Posted 5 months ago
Lead Process Engineer



As a leader in speciality chemicals, we continue to succeed and strengthen our delivery of innovative, sustainable and high performance solutions. We are passionate and excited about how we can develop and utilise new technologies to shape and inspire changes within an ever growing market place. Our Engineering team play a key role in defining new processes, improving established products and solving process issues on plant.


We currently have an excellent opportunity for a Lead Engineer to join our site Hull, East Yorkshire. You will be actively involved in a range of projects that will deliver improvements in the efficiency of existing manufacturing operations and drive improvements in process safety. You will provide engineering expertise to deliver projects and provide production support to ensure the safe and efficient operation of plant and processes.


Our ideal person
As a business, it’s really important to us that we find the best person for the job and that you have the best opportunity to succeed in the role. To help, we have outlined our expectations for the role and what core skills and experiences we require as well as what would make you an ideal fit. In turn, we hope this helps you evaluate if this is the right job for you.

·     Excellent process engineering skills in manufacturing environment.

·     Ability to apply process engineering knowledge and experience to support production teams.

·     Peer checking of calculations, Equipment Datasheets, PFDs and P&IDs.

·     Evidenced experience of commissioning, process plant troubleshooting, sustainability, process improvement, or cost efficiency projects.

·     Analysing and interpreting data from process plants.

·     Experience of using PEL, Aspen Plus or Hysys software.

·     You will be an effective communicator, capable of building effective working relationships and working well as part of a team

·      Able to use your engineering expertise creatively to generate commercially viable solutions to complex problems

·      Experience of preparing project scope and working on projects from concept to close out.

·      You should have a degree in Chemical Engineering or a relevant discipline, ideally at chartered status or working towards


·     Experience of scoping and designing unit operation and process equipment, cost control and process risk assessment would be an advantage

·     Involvement in hazard studies and knowledge of pressure relief is desirable.

·     Awareness of all key engineering disciplines which will be useful in all aspects of the role.

·     Significant design and industrial engineering experience.



Benefits Package: The successful candidate will receive a competitive benefits package including: defined benefit pension scheme with death in service benefit, 25 days paid holiday allowance (plus bank holidays and access to share incentive plans.


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