CY Partners


Process Engineer

Ref: 161

03 July 2024
Cheshire, North West of England
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Process Engineer


CY Partners are recruiting for a Process Engineer to be based onsite in Cheshire with a company specialising in chemical re-cycling – Taking usually discarded materials from chemical & pharmaceutical processes and processing them before putting them back into the supply chain.

Due to ongoing investment and expansion of the plant, they are looking to hire a Process Engineer to identify, assess and manage the risk associated with the processing of all the materials brought to site, as well as managing plant modifications ensuring any upgrades / processes are safe and compliant.


Role and Responsibilities

  • Design changes to the plant and equipment so that they are safe and efficient in running the wide range of processes on site.
  • Initiate and participate robust process safety studies and delivering process safety improvement actions by liaising with a cross functional team on site.
  • Take responsibility in keeping P&ID and asset registers up to date.
  • Support/lead in HAZOP/LOPA coordination + drive the implementation of any recommendations coming from any HAZOP/LOPA etc.
  • Collaborate with QESH manager to follow-up on compliance re ATEX zoning/DSEAR
  • Take ownership of the company’s Management of Change process
  • Support the process safety engineering expert for new product development projects
  • Support the EHS Manager during external regulatory authorities such as HSE, EA, and Fire Services.


This role would be well suited to an experienced Engineer who is keen to take ownership of projects and make a real difference to an established plant with a supportive budget for capex and plant upgrades already in place. Additional benefits include:


  • 25 paid holidays + stats
  • Pension
  • Income Protection
  • Life Assurance
  • Medical Cash Plan
  • Employee Assistance Plan


Experience and qualifications

  • Engineering qualifications in chemical engineering, process engineering or equivalent
  • Experience in a similar position on a COMAH site.
  • Technical understanding of process safety and proficient in process hazard identification and risk control methods (LOPA, ALARP, HAZID, HAZOP)
  • Working knowledge of electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic systems
  • Ability to make decisions under pressure with a positive and committed attitude.
  • Must be eligible to work in the UK as no sponsorship visa programme will be offered against this position.

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