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Tiger Calcium Services Ltd

Operations Manager (Chemical Engineer)

Canada-Alberta-Slave Lake


Company Information

From Dust Control to Anti-Icing to Oilfield Fluids…Tiger is everyone’s choice when evaluated on the merits of reliability, quality and expertise. Controlling all steps of the manufacturing process while also managing our own dedicated transportation fleet enables us to produce consistent, superior products with an ensured supply, as needed, year round. Tiger Calcium and our specialty transportation division, Tiger Tanklines, is a Canadian-based company proudly providing calcium chloride products and chemical hauling services to clients across North America.

Job Description

Work Location:  Slave Lake (camp accommodations provided)

Department:  Manufacturing

Title of manager this position reports to:  VP Manufacturing

Positions reporting to this role:  Operations Superintendent

Work Rotation (if applicable):    5 Days per week

Work Days / Hours:  40 hours per week

Purpose of Role:  The Operations Manager is responsible for leadership of the liquid plant and camp operations in Slave Lake. This individual will be significantly involved in plant operations and provide input and guidance to the development and execution of capital projects. Day to day backup to the VP Manufacturing.


  • Supervision and leadership of plant operations teams;
  • Safety and environmental leadership within operations function;
  • Provide guidance, support, and act as a direct technical resource for the team undertaking various aspects of chemical engineering, including design, planning and development;
  • Develop and implement industry best practices, key management systems, and operational KPI’s;
  • Guidance of operational input to capital project and process design plans;
  • Liaise with contractors, vendors, and other stakeholders on a technical level;
  • Identifies, reviews and implements process improvement and cost reduction opportunities;
  • Guidance to the overall chemical QA/QC program for testing of process units, intermediates, and finished products;
  • Process troubleshooting, monitoring and control;
  • Development of standard operating procedures and operations training/mentoring.


  • A professional designated Chemical Engineer or related background with at least 10+ years’ experience in a chemical continuous process operation;
  • Relevant experience in evaporation and natural brine processing considered an asset;
  • Experience in a well-structured environment with good system and procedures, and the ability to develop such structures within the Tiger organization;
  • Experience in leading, supervising, directing, and managing people in cross functional organizations and project teams;
  • Experience with environmental aspects of industrial plant operation, treatment and disposal;
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills; 
  • Strong team player with other technical and non-technical individuals;
  • Has a methodical approach to work practices with strong emphasis on quality.


Physical Requirements:

  • Able to lift and carry 50 lbs.
  • Work from height.
  • Climbing, crouching, stooping, and working in awkward positions required.

Work Conditions:

  • Industrial plant setting.
  • Working inside and outside in various weather conditions.
  • Exposure to noisy conditions.
  • At times may be exposed to dangerous and/or toxic substances and must take necessary precautions to protect eyes, nose and skin from irritation and infection.

Contact Information

Tiger Calcium Services Ltd
Posting Date: 25-Aug-2017Manufacturing/Supply Chain/Purchasing Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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