Process Engineer


We are looking for a Process Engineer with a minimum 5 years' industry experience to join our team on a permanent basis. The role will be based in Hull and offers hybrid working.

Job Description

We are seeking a Process Engineer to join our Multidiscipline Engineering team on a permanent basis. This engineer will join the OSL team of experienced process engineers’ team based in modern offices in Hull and report to our Lead Process Engineer. Assigned to a Project, the role will involve the production of a wide range of process engineering deliverables supported by the leading process engineer for that Project.


  • Process design and engineering including performing process simulations, design calculations, process optimisation and sizing and selection of equipment.
  • Preparation of various engineering deliverables such as Process Flow Diagrams, Heat & Mass Balance, P&ID’s, Process Datasheets, equipment specifications, cause and effect diagrams, control philosophies, hazard studies, assessments (HAZOP, HAZID, LOPA, PHA, etc.) and reports under the guidance of the assigned Lead Process Engineer.
  • Support of process safety activities under the guidance of the Lead Technical Safety Engineer
  • Coordination of engineering activities with other disciplines and departments.
  • Review of vendor’s documents, drawings, datasheets, specifications, and calculations.
  • Ensure work is completed in accordance with company and project HSEQ systems, on time and within budget.
  • Check the work of other process engineers.
  • Write detailed technical reports.
  • Give presentations both internally and to clients.
  • A freedom to always look for personal, company and system improvements and present these to their line manager for consideration by the company.
  • Participation in initiatives outside of day-to-day project activities to improve effectiveness of Process Department
  • Keeping up to date with technical developments, National/ International standards and legislative requirements related to the discipline scope.

Education Required

  • A master’s degree in chemical engineering. 
  • An ongoing CPD programme.

Skills and Experience Required

  • A minimum of 5-10 years of post-graduate experience in high hazard industries.
  • Design experience in similar role within an operating company, engineering consultancy or contracting business, preferably across all stages of a project (Concept/Feasibility, FEED and Detailed Design).
  • Knowledge of HYSYS (or UNISIM) Process Steady-state Simulation Software, also knowledge of AspenONE Process Engineering suite is an advantage.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Working knowledge of Visio, Teams, and SharePoint
  • Extremely self-driven individual that can work effectively with minimal supervision and as part of a team.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to think creatively to deliver optimal solutions.
  • Effective written and oral communication style to pass and receive information, receive instructions and report on progress.
  • Exceptional inter-personnel skills with proven track record of working within varied teams and engineers of all abilities.
  • Client focused individual able to motivate and organise themselves in relation to others to meet project deadlines.
  • Ability to manage own time and project interfaces.
  • Ability to set own goals and to contribute to business development ideas. 

Unfortunately, we are unable to offer sponsorship so interested candidates must be eligible to work in the UK without restrictions.


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