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Principal Process Engineer: Waste Treatment Expert

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Chemical, Science
  • Discipline: Process Engineering
  • Location: Knutsford, Cheshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 2017-19364_1505294522

Job Description

Role Overview

Amec Foster Wheeler is currently recruiting for a Principal Process Engineer: Waste Treatment Expert in our Knutsford office. Our Environment & Infrastructure team provides a wide range of environmental and engineering services to both the municipal and industrial markets covering all aspects of solid waste management and treatment.

Our Process Engineering Team is looking to expand, increasing its skill base in the provision of waste management and water management process design.

The role requires:

  • Undertaking the role of Subject Matter Expert (Waste Treatment) leading in provision of specialist technical direction and guidance
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in the treatment of municipal solid waste to recycle materials and recover energy from fuel; knowledge of the industrial sector is beneficial
  • Knowledge and experience of Anaerobic digestion and Composting
  • Experience in the development of technical solutions from concept selection, through design development, installation and commissioning
  • Familiarity in carrying out site investigation, problem identification and solution development
  • Managing all aspects of process design/engineering packages
  • The ability to work and lead multi-disciplinary engineering teams, including managing the input of more junior process engineers
  • Effective input into business development and drafting of proposals
  • The ability to liaise directly with clients' personnel
  • Flexibility in being able to operate in other technical sectors is encouraged within Amec Foster Wheeler, such as water and wastewater

Skills / Qualifications

  • Qualified to degree level (or equivalent) in process/chemical engineering or chemistry, with membership of an appropriate professional institution
  • Demonstrates excellent technical skills and have significant experience with a demonstrable track record in waste treatment works design and, possibly operations
  • Able to work effectively within multidisciplinary design teams and demonstrate effective leadership of process design, managing junior engineers and coordinating input from other disciplines
  • Business case preparation and delivery
  • Experienced in building and maintaining strong customer relationships and effectively contributing to proposal writing and business development initiatives
  • Experience in one of, or several of, EfW, MBT, AD, IVC, MRF, OWC
  • Ideally, the role will be based in Knutsford

Company Overview

Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.

Employing around 35,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2016 revenues of £5.4 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry - from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products - and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets.

Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology.

Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.

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