Process Safety Engineer

Undisclosed Company
Tyne and Wear, Newcastle upon Tyne
£45.00 per hour
11 Oct 2016
25 Oct 2016
Manpower UK
Job Type
Are you a Process Safety Engineer looking for your next contract assignment?
Do you have proven experience in writing HAZOP reports for chemical process Greenfield sites?

You will be interested in this opportunity to join our onsite project team and play a key role during the commissioning and production start-up stages of one of the most advanced manufacturing facilities in the world. Our client is a leading global paints and Coatings Company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, with over 47000 employees, in 80 countries supplying decorative and specialist paint solutions to customers worldwide.

Working with a Team of highly skilled and focused Engineering staff, reporting into the senior Management team onsite, you will enjoy a forward thinking culture and progressive environment, at this new manufacturing facility during its construction and completion phase.

You'll enjoy access to an excellent pay rate on appointment and the opportunity to work with top class people during this exciting and highly technical project based in the North East region.

Coming from a contract background and already possessing experience in Process Safety Engineering, as the Process Safety Engineer you will be required to develop and complete the HAZOP study for a Greenfield process plant and manufacturing facility.

Duties will include control of HAZOP study, responsibility for its development and completion within a timely manner. To liaise with all lead stakeholders from the Construction and Engineering teams onsite, as well as external contractors and suppliers. To create a climate of positive thinking and frank discussion, identify potential hazards and operability problems. To fully record all detail to provide a comprehensive document scheme, with regular reporting to Senior Management Team.

The project site is based in Northumberland, but candidates who are looking to commute from outside of this area would also be taken into consideration. As the ideal candidate you will have proven background in the delivery of HAZOP studies for similar Greenfield construction projects within industry.

The successful candidate will be able to confidently provide Process Safety Engineering support and able to demonstrate the following:
Recognised Chemical Engineering Degree or equivalent
Project chemical engineering experience in a manufacturing or process environment
Project management experience within multi-disciplinary teams
Experience including design and specification of industrial chemical processes
CAD experience including P&ID creation
Demonstrable ability to lead and control capital projects
Experience of industry standard risk assessment techniques such as HAZOP, LOPA.
Fluent English language skills (written and verbal)
Self starter, highly motivated individual
To take your first step in securing this role - where you will be an integral part of this successful and close knit team - contact Derek on 0191 221 2345 or email