Senior Process Engineer

Mott MacDonald

Location: Glasgow City

Job Type: Full time


Senior Process Engineer

We are looking for a talented senior process engineer to play a pivotal role within our water and wastewater treatment design team. This team is responsible for delivering all aspects of water and wastewater treatment projects, from feasibility to detailed design.

Our UK offices are widely seen as the core of our global water and wastewater delivery capability, providing support to colleagues across our global business, and offering the best opportunities to get involved in diverse and technically challenging work. This also offers the candidate access to industry recognised experts in many fields to provide support and career development opportunities.

You will undertake process investigation and design across all stages of water and wastewater scheme development from high level master planning through to detailed design and commissioning. We normally work as part of a wider multi-disciplinary team to provide integrated solutions to our clients.

Mott MacDonald work on design projects for many of the UK water utility companies, as well as providing specialist consultancy services to many regulated and industrial clients in the UK and overseas.
Your typical duties and responsibilities will include preparation of studies and reports, process calculations and drawings to support other disciplines in the preparation of their deliverables.

You will also be involved with business development including providing specialist support to our account leaders and engineering practices.

The role will require mentoring junior staff and you will play a key role in their professional development. The role may also include line management responsibility.

We are seeking a chartered process engineer who can demonstrate the following attributes:

  • Good technical knowledge of water and/or wastewater process engineering.
  • Strong communication skills to interact with other engineering disciplines and clients, and on occasions lead the team.
  • A team player capable of working with, managing and motivating others to consistently deliver.
  • Willingness to contribute to and develop technical knowledge networks.
  • A drive to be abreast of professional development and knowledge of current and emerging technical solutions.
  • Flexibility to travel within the UK and overseas would be advantageous to help support our UK and wider international workload.

If you meet 80% or more of what we're looking for, please still apply. We understand not everyone will meet all the requirements, but you might have skills we didn't know we need.

Our Water Consultancy Division provides essential services and innovative solutions which anticipate our clients' needs across all sectors.

To apply for this role, please complete our 15-minute application via our website. Our talent acquisition coordinators aim to provide feedback within 5 working days with the outcome of your application. More information about our application process can be found here. If you have any questions regarding your application or the role, please reach out to the dedicated recruiter listed who will be more than happy to help.

Mott MacDonald is Work180 accredited - which means we actively support and encourage women to join our work force!

Benefits we offer:

Packaged vary depending on the country of employment

We put equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of our business, seeking to promote fair employment procedures and practices to ensure equal opportunities for all. We encourage individual expression in our workplace and are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels they have the opportunity to contribute.

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to apply or attend an interview, please contact us at and we will talk to you about how we can assist.

At Mott MacDonald, we believe it makes business sense for you and your manager to choose how you can work most effectively to meet your client, team and personal commitments. We embrace agility, flexibility and trust.

We're a global engineering, management and development consultancy.
Our purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes in everything we do, relentlessly focusing on excellence and digital innovation, transforming our clients' businesses, our communities and employee opportunities.
A fundamental part of this is respecting each person's differences and striving to meet their needs.
Our values: progress, respect, integrity, drive, excellence

You’ve got this!