03 May, 2022

Site Senior Chemical Engineer

£45,000 - £62,000 yearly
  • Mark Stracey Recruitment
  • East Anglia,
Chemical Engineer Chemicals Plastics & Manufacturing

Job Description

East Anglia  

£45 to £62,000 + pension + benefits

Chemical/Materials Manufacturing

Our client is an independent manufacturer of advanced polymer-based materials used in the garments and building industries on a site that enjoys challenging energy / heat transfer issues and complex multistage processes including distillation, solvent recovery, and extrusion.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced engineer to take on the site lead process engineering role. Our client seeks a well-qualified and driven individual to support or lead process development and manufacturing optimisation through continuous improvement projects, root cause analysis and implementation of culture changes. Previous experience in a manufacturing environment as well as strong knowledge of opportunity identification, process development, process design, project management, technical support, commissioning, and hands-on implementation is highly desirable. Experience of distillation would be extremely helpful. Our client offers excellent training and career development opportunities and assistance with achieving chartered status if required.

  • Provide process engineering support and solutions to problems to Production, R&D or management staff.
  • Supervise, mentor, coach and train reporting junior process engineer.
  • Identify opportunities for improvement in existing processes and implement changes.
  • Manage capital projects with regards to design, cost, programmes, equipment specification and health, safety, and the environment.
  • Provide training to staff (Production and other Engineering) on new systems/processes.
  • Maintain pressure systems register and organise inspection visits and preparatory work.
  • Maintain and negotiate key service contracts and arrange for service visits.
  • Maintain process change register and conduct regular audits to ensure that the system is effective, and that documentation is up to date.
  • Ensure that documents and drawings are up to date. Control master copies of P&I drawings and update as necessary.
  • Maintain drawing and vendor drawing registers and ensure that they are up to date.
  • Provide renewable energy figures for internal and external use.
  • Track energy production, calculate internal billing for utilities and renewable energy and check utility bills from external providers.
  • Track specific energy each month for Climate Change reporting.
  • Track utility consumptions and undertake investigative work, including leak surveys, when consumptions increase.
  • Undertake DSEAR hazardous area assessments and offer advice on ATEX-related issues.
  • Provide month end utility consumptions for Finance department
  • Carry out all duties to current Company standards and site Health and Safety Regulations and requirements.

 

Interested and suitably qualified candidates should forward a Word version of their CV to Mark Stracey at Mark Stracey Recruitment. E -mail mark.stracey@outlook.com

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