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over 2 years ago
Location: Glasgow
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Process Jobs

Principal Process Engineer
Requisition ID :2020-72509
Work Location :GB-Lanarkshire-Glasgow
Department / Discipline : Process Engineering
Position Type : Staff / Permanent

Market / Sector (Candidate Portal Searching)

Oil & Gas

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Principal Process Engineer to join the Pharmaceutical team in our Glasgow office.

The Role

The successful candidate will act as Principal Process Engineers for the Pharmaceutical team and have responsibility for the process design across a range of Wood's Pharmaceutical projects at all stages of the design process. You will be joining a business with a history of Petrochemical, Refineries, gas infrastructure and Chemicals projects, but also providing services to the power sector and emerging technologies, such as Hydrogen and CCS, in the energy transition market.

We are looking for engineers with the drive and commitment to make a genuine difference to our performance on projects across the full life cycle, from studies and FEED to EPC, to ensure that Wood continues to differentiate itself from its competitors by delivering quality projects to our client’s requirements. Applicants with strong leadership and technical skills and experience in these markets are welcome. Principal engineers are required to lead process design teams and when required deputise for the Process Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities

* Lead and supervise Process Engineering Teams in Studies, FEEDs and EPC Projects
* Undertake process design work of units as required, supervise and check work of assigned engineers on the project as appropriate
* Deputise for department head as required
* Lead and develop staff within the process group, particularly in the role of mentor to early career staff
* Execute process engineering activities within the budget and schedule, as well as maintaining technical integrity of the designs
* Develop the basis of design as the Lead Process Engineer, undertake detailed calculations to develop the design and be responsible for the accuracy of these calculations
* Ensure that detail design methods, standards and data used conform with Client's requirements and / or those issued by Wood
* Develop process engineering estimates and proposals
* Prepare Process Flow Diagrams, Equipment specifications,
* Process Descriptions and P&IDs for review and approval
* Responsible for the checking or approval of process calculations in accordance with Wood procedures
* Ensure a high standard of safety is achieved and Environmental and Quality Assurance procedures are followed
* Perform safety related calculations and provide input to HAZOP, SIL and other safety reviews as directed
* Contribute where necessary to review of supplier quotations and reviews of the project 3D CAD model
* Ensure that requirements of Client or Licensor's Secrecy Agreements are known and complied within the work performed
* Participate in technical meetings and handle discussions with client engineers
* Provide commissioning, site support services
* Assist as required in the preparation of Operating Manuals

Skills / Qualifications

* Chemical Engineering Degree
* Chartered Chemical Engineer status
* Experience of working on Studies, FEED and EPC projects associated with refining and petro/chemicals within the Oil & Gas sector
* Proven core Process Engineering skills, including design experience
* A self-motivated, proactive individual with high achievement drive and initiative, excellent verbal and written communication skills and good organisational awareness
* Ability to impact and influence fellow workers
* Demonstration of customer focus and ability to respond to customer needs whilst achieving project and corporate objectives
* Display analytical and innovation skills to manage new technology

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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