Senior Process Engineer

Senior Process Engineer
  • £60,000 - £80,000 per Annum
    ANNUM
  • Permanent
  • London, England, UK n16 9ns London London UK n16 9ns
Job Ref: J2158835
Sector: Engineering
Sub-sector: Chemicals
Date Added: 02 February 2021
Senior Process Engineer required for an exciting start up company looking to scale up to full manufacturing facilities.

Senior Process EngineerAn exciting opportunity has arisen within a successful start-up company which is set to experience an exciting period of development and growthThe CompanyThis is a bio-tech, social and environmental impact start-up which has a key focus on developing sustainable packaging from sustainably farmed seaweed. This company develops bio-packaging and food & nutrition products and is already proving to be a clear leader in its field. It is an exciting time to join with 8 tonnes of seaweed being processed at the end of last year and a view to process around 45 tonnes in 2021 through the pilot plant. There is a clear vision to have 5-7 plants by 2030 and as a result the requirement for this role has come about.The RoleAs Senior Process Engineer you will be working closely with the COO and CTO to ensure process robustness for current commerical products and actively participate on value engineering projects to identify and improve yield, efficiency and lower costs. You will be responsible for implementing new sustainable projects to support the scale-up of the current refinery.Responsibilities include:Lead process development including equipment and process selection for pilot trials and full scale plant designAnalyse, optimise and design product recovery processConduct mass and energy balance studiesCollaborate with the R&D and product innovation teams to ensure alignment and optimisation of processes to deliver high quality safe productsEnsure all design aspects are consideredWork with contractors to form project schedulesMaintain project schedule by monitoring progress and providing solutionsDevelopment of EPC strategies - developing User Requirement Specifications, RFPs and RFWsIdentify vendors and negotiate contractsThe PersonWe are looking for an enthusiastic candidate who is excited to join the company and utilise their skills for the upoming projects and challenges which may be faced. A self-starter who can take initiative and help to move the company forward to its ambitions of 5-7 plants in the next 9 years.To qualify:An Engineering degree - preferably Chemical / Process EngineeringExperienced in Processing / Bio-refining / Food Processing environmentsExperience in scaling processes from bench through to full scale manufacturingAbility to critically analyse and prepare processing plans, timelines, budgetsExperience of working within a fast paced, entrepreneurial environmentCreativity to improve processes and plans and develop solutions to challenges

SRGTalent
04/03/2021 11:32:15
GBP 60000 80000 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Sam Badawy

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