Senior Process Design Engineer
Bulldog Engineering Recruitment - Sussex

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Reports to: Engineering manager
Job purpose / Objective: Senior engineer responsible for delivering process designs for new projects and in support of sales bids
Job status: Permanent

Principal duties and responsibilities 1. Engineering design:
· Develop the most cost effective process solutions for meeting the clients’ process requirements
· Prepare data sheets, control philosophies, schedules, project documentation as required in order to hand over to the mechanical and electrical engineering designers to undertake the mechanical and process instrumentation designers
· Maintain a design file containing design calculations and drawings
· Provide engineering design advice to project managers for contract designs and to sales managers for pre-contract designs2. Approval authority
· Review and sign off all process design output, including: - technical specifications- GA / layout designs- vessel designs- structural designs- civil engineering designs3. Product development
· Lead the development of innovative process solutions to enhances the companies intellectual property and know-how
· Responsible for the future development of proprietary scrubbing technology4. Knowledge transfer
· Working within our quality procedures, help improve process design execution pre/post contract award
· Maintain an awareness of best practices and new developments in gas treatment technologies and contribute to expanding the knowledge base within the company
· Assist in the development of GRP process design procedures and applications understanding through documentation of personal know-how, written design procedures methods, and programmes
· Help improve design execution pre/post contract award5. Team leadership
· Provide process and technical direction for the process engineering team
· Supervise the quality and output of the process engineering team
· Set project priorities and objectives for team members
· Build and maintain team members’ motivation and commitment through visible and effective leadership thereby contributing to good performance and high retention
· Ensure team and self receive relevant and timely training to maintain and develop appropriate qualifications and CPD goals
· Develop team / individual performance and competences to the required level to meet job requirements
Essential qualifications & experience required (Hard skills / soft skills)
· Degree in chemical or process engineering
· Chartered engineer status
· 10+ yrs experience of process design for chemical process plants ideally with specialist experience in gas scrubbing technologies
· Full driving licence & valid passport
· Right to work in the UK
Key competencies
· Thorough knowledge of all aspects of gas scrubbing technologies and scrubber design
· Knowledge of the appropriate standards and codes of practice
· Ability to exercise sound and sensible judgement with regards to engineering risk
· Ability to interact openly, directly and constructively
· Confidence to stand by health and safety judgments and not be pressured into compromises
· Ability to prioritise and organise own work schedule effectively
· Follows through tasks to completion
· Ability to work under pressure
Key interactions Internal;
· Group managing director
· Managing director – Project division
· Engineering director
· CAD designers
· Electrical engineering design manager
· Process design engineer
· Project managers
· Sales manager External;
· Clients’ technical and operational staff
· Equipment suppliers
Measures & dimensions The keys measures of success of this role are:
· On time delivery of designs
· Implementation of designs within budgeted cost provisions
· Quality of process designs as measured by design performance fully meeting the clients’ specifications
Management reporting Regular progress reports to include:
· Project status reports for each project assigned
· Timesheets
Health & safety Conduct all activities with regard to the health and safety of the companies, customers’ and suppliers’ staff. Conduct all designs with critical regard to ensuring operator safety