Process Engineer - Utilities

Paper Industry
Deeside, UK PERMANENT Paper Industry
  • Salary Type: ANNUAL
  • Pay Rate: £50,000.00
  • Salary: £50,000.00 - £60,000.00


Utilities Process Engineer Paper Mill Operations

We have been instructed to find a Process Engineer to Join the Utilities team at the cutting edge of a transformative project. As a Process Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in monitoring and enhancing utility processes and outputs within the area.


Operating with a focus on safety, quality, environment, and efficiency, you will be part of a dynamic team engaged in repurposing the site. Your expertise will contribute to the construction of a state-of-the-art packaging and tissue plant, making a tangible impact on the future operations.


  • Monitor and optimise utility processes and outputs, ensuring adherence to health and safety regulations, legislative compliance, and environmental standards.
  • Lead shutdown safety measures, while enhancing productivity and cost optimisation within the utilities domain.
  • Provide leadership in problem-solving, employing Route Cause Analysis (R.C.A.) techniques to develop and implement effective solutions.
  • Coach, train, and develop operatives in operational procedures, fostering a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Apply preventative maintenance techniques, ensuring the efficient and reliable operation of equipment within your area of responsibility.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement initiatives, aligning with mill strategic objectives and optimising fixed and variable costs.
  • Collaborate effectively within a diverse team, engaging in clear and concise communication, both written and verbal.
  • Update process and product quality data, compile reports, and disseminate vital information to support operational efficiency.
  • Hold a Bachelor of Science or higher degree in Process Engineering or Energy, with a chemistry background beneficial.
  • Become a qualified Production Authorised Person (PAP) to uphold safety and compliance standards.
  • Proficiency in SAP, SAGE, and MS Office tools is essential for effective utility management.
  • Demonstrate a self-starting, solution-oriented mindset and flexibility in a changing environment.
  • Fluent in English, both spoken and written.
  • Operate within the Utilities operational area and portable offices within a major construction site.
  • Travel within the UK and overseas may be required as part of this role.

What we are looking for…

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Process Engineering or Energy, with a chemistry background advantageous.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, with experience in Route Cause Analysis (R.C.A.).
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal, in English.
  • Proven track record of coaching and training operational teams.
  • Knowledge of preventative maintenance techniques and continuous improvement practices.
  • Self-driven, flexible approach with a commitment to high-quality work.
  • Willingness to adapt to a changing environment and contribute to team success.
  • Motivated, proactive attitude, eager to develop and grow within the business.


This position is based in Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales.


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