Project Process Engineer

Rockingham & Kwinana
Process Engineering
Full time
Posted 19d ago

Coogee Chemicals is an innovative and highly successful private company pursuing growth through the supply of industrial, agricultural and mineral processing chemicals to the Australian and International markets. Our expansive operations in WA, Queensland and Victoria provide numerous products and services, including chemical manufacturing, tank terminals and transport, to a variety of clients across the region.

Our Major Projects team is looking for an enterprising, enthusiastic and proactive Project Process Engineer who will enjoy being part of a flexible team, who has a passion for driving success and delivering outcomes. 

We are seeking energetic, team oriented, safety conscious candidates, who are interested in consolidating their experience and potential. If you are keen to learn, can demonstrate commitment, possess a strong work ethic and interested in developing your career in a role that offers challenges and innovation, then look no further. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a dynamic growing operation.  

The position 

As the Project Process Engineer you will be accountable for the successful achievement of projects. This will require a hands-on management approach in all related areas involving the effective leadership and facilitation of projects. 

 The core responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:

  • Co-ordinate the development of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.
  • Develop a project plan to monitor and track progress.
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques.
  • All projects are completed to the appropriate professional standards and meet applicable regulatory, engineering standards and internal specifications.
  • All projects are completed within the agreed schedule and within budget in a cost effective manner.
  • All projects are implemented without any recordable injuries or environmental reportable events.
  • Perform technical investigations and analysis.
  • Co-ordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the effective execution of projects.
  • Facilitate weekly progress meetings with external and internal parties, as required.
  • Issue requests for quotation, evaluate tenders and select vendors.
  • Place orders for equipment and update project cost information accordingly.
  • Track delivery of ordered equipment to site against anticipated and scheduled delivery dates. Periodically request progress updates from suppliers. Liaise with team members to ensure equipment is delivered on schedule and to required specifications.
  • Perform general engineering design and review on a case by case basis (i.e. vent sizing, pipeline sizing, relief valve specifications, etc.).
  • Develop construction/inspection test plans (ITPs) and appropriate structural, mechanical & piping commissioning documentation, as required.

The successful candidate 

We are looking for a highly motivated individual who has:

  • Formal qualification in Chemical Engineering is essential
  • Preferably a minimum of 5 years’ experience within the chemical manufacturing and tank terminal industries. 
  • Demonstrated experience in project management preferably in the chemical manufacturing and tank terminals industries. 
  • Proficient in MS Office suite.
  • Self‐motivated with sound written and verbal communication skills.
  • Exceptional time management and organisational skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to make decisions. 
  • Ability to assess, priorities and manage multiple activities/projects is essential.

Benefits and Culture

The people within our team come from different walks of life offering a wealth of knowledge and operational experience. Our team is dedicated and passionate to delivering results to provide optimal operations within Australia. We have employees who have been with the Company for over 10,15 and 20 years so we must be doing something right!

For the right candidate, this is an exciting opportunity to join a secure, well established and successful business which provides significant career development prospects. 

To submit your application please do so by clicking the “Apply for this job” link and submitting your current resume and cover letter outlining how you meet the above criteria.

Applications close on 29 November 2021.

To apply for this position you must have the legal right to live and work in Australia.

Coogee is an equal opportunity employer. We support diversity in our workforce and we have fitness for work policies in place at all of our sites.

Please be aware that applicants may be required to provide a National Police Certificate (Australia-wide Criminal History) prior to commencement in this role.

For further information on our company, visit

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • How many years of project management experience do you have?
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Which of the following Microsoft Office products are you experienced with?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?
  • Which of the following statements best describes your Covid-19 vaccination status?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a process engineer?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?
  • Have you completed a qualification in chemical engineering?

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