Senior Chemical Process Engineer

Runcorn, Cheshire
£40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
30 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Chemical Process Engineer Runcorn: Up to £55k

  • Are you a Chemical Process Engineer / Process Manager / Process Leader?
  • Do you have a degree in Chemical Engineering / Chemistry (or equivalent)
  • Do you have Process Engineering / Process Management experience in a fast-paced Production Environment?
  • Do you want to work for a Global $40billion T/O Giant?

If so, then please see below.

Senior Chemical Process Engineer Runcorn: Up to £55k

Huxley Engineering and a Global Heavy Process Company (Employ 125k People Globally & T/O £40bn) are looking to recruit a Senior Chemical Process Engineer on a permanent basis for their large Production facility in the Runcorn area.

Reporting into the Site Operations Manager, the role of the Senior Chemical Process Engineer is to deliver the safe and efficient operation of the Hot End Furnace (melting and fiberising process), developing both Hot-End Processes & Teams.

The Key Accountabilities of the Senior Chemical Process Engineer are:


  • Control operational performance to achieve annual production targets and associated plant KPIs.
  • Ensure WCM methodology is embedded and used as the key process in identifying and prioritising plant losses and initiating continuous improvement, delivering against the annual cost deployment matrix.
  • Manage and drive WCM systems down to the shift teams - basic tools (QK, OPL, 5S, tagging) and the Autonomous Maintenance pillar.
  • Control operational costs against budget, and deliver cost reductions.


  • Responsible for developing and managing the performance of 5 shift teams, performance managers and process engineers.
  • Through appropriate management style, foster a culture of engagement, commitment and continuous improvement within the plant, coaching and developing a leadership style amongst the management population that will support this culture.
  • Support the Plant WCM program deployment in the formation of the plant business strategy and play a key role in delivering against the strategy.
  • To deliver performance and efficiency improvements and cost reduction in the plant, by application of WCM techniques
  • To develop and improve the plant mainline and ancillary processes.
  • To develop the technical knowledge within the plant management and shift teams

Specifically, my client is looking for Senior Chemical Process Engineer who possesses the following:

  • Ideally degree educated (Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Glass Melting) or equivalent
  • Previous Process Engineering experience in a Process Engineering / Process Lead / Process Management role within Continuous Production Environment (ideally Pyro-Processing or similar continuous production environment Ie Steel Works, Refinery, Glass Float etc)
  • Knowledge of continuous improvement (WCM) techniques
  • High numeric and analytic skills

For the successful Senior Chemical Process Engineer a salary up to £55,000 is on offer and this Senior Chemical Process Engineer role is commutable from Chester, Liverpool, Warrington, South Manchester, Runcorn, Widnes, Northwich, Speke, St Helens.

To be considered for this Senior Chemical Process Engineer role, please apply the link below

To find out more about Huxley Engineering, please visit

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