Process Engineer – 2205

Manchester, UK
Posted 2 years ago

The world’s leading specialist engineering contractor for low-density polyethylene (LDPE) and ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) projects has an immediate a need for a Process Engineer to manage the engineering work processes, tools, and the quality of the engineering deliverables and to execute the assigned engineering work ensuring that it is executed in a timely and cost effective manner. The role will involve leading teams on larger jobs and also managing smaller consultancy, feasibility studies as required in the ECI Inc. [Simon Carves Engineering] Manchester office.


  • Provide active oversight of project engineering work including technical support, technical quality assurance, technical design/project reviews and prevention of over design. Implement lessons learned across projects and contribute to consistency of approach across projects.
  • Work with other Principal Process Engineers and Global Lead to integrate and develop a common understanding and work practice
  • When required act as Project manager or Lead engineer on specified projects / proposals in accordance with Company Management System.
  • Implement assigned engineering work within the budget and project timescale.
  • Prepare engineering deliverables in accordance with Company Management System, current legislation, project requirements and international standards. Check deliverables produced by others.
  • Apply in-depth knowledge to resolve complex or unusual engineering and design problems.
  • Provide technical information in support of the project team.
  • Attend technical design/project reviews to ensure compliance with customer’s needs and QHSE requirements.
  • Participate in the development of project engineering budgets and schedules.
  • Identify lessons learned from the project and communicate to others. Manage the scope of engineering work to eliminate cost / time growth.
  • Identify any project scope growth and correctly document it and apply the project procedures for cost and time reimbursement.



  • Bachelor’s Degree Chemical Engineering is required.
  • Chartered Engineer (non-US) or Professional Engineer (US),
  • 5-10+ years of experience in various process engineering, operations or other technical roles with at minimum of 5 years in a multidisciplinary petrochemical design environment.
  • 5-10 years of experience with LLDPE and HDPE technologies/licenses preferred
  • Good command of, and experience with, industry standard process simulation tools (e.g. Aspen EDR/Plus/HYSYS etc.).
  • Site experience (e.g. operations, commissioning, process optimization, debottlenecking etc.).
  • Up-to date knowledge of key process design and engineering techniques and their applications.
  • Up-to date knowledge of relevant international standards for petrochemical process plants.
  • Creative problem definition and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent technical and non-technical communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Ability to lead large teams of multi-skilled engineers. Must be capable of working a part of a close-knit small core team as well as being self-reliant with the confidence to make decisions acting on their own initiative.
  • Working knowledge of fixed and rotating equipment.
  • Organized with the ability to support multiple concurrent projects.
  • Knowledge and understanding of industry codes, product safety standards, regulations, etc.



  • Full Benefits Package – health, dental, vision insurance
  • Pension Plan Benefits with Company Match up to 8% based on Employee Contributions
  • Life Insurance 3 times Base Salary
  • 25 days of annual leave in addition to Bank Holidays
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Sick Pay
  • Private Health Plans Available for eligible staff
  • Educational Sponsorships Available
  • Ability to purchase additional Holidays
  • Ability to earn flexible days
  • Hybrid Work Schedules


Founded in 1977 ECI Group Inc. [ECIG] provides world-class engineering solutions to clients around the world, with have a long history of designing and developing industrial facilities and process plants for the production of fuels, chemicals and polymers. With core technical skills focused on the development and design of a range of processes, we continually embrace new technologies and innovative project methodologies which have contributed to our success in this field. Our full-service offering covers all Engineering discipline including Process, Mechanical
(Machinery/Vessels), Piping and Pipe Stressing, Plant Layout, Electrical, Control & Instrumentation, and Civil & Structural. Our engineering services expertise includes:

  • Concept Development – feasibility, cost estimates, front end design, basic engineering
  • Detailed Design – hazard studies, FEA, DCS/SIS, flare systems, as-built drawings
  • Owner’s Engineer – Project Management, contractor evaluation, due diligence, technical reviews
  • Safety Critical Engineering – SIL/LOPA, relief systems, HAZOP chair, thermal and vibrational stress analysis, design for high pressure / toxic / corrosive service

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