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Process Engineer - NW London 12 months

London, London
Process Engineer - NW London 12 months
Duration: 12 months
Rate: £50-60/hour
Project: Reliance
Start date: ASAP
Career growth opportunities available to self-motivated, high performing Chemical Engineers seeking technical/leadership challenges in the process design of Petrochemical projects. This is a SME level position for the petrochemicals technologist for the products listed below in the JOB RELATED QUALIFICATIONS.
 Job Description:
  • Manage teams of process engineers and be responsible for the delivery of project deliverables (PFDs/UFDs, HMB, equipment sizing, selection and specification, PSVs and flare system sizing and specification, etc.) within the agreed man-hour budgets and schedules.
  • Maintain the technical quality of all process deliverables issued on the project.
  • Manage and lead complex technical discussions with third parties (customer, licensors, suppliers and regulators) in order to facilitate appropriate technical decisions.
  • Identify issues (problems, value improvement opportunities) and help clarify areas of complexity during all phases of the engineering design work.
  • Understand multi-disciplinary technical issues and be able to provide innovative technical solutions to resolve these issues.
  • Lead an area design team up to 15 engineers in the execution of complex projects.
  • Degree in Chemical Engineering is required as minimum.
  • 20+ years of Process Engineering experience in EPC and/or operating industry, with minimum 10 years in recent grass-root design/revamp of any or all of the following product technologies:
  • VCM (Vinyl Chloride Monomer)
  • Vinyl Acetate
  • UOP LD Parex (Paraxylene)
  • Toluene Methylation 
  • Poly Vinyl Chloride
  • Ethylene Oxide / Ethylene Glycol
  • Acrylates (Butyl, Ethyl, Methyl etc)
  • Polyethylene / Polypropylene
  • Polybutadiene Rubber (PBR)
  • Styrene Butadiene Rubber (SBR)
  • Proven work experience in sizing and evaluating equipment in the furnace, cold and hot fractionation areas.
  • Experience with process configuration and optimization studies to increase product yield, reduce utility consumption (steam, power, cooling water) and reduce/mitigate flare loads.
  • Demonstrated experience in process simulation and automation.
  • Good oral and written communication skills required for presentations and reports.
  • Chartered Engineer preferred.
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