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Process Design Engineer


Rosyth, Dunfermline, Kirkcaldy, GB, KY11 2YD

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:            Process Engineer 
Location:            Rosyth, Fife 
Compensation:  Competitive + Benefits

Role Type:         Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:             SF58213


At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Process Engineer at our Rosyth site.


Through expert engineering, procurement, project management and aftermarket support – combined with world-leading technologies – Babcock’s Liquid Gas Equipment (LGE) business future-proofs our customers’ assets, allowing improved performance while reducing operational costs and meeting ever-tightening environmental and emission regulations.

The role

 As a Process Engineer you will perform all Process Engineering design work in support of winning and delivering large scale process-engineering themed projects for our key customers, ensuring that the business maintains its position as the world leader in the delivery of marine cargo handling and fuel gas systems for the transportation/storage of liquefied gas. End customers include major worldwide shipyards and ship owners..  
Day to day, you’ll be responsible for designing activities associated with marine and offshore liquefied gas plants, ensuring safe and economical design while striving for continuous improvement and developing PFD’s, P&ID’s etc with participation in design reviews, HAZID, HAZOP, SIL and LoPA.


  • Prepare calculations for line sizing, control valves, relief systems, process control and utility requirements.
  • Develop process heat/mass balance to size and select equipment.
  • Produce datasheets and specifications for equipment such as heat exchangers, pumps, compressors, control and safety relief valves.
  •  Produce technical documentation including formal submission of calculations, reports and operating manuals. 
  • Collaborative working with Control and Instrumentation Engineers to define process control philosophy and plant logic requirements early in the design phase, ensuring continued parallel working throughout the project execution phase.

This role is full time 37.5 hours per week and provides hybrid working arrangements with 2 days in the office/onsite and 3 days working from home 

Essential experience of the Process Engineer

  • Clear and confident communicator
  • Fluency in the English language (verbal & written)
  • Able to work independently or as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Capable of handling multiple projects simultaneously
  • Good working knowledge of Product and Process Safety systems; HAZID, HAZOP, SIL and LoPA

Qualifications for the Process Engineer

  • MEng degree qualified in Chemical Engineering.
  • Time served relevant experience
  • Will consider Engineers desiring to return to work after a career break, or those with a chemical/process engineering degree who operate in equivalent or transferable design environments.


What we offer

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme 
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave 
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity
  • Flexible working – we give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. 
  • Opportunity to work with innovative technology.
  • Growth opportunities.

Babcock International 
For over a century Babcock  has helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. 


We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header ‘Reasonable adjustments requirement’. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working – please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.



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