Senior Process Engineer

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Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
UK Wide
Hours per week
Dates that interviews will take place
Interviews will be held in person
Summary of vacancy

Passionate about sustainability and using your engineering expertise to make a real difference? We're looking for a highly motivated Chemical or Process Engineer to join our team.
Embrace the Challenge- Optimise complex waste treatment processes and lead the way to a greener future!

In return, we offer a salary of £53,246 plus up to 20% bonus structure (£10,649), Car Scheme (Company Car, or Car Allowance- £8,259), Private Health Care, Company Pension, and Benefits Catalogue.
Total Package at the time of joining will be £72,154.

About the role

What will you be doing?

The more efficiently our sites work, the better they are for the environment, as well as our business. Your role will primarily be focused on providing specialist technical support for the operation, maintenance and process optimisation of our Energy-from-Waste (EfW), Gasification and Anaerobic Digestion facilities. Experience in Advanced Thermal Treatment processes such as Pyrolysis would be advantageous. The role will also offer development opportunities in other waste treatment processes, including mechanical treatment.

A degree holder (chemical or process) is required for this role. We expect you to be an engaged engineer, already chartered, or working towards this (we will help you to develop and pursue this status. Prior experience developing technical team members is also highly desirable as part of this role’s requirements.

To support our existing and expanding business across the UK, travelling will be a strong requirement as part of this role and we expect you to hold a full driving license to facilitate this.

In your role you will be responsible for:

  • Developing & implementing new technical solutions to maximise availability, reliability and treatment capacity at our facilities.
  • Identifying & recommending process improvements and optimisations to our facilities, project management lead (from concept to the handover)
  • Completing technical due-diligence reviews for innovative processes which will enable the business to remain sustainable and grow.
  • Working alongside a cross discipline team of engineers in SUEZ’s technical team to help drive SUEZ’s strategic goals.


Our approach

With over 6,000 members of staff working across a whole range of business areas, our people are the company’s greatest asset and we are proud to be an Investor in People. 

In 2022 for the third time, we were awarded by Best Companies as one of the top 25 companies in the UK for employee engagement. 
As well as our competitive salaries and benefit packages, we are able to offer long-term career development within a friendly and supportive environment. 

With our collaborative engaging culture, our employees join us and grow with us. We believe creativity, clear communication and our drive for excellence are the keys to our success. We also expect our people to be enthusiastic and responsible. 
If you share our thinking – and have the qualities we’re looking for – you could play a big part in our dedicated team and help SUEZ work towards its vision of creating a sustainable future that doesn’t cost the earth.
Join us and be part of the Resource Revolution. 

SUEZ Recycling & Recovery UK is an equal opportunities employer. To find out more or apply, please complete the application form and attach your CV. If you apply for any of our vacancies and do not receive an automated response within 24 hours of submitting your application, please email us at 

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Closing Date
Once we have sufficient applicants we withhold the right to close job vacancies early.
This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.