Process Engineer

Job Title: Process Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Lancashire, England
Salary: £45 - £48 per annum
Start Date: 2019-05-05
Reference: BH-104768
Contact Name: Daniel Crompton
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 26, 2019 18:03

Job Description

NES Global Talent is currently recruiting for a Senior Process Engineer on a long term contract basis in the North West. Our client is a world leader in the manufacture and production of chemicals across the globe and the successful candidate should have on site experience working on large scale Fine Chemicals/Pharma/ Batch Processing.

Responsibilities include:
  • Leading troubleshooting and plant investigations to resolve technical and operational issues quickly and effectively
  • Provide technical support to the development of new processes, products and introduction of new raw materials on the production facilities
  • Responsible for monitoring the performance of the current process; identifying issues with plant equipment; and providing solutions in order to restore satisfactory process operation.
  • Looking into large capacity challenge and troubleshooting problems on site
  • Responsible for the specification and Design of equipment including: Pressure filter, pumps, agitation equipment, centrifuges, liquid extractions and distillation.
  • Must also have a strong working knowledge of HSE standards, which may typically include Risk Assessment (HazOp/HAZAN), design and definition of relief streams, SIL/SIS, LOPA, ATEX, DSEAR
  • Working knowledge of DCS Control Systems Logic is also desirable
  • Degree qualified Chemical Engineering background
  • Substantial industrial experience gained in a complex chemical or similar process oriented manufacturing environment
  • Proven knowledge and understanding of process design, calculations, specification  and commissioning procedures
  • Ability to work as part of a team, or independently as required
  • Trouble shooting/ problem solving
  • Team leadership experience
  • Relevant experience on similar Top Tier COMAH sites
  • Chartered Chemical Engineer status
  • Management of contractors
 Senior Process Engineer, Process Engineer, Principal Engineer, Lead Process Engineer, Chemical Manufacturing, COMAH, Petrochemicals, Fine Chemical, Bulk Chemical