Site Process Engineer

  • Competitive Salary + Benefits Package
  • England North East Greatham
  • Permanent
  • Petrochemical
The Site Process Engineer has responsibility to lead the process engineering function on site including the support of both new and existing plant and products. This includes initial scoping onto FEED studies, process engineering design, calculations, process safety and risk management.

Role Responsibilities

•    Work in accordance with all EHS requirements, policies and principles.

•    Support FEED studies, including the preparation of relevant process engineering documentation, including P&IDs, commissioning procedures, equipment specifications & data sheets, calculations, etc., for projects in a timely manner. 

•    Plan and manage the installation & commissioning of new or modified plant. Ensure that process scale-up parameters are understood, and production is established safely and effectively to meet cost, time, EHS and quality targets. 

•    Lead the initial conceptual phase of capital projects in the development of strategies for expanding and providing capacity to meet the needs of the business. Review designs to ensure an optimum balance between technical suitability, operability, and cost-efficiency.

•    Participate in major capital project teams and support the process engineering input to these projects to ensure that development, design, and data provision activities are completed to meet agreed targets of scope, cost and time.

•    Lead/participate in HAZOPs and Design review studies, quantified risk assessments etc. Arrange process safety reviews (HSE reviews and HAZOPs, LOPAs etc.) and ensure that the resulting recommendations are implemented. Utilises industry best practices in all aspects of work.

•    Take a key role in process improvement activities and support manufacturing troubleshooting & optimisation. 

•    Establish and lead a process safety management system on site to improve standards and ensure compliance with the requirements of the competent authorities.


•    5+ years working in chemical manufacturing or process industry organisation.
•    Experience working on a COMAH site
•    Experience of projects, including EPC contracts
•    Evidence of CPD throughout career
•    Evidence of effective leadership exposure and project ownership

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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