Process Feed Engineer

  • Location

    Runcorn, Cheshire

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    Oil and Gas

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  • Contact:

    Dameon Hulse

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Main Purpose

To provide front end engineering design, for technology development and capital projects, to develop understanding of scope, cost and timescale so projects can progress through a stagegate process which requires increasing levels of detail at each stage.

Complexity of the job eg The occupant manages vendors from different geographical regions with various financial and legal conditions, level and impact of decisions the occupant needs to make.

The Fluorochemical business unit operates in a complex competitive, intellectual property and regulatory environment. The job holder must understand these complexities and constraints to deliver the business objectives.

Main Responsibilities

Ensure that proposed process designs are designed to be safe to operate and with due regard for environmental protection.

Develop and evaluate flowsheets for new and existing processes, including mass and energy balances, computer simulations and financial evaluations, to determine the optimum design.

Specify and optimise the design and selection of plant equipment items, to effectively and efficiently meet the requirements of the plant/project.

Lead and direct process and commissioning resources for sections of new plant and equipment to ensure it operates in a safe and timely manner.

Ensure that the correct basic information (eg physical properties) is used whilst designing plants and equipment.

Develop and analyse the economics of a process to enable informed business decisions to be made.

Knowledge / Qualifications

Familiarity with process engineering and projects procedures with at least 4yrs experience within a chemical sector.

Bachelor of Chemical Engineering Honours Degree

Desirable: Chartered Chemical Engineer.