Process Design Engineer

What Are We Looking For?

Our in-house Design department is looking for a Process Design Engineer to join the team in Cumbernauld. As a key member of RSE’s Process Engineering team, the successful candidate will be working within RSE’s Design department providing process design input, formulating, and developing designs for clients. This will primarily involve developing solutions for water and wastewater projects for RSE’s SR21 Framework for Scottish Water, with typical project values of up to £2-3 million but may also include other municipal and industrial clients. This work is delivered by RSE’s core delivery teams in Cumbernauld, whilst additionally working with other delivery teams throughout the UK.

Some of Your Key Duties Include:

  • Initial project scoping visit and preparation of project scope reports.
  • Process calculations and process unit sizing.
  • Preparation of P&IDs.
  • Preparation of Process Control Philosophies. 
  • Working with a multidisciplinary team to develop full solutions.
  • Participation in design meetings, including but not limited to HAZOPs.
  • Potentially acting as Design Lead for a limited number of projects.
  • Specifying temporary treatment requirements to ensure no consent breaches occur during construction activities.
  • Input into commissioning plans.
  • Trouble shooting operational issues.

What Do You Need?

As a Process Engineer, the ideal candidate will possess strong technical knowledge both in the design and operation of water and wastewater projects (or similar). Ideally you will be able to demonstrate prior experience of problem-solving abilities to meet client specific requirements.

  • Demonstrable experience in process engineering or a similar industry environment.
  • Process design engineering experience within municipal water/wastewater is highly desirable.
  • Experience of working in a multidiscipline design team.
  • Experience of working at all design stages, from optioneering/FEED through to construction support and As-Built is highly desirable.
  • Experience of plant commissioning and/or plant operation is preferrable.
  • Working towards Chartered Engineer with a relevant professional body is preferrable.
  • Possess the ability to work on multiple projects consecutively.

Who Are We?

RSE is a market leader in delivering engineered solutions for the treatment & purification of water. We offer the design, build and maintenance of water treatment and water recycling equipment with a focus on driving innovative carbon neutral technologies. Delivering products and services to clients across the UK, our unique offering to the market focuses on efficiency and excellence in preserving the world’s most important resource.

Established in 1982, RSE has grown into one of the most prominent MEICA engineering businesses in the UK water industry. We have created a complete in-house and full-service capability from project inception through to design, fabrication, and delivery by means of installation and commissioning. We additionally have one of the largest servicing and maintenance teams in the market, to ensure we’re on hand for all our clients’ needs.

Our service offering presents industry-leading innovative solutions and our dedicated staff play a key role in delivering our sustainability and wider business goals. With over 1600 staff across our group of companies, our strategic ambition will see the business continue to grow as we expand our operations and diversify our products. One of RSE’s key focuses is driving servant leadership and giving our people the opportunity and responsibility to take an entrepreneurial approach in their career development.

What RSE Offer

To build successful teams and drive the level of quality that RSE is renowned for, we know we need the best people in the industry. Not only do we require the relevant skillsets, but we also need people with the right attitude and mentality to thrive and grow in an innovative and fast-paced environment. At RSE, you’ll be given every opportunity to set the path of your own career through our Business Streams and work within dynamic teams that will require you to rise to the challenge of working for a market leader.              

  • Industry-leading salary based on your experience.
  • A flexible career development path, with no restrictions on where your career can go.
  • Holiday Allowance of 31 days per year, rising to 33 days per year after 2 years’ service.
  • Holiday Buy / Sell Scheme
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to Work
  • Discounted National Gym Membership
  • Professional Fees Paid
  • Employee Discount Platform
  • EV/Hybrid Car Lease Scheme
  • Access to our network of health professionals including mental health champions and Occupational Health Nurse.

In a flourishing sector where there are vast career opportunities available, we believe by leading transformation in the industry our offering to the market means our people have the space to thrive.

If you’re interested in a career with a company that will harness your skills and provide you with the support to create your own future within the water industry, apply now

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