Principal Process Engineer - Aromatics

Wokingham, United Kingdom Countrywide
16 Nov 2016
09 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Jacobs employ some of the UK's most experienced and skilled technical services professionals and has grown to over 7,000 people in locations across the UK.

At Jacobs we provide the resources to turn great ideas into reality, and we're looking for the most talented and passionate individuals out there to be our next generation of leaders.

We currently have an opportunity for a Principal Process Engineer within our UK Process & Technology team based in (Reading) Winnersh. The successful person will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.

The Principal Process Engineer provides process design and technology know-how in the areas of Refining, Petrochemicals and specifically Aromatics. He is also expected to act as a Lead Engineer when assigned by the Process Group Manager.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • To perform the timely execution of the design within his scope of responsibility assigned to him by the Process Manager, Process Group Manager or Chief Engineer on a specific proposal, study or project.
  • To provide expert review of documents and drawings generated by others, whether process technology licensor, FEED Contractor or fellow Jacobs colleagues
  • To participate in design reviews, eg P&ID, model reviews.


  • Chemical Engineering Degree
  • Chartered Engineer
  • Experience working in a similar role
  • Experience in Aromatics plant design is essential.
  • Experience in petrochemicals, refining, oil and gas desirable.
  • FEED experience is desirable
  • Experience in performing Process Design Calculations and developing drawings and specifications.
  • Simulation and modelling experience desirable
  • Significant prior experience gained at Senior or Principal level

Other Essential Functions


  • Ability to travel
  • Able to acquire security clearance
  • Good communication and team working skills

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and well being of all.