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Lead Process Engineer

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £35 - £42 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Oil, Gas and Petrochemical
  • Contact: Relyn Winter
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0191 415 3300
  • Duration: 12 months with a possible extension
  • Start Date: 2022-08-01
  • Expiry Date: 08 August 2022
  • Job Ref: NRL PE

NRL is recruiting on behalf of our for a Lead /Principal Process Engineer to be based in Manchester.

You will provide process engineering services on large or mega projects to company and its customers', including technical support and supervision within the process engineering team. 


  • Manage process engineering services that meet company, its customers' and applicable statutory and regulatory specifications, on time and within budget.

  • Manage process engineering project requirements.

  • Manage process engineering services such as: 

    • participate in relevant meetings, prepare progress reports and comply with required checking procedures;

    • ensure the project scope is clear and that changes comply with project change management processes;

    • provide advice during procurement, construction and commissioning activities.  For example, oversee requisitions, technical bid evaluations and purchase order preparation.

  • Act as the process engineering Lead on specific projects.

  • If responsible for a team:

    • outline project requirements including actively promoting workshare, where appropriate, assign tasks and supervise progress; and

    • ensure the required services meet company, its customers and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements, on time and within budget. 

  • Proactively resolve any discrepancies between company and its Customer's requirements.

  • Keep up-to-date with the latest developments and technical innovations in process engineering.

  • If required, assist and support junior personnel within the process engineering team.

  • Communicate effectively with the process engineering team and project stakeholders, including the Customer.

  • Identify issues and problems, develop appropriate solutions, and ask for assistance when required.

What you will bring

Technical and Industry Experience

  • Excellent technical and practical engineering skills and ability to consistently deliver quality, accurate and timely work to company and its clients.

  • Excellent knowledge of the fundamental requirements of the process engineering, and the basic requirements of other engineering fields.

  • Excellent knowledge of applicable local and international standards and statutory and regulatory specifications.

  • Competent use of relevant software such as MS Office Suite and process engineering specific software.

  • Extensive technical and practical experience in process engineering in the same or similar industry including experience in working in multi-disciplinary projects and teams. 

Education, Qualifications, Accreditation, Training


  • A recognized and relevant engineering degree.

  • Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) status.

  • Relevant postgraduate qualifications in engineering; management, project management or supervisory qualifications or equivalent.