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Recruiter NameSuzanne Wood
Industry OIL & GAS, Process
Salary£50 to £60 per hour
BenefitsLtd Co Rate
Locations UK, London and the South East
Contract TypeContract




Our Client, a Major international Oil and Gas, design and construction contractor is urgently seeking a Process Engineer to work on a petrochemical project in their London office.



  • Degree in Chemical Engineering is required as minimum.
  • 20+ years of Process Engineering experience in EPC and/or operating industry, with minimum 10 years in recent grass-root design/revamp of any or all of the following product technologies:
    • VCM (Vinyl Chloride Monomer)
    • Vinyl Acetate
    • UOP LD Parex (Paraxylene)
    • Toluene Methylation 
    • Poly Vinyl Chloride
    • Ethylene Oxide / Ethylene Glycol
    • Acetates
    • Acrylates (Butyl, Ethyl, Methyl etc)
    • Polyethylene / Polypropylene
    • Polybutadiene Rubber (PBR)
    • Styrene Butadiene Rubber (SBR)
  • Proven work experience in sizing and evaluating equipment in the furnace, cold and hot fractionation areas.
  • 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.
  • Good oral and written communication skills required for presentations and reports.
  • Chartered Engineer preferred.



  • Manage 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 man-hour budgets and schedules.
  • Maintain the technical quality of all process deliverables issued on the project.
  • Manage and lead complex technical discussions with third parties (customer, licensors, suppliers and regulators) in order to facilitate appropriate technical decisions.
  • Identify issues (problems, value improvement opportunities) and help clarify areas of complexity during all phases of the engineering design work.
  • Understand multi-disciplinary technical issues and be able to provide innovative technical solutions to resolve these issues.
  • Lead an area design team up to 15 engineers in the execution of complex projects.


RATE:                          Please quote the Limited company rate you require


DURATION:                  12 months


We are instructed to only submit to our Client candidates whose qualifications and experience match client’s specification and must be to work within the UK.


For more information please contact Suzanne Wood

on 020 8905 2250 or     


If you are interested in this position and would like more information do please contact me or any other member of the Recruitment Team as soon as possible. If you are not sure the CV we have on file is current send your latest CV to me, at the same time advising me your availability and any other relevant information.  If this position is not exactly what you are looking for please look at our website we update this site daily with all our current vacancies. Rest assured that your CV is treated as confidential and Woodland will not send your CV to any Clients until we have your permission to do so.


Please Note:  Some of our Clients will require references and documentary evidence of qualifications.


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