Senior Process Engineer

East Anglia
14 Sep 2017
14 Oct 2017
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time

Airswift are currently seeking to place an experienced Senior Process Engineer, to work on a permanent staff basis, in East Anglia, UK.

This is a wonderful opportunity work within the  Process Safety team.

The successful candidate will be responsible to Lead risk assessments and chair/participate in Hazop studies of my clients  UK Assets and contribute to LOPA’s as required. The individual will be integral to the team offering wider support as the business dictates supporting any new planned activities.

 Key Tasks:

 Ensure compliance with all aspects of health, safety and environmental legislation within sphere of responsibility

 Act as Single Point of Accountability for specific project delivery in the Engineering team, or provide input where required to projects carried out by operations or projects teams

 Participate and Lead ongoing full site HAZOP study and other safety related reviews and studies.

 Lead and manage the process of closing HAZOP actions from site HAZOP study.

Required skills

 Experience of working in Process/Chemical engineering in the oil and gas or Petro-chemical industry.

 Excellent team working skills and a strong communicator with the ability to interact with organisational personnel at all levels and with contract personnel with whom the individual would have direct working contact.

 Good time management skills and an ability to plan and organise both work activities and the resources required to execute said work activities.

 An ability to pull together an engineering work pack and then to support converting it into a construction work pack and hence an executable piece of work out on site.

 Able to proactively apply previous lessons learnt

 Able to provide integrity and enforce appropriate standards in spite of pressure from other personnel focussing on time and costs.

 Able to recognise risks and hazards.

 Able to tender and manage contracts.

 Able to prevent conflicts between activities in support of business priorities.

 Well developed interpersonal and leadership skills, self - motivated and able to motivate and inspire others.

 Able to work with others using a variety of influencing skills to avoid conflict and arrive at the best overall outcome from a business and HSE perspective.

 Open mindedness and the ability to challenge conventional methods of working, examine multiple options and select the preferred solution. Able to prioritise activities

 An enthusiastic approach with a keenness to learn and develop best in class working relationships with contractors and fellow employees alike.

Knowledge & Experience

 Process Engineering – experience in a technical role within the Oil and Gas or Petrochemicals industry preferred.

 Sound knowledge of the application of process safety fundamentals

 Awareness of project management fundamentals

 Awareness of management of change processes

 Risk Management - Practical knowledge of risk management within an operational set-up, preferably with actual exposure/experience on an operational site.

 COSHH Awareness

 Waste Management Awareness

 Experience in the generation and use of Task Risk Assessment

 Experience in the use of QA/QC systems such as GOC

Essential Qualifications

 Degree or equivalent in Process/Chemical Engineering.

 Chartered Status or near Chartered Status with the IChemE preferred.

Benefits Include;

 Discretionary Bonus

 Private Medical Insurance

 Flexible Benefit Allowance

 Life Assurance

 Excellent Pension Provision

Please note that this position is not a day rate Ltd company position and will likely require a relocation, if you don’t reside within East Anglia.

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