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Principal Process Engineer


Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

The Role:

The key aims of the role are:

  • Perform Process Engineering Calculations, Simulations and other tasks and produce high quality reports for approval by Engineering Management prior to transmittal to clients
  • Check the work of peers, Engineers and Graduate Engineers prior to transmittal to clients
  • Lead process based brownfield studies
  • Work professionally with others in the Process Engineering and Project Team across a portfolio of projects for multiple clients
  • Attend relevant Safety, Health and Environmental awareness training provided by the company and set a good example on SHEQ issues
  • Maintain proficiency in use the HYSYS Process Simulator and other process software
  • Participate in the Corporate Training and Development scheme and maintain awareness of current issues in Industry and Process Technology
  • Pro-actively resolve design problems with vendors and third parties
  • Act as the focal point for clients on process design and operational issues
  • Coordinate the resources of the Great Yarmouth process team to ensure that project schedules are adhered to
  • Liaise regularly with the London based Process Engineering Manager, to ensure that cross-centre resourcing is effective
  • Prepare process engineering estimates and contribute to the preparation of tender submissions
  • Provide process engineering expertise into ODE business development initiatives

Scope of Responsibilities:

Organisation and Resources

  • Act as a Lead Process Engineer on small projects
  • Mentor and project manage Junior Process Engineers
  • Coordinate process engineering resources for GY based brownfield projects

Finance and Commercial

  • Provide ad-hoc support to other divisions including Consultancy and Business Development as may occur from time-to-time as supported by the Process Engineering Manager

Production and Efficiency

  • Provide definition of the Process engineering work in the project, design approach or criteria by skill and experience in coordination with he Project Manager
  • Clearly understand the Codes and Standards applicable to the work carried out and raise deviations where necessary

Safety and Environmental Related Tasks

Safety, Health, Environment and Quality

  • Carry out work in accordance with ODE, Doris and project Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality systems
  • Undertake Process engineering design work with a strong focus on Safety both in design detail and engineering design execution; and to be innovative in design work with due regard to minimisation of cost whilst maintaining technical integrity

Competencies & Soft Skills:

  • Basic Commercial awareness
  • Detail conscientious
  • High tolerance for uncertainty, results orientation
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Team leadership skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Confident and outgoing individual
  • Team player, self-starter and problem solver i.e. “Can -do” attitude
  • Flexible to travel in UK and working away from base office
  • The role is not an offshore role; Offshore survival certificate holding is not required, but this would be an advantage


Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) or equivalent

10+ years process engineering experience in design/operations

Significant experience related to the oil & gas production and processing industries. Brownfield experience advantageous

Chartered Engineer with corporate membership of the IChemE, or a comparable institution

Offshore certification (BOSIET/FOET) advantageous

Your Application

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in this vacancy. Your application will be carefully considered during the initial screening process. Unfortunately, due to the high volumes of applicants we are unable to personally respond to everyone that applies but we will contact you if you are selected to progress in the recruitment process.

DORIS GROUP is an equal opportunities employer.

To comply with immigration legislation, DORIS GROUP is legally required to verify your right to work in the UK.

Candidates requiring sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside other applicants. Appointments will be based upon DORIS GROUP being able to provide evidence that there are no other suitable candidates for this vacancy within the EU/EEA or the role is listed on The Shortage Occupation List.



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