Junior Process Engineer

LocationChatham, Ontario
DepartmentProjects and Innovation
Reports ToReliability Manager

Greenfield is looking for a Junior Process Engineer to join our growing team.

This position is responsible for the development of process P&IDs, design specifications for equipment and instrumentation necessary for capital projects at the Chatham site. The engineer will coordinate equipment installations with plant personnel to ensure the process needs are maintained. Role will incorporate industry best practice and standardizations into design and be key member in upkeep of plant standards. Individual will be responsible for process data analysis utilizing DCS data historian to diagnose production issues and to develop appropriate solutions.

Who We Are:

Greenfield Global is a leading producer and supplier of high-value, mission-critical raw materials, ingredients, and additives that are vital to businesses and integral to a lower carbon economy. From start-ups to the largest brands in the world, customers trust Greenfield’s extensive portfolio of premium products, regulatory expertise, and industry-leading service to improve people’s lives and the health of the planet.

Why Join Greenfield?

We innovate, collaborate, and work with purpose. By unlocking the potential of people, partnerships, and nature to accelerate sustainable solutions for the health of the planet, our work has a positive impact on the environment around the world. We’re always looking for people who can bring new talents and experience to our team.

Who You Are:
  • Demonstrate commitment to safety, environmental practices, production targets, and quality standards
  • Team-oriented individual with strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate across departments
  • Self-motivated and forward-thinking individual with ability to manage workload and priorities, and acts to create efficiencies and resolve issues within their scope of responsibility
  • Dedicated to business objectives and continuous improvement through adaptability, innovation, and agility
  • Possess Company values of Honesty, Integrity, Respect and Commitment coupled with the ability to accept and drive change.


Your Experience Should Include:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering with P. Eng. Designation or working towards
  • 1-3 years of related experience. Prior leadership experience is an asset
  • Resourceful and practical, with demonstrated problem solving and decision-making capabilities
  • Strong organizational skills paired with an ability of managing multiple projects with competing demands
  • Maintains safety standards while working to achieve business objectives
  • DCS / PLC experience is an asset
  • PI Software / Power BI program experience is an asset
  • Process Simulation Software experience such as Aspen HYSYS, AFT Fathom & Arrow is an asset
  • AutoCAD experience and drafting experience is a benefit.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Comply with all Company health and safety, environmental, and quality policies and regulatory requirements
  • Develop a thorough knowledge of each process area, and the interrelationship between process areas, from the perspectives of chemical reactions, raw material consumption, mass and energy balance
  • Familiarization and knowledge of ethanol industry and standards
  • Provide technical assistance to the production team for troubleshooting, problem solving and continuous improvement activities
  • Support the engineering team; assist in field mark-ups of ‘As-Built’ drawings; corrective actions from audits and RCA’s as well as data entry and modifications to PI reports and Process Flow Diagrams
  • Work with suppliers and the research and development team to develop and maintain best-in-class operating procedures and to optimize the performance of their products
  • Provide Process Engineering support for Capex projects through the development of financial justifications
  • Inform and communicate the impacts that new process and equipment will have on other plant areas
  • Maintain accurate documentation to support project initiatives including project timelines, progress reports, P&IDs, operating and maintenance procedures
  • Adhere to and support the MOC process. Mentor site on MOC workflow, maintain appropriate documentation and train users on effective use of the tools
  • Participate as department representative for continuous improvement initiatives, Root Cause Analysis, HAZOPs, and design reviews
  • Provide cross department coverage and outage coverage to support uninterrupted plant production
  • Other duties and responsibilities aligned to business objectives and in support of our core principles.

Total Compensation & Care:

  • Base salary dependent on experience and demonstrated performance
  • Formal and informal training opportunities
  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits
  • Income protection: short- and long-term disability coverage, life insurance, paid
    personal sick time
  • Vacation time exceeding industry standards
  • Company funded retirement savings program with individual contribution
  • Meaningful and challenging work
  • Curated intentional culture focused on growth and development, engagement, and

About Us

We own and operate five distilleries, four specialty chemical manufacturing and packaging plants, and three next-generation biofuel and renewable energy R&D centers. This integrated model enhances supply chain transparency, quality control, custom formulation development, and ultimately customer satisfaction.

Core Values

  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Commitment
  • Openness to Change
  • Core Principles


We are constantly seizing opportunities to develop new products, processes and methods to meet the diverse and demanding requirements of our customers.


We are part catalyst, part collaborator. We work with partners to get the most out of our existing products, and to develop custom solutions for our customer requirements.


Our commitment to give back to local communities in the US and Canada goes beyond the bottom line. We give back to the planet by processing renewable resources into low carbon fuels and chemicals.


Our team is not only fast, we has the flexibility and creativity to pivot with customer needs to develop custom-made, on-time solutions.


At every plant, and for every customer, for every shipment, we put quality first. We operate a tight, transparent supply chain while meeting the highest regulatory standards.