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Process Engineers

If you want to shape the future of the water industry and work in a high performing team where your opinion is valued, we want to hear from you.

General Role Description

The role of the Process Engineer is to complete safe, efficient, and cost-effective design for Filtec’s tenders and projects. The role will be focused on process-related deliverables and will also be involved with support to the delivery and commissioning phases across Filtec’s portfolio of projects in all areas of the business. This will include:

  • Providing ‘big picture’ and concept solutions to Filtec’s process design and deliverable activities, including provision of “Front End Engineering Design” and back office support to Front line Sales Staff.
  • Building on Filtec’s relationships with vendors and suppliers and keeping up to date with the latest technologies.
  • Working towards being a “Subject Matter Expert” in specific processes or equipment, relevant to Filtec’s customer offering and offer to market.
  • Providing strong leadership to the ‘process design’ related activities within Filtec.
  • Ensuring timely delivery of design packages and proactively directing design effort into value-add activities.
  • Providing peer-review of designs completed by others and working collaboratively to improve on designs.
  • Provide support to site staff for installation queries.
  • Providing support to site staff for commissioning queries.
  • Providing on-site support for Hot Commissioning, Commissioning, Process Tuning and Fault Finding.
  • Meeting routinely with Filtec’s Project Managers throughout the duration of projects to monitor design and commissioning progress and resolve technical issues.
  • Reviewing plant performance and chemical consumption and executing recommendations to improve the performance.  Specifically, supporting and organically growing Filtec’s “Plant Service and Optimisation” offering to commercial and municipal clients.
  • Seeking standardisation and re-use of design and associated documentation to maximise resource effectiveness.
  • Reviewing tender specifications and clearly communicating opportunities, non-compliances and risks to design.
  • Applying strong commercial acumen to design and delivery and always seeking to maximise Filtec’s profitability.
  • Building strong and enduring relationships with Filtec’s Clients and their Consulting Engineers.
  • Driving continuous improvement and innovation to increase design efficiencies across the organisation.
  • Providing mentoring and coaching, creating team objectives and delivering training to develop the capability of the team.

Specific Tasks:

  • Provide leadership and sharing of experience with fellow Process and Design Engineers in a collaborative manner to achieve set deliverables and KPI’s
  • Support preparation of detailed design deliverables, including PID’s, process and hydraulic calculations, functional descriptions, operations & maintenance manuals and layouts
  • Collaborate with other designers and trades to ensure successful turnkey design
  • Work with Bid Manager to ensure accurate preliminary designs
  • Facilitate and partake in internal and external HAZOP meetings
  • Continually seek to develop own knowledge of all processes and technologies within the water and wastewater treatment industry

Required Experience:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification, i.e. BE or ME, (Chemical, Process etc)
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in design/build activities in the process and/or water sector
  • In-depth understanding of water and wastewater treatment processes
  • At least 5 years’ Mechanical and process design experience
  • Leadership acumen
  • Excellent commercial awareness  
  • Excellent communication skills.

Key Relationships:

  • Project Manager on your projects
  • Project Engineers
  • Workshop Manager
  • CFO and admin team
  • Marketing team

How to Apply:

Come join us in helping to build an ‘irresistible’ workplace.
Please send your CV and Cover letter through to [email protected]


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