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Senior Process Engineer

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Posting date: 14 May 2020
Salary: £450.00 to £500.00 per day
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 13 June 2020
Location: Royston, Hertfordshire, SG8 5HE
Company: Guidant Group
Job type: Contract
Job reference: GG/JM35_1589454812

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Summary

OVERVIEW:

We are recruiting for a SENIOR PROCESS ENGINEER - this role is full time with an initial contract duration of 12 months and an ideal start date of 1st June 2020.

Successful candidate will be working within a team of 5, supporting the sale-up of eLNO cathode technology for a multinational corporation based in Royston, North Hertfordshire.

Although this role will be completed from home initially, once safe it will be involve 75% being site based and up to 25% travel (within Europe)

Successful candidate will be responsible for leading Process design and equipment selection and be capable of working collaboratively with technical specialists and contractors to facilitate successful delivery.

PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Responsibility for overall equipment and process design for the project
  • Ensuring all relevant specification documents are prepared in adherence to Capex Projects procedures and agreed with the client
  • Ensuring full compliance with all EHS policies and procedures
  • Technical knowledge:
    • Ensuring the correct level of input and technical review applied to coordinated design
    • Ensuring up to date technical knowledge; maintaining collaborative relationships with technical experts within relevant engineering fields
  • Ensure all relevant specification documents are prepared in adherence to international standards/codes of practice
  • Development and inform Capital Expenditure requests as required
  • Maintaining open and constructive communications with the business, the client and all parties relevant to the project
  • Ensuring completion and handover of the project to the client's satisfaction as well as conducting post project reviews to identify areas for improvement
  • Timely reporting of project progress and identification of issues which may affect schedule, budget or quality with additional reporting requirements managed appropriately
  • Providing project leadership and support for project team members
  • Management of engineering contractors as well as coordinating and managing the work of external consultants and designers as required by the project
  • Lead process related dialogue with external parties including equipment vendors
  • Ensure all projects are carried out in accordance with company standards and local regulations
  • Monitor contractor Health & Safety performance and make improvements as necessary
  • Ensure HAZOP's and other relevant Health & Safety risk assessments are carried out as required and all actions closed in a timely manner
  • Ensure Sustainability is considered during the equipment and process design and preparation of Capital Expenditure proposals
  • Develop understanding of industrial best practice for energy and waste reduction
  • Ensure testing is completed in line with the required standards
  • Support the development of the commissioning plan for the facility
  • Assist with troubleshooting during commissioning and start-up

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

  • 5+ years' experience as a Process Engineer on Projects
  • Minimum Bachelor degree in Chemical/Process Engineering
  • Experience in a scale up of similar powder-processing technologies
  • HAZOPs and Process Safety experience
  • Highly advantageous to have experience with the following:
    • moisture-sensitive powders
    • Ni-based chemistry
  • Delivery focused, able to achieve business critical timescales and work under pressure
  • Experience managing large and complex engineering projects

Guidant is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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