Piping Designer - Syngenta

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Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Job Description

We currently have an opportunity for a Piping Designer to join our team at Syngenta in Huddersfield in West Yorkshire.

As the Piping Designer at Syngenta you will take ownership and responsibility for the execution of all assigned work and deliver fit for purpose, practical Engineering design in line with specification, budget and programme.

You will also support and promote all company and client site directives – HSEQ, best practice, innovations, continual improvement, development and retain excellent working relationships with key stakeholders. Your responsibility will also include maintaining up to date knowledge and competence to support the role and to align to client’s and industries’ requirements and directives

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Produce new and update existing detailed mechanical design documentation; typically -
  • Piping isometrics, fabrication drawings, routing layouts, assembly drawings, GAs, 3D models, piping schedules, line lists, valve schedules, bills of material (BOMs), calculation records, etc.
  • Comply with both national and site standards
  • Carry out site surveys, which may involve working at height
  • Conduct necessary fieldwork walk downs of current systems, locate tie-ins and site measure
  • Perform and support constructability reviews to ensure design accommodates the most practical fabrication, installation, and maintenance i.e. site weld positions, datum points, etc
  • Update and maintain plant drawings as per the Management of change (MOC) process
  • Compile document work packs
  • Identify, evaluate, and resolve problems
  • Discuss all pertinent issues with the relevant stakeholders
  • Ensure all work is completed in a diligent and professional manner
  • Comply with company and site procedures; typically –
  • Engineering design, project control, documentation control, procurement, verification
  • Support other activities; typically –
  • estimating, hand-over, procurement
  • Contribute to team(s) to support continual improvement 
  • Work independently, using own initiative
Experience Required
  • Recent experienced in an equivalent role
  • Industrial sector Engineering
  • COMAH Tier 1 Process Manufacturing Environment
  • Industry design standards, specifications, codes, such as -
  • ASME B31.1 and B31.3 Codes
  • Piping Material Specifications and Line Classes (Carbon- Stainless Steel – Duplex)
  • Relevant ASME, API and British/ISO Standards for system components such as piping, fittings, flanges, and valves (ranging from ½” – 36” nominal size pipe)
  • ATEX directive
  • Engineering design process – scope, specification, site survey, detailed design, design review, design approval, issue for construction, commissioning, “as built” documentation
  • Document control processes – review, approval, issue, revision
  • Equipment and material specification
  • Installation processes – site surveys and measures, installation instructions, “as built” records
  • Strong PC skills – AutoCAD, 3D Modelling, MS Office, drafting tools, document databases, specialist Engineering design tools
Qualifications Needed
  • ONC / HNC / HND / Degree or equivalent in a relevant Mechanical Engineering discipline
  • Preferable -
  • HSEQ qualification (i.e. IOSH)
  • CompEx – ExF (foundation) or Ex11 (Mechanical) or Ex12 (Application Design Engineers)
  • Pressure Directive (PED) awareness / conformance
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