Process Engineer


£37,000 – £42,000

Highfield Professional Solutions are currently representing a market leading Water Consultancy, who are looking for a Degree Qualified, experienced Process Engineer to join their team in Edinburgh.

Job Overview.

  • Technical expertise in process engineering design and operation within water industry and power generation sectors (including Energy from Waste, wind, gas fired generation).
  • Experience in asset surveys, feasibility, outline and detailed design, construction support and commissioning of process assets and equipment
  • Responsible for supporting the Project Technical Lead and Project Manager to ensure the successful delivery of robustly defined technical solutions
  • Undertake strategic studies, feasibility, scoping and design activities on projects within the required timescales and within agreed design budgets
  • Undertake production of technical reports, calculations, development of design and construction drawings and specifications in compliance with relevant industry standards. Ensure all solutions are safe to build, operate and maintain
  • Preparation of the Business Case Reports clearly defining the project proposals for submission for governance approval
  • Provide technical design support during procurement, installation and commissioning of the selected solution
  • Undertake quality management and audits throughout the project lifecycle – design, construction, commissioning
  • Work closely with all parties in the project team to ensure the right solution is delivered
  • Communicate and quantify any residual risks associated with the preferred solution
  • Work collaboratively with Client, Project and Contractor Teams to deliver integrated design solutions
  • Investigate and apply innovative approaches that will improve the way we work and drive efficiency
  • Maintain up to date technical knowledge of survey, design, drafting, project and contract management standards and techniques
  • Liaise with clients and ensure that programmes and projects are managed effectively to ensure delivery in a manner which meets quality, time and budget specifications
  • Maintain communication and develop ongoing relationships with clients, stakeholders and customers as required
  • Undertake appropriate research of existing assets and investigation and design modifications / improvements
  • Provide leadership and co-ordination of the Process Engineering Team locally to support the Regional and Technical Discipline Lead
  • Undertake the design activities using appropriate software and applying relevant design standards
  • Using appropriate software to provide advice, solutions and successful project outcomes for clients
  • Complete all work in line with Core Values and in accordance with Quality Systems and Project Quality Procedures.

Candidate Requirements.

  • Degree qualified (or equivalent) in Chemical Engineering or other relevant subject
  • Professionally qualified or working towards, and member of a relevant engineering institution e.g. CEng / IEng IChemE
  • Experience in design, construction, commissioning and operation of process plant and equipment
  • Experience in the water industry, power generation and Energy from Waste Sectors
  • Experience in the development and implementation of quality management systems, and in quality auditing during design, construction and commissioning. Site based experience is essential.
  • Experience of managing the interface of parties within EPC arrangements.
  • Knowledge and experience of root cause analysis and problem solving.
  • Knowledge of DSEAR assessment, SIL analysis and HAZOPs
  • Computer literate with a good understanding of appropriate software packages
  • Knowledge and skills in the in the planning and delivery of projects to progress outcomes to schedule, budget and quality
  • Possess sound knowledge of current legislation and able to work in accordance with QA and H&S procedures.
  • Able to integrate well into a team as well as work independently
  • Experienced level of decision making and ability to prioritise and manage conflicting demands
  • Strong communication skills at all levels with the client, suppliers, contractors and design team – both written and oral
  • Excellent organisational skills and able to multi-task
  • Must be able to plan and prioritise work load effectively
  • Excellent client service focus
  • Flexible approach to work

If this role is of interest please call Adam on 01489 774010 or email your CV