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This position would be suited to an experienced individual who is capable of leading complex design projects in high hazard industries, both technically and administratively. Our preference is for someone with experience across a broad range of sectors to support our wide-ranging list of clients e.g. food and drink, chemical, pharmaceutical. Experience in the distilling sector would be viewed favourably.

Location: Any U.K. office (Glasgow or Inverness preferred)

Reference #: Senior/Principal Process Engineer: 07-2023

We are seeking to recruit a Senior/Principal Process Engineer to join our growing team, with the potential to base yourself at any of our U.K. offices (Glasgow and Inverness are preferred). This represents an exciting opportunity to join an ambitious company with a modern, progressive approach to working life.

Both office and home working options will be available. We are a flexible employer and are willing to consider any arrangement that is desirable to you. You will be provided with all IT equipment and software/services required to facilitate your efficient and flexible working. A positive place to work, Mabbett aims to implement the motto ‘See a Difference’ in everything that we do.


The ideal candidate will possess an Honours or Masters Degree in Chemical or Process Engineering, or similar, and have a have a full U.K. driving licence with clean driver record.  Professional chartership(s) would be viewed favourably.


The ideal candidate will have experience with regards to one or more of the following areas/disciplines, preferably in a consultancy role:

  • Acting as lead Process Engineer to ensure the design of projects in an efficient, safe and compliant manner
  • Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team in the delivery of complex design projects
  • Helping prepare process design deliverables to the required standard, within budget and on time
  • Undertaking process calculations and process modelling
  • Developing PFDs, P&IDs, equipment specifications and process descriptions
  • Mentoring and support for less experienced colleagues
  • Reviewing and approving design work undertaken by others
  • Obtaining and reviewing supplier quotations, management of competitive tendering processes
  • Ensuring the use of suitable design methods, standards and data as required by legislation and/or client requirements
  • Business development, proposal preparation and budgeting

About Mabbett

Mabbett is an Equal Opportunities Employer and offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits programmes including contributary pension scheme, funded professional membership and one paid for volunteer day each year. Mabbett supports career development to include active participation in membership of professional organisations and growth opportunities.

To Apply

For further information on this vacancy and/or to apply for this position in complete confidence, please send a CV and Covering Letter, identifying how your qualifications, experience and attributes match the job description above, by:

Potential candidates are requested to provide an indication of their salary expectations.


Location: Any U.K. office (Glasgow or Inverness preferred)

Reference #: Senior/Principal Process Engineer: 07-2023

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