Principal Process Engineer - MAN00SW

Manchester, United Kingdom

Job Reference 1182025

Location Manchester, United Kingdom

Industry Renewables - Battery

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added January 17, 2023

Location: Manchester
Contract duration: 12 months (Possibility of extension)
Contract type: PAYE - Hourly rate
Start Date: ASAP
Project: Giga-factory / Battery storage
Recruitment Partner: Airswift
Account Manager: Anthony Hughes

As a global leading provider of engineering, procurement and construction management expertise to the energy, chemicals, and resources sectors 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 Senior / Principal Process Engineers to join our team in Manchester working on a large giga factory and battery storage plant. This is a PAYE contract role for an initial 12-month period and salary is to be discussed, but we Airswift would manage your employment and payroll ourselves. It is a hybrid working model where you would be expected in the offices for two days a week.

The Role

  • Manage process engineering services that meet its customers' and applicable statutory and regulatory specifications, on time and within budget
  • Manage process engineering project requirements
  • Manage process engineering services such as: 
    • participate in relevant meetings, prepare progress reports, and comply with required checking procedures
    • ensure the project scope is clear and that changes comply with project change management processes.
    • provide advice during procurement, construction, and commissioning activities.  For example, oversee requisitions, technical bid evaluations and purchase order preparation
  • Act as the process engineering Lead on specific projects
  • If responsible for a team:
    • outline project requirements including actively promoting workshare, where appropriate, assign tasks and supervise progress; and
    • ensure the required services meet its customers, and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements, on time and within budget 
  • Proactively resolve any discrepancies between its Customer's requirements
  • Keep up to date with the latest developments and technical innovations in process engineering
  • If required, assist, and support junior personnel within the process engineering team
  • Communicate effectively with the process engineering team and project stakeholders, including the Customer
  • Identify issues and problems, develop appropriate solutions, and ask for assistance when required

Technical and Industry Experience
  • Excellent technical and practical engineering skills and ability to consistently deliver quality, accurate and timely work to its clients
  • Excellent knowledge of the fundamental requirements of the process engineering, and the basic requirements of other engineering fields
  • Excellent knowledge of applicable local and international standards and statutory and regulatory specifications
  • Competent use of relevant software such as MS Office Suite and process engineering specific software
  • Extensive technical and practical experience in process engineering in the same or similar industry including experience in working in multi-disciplinary projects and teams

Education, Qualifications, Accreditation, Training
  • A recognized and relevant engineering degree
  • Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) status
  • Relevant postgraduate qualifications in engineering; management, project management or supervisory qualifications or equivalent

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.


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