Principal Process Engineer - Synthetic Aviation Fuels

Woking, Surrey

Position: Senior Process Engineer - Synthetic Aviation Fuels

Location: Woking

Type: Contract (12m) Likely to fall outside of IR35

Our client is looking for a Principal Process Engineer with SAF experience to be based in Woking.

  • Must have Synthetic Aviation Fuel (SAF) plant experience at either Study/ Concept or FEED or Detailed Design/ EPC phase and have awareness of Licensed technologies
  • Technology experience includes but not limited to Hydro processing, pyrolysis, gasification, FT, HDS, HDN, HDO etc
  • Will interface with the Energy Transition team and Studies, FEED or EPC projects related to SAF
  • Either a Lead Engineer on a project or reporting to the Lead Engineer typically on larger projects, execute process engineering design for feasibility, concept, FEED, detailed design or EPC projects.
  • Exposure to Consultancy, FEED/ Detailed Design and EPC projects.
  • Masters Degree in Chemical Engineering, Chartered Status preferred. Significant related experience working for Engineering/Client organisations in the Oil and Gas Industry and/ or Low Carbon Energy Transition projects

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Thomas Twinn
Thomas Twinn
Recruitment Manager, EMEA