Lead Process Manager

Requisition ID: 264589 

  •  Relocation Authorized: None 
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project 
  • Work Location: London NW10 

In today’s competitive job market, we know you have your choice of companies in the UK and around the world. Your unique personality, skills, and experience are in demand.

To be motivated and empowered to do your best work, you want a company that provides you with a meaningful career—one that makes you feel that you belong to something greater and have the opportunity and flexibility to grow, succeed, and make a difference.

With so many available options, why choose Bechtel?

At Bechtel, we know that people like you deliver our customers’ projects—projects with a purpose that create a lasting positive legacy in the communities where we live and work.

Just as we are committed to helping our customers achieve their visions, we are committed to offering the best people in the industry—people like you—with rewarding, challenging, and flexible long-term careers.

People like you are needed on projects that create jobs and grow economies; improve the resiliency of  the world's infrastructure; connect communities to resources and opportunities; get us closer to net zero; tackle critical environmental challenges to protect people and the planet; and accelerate progress to make the world a cleaner, greener, safer place.

When you join Bechtel, you will be a key part of the diverse team delivering these world-changing projects. As a resilient, well-established employer, we are currently seeking long-term career professionals. When joining Bechtel, you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of Energy and Oil and Gas projects from studies to FEEDs and full EPC's from our London Energy hub based in Park Royal.

You will bring your experience and expertise to the role while working within the customer’s organisation as part of an integrated team. As part of this team, you will commit to supporting the client’s goals while promoting our values of fairness, diversity, inclusion, trust, and collaboration guided by our Vision, Values and Covenants

 

What we offer

At Bechtel we offer a competitive salary package with the opportunity for flexible working to achieve greater work-life balance. Employee wellbeing is at the center of our business and Bechtel is committed to offering you the benefits and resources to live healthy lives. We can offer:

  • Flexible Working
  • Private Medical Coverage
  • Life Insurance Program
  • Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Long Term Disability Scheme

 

 Position Summary:

  • Determines engineering scope and set up an engineering work plan for the process engineering discipline on complex projects for FEED and EPC phases.
  • Executes process engineering deliverables according to a set engineering design criteria utilizing approved engineering procedures, practices, and standards.
  • Prepares, coordinates, and reviews designs, studies, reports, and proposals.
  • Takes the initiative to coordinate the detailed design development of a system with other engineering disciplines while managing workload and meeting schedule due dates.
  • Manages teams of process engineers and be responsible for the delivery of project deliverables (PFDs/UFDs, HMB, equipment sizing, selection and specification, PSVs and flare system sizing and specification, etc.) within the agreed job hour budgets and schedules.
  • Maintains the technical quality of all process deliverables issued on the project.
  • Manages and leads complex technical discussions with third parties (customer, licensors, suppliers and regulators) in order to facilitate appropriate technical decisions.
  • Identifies issues (problems, value improvement opportunities) and helps clarify areas of complexity during all phases of the engineering design work.
  • Understands multi-disciplinary technical issues and be able to provide innovative technical solutions to resolve these issues.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Technical and/or leadership responsibilities for the process engineering team on a project or over a large process scope.
  • Developing and/or checking overall plant and unit simulations using standard process simulation programs (Hysys, Pro II, Unisim, and/or Promax), including development of H&MBs.
  • Developing and/or checking Process Flow Diagram (PFDs) and Utility Flow Diagrams (UFDs) being able to explain selected flow configuration.
  • Developing and checking calculation of equipment sizes including vessels, columns, heat exchanger requirements, and packaged equipment specifications.
  • Attendance and input at major reviews such a PFD/P&ID reviews, HAZOPs, and 3D model reviews. Representing the process engineering discipline and being able to explain process design questions to clients and other disciplines.
  • Development of relief load narratives, relief load calculations, load summaries and relief valve datasheets.
  • Development of offsites and utility design including consumptions and the overall utility summary.
  • Development of alarm and trip setpoint and process safety time calculations.
  • When requested, performing cold-eye technical audits on key design areas.

 

Skills and Qualifications:

  • A recognized masters degree in chemical engineering from an accredited college or university
  • Substantial Process Engineering experience in EPC and/or operating industry, with multiple years in a Process Engineering leadership role.  Confident and able in leading teams up to 25 engineers in the execution of complex projects
  • A conceptual understanding of chemical engineering principles of heat transfer, vapor-liquid equilibria, mass transfer and thermodynamics, and their general application to process design
  • Excellent knowledge of technical theory, engineering principles, good engineering practices and how to apply them for design execution
  • Extensive experience with major regulations and industry codes and standards affecting standard design, quality, or processes
  • Extensive experienced in relief calculation methodologies and industry codes and standards applicable to pressure relief design 
  • Knowledgeable in process design of equipment, including vessels, columns, heat exchangers and package process specifications for equipment and control valves
  • Experience with process configuration and optimization studies to increase product yield, reduce utility consumption (steam, power, cooling water) and reduce/mitigate flare loads
  • Demonstrated experience in process simulation and automation
  • Fellow/chartered engineer, PE licence or willingness to pursue
  • Extensive process engineering experience in EPC and/or operating industry

 

Industry Experience: 

Extensive relevant industrial experience in multiple types of units/processes required such as:

  • LNG technologies
  • Energy transitions technologies such hydrogen production (blue/green), CCS, ammonia
  • Refining units such as crude distillation, hydrotreater, fluidised catalyst cracking

 

Preferred Experience

Specific experience in planning and executing greenfield or brownfield projects in one or more of the following market segments: 

  • Natural gas processing including liquefaction and regasification
  • Coal, gas or biomass to chemicals such as methanol and ammonia
  • Petrochemicals such as HDPE, LDPE, MEG, PET, PTA, PVC and others 
  • Carbon capture and sequestration
  • Hydrogen value chain including reforming, liquefaction, transportation and fueling stations
  • Offshore and onshore pipelines
  • Desalination, raw water, demineralized water and waste water treatment plants
  • Familiarity with current process technologies and licensors associated with the above

 

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