Process Engineering Manager

Job Title: Process Engineering Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Widnes, England
Salary: £65000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-01-21
Reference: BH-97625
Contact Name: Jason Tolley
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 03, 2019 15:54

Job Description

Process Engineering Manager- Chemicals- North-West- £60-65k+ Benefits

A leading manufacturer and developer of speciality chemicals are currently seeking to secure a strategic and business critical hire, for the role of Process Engineering Manager.  

Based at their chemical manufacturing site in the North-West they  have significant plans for long term growth and capital spend, with a number of new product lines being added to the operation, this is a demanding but exciting opportunity to join a forward thinking business, with a focus on safety and efficiency improvements.

Taking responsibility for managing the Technical Process Engineering function for the site, with CAPEX budget of circa £6m, with project values of up to £3m, the role holder will possess strong technical knowledge both in the design and operation, of similar fine chemical manufacturing sites, and ideally be able to demonstrate prior experience of leading a small team of chemical engineers, to deliver site capital investment projects.

The successful candidate will form a key part of the sites leadership team, and will be joining an established site with passion for creativity and continued innovation, who promote an excellent work environment.


  • Manage the site capital budget, utility budget and technical resources in a manner that support site goals and objectives.
  • Provide technical support and process safety guidance to plant operations including the oversight of our change management system.  Identify continuous improvement opportunities and implement sustainable solutions.  
  • Maintain and execute the 5 year capital budget. 
  • Be responsible for the energy budget by managing energy contracts and leading energy conservation efforts in order to meet or exceed budgetary and regulatory expectations.
  • Process engineering support for new product development with particular relevance to process safety assessments, plant design and Hazops and equipment selection and specification.


  • Accomplished chartered engineer, educated to degree level or equivalent, within Chemical Engineering
  • Extensive education & experience in Technical & Engineering Management within the Chemical Industry
  • Experience of leading HAZOP and Risk Assessment techniques/Process Safety Management .
  • Relevant experience on similar Top Tier COMAH sites
  • Must be enthusiastic, adaptable, flexible and willing to work in and lead dedicated teams.


  • Excellent Salary
  • Pension
  • Holidays
  • Management Bonus Scheme
  • Healthcare