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Design & Project Engineer


Koch-Glitsch is a global leader in the design and manufacture of state-of-the-art mass transfer and mist elimination products for the chemical, petrochemical, refining, gas processing, pharmaceutical, and specialty industries. Koch-Glitsch offers a complete line of mass transfer products, including high performance and conventional distillation trays; random, severe services (grid), and structured packing in metal or plastic; and tower internals for distillation, absorption, stripping and extraction columns. Within our office in Stoke-on-Trent, Koch-Glitsch is seeking a Design & Project Engineer who will serve as the primary technical contact for customers and manage detailed engineering phase till approved for fabrication drawings. 

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Assess purchase order technical requirements, and ensure proposed technical solutions meet or exceed the contract specifications and Koch-Glitsch best practices
  • Develop detailed engineering solutions to accommodate system requirements based on mass transfer efficiency and hydraulic operating capacity
  • Define the structural design requirements for effective installation and support of the mass transfer equipment at the system operating conditions
  • Develop internal specifications in the form of data sheets and CAD sketches to convey key design parameters to the drafting department for each engineered to order project
  • Participate in value engineering and development efforts to enhance standard design and manufacturing practices, and improve design tools

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Ability to manage and prioritize deliverables of concurrent projects
  • Communicate effectively and professionally
  • Bachelors Degree in Chemical Engineering
  • Full proficiency in English
  • Strong problem-solving aptitude with good decision-making skills
  • Attention to detail and sense of urgency
  • Very strong knowledge of main chemical operations
  • MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Basic knowledge of AUTOCAD

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Experience with refinery processes
  • Experience as Design or Project Engineer in the Oil & Gas business
  • Additional language (Italian, German, Russian, Chinese, French, Spanish)


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