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Chemical Engineer

Hampshire   •  excellent company benefits  •  Permanent, Full time

A fast-growing chemical manufacturing business based in Basingstoke is currently recruiting for Chemical Engineer to join its team on a permanent basis. As a Chemical Engineer, you will act as their technical specialist when it comes to engineering support - which can cover key tasks including scale-up activities (concept to commission), HAZOP studies, experiment design and troubleshooting.

This role will suit a degree qualified Chemical Engineer who possesses relevant work experience gained in a relatable industry (chemicals, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, energy storage).

Chemical Engineer responsibilities

  • Use scientific, mathematical, and engineering principles to solve problems and improve our chemical and engineering processes and design new processes.
  • Designing, proposing, implementing, reviewing, and correcting plans and overseeing construction of new plants to ensure capital projects are realised including all relevant hazard assessments and HAZOPs.
  • Implement, troubleshoot, and review plans as projects progress.
  • Design and plan the layout of equipment
  • Engage with suppliers and contractors to specify existing equipment and consult on new and improved processes
  • To scale up designs for major and manage new capital projects
  • Participate in and coordinate trial production programmes and manage the introduction of new products into the plant.

Chemical Engineer requirements

  • An MSc or PhD level qualification in Chemical Engineering/Process Engineering/Manufacturing Engineering.
  • Industrial experience working in a comparative role working at a small or pilot scale and taking a product through to commercialisation.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work well within a cross-functional team.
  • Used to running projects in terms of timing, financials, and budget control
  • Experience of managing teams in an industrial environment whilst working to strict safety and quality standards
  • Self-motivated, flexible, well organised and possess analytical skills.

£Comp + private medical + life assurance + pension

Chemical Engineer/HAZOP/Scale-Up/Design/Process

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  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 7442
  • Posted: 6th January 2023
  • Expires: 3rd February 2023

Cranleigh Scientific

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