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Kent Recruitment

Principal Production Based Engineer

Epsom, United Kingdom
Date Published

About you:

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If you have world-class ambitions to reach the stars while keeping your feet on the ground, we’re the team for you. We've created a new breed of company – future-focused with reimagined ambition across all disciplines within the energy sector.

We love people who know their own potential and are not afraid to use it. We know that together, we’re far more than the sum of our parts. So, we celebrate people who want to grow and develop as we work together on some of the largest projects on the energy world stage.

Our purpose and beliefs:

As Kent, we’re tackling the greatest challenge of our time - to bring our world the energy it needs in the most responsible way ever imagined.

It’s the energy of every member of our team driven by our beliefs that is making this happen. Whatever our skill, our language, or our culture. These beliefs define and direct us every day to be the very best - for ourselves, our clients, our key stakeholders, the communities we operate in and the planet:





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Our vision for Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging:

We recognise that diversity & inclusion are catalysts for success. We’re heightening awareness on the benefits of people diversity, diversity of experiences and diversity of our perspectives. Creating a culture of inclusivity where all employees feel a sense of belonging.

Our combined energy is fueled by different nationalities, across 6 continents and 24 countries. Our commitment is to celebrate character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability.

About the job:

A refinery production and operations engineer will be directly responsible to both the Engineering Manager and the Head of Process Engineering for the organisation, production, and quality of the work.

Their duties are to inform on the production and operations within refinery and petrochemical sites. To work closely with the operators of existing assets and developers of new assets in business development, studies, and projects.

They make technical decisions, direct the activities of other process personnel on studies and projects, coordinate design efforts with all other groups on the job, and maintain the process records for the project. They report progress and ensure compliance with relevant standards and procedures.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as a focal point for asset operations.
  • Work closely with owners to understand their assets, identify problems within their assets, and propose solutions.
  • Meet with clients in support of business development, proposals, studies, and projects.
  • Assist in developing a core professional process engineering presence in the London Area offices.
  • Implement improvements directed towards showing profitable operation, growth of business and the enhancement of the team’s competence and performance.
  • Role envisaged for candidate is to be a specialist in the area of production and operations within the Low Carbon and Onshore Projects group: to be responsible for the technical adequacy, completeness, and quality of engineering deliverables and activities related to the studies and projects.
  • Planning and weekly reporting.
  • Identifying new appropriate technologies applicable to our Client’s facilities and environment, evaluate these both technically and commercially, and where appreciable opportunities exist, progress deployment in operations.
  • Participating in, or providing input to, study / projects audits / reviews during concept development, design basis, conceptual and detailed design basis.
  • Working with other disciplines in the company to ensure all interfaces with other parts of the plant are fully engineered.
  • Technology Selection.
  • Integration and Optimisation Studies.
  • Process Scheme Design including Flow Sheets (BFD, PFD, UFD, PLD, P&ID).
  • Modelling, Design calculations, H&MBs.
  • Write Bases, Philosophies, Standards, Specifications, and Reports for Studies and Projects.
  • Licensor and Vendor design review.
  • Assistance during construction and commissioning.

Your knowledge/skills, education, and experience:

  • BEng, BSc, MEng, or MSc in Chemical Engineering or other relevant discipline.
  • Candidate shall be a CEng with IChemE or other relevant institution.
  • Experience of onshore and offshore oil and gas projects.
  • Preferred experience with CCUS, Syngas, Hydrogen, and Fuels.
  • Experience with commissioning and operation of process plant.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures, and ability.

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