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1. Working closely with process chemists and control engineers to ensure the process plant is set up to provide maximum output levels and efficient running of the production facility;
2. Designing plant and equipment configuration so that they can be readily adapted to suit the product range and the process technologies involved, taking environmental and economic aspects into account;
3. Instituting scale-up and scale-down processes including appropriate changes to equipment design and configuration;
4. Assessing options for plant expansion or reconfiguration by developing and testing process simulation models;
5. Designing, installing and commissioning new production plants, including monitoring developments and troubleshooting;
6. Optimising production by analysing processes and compiling de-bottleneck studies;
7. applying new technologies;
8. Ensuring that potential safety issues related to the project operator, the environment, the process and the product are considered at all stages.

The role may focus on one or more of the following: researching new products from trial through to commercialization; managing scale-up processes from plant to full industrial-scale manufacturing; improving product lines; modifying the processing plant that produces the products; and designing and commissioning new plants.


  • Position Chemical Engineering
  • Job Category Oil/Petroleum
  • Location United Kingdom
  • Education Bachelors Degree
  • Experience 1 - 5 Years
  • Reference Number OIL-734
  • Updated on Monday, June 3, 2019

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