Chemical Engineer - Energy and Utilities

Employer
PA Consulting
Location
Melbourn, England
Posted
Jun 24, 2022
Closes
Jul 04, 2022
Ref
2945851443
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Company Description

We're an innovation and transformation consultancy that believes in the power of ingenuity to build a positive-human future in a technology-driven world. Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking with breakthrough-technologies to progress further, faster.

Job Description

We work with clients to help them realise commercial edge in new and established markets, leveraging design, science and engineering to create advanced technical solutions and their means of manufacture. As the world changes at an ever-increasing rate, our clients use our technical expertise to get ahead of the innovation curve.

Based out of our Global Technology and Innovation Centre in Melbourn near Cambridge, which serves as our design, development, prototyping and fabrication hub, PA supports organisations that span some of the largest names in the energy & utilities, consumer and healthcare industries through to start-ups, helping them realise new to world products and processes and exploit technology and advanced automation to drive sustainable design, productivity improvement, waste reduction and increased agility.

Using our expertise across the Product Design, Applied Sciences, Engineering, Human Factor Sciences, Automation, Manufacturing and Innovation Strategy, we translate science and technology into commercially viable break-out products and processes for our clients.

This is where you come in…

Function Specific Activities:

  • Lead project workstreams to design, prototype, test and develop novel chemical processing systems.
  • Apply knowledge to a range of technical problems across a variety of industrial applications.
  • Model new chemical processes in Aspen Plus, HYSYS or similar simulation software.
  • Specify and analyse industrial chemical equipment such as distillation or stripping columns and reaction vessels.
  • Manage risks associated with chemical process development appropriately, with a good working knowledge of relevant regulatory and safety standards
  • Manage project delivery flexibly and pragmatically to achieve high quality results within budget and time constraints.
  • Generate creative design concepts and evaluate them based on a sound theoretical understanding of engineering principles.
  • Confidently communicate complex technical information and its commercial implications to external stakeholders.
  • Support the development of more junior engineers.
  • Support business development activities, including drafting and presenting project proposals.

Desired:

  • Experience in end-to-end chemical process technology development from initial bench scale, through pilot plant to commercial production.
  • Experience leading the sale of technical consultancy projects.
  • Experience in a client-facing role in a fast-paced consultancy or similar environment.

Qualifications

A degree in a relevant subject or qualified by experience

Additional Information

About us:

We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future in a technology-driven world.

As strategies, technologies and innovation collide, we create opportunity from complexity.

Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking and breakthrough use of technologies to progress further, faster. Our clients adapt and transform, and together we achieve enduring results.

PA. Bringing Ingenuity to Life.

Diversity:

We believe that diversity makes us a stronger firm and look to employ people with different ideas, styles and skillsets. This diversity stimulates a rich, creative environment - one in which our people develop, and our clients enjoy enduring results. We're committed to recruiting, promoting and rewarding our people solely based on their ability to contribute to PA's goals, without regard to their sex, race, disability, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age or marital status.

We welcome international applications, but we are unable to offer sponsorship for work permits, so you will need to have the full right to live and work in the UK. Unfortunately, your application will be automatically rejected if you do not have these rights.

Should you need any adjustments to the recruitment process, at either application or interview, please contact us on recruitmentenquiries@paconsulting.com