Specialist Engineer - Thermal Hydrolysis

Specialist Engineer - Thermal Hydrolysis

Job Title: Specialist Engineer - Thermal Hydrolysis
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Swaffham, Norfolk
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, hols, expenses
Reference: 10697CM_1497276319
Contact Name: Cherie Moore
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 12, 2017 15:05

Job Description

Specialist Engineer - Thermal Hydrolysis

Up to £40,000 plus benefits

Kings Lynn, Norfolk

We are currently seeking to recruit an experienced Chemical Engineer / Process Engineer / Mechanical Engineer, to investigate and analyse a range of operational & maintenance activities on state-of-the-art Thermal Hydrolysis equipment and associated Anaerobic Digestion plant initially across the Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Norfolk and South Yorkshire areas. Our client is a leading organisation within the Renewable Energy industry with the opportunity for a graduate Engineer to join their team in a field-based position.

As an Engineer, you will be working on:

  • Installation, Commissioning, Operations & Maintenance on thermal hydrolysis equipment, hot oil heaters, air compressors, pumps, piping systems, solids conveying systems
  • Troubleshooting, fault finding & rectification
  • Plant trials, performance analysis, SOPs, technical specifications
  • Investigating optimal efficiency of economizer and AD plant (hot oil exchangers, etc.) on the company's sites
  • Health & safety (IOSH/NEBOSH)
  • Plant operational & maintenance activities and plant improvements
  • Other duties as required

To be considered for this opportunity, you must have a relevant Engineering Degree (Chemical, Mechanical, etc.) and ideally have an interest in working with a new technology (Thermal Hydrolysis, THP). You should have prior experience working within a process environment (chemical, steel, food, oil & gas, etc.) and also have a good mechanical understanding of process and solids handling equipment.

The package on offer for this opportunity includes an attractive salary up to £40,000 (depending on experience) plus company benefits including pension, holidays, expenses, etc.

This is a permanent position and you will be required to travel across the Nottinghamshire, Norfolk, South Yorkshire & Lincolnshire areas, therefore a full UK driving licence is essential, as well as the flexibility to periodically stay away overnights.

If you are interested in applying for this opportunity, please email a copy of your latest CV to or call Cherie Moore on 02392 288 217.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK.