Process Engineer

Oxford, Oxfordshire
30 Nov 2017
31 Dec 2017
Job role
Process Engineer
Contract Type
Full Time

A vacancy has arisen for a Process Engineer to work on a long term contract basis within the team based at Oxford.

Main Purpose of the role:
• The Process Engineer is principally a hands-on design based role with a degree of team leadership within discipline
• Delivery of all discipline design and engineering to meet the requirements of the Concept Design Review & Preliminary Design Review Gate
• Lead engineers are the main interface between senior management and hands-on design
• Prepare supporting design calculations and specifications to substantiate design.

Position within the Organisation:
• Reporting to Senior and or Principal Engineers with ultimate line management responsibilities being with the Chief Engineer within your discipline
• Reports to Senior Engineer or Design Manager.
• Normally manage a project involving a team of up to 3 engineering staff, although team may be supplemented from elsewhere.
• Responsible for managing quality, progress and cost of the work undertaken by their team.
• Maybe responsible for managing project subcontracts.
• Interacts with engineers of other disciplines internally and externally.
• Supervises support staff.

Skills and Experience:
• Preferably degree qualified within a relevant area of the discipline though not essential. Minimum HNC qualification or equivalent gained within a relevant area of the discipline.
• Membership of a discipline specific Institute (e.g. I MechE; I Structural Eng; CIBSE; IChemE etc).
• >5 Years’ experience in the role of design of process / mechanical handling plants in the nuclear environment, or other equivalent highly regulated industry
• Interfacing with CS&A / HVAC / Building Services / Process / EC&I design functions.
• Space management, relating to installation, operation and maintenance of plant and equipment.
• Development of multi-disciplinary design packages for Design Review and HAZOP assessments.
• Proven track record of successfully delivering design solutions. It is also a requirement of the position to demonstrate experience gained in a similar position ideally from a highly regulated industry. This could be from but is not limited to Defence, Pharmaceutical or Oil & Gas
• Good understanding of Statutory and safety Regulations and their appropriate utilisation.
• Proven track record within a project environment with strong organisational and interpersonal skills
• Customer/client liaison and strong commercial awareness.

• Degree Qualified in a relevant technical/engineering discipline.
• Registered with discipline specific Engineering Council.
• Expertise in the nuclear industry.
• Inspection, Installation, Commissioning.
• Management and technical delivery of medium sized design teams in the delivery of scheme / preliminary design packages.
• Experience of leading teams within a project environment would be a distinct advantage.
• Management of sub-contractors providing niche services to the design

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