11 Apr, 2022

Process Engineer

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Loughborough, UK
Process Engineer Chemicals

Job Description

About Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $35 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them. Our global team of more than 90,000 colleagues delivers an unrivalled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon. For more information, please visit www.thermofisher.com.

Laboratory Chemicals Division (LCD) Scientific journeys begin with chemicals and end with life enriching results. We enable scientists to bring chemistry to life. We provide a broad range of chemicals and solutions supporting virtually every laboratory application, from research to drug discovery and development to manufacturing. We offer more than 100,000 products, including solvents, reagents, catalysts, organic building blocks, screening libraries, analytical standards, bioreagents, precious metals, salts and solutions, as well as unparalleled service and support, custom solutions and a proven track record in handling dangerous goods.

LCD is committed to helping Thermo Fisher and our customers fight COVID-19. Our chemicals are critical components in personal and laboratory sanitizers and disinfectants, COVID-19 diagnostic testing, virus research and vaccine work.

We have a strong team of 1,400 colleagues across 12 global facilities, including Fair Lawn, New Jersey; Bridgewater, New Jersey; Ward Hill, Massachusetts; Heysham, UK; Loughborough, UK; Geel, Belgium; and Kandel, Germany.

How will you make an impact?

Thermo Fisher Scientific currently has an opportunity for a Process Engineer to join the Chemical Manufacturing Operations Team in Loughborough and we are looking for a self-motivated, energetic and enthusiastic person with a flexible approach to work. As a Process Engineer, you will be responsible for the delivery of best practice process safety, process design and optimisation of Chemical Processing, with the aim of delivering a safe and productive operation. Over the next 3 years, new Chemical Manufacturing Facilities are being built at the Loughborough Site and you will join us on the exciting journey of transitioning across the Chemical Processes.

 

What will you do?

  • As part of the Operations Team, you will work closely with Production Staff to observe and understand processes
  • Review and update Chemical Manufacturing Batch instructions and SOPs, with a focus on Process Safety and provide training to Production staff
  • Act as HAZOP Lead, organizing and contributing to HAZOPs for new and existing equipment and processes
  • Work in collaboration with multiple Departments to introduce new processes and products
  • Troubleshoot problems in equipment and manufacturing processes and produce practical, cost effective solutions
  • Drive Continuous Improvement within the Chemical Plants to enhance safety, productivity, product quality and customer satisfaction
  • Develop specialist knowledge in key areas such as fractional distillation
  • Carry out inspections and audits
  • Always perform your duties whilst acting in accordance with the Dignity at Work Policy, Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and our values of Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement.

How will you get here?

Education / Experience

  • 1st/ 2:1 Master’s Degree in Chemical Engineering
  • 1-5 years’ experience in Industry or recently graduated with an Industrial Year
  • Experience of working on a COMAH site or in an ATEX environment is advantageous

Competence

  • Demonstrates a self-motivated, proactive and enthusiastic approach
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing, orally and through presentations
  • Capable of building relationships with stakeholders across Departments and at all levels of the business
  • Able to make decisions and take accountability
  • Aptitude to analyse complex issues to determine underlying root cause
  • Strong drive to develop your career and progress within the business

Skills and Abilities

  • Proficiency in regulatory requirements with capability to develop in depth knowledge of Safety Regulations
  • Understanding of chemical engineering concepts and general chemical principles
  • Familiar with HAZOP, PHR, pFMEA techniques
  • Able to create P&ID Flow diagrams
  • Must be willing to work in a hands-on capacity

 

Apply today! http://jobs.thermofisher.com

Our global team of more than 90,000 colleagues delivers an unrivalled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon. www.thermofisher.com

 

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.


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