Process Engineer

We require a Process Engineer to join our client based in Orkney on a permanent basis. 
The Process Engineer will be responsible for hydrogen production and fuelling infrastructure at both the client’s and their client’s owned sites. To support the design, development, operation, safety and continual improvement of hydrogen production.
  • Degree or equivalent qualification in chemical, process, industrial, engineering.
  • A minimum of five years working experience in a process/chemical plant environment involving High Pressure Systems (250 Bar and up).
  • Excellent communication verbally and in writing and in numerate.
  • Computer/software skills as applicable to the position including, but not limited to: Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Project, and Visio.
  • Driven and self-motivated with excellent outputs.
  • Ability to role model high standards of professionalism with an uncompromising dedication to operational safety.
  • Quality design and documentation.
  • Analytical abilities with strong attention to detail.
  • Dynamic interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with diverse audiences.
  • Chartered Engineer status.
  • Experienced in the ability to manage complex projects and multi-task effectively.
  • Develop and maintain a detailed understanding of our client’s hydrogen plant and equipment, including process design documents such as PFDs, process calculations and P&IDs. Assist in the provision of maintenance schedules.
  • Act as a subject matter expert for hydrogen applications generation, compression, storage, and dispensing systems. Assist with the process design safety studies such as HAZID, HAZOP, LOPA and action response reports.
  • Take responsibility for the correct specification of hydrogen process plant equipment and identify reliable suppliers. Generate process plant bill of materials including equipment, valve and instrument lists and assist the Commercial Team in preparing quotations, bids and other associated documentation for clients and projects.
  • Perform design failure mode and effect analysis and specify critical balance of plant components for hydrogen generating, compressing, storing, and dispensing systems. Review operational data and construction/assembly drawings to assist in complex troubleshooting efforts with operations personnel.
  • Provide guidance and technical expertise to projects on how overall system and individual equipment is meant to operate. Develop plant compliance documentation such as flammable gas safety reports, pressure safety cases, general and specific risk assessments and specialist compliance reports.
  • Develop company technical literature including writing operational and maintenance manuals, acceptance test procedures, risk assessments, maintenance procedures and compile supplier information for technical files.
  • Act as responsible engineer and coordinate/collaborate with internal personnel for testing and deployments of new or modified technology; be proactive in alignment of efforts to achieve project deadlines.
  • Interface with suppliers as necessary to maintain an up-to-date knowledge of hydrogen equipment and suppliers to vet their offering, gain critical information for troubleshooting, or implement improvements to ensure our client can offer optimum hydrogen solutions.
  • Develop hydrogen plant operation and control philosophies including health and safety, process descriptions, control logic, shutdown strategy, alarm lists and loop check sheets.
  • Ensure that the client’s Integrated Management System is adhered to and assist the Quality Manager and others with identifying and progressing improvement actions, supporting the client’s accreditation by the UK Accreditation Service (UKAS) or other relevant body.
  • From time to time carry out other assignments which may differ from the above as instructed by line management.
Competitive Salary and Benefits Package (and some assistance with relocation if required).