Site Process Engineer

Posted 06 June 2024
Salary £60,000
Job type Permanent
Industry Sector TechnicalEngineering
Job FunctionProject Management and Engineering

Job description

​The Company

Our client is a leader in the Process Sector. A period of growth is the reason they are recruiting for a Site Process Engineer.

The Role

  • To lead the process engineering function on site including the support of both new and existing plant and products. This includes initial scoping onto FEED studies, process engineering design, calculations, process safety and risk management.

  • Work in accordance with all EHS requirements, policies and principles.

  • Support FEED studies, including the preparation of relevant process engineering documentation, including P and IDs, commissioning procedures, equipment specifications and data sheets, calculations, etc., for projects in a timely manner.

  • Plan and manage the installation and commissioning of new or modified plant. Ensure that process scale-up parameters are understood, and production is established safely and effectively to meet cost, time, EHS and quality targets.

  • Lead the initial conceptual phase of capital projects in the development of strategies for expanding and providing capacity to meet the needs of the business. Review designs to ensure an optimum balance between technical suitability, operability, and cost-efficiency.

  • Participate in major capital project teams and support the process engineering input to these projects to ensure that development, design, and data provision activities are completed to meet agreed targets of scope, cost and time.

  • Lead/participate in HAZOPs and Design review studies, quantified risk assessments etc. Arrange process safety reviews (HSE reviews and HAZOPs, LOPAs etc.) and ensure that the resulting recommendations are implemented. Utilises industry best practices in all aspects of work.

  • Take a key role in process improvement activities and support manufacturing troubleshooting and optimisation.

  • Establish and lead a process safety management system on site to improve standards and ensure compliance with the requirements of the competent authorities.

The Person 

  • Degree qualified in Chemical or Process Engineering.

  • Chartered Engineer status with a recognised professional body (e.g. IChemE)

  • A good knowledge of key regulations (e.g. DSEAR, CDM, COMAH) is preferable.

  • Project management.

  • Ability to lead problem-solving teams both cross-functional and within production/engineering functions.

  • Experience working in chemical manufacturing or process industry organisation.

  • Experience working on a COMAH site.

  • Experience of projects, including EPC contracts.

  • Evidence of CPD throughout career.

  • Evidence of effective leadership exposure and project ownership.

The Benefits

  • An attractive salary.

  • Working for a market leader.

  • Good pension.

  • Life insurance.