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  • Job reference: RMS0169524

Senior Process Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Warrington
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 01/12/2016
  • Duration: permanent

The Company:
Our client is a recognised leader in the global nuclear sector with 50 years history of successful nuclear project execution and global expertise and local delivery with 40 sites around the world.

The Role:
The Senior Process Engineer will integrate operational engineering multi-disciplines teams delivering projects at various phases, from FEED to commissioning, or in assistance to Plant Operation in the UK.

The assignments will be on projects:
- Deliver and manage technical studies.
- Design of chemical processes, from strategic and conceptual phases to detailed design and construction & commissioning phase support. Typical deliverables will be issued: technical note, substantiation notes, process flow diagrams, process flow-sheets (chemical and radiological), P&IDs, specifications for instrumentation, automations, equipment and sampling, hazards and malfunctions management,
- Technical studies related to waste management: waste retrieval and conditioning, waste route and final package, definition of best options and techniques available, and overall decontamination, decommissioning and dismantling strategies, technologies and processes,
- Technical networking within the company Fuel Cycle, including Decommissioning & Demolition experts.
- The individual will have at least 5 years' experience and a relevant Master degree. They will also have worked on UK nuclear sites with a strong knowledge of UK regulations on waste. They will have a strong ability to deliver commercially efficient solutions.
- In return, our client offers a competitive salary and benefits package (pensions and Healthcare scheme).

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Competencies:
- Degree in Chemical or Process Engineering, or other relevant degree,
- Member of relevant professional body,
- Demonstrable experience of engineering design (development, FEED, detailed design, technical specification, documentation review from supply chain) and engineering team management in the nuclear industry or other regulated sectors,
- Demonstrable experience of waste management (retrieval and conditioning processes for interim or long-term storage) and of liquid and gas treatment processes,
- Recognised Subject Matter Expert (SME),
- Experience of delivering D&D projects for Sellafield or Magnox sites (desirable).

Behavioural Competencies:
- Ability to understand complex issues and deliver solutions,
- Good communicator, team player and leader,
- Good organisation skills,
- Effective integration with multiple teams and the overall project,
- Quality and results oriented.

To apply, you must have the right to work in UK.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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