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Associate Process Engineer/Associate Director - Clean Water

Ref no. BHN534734
Location Birmingham, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

My Client is recruiting for a Associate Process Engineer/Associate Director - Clean Water

Key skills required for this role



Water Sector Experience

Job description

My Client is recruiting for a Associate Process Engineer/Associate Director - Clean Water

Location - Flexible Birmingham, London, Bristol, Warrington

We are looking to appoint a process engineering leader with a range of experience. Some examples include:

  • Drinking water treatment technologies and principles.
  • Experience with membrane technologies.
  • Nitrate, organics, iron and manganese removal processes.
  • Development and implementation of new and emerging technologies and techniques.
  • Low carbon footprint designs, supporting our clients' journey to net zero.
  • DSEAR, HAZOP and Functional safety.
  • Digital design and implementing digital twins.
  • Ability to lead bids; Project Management experience would be an advantage.

Responsibilities (will vary depending on project and client):

  • Technical leadership, strategy formulation and development.
  • Development of strong networks with clients and regulators within the UK and worldwide, being a focal point and being able to communicate at all levels.
  • Feasibility, outline and detailed process design, including mass, heat and energy balances, process flow diagrams, P&IDs, hydraulic design, design risk assessments, control philosophies, commissioning strategies, cost and programme estimations, plant and equipment specifications, supplier tender evaluation,
  • Technical report writing at all stages of the project lifecycle.
  • Support and/or lead bids, fee proposals or offers of service; development of activity schedules/work plans.
  • Understanding of HAZOP, DSEAR, CDM, WIMES, British and European Standards and other statutory, regulatory and non-regulatory provisions and guidance.
  • Development of standard and bespoke design solutions for the water industry and beyond.
  • Meet and exceed quality, programme, budgetary and H&S requirements on projects.
  • Preparing technical papers and presentations for conferences, colleagues and clients.
  • Support and/or deliver technical and 'expert witness' investigations and appraisals.
  • Ownership of specific skill areas or activities within our technical knowledge networks; contributing to technical network activities, to broaden your and our skills, experience and technical reputation.
  • Supporting, mentoring and guiding less experienced colleagues.
  • Working with and developing design tools such as water quality analysis, unit process sizing, process performance metrics, hydraulic calculations and other automated design tools.
  • Develop and guide research and development projects for Clients.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Educated to degree level with a process engineering bias; chartered Member/Fellow of a recognised professional institution.
  • A well-developed external profile and reputation; a desire and willingness to raise the profile of oneself and the Company.
  • Ability to provide a customer-focussed service with a clear understanding of the water sector regulatory framework and strategic business planning.
  • Proven ability to manage and mentor teams and/or individuals and/or projects, potentially split across disciplines, locations and stakeholders.
  • Extensive experience within the municipal water engineering sector.
  • In-depth understanding of water treatment technologies; an interest in developing and/or exploiting new and emerging technologies and techniques.
  • A well-developed understanding of the design process.
  • Ability to complete assignments on time, within budget and to a high technical standard.
  • Computer-literate and able to work effectively work with the basic Microsoft suite of programmes as a minimum.
  • Willingness to contribute to and develop our technical knowledge networks.

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