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Chief Operating Engineer


INVISTA’s Maitland site located in Eastern Ontario is seeking a 1st Class Operating Engineer for the Power and Hydrogen plants.

Maitland site produces DYTEK®A amine, a chemical intermediate used globally in products such as polyamide plastics, fibers, adhesives, curing agents, polyurethanes, vitamins, pharmaceuticals and epoxy resins.

The Chief Operating Engineer (1st class) leads the Power/Hydrogen Organization and has charge of and responsibility for the safe management, operation and maintenance of the operation, as per the TSSA Act and with support from the site Operations/Maintenance Manager, Maintenance, Reliability and Technical resources in the organization.


Position Responsibilities:

·Lead, supervise and develop Operating Engineers

·Manage maintenance and operating safety and regulatory requirements associated with TSSA regulated equipment with production and maintenance teams

·Lead the operation of Power and Hydrogen Plant equipment in support of Key Driver of EHS, Reliability, Efficiency and Cost

·Landlord for Power and Hydrogen operating areas with high standards of cleanliness and housekeeping

·Lead high quality investigations on production issues

·Develop project economics for capital projects and provide project leadership as required

Background and Experience Requirements:

·1st Class Engineer License/Certification in good standing with the TSSA

·5 years’ experience in a manufacturing, chemical, petrochemical or refinery plant environment

Experience and Skills Preferred:

·Experience in leading and supervising teams

·Demonstrated strong analytical and problem-solving skills

·Strong mechanical aptitude

·Excellent written and verbal communication skills

·Ability to lead cross-functional teams using Root Cause Analysis problem solving methodology

·Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and meet established deadlines

·Ability to develop and implement systematic and sustainable programs and solutions

·Be able to work within a manufacturing environment

Personal Protective Equipment:

The ability to wear personal protective equipment with or without accommodation such as: Steel-toed shoes, ear plugs, safety glasses, face shields, gloves, hard hats, and other protective equipment as may be required in the operating areas.


  • Competitive salary commensurate with skills and experience
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Defined benefit pension plan
  • Optional pension enhancements
  • Performance bonus program
  • Additional vacation purchase program
  • Additional floating holidays
  • Education Assistance Program for job related training 

How to apply:

Interested applicants should submit a detailed resume in English along with a covering letter to www.kochcareers.com

Successful candidates will be required to complete a criminal background check

If you have the above qualifications, we would like to hear from you. We thank all applicants in advance, but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted

We are an equal opportunity employer. If you require accommodation or assistance at any time during the application or selection processes, please submit a request by following the directions located at the bottom of the kochcareers.com webpage

More About INVISTA

Headquartered in the U.S., INVISTA is one of the world's largest integrated producers of polymers and fibers, primarily for nylon, spandex, and polyester applications. With a business presence in more than 20 countries, INVISTA delivers exceptional value for its customers through market insights, technology innovations, and a powerful portfolio of global trademarks including Antron® carpet fiber and Stainmaster® carpet. We transform daily through innovations. Clothing, carpets, luggage, automobile interiors and airbags- these and many other products originate in one of INVISTA's global manufacturing facilities. You can be a part of the difference we make by joining the INVISTA team.

As a member of the INVISTA team, you will also be part of Koch Industries, Inc.'s affiliates, one of the largest privately-held companies in the world. Koch companies have a presence in nearly 60 countries and employ about 120,000 people.

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