Process Lead

Posted on 14 June 22 by Maria O'Toole

  • Dublin, Ireland
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Job Description

DPS Group is a global engineering, consulting, and project management company, serving high-tech industries around the world. DPS delivers services for clients across the complete engineering and construction value chain including feasibility studies, concepts, consulting, architecture, engineering, procurement, construction management, commissioning, qualification and validation; as well as client-side technical services. DPS applies its extensive process engineering expertise built over 47 years, as well as significant Lean construction experience to assist clients in high-end process sectors such as pharmaceuticals, biotech and semiconductors to deliver manufacturing facilities speedily, safely and cost effectively. What sets the firm apart are the partnerships it builds with clients through a fundamental understanding of their businesses and its own agility, flexibility, original thinking and high-calibre people.  DPS has grown substantially in recent years and now employs more than 2,500 people in 18 offices and on client sites in Ireland, U.K., Netherlands, Belgium, Sweden, Switzerland, Israel, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, and the United States.  We choose our people carefully. If you are keen to demonstrate leadership, drive continuous improvement, can embrace change in a fast-moving environment and believe that integrity comes first, then a career at DPS could be ideal for you. Come join us to be part of a winning team. We work on exciting and high profile projects around the world for some of today’s most influential companies. An career at DPS is truly rewarding, with excellent opportunities to develop your potential.  For more information, visit

Position Summary:

This challenging position involves working as part of a multi-discipline, highly interactive and coordinated team focused on projects including semiconductor manufacturing, data center facilities, and other state of the art manufacturing facilities. Come be a part of a vibrant, dynamic team that delivers world class designs for industry leading clients around the world. We design of some of the most complex and specialized facilities being constructed today. Projects for our clients include feasibility studies, long-range planning studies, and full design services including programming, schematic design, design development, construction documents, and services during construction for design/bid/build and design/build projects. The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated individual with strong communication skills. They will exhibit a passion and desire to apply their professional experience and knowledge in a team environment on technically challenging and professionally rewarding projects. Our team is seeking a person who understands the importance of meeting their targeted commitments while being flexible to the ever-changing and fast paced environment of our clients’ sites.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Be a Subject-Matter-Expert (SME) for the ATG process design group, leading and controlling individual design projects for Process systems.
  • Organize, assign, and delegate necessary engineering and design tasks to produce construction documents in conjunction with a team of engineers and designers.
  • Manage scope, budget and schedule to meet project objective goals.
  • Coordinate and collaborate real time with other disciplines such as mechanical, structural, architectural and Electrical to develop designs.
  • Take responsible charge of the process design, including technical accuracy, completeness, and quality of construction documents.
  • Analyse and design complex systems, including:
  • Planar Chemical
  • Bulk Chemical
  • Specialty gases
  • Bulk gas systems
  • UPW systems
  • Waste water systems
  • Manage Process Design Development through standard process design documentation including PFD’s and P&IDs.
  • Up front site selection and due diligence activities.
  • Exercise judgment in developing plans or alternatives and work with teams to assure quality plans.
  • Familiar with HAZOP studies and ATEX requirements
  • Perform field activities such as observation of construction activities.
  • Review construction submittals for conformance with the intent of contract and design documents.
  • Execute site master planning, concept designs and preliminary engineering phases with other team members as the Advance Technology Group (ATG) Global process expert across multiple global projects from our Dublin Design Office;
  • Identify and research future Semiconductor industry trends. Keep on top of technology and industry developments.
  • Assist in the development of group’s systems, procedures, standards and knowledge management.
  • Develop, organise and control programmes to eliminate existing or potential process/engineering problems and innovate and deliver plant improvements and innovations relating to energy efficiency for our clients;
  • Provide technical backup to the operations design teams in resolving specific complex process/plant problems.
  • Uses computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to prepare engineering and design documents.
  • Direct the use of PIPE-FLO fluid flow analysis software to design, optimize and troubleshoot fluid piping systems
  • Direct the use of appropriate piping system stress analysis software (Autopipe, Caesar or similar)
  • Although not essential, the ideal candidate shall have proven experience with some of the common process software tools such as FluidFlow, SuperPro / SchedulePro, Fauske, etc.

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Third level degree in a relevant Process or Chemical Engineering discipline.
  • 8+ years of relevant experience with several years as Senior  design Engineer preferable semiconductor experience
  • General knowledge of mechanical system design and applicable codes.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Leadership skills, with a view to managing people;


  • Ability to travel to client meetings, presentations.
  • Working hours: 40 hours, Monday to Friday.

DPS Engineering Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities.  DPS does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by country, regional or local law.

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