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Simulation Engineer

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Date: Jun 10, 2021

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 42069 

Job Category: Engineering 


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.

Process and Simulation Engineer


Hatch is currently looking for an engineer to specialize in modeling and simulation for its Montreal or Mississauga office.


Job Description:

Analysis of complex industrial systems focused on capacity planning, debottlenecking and optimization of production lines. Design, improvement and implementation of integrated solutions related to material, human and financial aspects through the application of analytical, discrete event and other simulation engineering skills.


Area of expertise

- Process data analysis

- Capacity analysis

- Debottlenecking studies

- Dynamic discrete event simulation




- Analyze data from a process

- Perform observations or surveys on industrial sites

- Perform calculations and develop simulation models

- Conduct studies and provide recommendations to clients and internal project teams to optimize capital efficiency under different configurations and operating strategies and to improve operations;

- Work in collaboration with multidisciplinary teams

- Contribute to business development as well as develop the practice of simulation and data analysis at Hatch by writing papers, attending conferences, and connecting with clients and industry members;

- If the candidate has a background in process engineering, the role may expand to :

o Develop process flow diagrams, mass and heat balances, design criteria and design bases

o Perform equipment sizing and write technical specifications


Talents sought

Hatch stands out for the quality of its services, which is the result of the know-how of its employees. To achieve this, we are looking for candidates with the following qualities :



- Bachelor's degree in engineering, preferably in chemical, metallurgical, mining or industrial engineering.

- Experience with at least one type of simulation and a strong interest in simulation in general;

- Proven programming skills in at least one programming language (e.g. Python);

- Strong analytical and problem solving skills;

- Working knowledge of probability and statistics applied to engineering;

- Basic skills with discrete event simulation software, e.g. Arena, Simul8, Simio, etc. 



- Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills;

- Team player;

- Strong interest in modeling and simulation;

- Self-starter;

- Commitment to delivering high quality work.


We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. 

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