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Principal & Senior Process Engineers based in Woking for various contracts for approx. 12 months work

Location: Woking, Surrey, United Kingdom

Date Posted: 06-08-2018
Principal & Senior Process Engineers based in our Woking Office for various contracts for approx. 12 months work with a rate range of £40-£55 per hour

Please confirm availability and raet sought
  Process Woking Process Group Manager
Scope of Responsibilities
Typically supervises a team of process engineers to address all discipline specific requirements within the project
Capable of performing duties with no direct supervision and within agreed schedules and budgets
May undertake discrete specialist studies/ technology reviews under supervision
Liaises with other disciplines to achieve design consistency
Supports the project management team in planning and identifying technical issues which could limit progress or impact project budgets.  Interfaces with the client
Provides all necessary input and support to project progress and reporting
Supports the discipline group manager with the development of discipline engineers and ensuring technical excellence
Consultant Process Engineer is accountable to the lead engineer or project engineering manager for delivery of discipline deliverables in the project environment
The corporate reporting line is to respective Process Group Manager
Primary Duties

May work either as a lead process engineer or reporting to the lead engineer (larger projects) on a feasibility, concept, FEED, detailed design or EPC project
Can be technically responsible within a project for all process engineering work.  Allocating, supervising and directing preparation of project deliverables.  Subject to project size, will delegate some level of supervision and specific checking activities to appropriate competent personnel.
Capable of formulating resolutions to technically challenging and/or high profile issues with support from consultant process engineer and effectively communicating with project engineers, project management, clients and senior management
Supervises, reviews and checks the process engineering activities
Identifying and resolving discrepancies and divergences from original proposal/ contract by raising technical queries and/or identifying trends and changes within the framework of management of change
Participates in factory acceptance tests
Participates in multi-discipline engineering design reviews and provides all necessary process input and support to the close-out of actions
Reviews ITB documents submitted as the proposal.  Identifies a clear scope of work, prepares and reviews the man‑hour estimates, inputs to the project execution plan and schedule.  Supervises preparation of the process TDR
Can be responsible for the planning/scheduling the process activities and identify manpower requirements through the project.  Liaises with process group manager for allocation of resources
Ensures compatibility and compliance with client specifications and recommends cost effective improvements within the scope of client specifications and requirements
Ensures compliance with Compamy ISO accredited QMS, and project specific procedures, guides and standards
Contributes to employee performance development, identifies employee strengths and weaknesses and recommends and provides training and development requirements in consultation with process group manager
May support group manager in the recruitment process
Performs related duties as and when instructed by process group manager
Job/Cost Impact
Leads the process activities in developing the process design within project budget and determining timing for resource requirements.  Serves as the liaison for inter-discipline engineering involved in the project and is accountable for overall process related activities for the successful completion of project, on schedule and within manpower and budget estimates
Decision Making Authority
Decisions limited to the scope of project requirements.  Consults with supervisor on main issues of design, equipment specification and selection.  May and make recommendations to process group manager on mobilisation of personnel and specialist 3rd parties if necessary
Supervisory Responsibility
Supervises any number of process engineers in the project environment
Work Contacts
Group manager
Other discipline group managers
Own discipline engineers
Engineers from other disciplines
Project and engineering managers
Project engineers
Document control
Procurement and expediting
Client representatives
Vendor representatives
Commissioning personnel
Construction personnel
Subcontractor representatives
When required
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Physical Effort and Work Environment
Duties essentially performed in Woking offices.  Time spent in production of deliverables, supervision, planning, co‑ordination, attending meetings and maintaining contacts.  May be required to travel to other offices, client’s offices, vendor offices and attend site visits as necessary, in accordance with corporate or project requirements
Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Exposure to consultancy, FEED/ detailed design and EPC projects
In depth knowledge of applicable international and industry specifications, standards and codes
Knowledge of safety and quality procedures and best practice
Activity scheduling and discipline priorities
Excellent coordination, monitoring and supervisory skills
Excellent communication skills
Tactful in resolving issues
Cost awareness
Proactive approach.
Alertness and attention to detail
Team player
Ability to meet schedules and deadlines
Planning and forecasting
Analytical and problem solving mind‑set
Minimum Requirements
Typically holds a master’s degree in chemical engineering or post-graduate chemical engineering qualification.  Chartered status preferred.  Significant related experience of working for engineering/client organisations in the oil and gas industry
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