Process Engineer – NES Fircroft – Hartlepool

NES Fircroft

Job Description

Our client manufacture Speciality Chemicals globally, they are now looking to recruit a Process Engineer to be based in Hartlepool. You will provide technical, operational and process safety support and drive continuous improvement of the plant process and operational performance


  • up to date with latest technologies and improvement techniques and drive continuous improvement of the plant’s performance by identifying and implementing improvement opportunities to achieve the current and future capacity, variable costs, overall operating effectiveness and product quality.
  • that all process incidents or losses are investigated using appropriate problem-solving tools so that improvements can be made to prevent recurrence.
  • plant operations, diagnose adverse trends, define and implement corrective actions to achieve operating performance targets.
  • process and production metrics on a daily/weekly basis, reviewing KPI's, operating logs, DCS trends, PI trends, quality lab results, and other sources of data to ensure reliable, consistent, and cost effective operations.
  • and provide technical chemical engineering input to safety reviews, PHAs, RCAs, safety committees, risk assessments and incident investigations and complete appropriate actions arising from these.
  • technical chemical engineering support to the plant team and take an active role in troubleshooting and problem-solving activities.
  • thorough safety assessment of plant modifications so that any changes to process technology, plant operating and maintenance methods, plant equipment or staffing are evaluated appropriately to mitigate the risks.
  • plant trials ensuring that thorough technical and safety assessments are carried out in a timely manner and trial is communicated appropriately with the manufacturing team.
  • Asset operating standards through reviews to ensure operation within Site and Regulatory requirements (COMAH).

Experience & Qualifications

  • will hold a Degree in Chemical or Process Engineering
  • 2+ years of industry experience in a 24/7 industrial environment
  • in; Complex Fault Finding, Supporting Operations Teams, Development, implementation & evaluation of improvements and modifications(Management
  • Change) and Involvement in projects from feasibility to handover.
  • operational experience including manufacturing improvement and delivery of measurable business benefits.
  • IT skills (including Excel, PI / FIS, MiniTab) including the ability to create tools within the packages.

For more information on this role, please contact Ashleigh North on 07708 297 513 or [email protected]

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