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Bradford, GB

Title:  Senior Process Engineer with Automation experience

Senior Process Engineer with Automation experience, Open location – at one of Kemira’s major manufacturing sites or offices.

Kemira is a global company providing chemicals and expertise to operations around the world. We are committed to being our customers’ first choice by bringing sustainable value through improved product quality, better process and resource efficiency. We offer a result-oriented and collaborative culture that empowers you to drive excellence and innovation with a major impact on the future. If you have a drive for excellence and an innovative mindset, we want to talk to you. 


Kemira now have an opportunity for a Senior Process Engineer with Automation experience reporting into the Principle Process Engineer (Lead Project Engineering Team). This role can be home based close to one of our major manufacturing sites; Aberdeen, Columbus, Mobile (US), Bradford (UK), Botlek (NL), San Giorgio (IT) or Kemira main office; Frankfurt (DE), Helsinki (FI) or Atlanta (US).


In this role, you will have active participation in major CAPEX projects, working as a part of a global process engineering team, taking a lead in control & automation systems (PLC and DCS) issues and providing close support to Project Managers/Manufacturing sites. You will be involved in all phases of the project from concept/basic/detailed engineering through to construction and commissioning/start-up/handover as well as being a contact point for Engineering/EPCM contractors on control & automation aspects. In addition, you will provide process engineering and automation support to existing manufacturing sites, implementing best practices and developing best available technology documentation.  


What we offer: 

  • An attractive salary and benefits package including a discretionary bonus and benefits.
  • Challenging, interesting and varying tasks with training and development within the role allowing you to develop your expertise and grow professionally.


 What you need: 

  • Engineering Degree in Chemical or/and Process Engineering or equivalent
  • Solid experience (> 5 years) in process control & automation, covering DCS/PLC and electrical & instrumentation and commissioning in the chemical/petrochemical industry
  • Previous experience in project engineering, Capex project support and/or chemical manufacturing operations.
  • Ability to travel globally and for period of temporary settlement at project sites.
  • Good level of verbal and written English Language. Second language preference.


Please apply with CV, covering letter and salary expectations at


For more information, please contact David Barron, Principle Process Engineer –


Closing Date: 21 January 2020


Kemira is an equal opportunity employer

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