Senior Process Engineer

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£39,000 - £45,000 per annum
Full-time - Permanent
Science and Engineering
11 Dec 2019 - 23:30
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CPI in a nutshell

At CPI we work with our partners to translate inventions into products and processes that enhance health and well-being, protect and improve our environment and increase productivity across industries.

With a deep understanding of innovation processes and funding, outstanding technical expertise and industry relevant assets, we enable products and processes to be quickly and cost-effectively brought to market. This supports the development of next-generation manufacturing, highly-skilled jobs and economic growth for the UK.

Our partners operate across many diverse markets including pharmaceuticals, speciality chemicals, food and drink, electronics and transportation.

Why this role is important for CPI’s work

CPI is seeking to recruit a Senior Process Engineer to provide technical expertise, capability and input into the development and delivery of engineering projects and work packages, acting as a technical lead in medium/​large scale projects and projects of increasing complexity. The Senior Process Engineer will be viewed as an authority in their area, offering innovative solutions at business unit level, contributing extensively to development and improvement activities. 

Duties of the role will include: 

  • Actively contribute to the delivery of engineering projects, conducting Front End Engineering Design studies at various levels including engagement with other disciplines and external partners/​vendors as required.
  • Generating engineering calculations, drawings and reports to a high technical standard as required in order to complete projects against agreed time and budget constraints. Taking a leading role in some projects, supported by the balance of the engineering team as required.
  • Actively contributing to a culture of continuous capability development through coaching, mentoring and/​or developing colleagues across the business unit and organisation, providing insights into best practices in chemical/​process engineering. This may include coaching and developing colleagues to help them reach their potential and acting as a mentor to colleagues across the organisation, providing an expert-level perspective. 

The person we are seeking

CPI is looking for someone with significant industrial experience in Chemical/​Process Engineering, who is educated to Degree level (or equivalent) in a Chemical/​Biochemical Engineering discipline. HNC or foundation degree level education or similar would also be acceptable if supported by extensive industrial experience. It is essential the successful candidate is familiar with the challenges of process scale up and can take responsibility for diverse technical activities, using their own initiative and judgement to implement innovative solutions in complex situations. It is desirable that the successful candidate has experience in sterile design for biological processes, specifically fermentation, whilst experience in the design of systems utilising flammable gases would also be advantageous. 

What does CPI offer you?

At CPI, we offer a wide range of benefits to our employees, including: family friendly policies, flexible holidays and holiday purchasing schemes, opportunities for learning and development, generous pension plan, life assurance and accident insurance schemes.

Additional information

Interviews will be held the week commencing 6 January 2020.

All applicants must have the legal right to live and work in the UK at the time of application. Presentation of appropriate original documents will be required.

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