24 Nov, 2022

Senior Thermal Design Engineer

£45,000 - £62,500 yearly
  • Mark Stracey Recruitment
  • West Yorkshire, UK
Lead Engineer Chemicals Energy, Renewables & Nuclear Oil & Gas

Job Description

£45 to£ 62,500 PA + benefits

Process Equipment

Our client is passionate about finding and delivering heat transfer solutions to meet customer’s energy efficiency needs and the drive to a net zero economy. The company not only specialises in the design, but also in the high-quality manufacture of pressure equipment. Its bespoke, high integrity systems are used in industries such as Pharmaceutical, Speciality Chemicals, Nuclear, Oil & Gas, Petrochemical and Food. The organisation is almost fifty years old and exports across the world.


As part of its strategic growth, our client is seeking a Senior Thermal /Process Design Engineer. The individual sought is skilled, motivated, career-focused, ambitious, with a can-do attitude. The role will be customer facing requiring a professional, friendly personality. The individual would be required to perform a wide variety of interesting and challenging heat transfer engineering, design, analysis, or other technical tasks aiming to use the best available knowledge and technology.


  • Reviewing incoming enquires including the checking of specifications and data sheets.
  • Working with and visiting clients to determine the best solution for their specific needs.
  • Performing process design calculations using software such as HTRI / Aspentech EDR etc.
  • Preliminary mechanical calculations and costing.
  • Technical and commercial bid compilation.
  • Contract negotiations.
  • Coordinate project requirements with other disciplines and clients.
  • Building relationships with clients.
  • Lead and mentor others.

What you will bring:


  • BEng or MEng in Chemical (or Mechanical) Engineering.
  • Relevant experience of process equipment design and ideally the heat exchanger industry.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.


  • Familiar with ASME Code Section VIII, Div.1, API and TEMA standard for Shell and Tube heat exchanger and Air-Cooled heat exchangers.
  • Proficient in using HTRI / Aspentech EDR programs to design heat exchangers.
  • Knowledgeable in using mechanical design programs – Heat Exchanger module is desired.

What is on offer:

An exciting career working with likeminded individuals in a wide variety of sectors on challenging projects. This is an opportunity to play an influential role in the growth of a highly respected company delivering innovative, high quality, solutions around the globe. Our client’s employees enjoy competitive packages and a fun, personal, collaborative, and safe working environment.

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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