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Senior Process Engineer (Outside IR35)

Senior Process Engineer (Outside IR35)

  • Location:

    Greater Manchester

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  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

  • Salary:

    £40.00 - £45.00 per hour + negotiable on experience.

  • Contact:

    Sam Mabbott B.Soc Sci

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  • Published:

    26 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


  • Client:

    Morson Talent

Our client is looking to recruit a Senior Process Engineer with good knowledge and experience in the design of wastewater treatment facilities to undertake design work for our framework clients on an initial 12 Month Contract.

Please note the role is Outside of IR35.

The role is for our engineering design hub in South Manchester working on AMP7 projects for Southern Water.

While this is an office based role, our client are currently working from home. When these restrictions eventually ease, we expect the role would return to being primarily office based with some flexibility in working arrangements. This role will require some travel to our Client offices & sites.

Role Dimensions
A Senior Process Engineer is an experienced process engineer, who has good knowledge and adequate practical experience to consistently perform the required task(s) in a range of complex and non-routine contexts supervision is only required in more complex circumstances. The role reports to the Chief Process Engineer (Water).

Role Overview

  • To undertake outline or detailed process engineering design
  • To prepare or check project calculations and deliverables
  • To work in a collaborative multi-disciplinary project delivery team and to ensure integration of Process Engineering design requirements into the overall engineering design
  • To work to the project programme for activities/deliverables and understanding inter-dependencies
  • To support site based commissioning support where assigned
  • To attend site visits for data acquisition and meeting site operators
  • To provide technical input to the procurement process
  • To participate in regular team meetings and reviews and help to develop our capability
  • To contribute to technical/safety reviews


  • Can identify and understand legislation, codes and standards applicable to their work
  • Can generate and apply the Process Design Basis and Scope of Work to their work.
  • Can generate, understand and apply the Plant Operating and Design Envelope to their work.
  • Can identify and select appropriate process technologies.
  • Can generate and apply design philosophy and requirements for Process Control.
  • Can identify Materials of Construction in accordance with company standards.
  • Can size and specify Process and Utility Equipment.
  • Can generate and apply Process Design Philosophies in their work.
  • Can generate and develop PFDs for Process and Utility systems.
  • Can generate and develop P&IDs for Process and Utility systems.

The successful candidate will need to have a

A degree qualification in a process engineering related discipline is essential
Chartered Engineer and member of a relevant engineering institution is preferred.

The candidate should have a minimum of 6 years' experience in process engineering with good knowledge and experience in the design, operation and optimization of wastewater treatment, water treatment and biosolids recycling plants

A background in an engineering consultancy or contracting design environment

Some operational experience in the water sector would be beneficial

A sound appreciation of regulation and compliance principles in wastewater treatment would be beneficial

Role Competencies
A good knowledge and ability in using process tools and software (including Excel)
An ability to communicate technical subjects clearly and concisely verbally and in writing
Must be delivery driven with a mind-set to work to targets and meet team objectives
Innovative and demonstrable ability to add value
An understanding of technical risk and opportunity
Flexible and agile to respond to changing customer and business needs

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