Junior / Graduate Process Engineer

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The Role:

The Company has a current vacancy for a Zone Process Engineer to work at our Teesside Operations, which would ideally suit a Graduate/Early Career Engineer.

Reporting to the Process Engineering Team Leader, the Zone Process Engineer will liaise with and provide engineering support to the Operations and Project Groups, to effectively implement Process Safety initiatives and minor modifications for continued plant operation and to improve facility economics

Key Responsibilities include:

• Supports the Process Engineering Manager in monitoring plant performance and facilitating improvements to the economic running of the operation. Maintains appropriate KPIs, including monitoring of plant utility budgets;

• Providing an immediate response to plant needs with regard to improving Process Safety aspects / Operating Integrity, ensure plant processing capabilities are maintained and drive efficient facility operation within allocated plant zones;

• Support FEL Process Engineers and Operations Managers in developing project scopes. Supports prioritization of projects within operations group;

• Develops and implements minor process modifications (for safety, plant processing capability, efficient operation reasons). Ensures modification process follows facilities Management of Change processes;

• Supports relief valve maintenance programme (categorization of relief valves, sizing of relief valves);

• Variation Risk Assessment as required within operational area;

• Uses Technical consultancies / contractors as appropriate to manage and implement Technical Change;

• Provides resource support to the Teesside Process Safety Engineer as required;

• Provide peer review of modifications. Support and Lead SIL / LOPA reviews;

• Understand, develop and implement any relevant changes to legislations that may have an impact on the projects at Teesside;

• Participate / lead in incident investigations and provide root cause analysis support;

• Participate in global and functional network to ensure that best practices are shared, and corporate standards and technology are implemented as needed.

The Company:

Our client a UK based refining and marketing company, have interests in a number of facilities in the United Kingdom, employing around 1000 people throughout the UK and over 33000 worldwide. They have had their presence on Teesside for over 30 years, processing and storing crude oil ready for shipment along with being an established supplier of bulk fuels, including LPG, to the commercial, aviation and marine industries.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

Degree in Chemical or Process Engineering – Essential

• Sound knowledge of process engineering principles and proven ability to apply them to real-world problems – Essential

• Hold a Full UK driving licence and to drive company vehicles where appropriate – Essential

• Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills – Essential

• Ability to use Microsoft packages and SAP – Essential

• Good reporting, communication and workload management – Essential

About Fircroft:

Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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