Senior Process Engineer


Senior Process Engineer

TalentScout Limited
  • Auckland, New Zealand


Senior, Principal and Technical Director Water / Waste Water Process Engineers

Are you an experienced process engineer??

We have exciting opportunities for Senior, Principal and Technical Director level designers with 6 to 20 years of experience to help our client deliver on a substantial multi-year programme focused on upgrading and renewing water and wastewater treatment process assets for a key client. These roles all require a robust technical background, a client-focused approach, and a passion for sustainable engineering practices.

About the role/Responsibilities:
• Maintain knowledge of the latest technological advancements and research to maintain our client's leading edge in process engineering, with a focus on carbon reduction and cost efficiency.
• Ensure the technical delivery of projects conforms to the highest standards of quality and timeliness, and compliance in all engineering design process and documentation.
• Collaborate with and coordinate internal and external multidisciplinary teams, including mechanical, civil, structural, and electrical designers, as well as our digital engineering specialists and CAD technicians.
• Manage project budgets, schedules, and resources.
• Provide leadership to a team of engineers and technicians, professional development, employee wellbeing and technical acumen.

What You'll Bring:
• BE in chemical and process, environmental, civil, or mechanical engineering; further postgraduate qualification would be advantageous.
• Registered as a Chartered Professional Engineering (CPEng) in New Zealand (or working towards this goal).
• Minimum of 6 years of experience in the drinking water or wastewater engineering sector, with a focus on process engineering.
• Passion for complex multidisciplinary projects, sustainable process design, nutrient removal, carbon reduction and energy recovery, and a climate conscious mindset.
• Experience with Biowin, Sumo or similar process simulation software would be advantageous.
• Demonstrated capability in fostering client relationships.
• Exceptional leadership skills with the ability to inspire and motivate multidisciplinary teams.
• Commitment to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace that priorities safety and wellbeing.
• Excellent communication and stakeholder management abilities.

• Fully subsidised health insurance and income protection
• Ability to purchase extra annual leave through salary sacrifice
• Salary top-up for parental leave (all primary carers)
• Flexible/Hybrid working culture
• Full professional membership fee cover and continued study support
• Multiple opportunities to be part of our inclusion, community, and sustainability groups


Our client is one of New Zealand’s leading environmental and engineering consultancies. They provide a range of specialised services to their clients, on a wide variety of projects ranging from major infrastructure works through to investigations for private landowners. They aim to offer all environmental consulting services in air, land, and water.

They are a New Zealand employee-owned and operated company, with over 37 years of experience. They have over 250 team members, located in Northland, Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga, Napier, Wellington, Nelson, Christchurch, and Invercargill.

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree


Category : Chemical Engineer
Posted : November 28, 2023
Salary : N/A
Experience : 6 Months

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