Dairy Process Engineer – Edmonton, AB

Our Western Region subsidiary, Laporte Engineering Inc., has the following full-time permanent position opening:  Dairy Process  Engineer – Edmonton, AB

Responsibilities and Duties: 

  • Located in Edmonton and reporting to the Director of the Prairie Provinces, you will be responsible to support the process engineering requirements for industrial building systems.
  • Managing Food & Beverage plant upgrade projects;
  • Creating equipment specifications and coordinating preparations of plans and quotes in collaboration with interdisciplinary project team members.
  • Ensuring compliance with safety standards
  • Specifying, analyzing proposals, selecting equipment and following up with suppliers and contractors.
  • Monitoring and controlling costs and schedules, and presenting projects’ progress reports to customers.
  • Designing processes and utilities;
  • Supervising equipment installation, start-up and commissioning;
  • Maintaining friendly, proactive and professional communication with clients, equipment suppliers and contractors on site;
  • Identifying and evaluating potential business opportunities.
  • Designing distillation/rectification systems
  • Resource to support dairy, beer, wine and spirits
  • Filtration expertise an asset

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical, Biotechnology or Food Engineering.
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience in an engineering consulting firm.
    o Optimization of existing systems.
    o Equipment Design and specifications.
    o Knowledge of distillation principals.
  • Mobility: regular trips to the customers’ plants including longer assignments during start-up.


  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Pursuit of excellence;
  • Technical know-how.

Laporte offers 

  • Permanent position for the next twenty-four (24) months;
  • Forty (40) hours a week;
  • Base remuneration range 65K – 100K per year;
  • Benefits: Health Insurance coverage, RRSP plan, reimbursement of public transportation, and 3 weeks vacation.

If you would like to join our team, please send your resume to career@laporteconsultants.com.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.