative business plans, organization policies, and goals that drive short-term profitability and long-term growth by providing value-added customer service and product differentiation.
  • Develop and maintain a rapport with customers and distributors to understand customer needs and ensure satisfaction.
  • Coordinate with Sylvite’s functional teams in the business to ensure cross-functional and cross geographic cooperation.
  • Coordinate the promotion of industrial products to develop new markets, increase market share, and obtain competitive market position through thinking strategically, demonstrating entrepreneurialism, experimenting and dealing effectively with a changing business climate.
  • Instill a sense of urgency to ensure that projects are completed on schedule and on budget.
  • Support company continual improvement initiatives.


Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Chemical, Industrial, Environmental or Manufacturing)
  • Foundational knowledge of industrial processes including water and wastewater treatment principles
  • Candidate should be enrolled in the PEO – Engineering in Training Program or be willing to enroll
  • One plus years of professional experience preferred or coursework, relevant internship experience accepted in lieu of professional work experience
  • Good technical skills with the ability to articulate ideas and concepts both visually and contextually are essential
  • Strong verbal/written communication skills and ability to work well independently and in team environments
  • Candidate must be willing and able to travel up to 20% of the time
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record may be required
  • Bilingual-Ability to speak French is an asset


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Chemical, Industrial, Environmental or Manufacturing)

Working Conditions

  • Physical Effort: Normal
  • Physical Environment: Normal
  • Sensory Attention: Normal
  • Mental Stress: Moderate Travel, 20%