Senior Process Engineer

Location Edinburgh
Job Type Permanent
Salary £40000 - 50000 per year Car Allowance + Agile Working
Contact Steve Harrhy
Call 07827 295 376
Reference SJ-PROCE

Senior Process Engineer


£40,000 – 50,000 + Car Allowance + Agile Working + Competitive Pension


ATA Recruitment are working exclusively with a leading process engineering business who run multi-million pound turnkey process engineering projects for the food, beverage, distillery and pharmaceutical markets.  We are currently supporting the business in the recruitment of a Senior Process Engineer, this is fantastic opportunity for a Process Engineer to join an industry leading business who can provide a route to chartership.

The business turns over £50 million and deliver projects through design, equipment procurement and installation for customers in the UK, USA and Asia predominantly.  The UK business is part of a European group of companies with a turnover in excess of €350 million.

The business has been trading over 250 years, employs 150 people and is currently going through a growth phase due to several large turnkey project wins in the UK, USA and Europe. As a result of this the company have very ambitious growth plans over the next three years.

They are a true engineering business with 100 staff in engineering roles across process design, mechanical design, controls and automation and project engineering.  The business offers their customers consultancy services and full turnkey project management services to their clients and are seeing a large increase in the number of turnkey projects they are winning.  Many of their customers are large blue chip global FMCG companies which a testament to the first-class service they offer.


The Role

As a Senior Process Engineer in this role, you will be responsible for running all process engineering aspects of their projects from process design through to process commissioning and optimisation at site. 

You will also take responsibility for mentoring and guiding less experienced process engineers on projects.  The projects that the business runs are incredibly varied and span many hygienic industries.  Projects last up to eighteen months are your core responsibilities will be:

  • Creating P&IDs
  • Producing process flow and block flow diagrams.
  • Carrying out mass and energy balance calculations.
  • Creating the user requirement specification for the process.
  • Sizing of process plant equipment.
  • Carrying out process commissioning at customer site.

During the process commissioning you could be working in the UK or abroad dependent upon the site location.  When overseas the company offers a generous uplift on salary to compensate for the time spent away.


The Candidate

My client is looking for a Senior Process Engineer with

  • Exposure to hygienic process engineering projects. 
  • The company is looking to consider people who are chartered engineers or interested in working towards chartered status. 
  • You should also have a Chemical Engineering degree.


The Benefits

  • £40,000 – 50,000
  • Flexible working hours policy
  • Enhanced salary when working overseas
  • Car Allowance circa £4,500
  • Company Pension which increases with age
  • 30 Days Holiday To Use Flexibly Across the year (3 day shutdown over Christmas, you can work bank holidays and use the holiday day elsewhere)



All applications for the position are being managed via ATA Recruitment, please apply online for a speedy consideration.

ATA Recruitment specialises in Manufacturing, Infrastructure, Civil, Transportation and general Engineering recruitment on both a permanent and contract basis – for more opportunities like this one, visit our website.    

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