Principal Process Engineer

Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Job Reference 1232266

Location Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Industry Oil & Gas - Onshore Gas

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Permanent

Date Added November 22, 2023

Our business
As a global leader within the energy business, who have been established for over 100 years, we are proud to be able to expand our UK team and have partnered with Airswift to support our recruitment plans.

We are currently recruiting for a Principal Process Engineer to join our team based in Aberdeen, to work on an ever-growing Oil & Gas project.

What can we offer you
Fantastic opportunity to work for well-respected specialists within the Energy industry, on a thriving Oil & Gas project. Excellent rates, holiday accrual and hybrid working arrangements.  

Key Responsibilities and background:
  • Be the Lead Engineer on a study, performing duties with no direct supervision and within agreed schedules and budgets.
  • Present work to clients, virtually and face-to-face through reports and presentations.
  • Involvement in a large variety of work, from process optimisation, production efficiency improvements, tie-in studies, and a range of schemes to lessen the carbon intensity of oil and gas production including the introduction of new energy sources.
  • Oversee more junior engineers under your supervision who are running process simulations, preparing process flow schemes, mass balances, and equipment sizes, and preparing reports.
  • Supervise and develop junior engineers.
  • Responsible for the delivery of high-quality deliverables, ensuring compliance with relevant codes and standards and internal procedures.
  • Understand clients’ requirements and contribute to winning bids for work.

Critical Skills & Personal Attributes:
  • Engineering degree, honours, or equivalent in Chemical Engineering or similar.
  • Likely Chartered Engineer status with the Institution of Chemical Engineers or equivalent.
  • Significant related experience in the Oil and Gas Industry and/or Low Carbon Energy Transition projects.
  • Experience in feasibility or concept selection.
  • Experience using HYSYS/UniSim, performing standard process engineering calculations, and developing technical reports.
  • Excellent coordination, monitoring, and supervisory skills.
  • Cost awareness.
  • Proactive approach.
  • Multi-tasking abilities.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Team player.

The next step
We have an exceptional team in place, and we are pleased to be able to appoint a further person to our growing business. We are aware that you may not ‘tick all the boxes’, but if you believe you can genuinely offer some valuable skills and experience to our business, please in the first instance contact our recruitment partner Airswift, and the account manager, Richard Parker.


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