Careers at BPE


BPE is an exciting place to work, with a wide variety of clients across many different sectors. BPE supports the principle of Equality and Diversity in employment wholeheartedly and opposes all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a contributory pension scheme.

To apply for any of these jobs please e-mail admin@bpe-ds.com.


Process Consultant

Location: Daresbury

Salary: Competitive

BPE are currently hiring a Process Consultant to lead the process delivery within a project environment and execute a mixture of consultancy and design work across a number of industry sectors, but primarily within the pharmaceutical and life sciences sectors.

The role requires an experienced process engineer, capable of demonstrating a strong knowledge of process design deliverables from concept through to detailed design, and engineering expertise across a wide range of industrial applications.

It is anticipated that the individual is a Chartered Engineer with circa 15-20 years relevant experience, ideally within a contracting environment, with a desire to work in a technical role.

The ideal candidate will also have proven project / team leadership experience and significant experience with chemical engineering design packages (e.g. ASPEN, PEL) and an ability to lead / coach others in these areas.

Key responsibilities:

 Technical Leadership

  • Provide Subject Matter Expertise in one or more areas, preferably within the pharmaceutical and life sciences sectors.
  • Prepare / deliver thought provoking articles and/or presentations to promote BPE as technology and thought leaders within our sectors.
  • Attend / lead special interest groups, technical forums or other engineering / technology focussed groups to keep abreast of current and future trends.
  • Lead key technical reviews including design reviews, gap assessments and HAZOP studies.
  • Coach and Mentor more junior staff.

 

Project Delivery Leadership

  • Complete technical and managerial responsibility of process delivery on major BPE projects.
  • Ensure the efficient running of all aspects of the process delivery within the overall policies and objectives laid down by the company.
  • Responsible for all technical matters associated with the process design and to ensure that the process designs conform with mandatory standards, local legislation and client/project requirements

 

Project Delivery

  • Lead a project design team and be able to coach and mentor more junior engineers.
  • Liaise with Clients, Project Managers and other disciplines to ensure the smooth running of the process aspects of projects.  This includes the provision of adequate information for planning, cost control and equipment costing.
  • Generate / check / approve process design models, documents, drawings and reports.
  • Ensure that the process design and subsequent detailed engineering do not jeopardise the plant safety or performance.
  • Advise Project Managers of all technical risks inherent in a plant design and assist in the evaluation of these risks through to successful conclusion.

 

Continuous Improvement

  • Assist in establishing operating policies and objectives directed towards ensuring profitable operations, growth of business and the enhancement of the process team’s competence and performance.
  • Identify those procedures, practices and standards required by the process team to efficiently carry out its work, and co-ordinate preparation of such.
  • Identify areas of process development which are likely to benefit the company.

 

Business Development

  • Support the Business Development team on sales visits, conference calls and / or client meetings.
  • Lead / support the production of compelling and competitive proposals.
  • Generate / check / approve scope of work write-ups and manhour estimates to comply with tender requirements.

Other Requirements:

  • Chemical Engineering degree recognised by the IChemE or equivalent.
  • A working knowledge of process safety related regulations and methodologies.
  • Hands on operating experience through a commissioning or similar role.
  • An ability to communicate via both verbal and written means to peers and to people outside of the company.
  • A demonstrated aptitude for developing further competency in Process Engineering expertise and leadership. (In terms of Experience, Sectors and Project Life Cycle).
  • Legally permitted to live and work in the UK.
  • UK Driving Licence.

Main benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • 23 days holiday (rising with service) plus Bank Holidays
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Healthcare Plan

Process Consultant

Location: Immingham

Salary: Competitive

BPE are currently hiring a Process Consultant to lead the process delivery within a project environment and execute a mixture of consultancy and design work across a number of industry sectors, but primarily within the oil & gas, refining, petrochemical and life science sectors.

The role requires an experienced process engineer, capable of demonstrating a strong knowledge of process design deliverables from concept through to detailed design, and engineering expertise across a wide range of industrial applications.

It is anticipated that the individual is a Chartered Engineer with circa 15-20 years relevant experience, ideally within a contracting environment, with a desire to work in a technical role.

The ideal candidate will also have proven project / team leadership experience and significant experience with chemical engineering design packages (e.g. ASPEN, PEL) and an ability to lead / coach others in these areas.

Key responsibilities:

Technical Leadership

  • Provide Subject Matter Expertise in one or more areas, preferably within the onshore oil & gas, refining or petrochemical sectors.
  • Prepare / deliver thought provoking articles and/or presentations to promote BPE as technology and thought leaders within our sectors.
  • Attend / lead special interest groups, technical forums or other engineering / technology focussed groups to keep abreast of current and future trends.
  • Lead key technical reviews including design reviews, gap assessments and HAZOP studies.
  • Coach and Mentor more junior staff.

 

Project Delivery Leadership

  • Complete technical and managerial responsibility of process delivery on major BPE projects.
  • Ensure the efficient running of all aspects of the process delivery within the overall policies and objectives laid down by the company.
  • Responsible for all technical matters associated with the process design and to ensure that the process designs conform with mandatory standards, local legislation and client/project requirements

 

Project Delivery

  • Lead a project design team and be able to coach and mentor more junior engineers.
  • Liaise with Clients, Project Managers and other disciplines to ensure the smooth running of the process aspects of projects.  This includes the provision of adequate information for planning, cost control and equipment costing.
  • Generate / check / approve process design models, documents, drawings and reports.
  • Ensure that the process design and subsequent detailed engineering do not jeopardise the plant safety or performance.
  • Advise Project Managers of all technical risks inherent in a plant design and assist in the evaluation of these risks through to successful conclusion.

 

Continuous Improvement

  • Assist in establishing operating policies and objectives directed towards ensuring profitable operations, growth of business and the enhancement of the process team’s competence and performance.
  • Identify those procedures, practices and standards required by the process team to efficiently carry out its work, and co-ordinate preparation of such.
  • Identify areas of process development which are likely to benefit the company.

 

Business Development

  • Support the Business Development team on sales visits, conference calls and / or client meetings.
  • Lead / support the production of compelling and competitive proposals.
  • Generate / check / approve scope of work write-ups and manhour estimates to comply with tender requirements.

Other Requirements:

  • Chemical Engineering degree recognised by the IChemE or equivalent.
  • A working knowledge of process safety related regulations and methodologies.
  • Hands on operating experience through a commissioning or similar role.
  • An ability to communicate via both verbal and written means to peers and to people outside of the company.
  • A demonstrated aptitude for developing further competency in Process Engineering expertise and leadership. (In terms of Experience, Sectors and Project Life Cycle).
  • Legally permitted to live and work in the UK.
  • UK Driving Licence.

Main benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • 23 days holiday (rising with service) plus Bank Holidays
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Healthcare Plan

Undergraduate Industrial Placements

BPE are keen to support undergraduate Chemical Engineers and run a Summer Placement programme offering a 2nd or 3rd year Chemical Engineering Undergraduate eight weeks work experience during July and August. Based at our Colden Common office, the placement typically includes some CAD, process modelling and HAZOP scribe experience, and site and sales visits where possible although the nature of the work very much depends on our project and client portfolio at the time.

At present we are not able to offer 12-month industrial placements.