Senior Process Engineer|Advanced Recycled Plastics [2358]

Manchester, UK
Posted 1 year ago

The world's most experienced High-Pressure Polyethylene specialist

Senior Process Engineer|Advanced Recycled Plastics 

The ECI Group is looking for an experienced and knowledgeable Senior Process Engineer to supplement our existing team in our Manchester [Simon Carves Engineering] office to lead the process engineering activities related to an advanced recycling technology at a pilot plant and commercial plant scale.  Consider joining our team of experienced process engineers leading a team of talented engineering professionals to developing process design solutions for our advanced recycling business lines.

Your Role With The Company:

  • Lead the process engineering activities related to an advanced recycling technology at a pilot plant and commercial plant scale.
  • Competently perform the assigned technical engineering activities, ensuring the work it is executed in a consistent, timely and cost-effective manner.
  • The role may also include leading small teams on projects as required.
  • Comply with the Company Management System and QHSE requirements.
  • 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.
  • Provide technical information in support of the project team.
  • Attend technical design/project reviews to ensure compliance with customers’ needs and QHSE requirements.

Technical Knowledge

  • Maintain knowledge of the latest standards, legislation, products and practices relating to the relevant engineering discipline to reinforce professional competency.
  • Identify and present training and learning opportunities (both individual and departmental) for consideration.

Commerical Awareness

  • Commercial awareness of the impact of changes in scope, budget and schedule overruns.
  • Manage scope, budgets and schedules as required.
  • Identify and communicate cost reduction and schedule improvement opportunities.


  • Understand customer needs and ensure that they are being satisfied.
  • Active communication with all customers to promote clear understanding.
  • Develop good customer relationships with other engineering discipline engineers, lead engineer, equipment vendor representatives, and client representatives. 

Background Profile:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Chemical Engineering is required.
  • Working towards Chartered Engineer (PEng.) status
  • At least 5 years of experience in process engineering, operations or other technical roles.
  • Experience in one or more of the following processes: waste to energy, plastics chemical recycling, bioethanol, waste wood pellet processing.
  • 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.
  • Good technical and non-technical communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Ability to work as part of a group and on individual tasks within a larger team.
  • Good command of MS Office applications.
  • Good command of, and experience with, industry standard process simulation tools (e.g. Aspen EDR/Plus/HYSYS etc.).
  • Comfortable with occasional opportunities for international travel.
  • Membership of a relevant Institute (e.g. AIChemE, IChemE etc.).
  • Legally authorized to work in the UK.


  • 10+ years of experience in various process engineering, operations or other technical roles with at least 5 years of experience in a multidisciplinary design environment.
  • Site experience (e.g. operations, commissioning, process optimization, debottlenecking etc.).
  • Knowledge of maintenance, operations and engineering activities within the wider chemical industry.
  • Knowledge of waste and environmental regulations in the UK.

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