Senior Process Engineer

  • Wood Group
  • Reading, UK
  • Mar 25, 2024
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Senior Process Engineer

Full job description

Will you help our clients unlock the solutions they need to their complex technical challenges that are foundational in addressing the needs of a growing world?

Through this highly rewarding role you will be shaping the world and creating a bright future for yourself.

Wood is currently recruiting for FEED and EPC focused Senior Process Engineers to join our Oil, Gas and New Energies Team on a hybrid working basis into the Reading office.

Our Clients and Projects

It’s a future for all of us. We aspire to shape a better tomorrow by unlocking solutions that address the biggest challenges facing our clients and our society. The work that we do for our clients is key to making the energy transition possible.

This is an exciting time to join Wood and the Projects Team as we lead the way in Energy Transition. We specialise across sectors including energy transition (hydrogen and carbon capture storage, circular economy and emerging technologies), oil and gas, downstream and chemical projects.

The Role

You will be responsible for development of process designs and driving resolution of complex technical issues. You will interface with a multi-disciplinary team of highly capable Engineers and SMEs to deliver best in class solutions that will ensure high customer satisfaction.


  • Deliver process designs in FEED and EPC projects, identify issues and propose solutions
  • Undertake process design work and check work on the project as appropriate
  • Work closely with customers to understand their needs and produce designs and services to meet these needs
  • Complete technical design work to a high standard using Wood's and Customer design methods, standards and data
  • Execute process engineering activities achieving budget, schedule and maintaining technical integrity of the designs
  • Develop the basis of design, undertake detailed calculations to develop the design and be responsible for accuracy
  • Ensure that detail design methods, standards and data used conform with Client's requirements and / or those issued by Wood
  • Prepare Process Flow Diagrams, Equipment specifications, Process Descriptions and P&IDs for review and approval
  • Ensure a high standard of safety is achieved and Environmental and Quality Assurance procedures are followed
  • Perform safety related calculations and provide input to Hazops, SIL and other safety reviews as directed
  • Contribute where necessary to review of supplier quotations and reviews of the project 3D CAD model
  • Ensure that requirements of Licensor's Secrecy Agreements are known and complied within the work performed
  • Participate in technical meetings and handle discussions with client engineers
  • Assist as required in the preparation of Operating Manuals
  • Be a role model for Wood’s behaviours; encouraging a collaborative, inclusive and supportive team that can have fun and enjoy the work we deliver

  • Chemical Engineering Degree
  • Chartered Chemical Engineer status (desirable)
  • Experience of working on FEED and EPC projects for energy transition and onshore oil & gas projects
  • Proven core Process Engineering skills, including up-to-date design experience
  • Skilled in resolution of technical process design issues
  • Readily adaptable with excellent verbal and written communication skills and good organisational awareness
  • Ability to respond to customer needs whilst achieving project and corporate objectives
  • Display analytical and innovation skills to support management of new technology

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people. www.woodplc.com
 

Diversity Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.