Principal Process Engineer

Job Type
Emp Type
Full Time
Oil and Gas
Functional Expertise
Salary Type

Job Description

Details of the role:

Location: Aberdeen

Work Model: Hybrid work

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: DOE


Join Our Adventure: Become a Principal Process Engineer in Aberdeen!

Are you ready to take your engineering skills to new heights? Do you have a passion for innovation and a desire to make a real impact on the future of energy? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

About the Role

Our client is on the hunt for a dynamic Principal Process Engineer to join their mission in transforming the energy sector. Based in the vibrant city of Aberdeen, you’ll be part of a top-tier team of over 30 process engineers, all committed to pushing the boundaries of what's possible in early-stage process engineering. From concept development to operational troubleshooting, you’ll play a key role in delivering practical solutions and driving the decarbonisation of oil and gas production.

What You'll Be Doing

In this role, you'll:

  • Lead the Charge: Take the helm on studies, managing projects independently while staying within schedules and budgets.
  • Be the Face of Innovation: Present your groundbreaking work to clients through engaging reports and presentations, both virtually and in person.
  • Variety is the Spice of Life: Dive into diverse projects ranging from process optimization and production efficiency to cutting-edge carbon reduction schemes and new energy sources.
  • Mentor and Guide: Oversee and develop junior engineers, shaping the next generation of process engineering talent.
  • Deliver Excellence: Ensure all deliverables meet the highest standards of quality and compliance.

Why You'll Love It Here

  • Hybrid Work Model: Enjoy a balanced work life with a mix of office and home working.
  • Collaborative Environment: Be part of a supportive and energetic team that values your input and expertise.
  • Impactful Work: Help clients maximize their assets safely and efficiently while championing energy transition efforts.

What We're Looking For

  • A degree in Chemical Engineering or a related field, with honors or equivalent.
  • Likely Chartered Engineer status with the Institution of Chemical Engineers or equivalent.
  • Significant experience in the Oil and Gas industry and/or Low Carbon Energy Transition projects.
  • Proficiency in feasibility or concept selection.
  • Skilled in using HYSYS/UniSim for process simulations and technical report development.
  • Excellent coordination, monitoring, and supervisory skills.
  • Strong cost awareness and a proactive, detail-oriented approach.
  • A team player with a knack for multitasking and understanding industry codes and standards.


Jeni Chitu