Process Engineer

Chemical, Process.

As the key driver of site capital projects, you will join the Project Development Group based at Johnson Matthey’s UK catalyst plant, Clitheroe. Your role is to define, design and deliver site capital projects from initiation through to commissioning and hand-over, to support Johnson Matthey’s safety, sustainability, and financial objectives.

The Clitheroe site benefits from a large capital investment of over £20M per annum and hosts 16 different catalyst production plants, giving the prospective Process Engineer opportunity to work on a broad variety of design and commissioning tasks throughout the full project lifecycle.

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The role presents exceptional professional development opportunities, full support and technical advice from Senior Process Engineers and cross-disciplinary working, meaning great opportunity for developing both breadth and depth of knowledge.

Johnson Matthey, a FTSE 250 organisation, is a global leader in sustainable technologies specialising in catalysis, precious metal products, chemicals and process technology. With operations in over 30 countries, we employ more than 12,600 people. We have more 200 years of success behind us; be part of the next stage of our growth journey and help maintain our reputation as one of the most admired organisations in our field. Our unique culture and people give us competitive advantage and will ensure our success for years to come. You can be part of that success story.

Your responsibilities:

  • Define capital projects and establish project scope by liaising with initiators and stakeholders.
  • Fulfil the role of Technical Lead and take ownership of a variety of site projects.
  • Complete front-end definition (i.e., optioneering, feasibility studies, technology selection) for site projects.
  • Generate full process engineering design packages, including developing calculations (mass/energy balances, equipment sizing, pressure relief, fluid flow, heat transfer), control philosophies, user requirement specifications, P&IDs and data sheets.
  • Design, plan and execute plant trials to support project development, from both technical and safety
  • Coordinate and lead process safety activities, such as Hazard Studies, LOPAs, and Management of Change,
    with support from the site Process Safety Lead.

Requirements for the role:

  • Hold a BEng / MEng in Chemical / Process Engineering, with some experience in the process industry.
  • Be working towards Chartered Chemical Engineer status / already Chartered.
  • Have excellent stakeholder management and IT skills.
  • Have experience of carrying out detailed process engineering design activities as listed in ‘Principal accountabilities’, as well as operational plant experience.
  • Have experience of process plant commissioning

How you will be rewarded:

We offer a competitive compensation and JM Elements benefits package including bonus, excellent pension contributions and 25 days' annual leave (varies for shift-based roles). Our JM Elements Benefits programme helps our employees understand and manage the JM benefits, as well as helping you focus on your overall wellbeing – for you and your family.

We use our inspiring science and technology to enhance lives. For those who are passionate about sustainable solutions and shaping our markets, we offer stretch and a wealth of diverse opportunities. We’ll give you freedom to bring your whole self to work and be part of a team where difference matters and all voices are heard, that genuinely cares for you and where your contribution is appreciated.

We’ll empower you to lean in and make things happen, to create solutions and value for our customers. United by our values and vision, we’re self-starters sharing the same values and accountability and always with a shared commitment to doing the right thing. We’re passionate about making a difference and delivering a better tomorrow for us and for you – a cleaner and healthier world, today and for future generations.

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Job ID Number: 009747
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  • Deadline
    April 22nd, 2024
  • Salary
    Competitive + benefits
  • Degree required
    All grades
  • Location
    Clitheroe (Lancashire)
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Preferred Disciplines...
  • Chemical
  • Manufacturing
  • Materials Science
  • Metallurgy
  • Process
Also Accepting...
  • Chemistry
  • Energy/Renewables
  • Materials & Minerals
  • Mechanical
  • Physics
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