Title:  Sr Process Engineer


Canonsburg, PA, US, 15317

Job Description: 

Primetals Technologies is a joint venture of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Partners.  Operating globally, Primetals Technologies offers a world-class technology product portfolio to guarantee excellence in metals production across the entire value chain - from the raw materials to the finished product.  We provide fully integrated new technology, automation and environmental solutions, high-end manufacturing capabilities and comprehensive life-cycle services.  Becoming a member of the Primetals Technologies Team, means that our customers can count on reliable and dedicated support to master the challenges facing the metals industry today and in the future.  For our Employees, this means abundant opportunities to gain challenging work experience and steady growth potential for their careers.


We are looking to hire for the position of Senior Process Engineer at the Canonsburg, PA Furnace Technologies (FT) Office.  This business sub-segment specializes in the furnace design for advanced high-strength steels for steel manufacturing including continuous annealing lines, continuous galvanizing lines, and plate heat treatment lines.



The Senior Process Engineer is responsible for the process design.  Specific tasks include:

  • Develop, design, and implement process systems for media flow and control such as hydrogen, nitrogen, natural gas, air, and water as it applies to thermal heat treatment equipment and product thermal cycles.
  • Create and refine the process and instrumentation (P&IDs) and functional description documents for the project automation engineers for new capital equipment, renovations, and upgrades to existing equipment to meet or exceed our clients’ requirements, even under aggressive delivery deadlines.
  • Complete the necessary risk assessment of the process design
  • Work as a point of technical contact for single or multiple clients on multiple projects.
  • Manage, schedule, and support the responsibilities of 1+ engineers/designers.
  • Help predict resource loading from both project and employee viewpoints.  Adapt and project resource adjustments that may be required to meet deliverables.
  • Keep project manager and engineering manager apprised of progress and status.
  • Deliver designs to procurement project manager and technically support the procurement and manufacturing efforts.
  • Create and refine the scope of work documents, part & assembly drawings, and bill of materials to describe the design intent and document the key aspects necessary to accomplish the manufacturing.
  • Maintain ongoing project requirements and specifications for multiple projects.
  • Review design efforts from team to ensure that quality is being maintained.
  • Guide investigations into form or function of a feature or set of features in a design.
  • Support the manufacturing shops and Primetals’ quality plan directly and indirectly to meet project requirements.
  • Support the delivery, installation, startup, debugging, commissioning, and warranty coverage of your equipment.  Directly or indirectly train client personnel and provide ongoing technical assistance.
  • Communicate and convey key aspects of a design to a client or manufacturing partner through written, spoken, and direct communications.  Maintain professional respect and behavior at all times.
  • Exercise sound, independent, and practical judgment to consider likely consequences at all times, backed by the support and judgment of multiple Primetals team members



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Advanced degree may be substituted for experience, if applicable
  • 5-8 Years of direct experience with steel mill equipment, metals or thermal processes, specialized atmosphere gases (such as hydrogen, nitrogen, and argon), combustion, material handling, and continuous web processes.
  • Detailed knowledge of engineering principles and calculation methods
  • Knowledge of computer systems associated with discipline including 3D Inventor/Solid Edge/Solidworks and 2D AutoCad
  • Knowledge of metals related equipment, fabrication design, machine design, equipment selection & function, problem-solving, and/or troubleshooting
  • Ability to lead others and work with all groups within and outside the organization


Primetals Technologies offers a full range of benefits starting with first day of employment.  Relocation will be available to candidates based on experience and position.  If you want to learn more about Primetals Technologies, visit our website!  


At Primetals Technologies, we value difference for the benefit of our Employees, our Customers and our Community. Primetals Technologies is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity.


Req 1939

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh