Company: Raeburn Recruitment
Skills: Chemical Engineering
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Scotland, United Kingdom

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

One of Raeburn's client, an Oil & Gas Operator, is looking for an experienced Lead Process Engineer for their site in Aberdeenshire. This is a permanent position.


The Lead Process Engineer provides and maintains in-depth technical knowledge of the terminal operation and equipment to enable effective operations support, support continuous improvement and deliver objective to be the terminal of choice.


Be conversant with and ensure compliance to UK legislation, Company policies, Procedures and Instructions.
Complete assigned responsibilities of the Process Site Accountable Person.
Line management of assigned company personnel including development, competence, welfare, reward and recognition and performance.
Technical accountability for Process design at the plant
Checking and approval of process engineering deliverables.
Provide first line troubleshooting and problem solving expertise for Process/operational problems.
Responsible for all process aspects of projects and studies.
Be the SFGT representative for assigned contracts.
Prepare and control assigned budgets.
Maintain personal and process team understanding, competence and associated documentation of Major Accident Hazard (MAH) scenarios identified within the COMAH report.
Complete required actions to enable development and upkeep of process aspects of the Operational Integrity Assurance & Verification Scheme (OIAVS) to provide COMAH assurance.
Maintain understanding and competency of the site emergency response plan and assigned responsibilities.
Participate and lead behavioural safety initiatives within the Process engineering function.
Actively audit standards of work and compliance to procedures.


Degree in Process Engineering.
Working towards chartered status.
Masters/equivalent qualification
Chartered Engineer

Senior Engineer experience working in an oil/gas process engineer role in the following responsibilities:
Working cross functionally/with 3rd parties delivering services, policies & initiatives.
Development & implementation of strategies, projects & initiatives.
Design, support, trouble shooting & management of change.
Development & implementation of improvement opportunities.
Team management and development.
Budgetary preparation & control.
Contract management
Knowledge & application of:
Hazardous areas
Process Design standards
Process safety calculations
Pipeline modelling

Only those with the right to work in the UK should apply. Raeburn do not have the ability to offer visa sponsorship, therefore current eligibilty to work in the UK is required.

Established in 1981, Raeburn has more than 34 years’ experience supporting our clients in the UK and international Oil & Gas and Petro-Chemical Industries.




Raeburn is built upon a solid foundation of experience and genuine hands on appreciation of our client’s project and operational developments - from the very first generation of UKCS offshore platforms to onshore refineries, tension leg platforms, pipeline and subsea completions, deep water projects, FPSO developments and de-commissioning projects, Raeburn have effectively supported our clients at all stages of their UKCS and international upstream and downstream projects and operational requirements with qualified and experienced multi-disciplined personnel.




Our combined knowledge of worldwide Oil & Gas & Petro-Chemical projects both onshore and offshore, operations and standards, our unmatched professional technical and commercial recruitment experience, pay-rolling services, access to one of the world’s largest Oil & Gas & Petro-Chemical specific databases, and our proven experience in the fields of international Visa, Work Permits, Payroll and Taxation management, ensures that Raeburn are best placed to support our clients with their recruitment needs, and provide support and advice on industry related matters.




Raeburn are fully committed to supporting our clients with all their recruitment and on-boarding requirements, and have the scalable structure, experience and dedication to provide a high quality, unrivalled and professional services enhancing efficiency and adding value to our clients’ businesses.




Raeburn have an outstanding track record of delivery for the Oil & Gas & Petro-Chemical industry’s major operators, service companies and contractors at all stages of their developments both in the UK and internationally. We are aware of the ever changing recruitment market and the need to ensure we are pro-active in the delivery of recruitment services provided to our clients, specifically in terms of legislation, technology and contractual demands.




Raeburn’s growing success is built upon our knowledge and expertise within the Oil & Gas and Petro-Chemical industries delivering the very highest of standards and reliability in sourcing the very best talent available in the market. Raeburn’s management and our teams of dedicated recruitment professionals are committed entirely to delivery and support for our clients now and in the future.