Process Engineer

Process Engineer

  • Location

    Surrey, England

  • Sector:

    Engineering & Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £30.00 - £40.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Paul Terry

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    15 weeks

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Excellent opportunity to join a world leader in the Industrial Gases market sector on a (min 3 month contract).

As an experienced Process Engineer you will be part of a team responsible for all aspects of the process design for one of three technology areas, namely LASU (large cryogenic air separation plants), Generated Gases (smaller product based air separation plants) or HYCO (Hydrogen, Carbon Monoxide or Syngas plants using cryogenic or non-cryogenic technologies). The plants designed by these Process teams are sold into the on-site, third party and intercompany markets worldwide.

You will be involved in the execution of projects, development of new product lines, the continuous improvement of existing products, performance testing and troubleshooting, management of existing assets and providing support to the business area on new opportunities. You will be expected to assume a high level of responsibility for your work, taking the lead role on small projects or assisting a lead engineer on larger projects.
Process Engineering support to projects or new products including:
Process cycle simulations of project design cases (heat and mass balance)
Preparation of the PFD and input to the P&ID
Detailed design of Air Products proprietary technology, such as distillation columns, adsorption systems and heat exchangers
Preparation of duty specifications for process and related equipment
Preparation of schedules of line sizes, instruments and valves
Applying engineering standards and procedures
Support and guide junior engineers and liaise with other engineering disciplines
Assist as a member of the Hazop team
Performance testing (from 1 week to 2 months at site)

Provide process support to Sales including:
Preparation of plant performance information such as utilities consumption, by cycle simulation
Rating of product line columns, heat exchangers, absorbers and vaporisers.

You will be a graduate (chemical engineering degree or equivalent) with 2 to 8 years related experience.
The successful candidate should have the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment whilst tracking man hours spend and performing to project schedule.

Experience of plant design and process simulation would be beneficial.