Process Department Manager

Location Derbyshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary £50000 - 60000 per year company bonus + car or car allowance negotiable + matched pension + 25 days' leave + 8 bank holidays
Contact Ajay Bhella
Call 07827 918 324
Reference 12091064/1

Process Department Manager


  • £50,000 - £60,000
  • Company bonus
  • Car or car allowance negotiable
  • Matched pension
  • 25 days’ leave + 8 Bank Holidays
  • Life insurance


Location: Derby, Derbyshire


Commutable from: Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Loughborough, Burton-On-Trent, Ashby, Coalville, Tamworth, Swadlincote or Lichfield



My client is a specialist manufacturing business that sells, design, manufacture, build, install, project manage and commission large-scale process plant equipment for both new factories and retrofit projects. With their in-house engineering team, they offer electrical, automation and mechanical engineering services whilst supplying total turnkey solutions to their customers.


Boasting blue-chip clients and regarded as one of the UK’s top two players within their respective field, my client specialises in providing turnkey solutions where they will design & manufacture full factory solutions. This multi-million-pound business boasts annual sales of more than £15 million, and they have a strategic plan to organically grow by 10% year on year.


The company are a true investor in people and can offer fantastic training as well as support for further education. If you are an experienced Process Department Manager or a Lead Process Engineer who has led or managed Process Engineering Teams, then please contact me on the details below for a confidential call.


For further information and a confidential call please email a CV to and a suitable contact number for me to reach you.


The role of the Process Department Manager will be:


  • Reporting to the Engineering Director, 30% of your time will be spent managing the department and the team and the remaining 70% of your time will be spent hands-on completing process design and managing projects of various sizes from £50,000 to £1m+
  • Playing an active role in the delivery of process designs and process design projects
  • Professionally manage the Process Engineering Department, providing leadership, technical support and guidance where necessary
  • Develop and monitor departmental standards, procedures, objectives and targets
  • Develop and implement new process engineering software packages and tools
  • Manage Process Engineering resource allocation to provide adequate and appropriate support with all project and tendering requirements including the control of sub-contract labour
  • Develop process engineering solutions for projects from quotations through to commissioning
  • Complete and take responsibility for accurate costing of all process engineering elements of a project in conjunction with the proposals team
  • Ensure all project work conforms to ISO 9001:2015 and Project Lifecycle Procedures
  • Carry out technical discussions and design reviews with project teams, Customers, Sub Contractors and Suppliers
  • Value engineer process designs to maintain competitiveness
  • Liaise with the Customer to create an overall process design from initial concepts


The ideal Process Department Manager will have a combination of the following:


  • An experienced Process Department Manager or a Lead Process Engineer with a track record of leading and managing teams
  • The ideal applicant will have a track record working in a process environment such as hygienic, food, drink, dairy, brewing, brewery, distillery, water, pharmaceutical, energy-to-waste or related
  • Experienced in producing P&ID flow diagrams and chemical calculations
  • Must have an engineering/chemical qualification
  • Based or willing to relocate to the Derbyshire region


How to apply:

Please click “apply” or for further information, please contact Ajay Bhella by emailing your CV to


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