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Process Consultant

Daresbury

Immingham

Winchester

Location: Winchester / Daresbury / Humberside (Preferred) Salary: Competitive BPE was formed in 1997 as an independent Process Engineering Consultancy serving the pharmaceutical and fine chemical industries.  Since that time, we have grown year on year, with our success based upon strong partnerships with clients in the UK and Europe.  In 2020, BPE was acquired…

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Location: Winchester / Daresbury / Humberside (Preferred)
Salary: Competitive

BPE was formed in 1997 as an independent Process Engineering Consultancy serving the pharmaceutical and fine chemical industries.  Since that time, we have grown year on year, with our success based upon strong partnerships with clients in the UK and Europe.  In 2020, BPE was acquired by OLG, making us part of a larger engineering group and also enabling us to supply into other sectors, including Oil & Gas and Petrochemicals.  Following a group rebrand in 2021, we are now operating under the name of OLG Consulting.

We continue to be ‘Process Led’, and we offer a comprehensive range of Process Engineering Design expertise and experience, with integrated support for Process Safety, Project and Construction Management and Electrical, Controls and Instrumentation.  Most of our team are Chartered Chemical Engineers, and we excel on the challenging projects that require a real depth of knowledge around all of the core Unit Operations, and in particular Reaction, Filtration, Mixing / Blending and Drying.

Position Summary:

OLG Consulting are currently hiring a Process Consultant to lead the process delivery within a project environment and execute a mixture of consultancy and design work across a number of industry sectors, primarily within the oil & gas, petrochemical and life sciences sectors.

The role requires an experienced process engineer, capable of demonstrating a strong knowledge of process design deliverables from concept through to detailed design, and engineering expertise across a wide range of industrial applications.

It is anticipated that the individual is a Chartered Engineer with a minimum of 15 years relevant experience, ideally within a contracting environment, with a desire to work in a technical role.

The ideal candidate will also have proven project / team leadership experience and significant experience with chemical engineering design packages (e.g. ASPEN, PEL) and an ability to lead / coach others in these areas.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Technical Leadership
    • Provide Subject Matter Expertise in one or more areas, preferably within the onshore oil & gas, petrochemical or life sciences sectors.
    • Prepare / deliver thought provoking articles and/or presentations to promote BPE as technology and thought leaders within our sectors.
    • Attend / lead special interest groups, technical forums or other engineering / technology focussed groups to keep abreast of current and future trends.
    • Lead key technical reviews including design reviews, gap assessments and HAZOP studies.
    • Coach and Mentor more junior staff.
  • Project Delivery Leadership
    • Complete technical and managerial responsibility of process delivery on major BPE projects.
    • Ensure the efficient running of all aspects of the process delivery within the overall policies and objectives laid down by the company.
    • Responsible for all technical matters associated with the process design and to ensure that the process designs conform with mandatory standards, local legislation and client / project requirements.
  • Project Delivery
    • Lead a project design team and be able to coach and mentor more junior engineers.
    • Liaise with Clients, Project Managers and other disciplines to ensure the smooth running of the process aspects of projects. This includes the provision of adequate information for planning, cost control and equipment costing.
    • Generate / check / approve process design models, documents, drawings and reports.
    • Ensure that the process design and subsequent detailed engineering do not jeopardise the plant safety or performance.
    • Advise Project Managers of all technical risks inherent in a plant design and assist in the evaluation of these risks through to successful conclusion.
  • Continuous Improvement
    • Assist in establishing operating policies and objectives directed towards ensuring profitable operations, growth of business and the enhancement of the process team’s competence and performance.
    • Identify those procedures, practices and standards required by the process team to efficiently carry out its work, and co-ordinate preparation of such.
    • Identify areas of process development which are likely to benefit the company.
  • Business Development
    • Support the Business Development team on sales visits, conference calls and / or client meetings.
    • Lead / support the production of compelling and competitive proposals.
    • Generate / check / approve scope of work write-ups and manhour estimates to comply with tender requirements.

Other Requirements:

  • Chemical Engineering degree recognised by the IChemE or equivalent.
  • A working knowledge of process safety related regulations and methodologies.
  • Hands on operating experience through a commissioning or similar role.
  • An ability to communicate via both verbal and written means to peers and to people outside of the company.
  • A demonstrated aptitude for developing further competency in Process Engineering expertise and leadership. (In terms of Experience, Sectors and Project Life Cycle).
  • Legally permitted to live and work in the UK.
  • UK Driving Licence.

Main benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • 23 days holiday (rising with service) plus Bank Holidays
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Healthcare Plan