Senior Chemical Engineer Royal Leamington Spa

Recruiter
Additional Resources Ltd
Location
Leamington Spa
Salary
35000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
20 Mar 2017
Closes
17 Apr 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Senior Chemical Engineer - Royal Leamington Spa

GBP 35000 - GBP 40000 dependant on experience + Company Benefits.

My Client is an engineering and technology provider with the expertise to provide services, across the globe, to develop, engineer, construct and operate projects that contribute to our goal of a low carbon, sustainable future.
The main responsibilities for this role - Senior Chemical Engineer ( Mechanical / Chemical Engineering Qualification, 3 years + in Process Engineering, Design experience, Procurement, Risk Management, Health & Safety experience )
The Company is based in Coventry.
We are currently recruiting a lead senior chemical engineer (or similar), with experience in design and project engineering, for a role in a growing SME company. We participate in several exciting R&D projects (H2020, InnovateUK?) in the areas of science, technology, and innovation. We are specialised in sustainable solutions and processes (waste to energy, biomass valorisation, etc). Salary: 35-40k depending on experience plus benefits.
The role will be predominantly in project management (execution and supervision of projects, planning, timesheet control, communications, meeting assistance and of delivering technical reports, among others) but the candidate will also have advance skills in chemical engineering, especially in detailed engineering, procurement and (pilot) plant construction.

About the role:
Project management in various European collaborative projects (200k-2M) related to innovative technologies of valorisation of different biomasses (to biofuels and to high-value materials).
Providing support in the design, procurement planning of equipment at demo scale for lignocellulosic processing (pre treatment, extraction, purification, etc) and in the detailed engineering of this equipment.
Managing different aspects in projects and proposals for funding, such as reviewing state-of-the-art, budget and time planning as well as the quality of the developed work.
Communication with stakeholders - which will include travel within Europe.
You will work in a small team of chemical engineers and as a senior, you will report directly to the CEO

Skills required for this role - Senior Chemical Engineer ( Mechanical / Chemical Engineering Qualification, 3 years + in Process Engineering, Design experience, Procurement, Risk Management, Health & Safety experience )
Degree qualified (preferably chartered) in mechanical engineering or chemical engineering as an essential requirement. Masters and/or PhD advantageous.
Experience of at least 3 years in process engineering in projects related to the valorisation of biomass or food wastes projects (knowledge of MSW processing also valuable).
Experience in design of equipment (detailed engineering). This includes the development of all the drawings and deliverables such as plant layout, P&IDs, bids, etc.
Experience and knowledge in procurement, hands-on work, assembly coordination and start-up of pilot plants.
Knowledge in risks management and H&S is essential.
Leadership, proactivity, and self-learning aptitudes and ability to multitask are a must.
Experience in delivery of project reports is desirable.
Experience in Horizon 2020 and InnovateUK projects and proposal writing is desirable.

Prior to applying for this opportunity, please ensure your CV details all your relevant experience relevant to Senior Chemical Engineer ( Mechanical / Chemical Engineering Qualification, 3 years + in Process Engineering, Design experience, Procurement, Risk Management, Health & Safety experience )

Additional Resources are an Employment Business and an Employment Agency as defined within The Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Businesses Regulations 2003.

Key Skills - Senior Chemical Engineer ( Mechanical / Chemical Engineering Qualification, 3 years + in Process Engineering, Design experience, Procurement, Risk Management, Health & Safety experience )