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Title:  Process Operator

Date:  Nov 24, 2021

Mississauga, ON, CA, L5J 2Y3

Basic Function

Petro-Canada Lubricants Inc. (PCLI), a HollyFrontier business, located in Mississauga, ON is seeking a Process Operator. Reporting to the Area Team Leader, the Process Operator in the Phoenix department is responsible for ensuring safe and reliable operations of the units.

Job Duties

  • Maintain effective communications (i.e. shift change, intra-shift team)
  • Draw samples as scheduled and test as required
  • Perform routine operating tasks (monitor levels, temperatures, pressures, etc.)
  • Transfer chemicals to addition tanks. Monitor and adjust injection rates
  • Report data to be logged to Board Operator
  • Monitor operating areas for abnormal conditions, (i.e. mechanical or process related)
  • Perform equipment care and maintenance as required
  • Perform routine running maintenance
  • Perform basic troubleshooting
  • Assist with major equipment switches
  • Perform housekeeping and operational maintenance as assigned by the Shift Team Lead
  • Perform maintenance activities as required
  • Train in all aspects of emergency responsiveness, including fire-fighting, and responding when necessary
  • Progress through the PBP Production Technician levels as per CBA
  • Attend/participate in shift team meetings
  • Maintain current knowledge of ongoing operational/equipment status, through effective shift change communications, shift logs, etc.
  • Add entries to “outside” shift log
  • Record units process readings and test results
  • Prepare and issue cold work permits as required (if qualified)
  • Update/review/validate procedures
  • Other duties as required
  • Special assignments or tasks assigned to the employee by their supervisor, as determined from time to time in their sole and complete discretion


  • Completion of the required educational program
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing operations environment preferred

Education Level

  • Chemical or Process Technology diploma
  • Minimum Fourth-Class Stationary Engineering certification
  • Obtaining a Third-class certificate within a 24 month period may be a requirement 

Required Skills

  • Demonstrated safety-consciousness.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving/analytical skills
  • Must possess a valid Driver’s License
  • Must possess a positive attitude, be a self-starter with a willingness to become an integral part of a process Shift Team that functions in a dynamic environment
  • As a condition of continued employment, the successful applicant must progress through the Performance Based Progression Technician levels as per the Collective Bargaining Agreement
  • DZ class license would be preferred

Work Conditions

  • Lubricants manufacturing requires a continuous operation of 24 hours/day, 7 days/week. Successful applicant will work a rotating 12-hour schedule and overtime, as required. Schedule composed of 2 day shifts followed by 2 night shifts with four days off before next scheduled day shift.
  • This is a safety sensitive position

Our One HFC Culture:

Our One HFC Culture focuses on five key values of Safety, Integrity, Teamwork, Ownership and Inclusion. They influence our decisions, shape our behaviors and keep us connected across the entire organization. Safety is first: We maintain a true Safety culture for our employees, communities, environments and customers. Our goal is to make sure everyone returns home safely each day. Everything we do is done with Integrity; We speak up. We listen. We do the right thing. We encourage employees to Step Up and Stand Out by championing a culture of Teamwork and Ownership. Last, but not least, we foster a culture of Inclusion by encouraging diversity of experiences, viewpoints and backgrounds. What makes each of us different, together makes us stronger.

About HollyFrontier Corporation

HollyFrontier Corporation, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is an independent petroleum refiner and marketer that produces high value light products such as gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel and other specialty products. HollyFrontier owns and operates refineries located in Kansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Utah and markets its refined products principally in the Southwest U.S., the Rocky Mountains extending into the Pacific Northwest and in other neighboring Plains states. In addition, HollyFrontier produces base oils and other specialized lubricants in the U.S., Canada and the Netherlands, and exports products to more than 80 countries. HollyFrontier also owns a 57% limited partner interest and a non-economic general partner interest in Holly Energy Partners, L.P., a master limited partnership that provides petroleum product and crude oil transportation, terminalling, storage and throughput services to the petroleum industry, including HollyFrontier Corporation subsidiaries

Equal Opportunity Employer

HollyFrontier Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other prohibited ground of discrimination.

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