Skills: Chemical Engineering, Process Engineer
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: United Kingdom
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My client in London is looking for a Principal Process Engineer on a contract basis. Rates negotiable.
" Manage teams of process engineers and be responsible for the delivery of project deliverables (PFDs/UFDs, HMB, equipment sizing, selection and specification, PSVs and flare system sizing and specification, etc.) within the agreed man-hour budgets and schedules.
" Maintain the technical quality of all process deliverables issued on the project.
" Manage and lead complex technical discussions with third parties (customer, licensors, suppliers and regulators) in order to facilitate appropriate technical decisions.
" Identify issues (problems, value improvement opportunities) and help clarify areas of complexity during all phases of the engineering design work.
" Understand multi-disciplinary technical issues and be able to provide innovative technical solutions to resolve these issues.
" Lead an area design team up to 15 engineers in the execution of complex projects.
JOB RELATED QUALIFICATIONS:
" Degree in Chemical Engineering is required as minimum.
" 20+ years of Process Engineering experience in EPC and/or operating industry, with minimum 10 years in recent grass-root design/revamp of any or all of the following product technologies:
" VCM (Vinyl Chloride Monomer)
" Vinyl Acetate
" UOP LD Parex (Paraxylene)
" Toluene Methylation
" Proven work experience in sizing and evaluating equipment in the furnace, cold and hot fractionation areas.
" Experience with process configuration and optimization studies to increase product yield, reduce utility consumption (steam, power, cooling water) and reduce/mitigate flare loads.
" Demonstrated experience in process simulation and automation.
" Good oral and written communication skills required for presentations and reports.
" Chartered Engineer preferred.
Kintec was established in the UK in 2001 with the purpose of supplying both Contract and Permanent technical engineering personnel. Currently operating within the Oil and Gas, Chemical, Life Sciences, Power, Rail and Infrastructure industries, Kintec’s business reach is on a global scale. Over the years, we have succeeded in developing lasting relationships, with both clients and candidates, and delivered expertise and up to the minute industry knowledge with efficiency and professionalism. With business expansion and the creation of further offices in the UK, networks in the Middle East, Africa, and the US as well as movement further into Europe, Kintec’s market position has gained major strength over its 18 years in business and we have reinforced this further with sector diversification. Kintec prides itself on delivering unparalleled levels of mobilisation support, which includes the organisation of visas, travel, accommodation, local payroll, security and medical insurance. We take great care to ensure that our own employees are provided with all of the necessary in-house training to be able to deliver exceptional levels of customer service to our clients and candidates. Furthermore, we provide opportunities for further career development, as part of our organic growth model, and aim to provide a favourable working environment where our personnel are held in extremely high regard. We see our staff as paramount in terms of establishing a long lasting and successful business, facilitating the overall aim to replicate and build on our historic achievements