Chemical Engineer

Queens Island, Bombardier, Belfast
£32,000 to £36,000
19 Dec 2017
Chemicals, Engineering
Contract Type
Full Time


•Provide project engineering support and input to the various project teams as directed by the Senior Chemical Engineer.

•Review current operating procedures, maintenance programmes and commissioning documentation in relation to existing chemical centred processes.

•Assess material compatibility for pipework, tanks and all ancillary equipment and provide technical documentation to support any relevant decisions.

•Support chemical risk assessment activities for modified or new processes.

•Participate in HAZOP assessments for new projects and ensure completion of all assigned activities as a result of the assessments.

•Source chemical handling equipment to optimise process activities to reduce risks to BA personnel.

•Generate safe methods of working, standard operating procedures and recommend planned preventative maintenance activities associated with new or modified processes.

•Assist in the dry, wet and process commissioning of new and modified processes.

•Provide documentation of all commissioning stages and ensure they are included in the O&M manuals associated with relevant projects.

•Assist in the optimisation of waste treatment operations and DI systems as and when directed by the Senior Chemical Engineer.

•Where necessary provide input and support for new chemical introductions through risk assessments, HAZMAT and REACH assessments.

•Provide chemical engineering support in terms of water reduction projects

•Provide technical support to other processes that may have a chemical input e.g. solvent recovery system

•Assist in chemical related engineering assessments for new technologies

•Provide revised designs for existing facilities to enhance the business requirements

•Participation in FMEA reviews

•Sample analysis and feasibility studies

•Any other related services as deemed necessary by the Senior Chemical Engineer.

•Identify system and operational gaps within the current effluent treatment and air abatement systems that could potentially expose Bombardier to discharge non-compliances and idenitfy corrective plans to close these gaps

•100% compliance with site Environmental, Health and Safety policies and procedures

•Achievement of agreed KPI’s on an annual basis

•Completion of all chemical engineering tasks to ensure compliance with PPC SPMP.

•Monitor the incoming waste streams

•Recommend adjustments to treatment plant operating parameters as required

•Develop PM checks for all equipment

•Monitor and recommend adjustments to chemical dosing regimes

•Develop and implement daily inspection program

•Investigate and propose cost reduction measures

•Facilitate the planning/implementation of treatment plant shut-down/start up

•Participate in completion of RAMS for relevant projects or maintenance tasks

•Develop best practice SOPS, OCAPS and other treatment plant documentation

•Aid in the preparation of site audits or visits relevant to the treatment plants

•Report and investigate abnormal influent streams to the treatment plants

•Collate data for inclusion in plant operations reports

•Co-ordinate with Bombardier Aerospace project engineers any third party works requiring completion at the treatment plants

•Provide chemical engineering support to plant engineering group for works relating to the treatment plants

•Support plant engineering and operations in trouble-shooting engineering problems in production

•Completion of feasibility studies for process optimisation and efficiency gains

•Participate in site water optimisation review

•Assist in the completion of as built drawings for the treatment plants

•Review and maintain up to date copies of P&IDs for all treatment plants•



3rd  Level Qualification in Chemical Engineering/Chemistry



Experience (knowledge)


Operation of waste water & DI water treatment plants and advanced water treatment technologies. Optimisation studies and water usage reduction initiatives.

Desirable: Professional Environmental and Health & Safety Qualifications


Job Skills 


•Excellent PC skills

•Strong attention to detail

•Willingness to develop the role and deliver presentations at internal level

•Ensure identified areas for improvement are raised with line managers.



Personal Skills


•‘Can do’ attitude

•Friendly and supportive

•Strong customer care focus


•Reliable team player


•Exhibits a willingness to continually develop within the role.