Senior or Principal Process Engineer

£35000 - £55000 per annum
24 Mar 2021
21 Apr 2021
Mabbett UK
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Senior or Principal Process Engineer (U.K.)

Location: Can be based in any of their UK offices

Salary: £35,000 - £55,000 depending on experience

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Mabbett is an environmental, engineering and safety consultancy established in 1996 in Glasgow. Since then the firm has grown to employ over 50 motivated engineers, scientists and supporting professionals across the U.K. We have regional offices in Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Inverness and Liverpool.

The firm is seeking to recruit Senior and Principal Process Engineers to join our growing team, with the potential to base yourself at any of our U.K. offices. This represents an exciting opportunity to join an ambitious company with a modern, progressive approach to working life.

You will primarily work from home in the short term, unless this is unavailable to you. You will be provided with all IT equipment and software/services require to facilitate your efficient home working. Long term arrangements will be discussed and agreed with the successful candidate – we are a flexible employer and are willing to consider any arrangement that is desirable to you.

A positive place to work, Mabbett aims to implement the motto ‘See a Difference’ in everything that we do.


The ideal candidate will posses an Honours or Masters Degree in Chemical or Process Engineering, or similar, and have a have a full U.K. driving licence with clean driver record. Professional chartership(s) would be viewed favourably.


The ideal candidate will have experience with regards to one or more of the following areas/disciplines, preferably in a consultancy role:

* Acting as lead Process Engineer to ensure the design of projects in an efficient, safe and compliant manner
* Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team in the delivery of complex design projects
* Helping prepare process design deliverables to the required standard, within budget and on time
* Undertaking process calculations and process modelling
* Developing PFDs, P&IDs, equipment specifications and process descriptions
* Mentoring and support for less experienced colleagues
* Reviewing and approving design work undertaken by others
* Obtaining and reviewing supplier quotations, management of competitive tendering processes
* Ensuring the use of suitable design methods, standards and data as required by legislation and/or client requirements
* Business development, proposal preparation and budgeting

The experienced individual will be capable of leading complex design projects in high hazard industries, both technically and administratively. Our preference is for someone with experience across a broad range of sectors to support our wide-ranging list of clients e.g. food and drink, chemical, pharmaceutical. Experience of effluent treatment design would also be beneficial.

Mabbett is an equal opportunities employer and offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits programmes with growth opportunities. We support career development to include active participation in membership of professional organisations.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications, experience, and position requirements. Potential candidates are requested to provide an indication of their salary expectations and confirm which Mabbett office(s) they would consider working from.

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Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; Chemical Engineer, Project Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Development Engineer, Engineering Consultant, Process Design Engineer, Process Engineer, Operations Engineer, Production Projects Engineer, Design Engineer will also be considered for this role.