Process Engineer CO-OP (Summer 2023) – Edmonton, AB.


Process Engineer CO-OP (Summer 2023)  – Edmonton, AB. 


Under the supervision of a mechanical or process engineer or designer, you will:

  • Use CAD (Autocad / Revit 3D) to draft manufacturing and packaging systems, process systems, utilities and HVAC systems related to Food and Beverage manufacturing facilities;
  • Take rough models, ideas, sketches, and/or concepts and become familiar with the project;
  • Identify and insert any and all known items required for the project;
  • Conceptualize and create designs and convert into a CAD design;
  • Ensure the design schedule is followed, on a daily basis, in order to meet customer requirements;
  • Utilize sense of urgency in meeting all design schedules;
  • Coordinate with other team members;
  • When presented with a task, the role of a Coop Student is to understand the task and to arrive at a solution up to the standards set forth by Laporte and its customers.

Key Requirements:

  • 3rd or 4th year student pursuing a Process Engineering or technologist degree;
  • Must have creative design talent including layout and experience in 2D/3D Designs;
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and equipment, with previous manufacturing and process support experience in the food and beverage, biopharmaceutical or medical device industry an asset;
  • Automation systems knowledge an asset;
  • Knowledge in a variety of standard engineering methods and techniques an asset;
  • Familiarity with food safety an asset;
  • Must maintain confidentiality regarding customer and company designs;
  • Must present self in a professional manner and maintain a positive attitude towards others;
  • Must be able to work in a controlled environment.


  • Ability to read technical drawings and understand dimensions & geometry;
  • Ability to interact with all levels of personnel and management and present self in a professional manner;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Extremely high level of attention to detail and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to meet defined schedules and deadlines;
  • Pursuit of excellence;
  • Ability to timely identify and resolve issues;
  • Strong ability to work in a team environment;
  • Sense of organization, discipline and task prioritization.

The Laporte team offers, in addition to a competitive salary and benefits, a refreshing alternative that deals with projects in such a way as to create a work environment that promotes communication, knowledge transfer, transparency, understanding and respect of the various stakeholders.

Please note that only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.


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