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Furnace Maintenance Specialist / Construction Supervisor - Grangemouth

Competitive salary + generous benefits package, including competitive pension plan and bonus opportunity - INEOS - Engineering - Mechanical
Ref: 315 Date Posted: Wednesday 06 Jul 2016
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O&P UK – KG – Planning & Maintenance


This is an exciting time to join us at our Grangemouth site, the Company’s’ largest manufacturing asset. The site is undergoing a radical transformation with significant investment into the chemicals business in the order of £450m, securing long term feedstocks and delivering a number of synchronised projects including the construction of Europe’s largest shale gas ethane tank. When completed, these projects will position the Grangemouth site amongst the ‘premier league’ of its peers.

Having committed to significant investment over the next few years, we now require a Furnace Maintenance Specialist / Construction Supervisor with relevant experience to play a key role in the delivery and support of this growth in our business.


Context for role:

  • Lead the field execution of Furnace and Boiler work on the site
  • Facilitate and drive mechanical and E&I installation work activities at site for all Furnace/Boiler works
  • Focus on safe working of implementation resources.
  • Prepare implementation plans and work packs


Principle Accountabilities of the role:

  • Be aware of and apply relevant International, National and INEOS standards, systems and procedures for construction activities to satisfy legislative requirements and meet business goals for cost, schedule HSE and quality.
  • Provide construction and mechanical / E&I expertise / advice during design safety and engineering reviews to ensure that construction requirements and legislation are complied with.
  • Lead the delivery of physical work in the field, coordinating resources, materials, permits and everything necessary to complete the work on time, in budget, to the design intent and to the required HSE and quality standards.
  • Monitor and report upon delivery, ensure problems / issues are anticipated / identified / flagged at the earliest opportunity and that appropriate mitigations/solutions are put in place etc.
  • Direct, control and motivate the execution of Furnace work on behalf of INEOS, such that the allocated resources are in a position to deliver and perform to the required standards.
  • Plan and schedule the implementation in line with INEOS Control of Work procedures.
  • Review scopes of work, execution plans, method statements and risk assessments to ensure that work can be executed safely and efficiently within timescales.
  • Ensure that work is coordinated with other parties (including but not limited to INEOS operations / permit personnel, the relevant Scaffold Insulation and Painting (SIP) contractor, other resources working on the project(s), other resources working in the vicinity of the projects implementation locations(s), quality assurance, commissioning and inspection personnel, etc).
  • Ensure that accurate and complete “as Built” information is provided to update site records with the correct information.
  • The above shall require the post-holder to familiarise themselves with the scope / drawings/ specifications/ schedules to be implemented, to understand both what is to be implemented and how.


Candidates must also have experience and understanding of the following

  • Requirement for individual to interface / coordinate with a wide range of roles (Engineers, Planners, Project Managers, Finance, Purchasing, Operations / Permits, implementation contractors, services contractors etc).
  • The maintenance programme comprises multiple concurrent jobs across all the furnaces/boilers on the site.
  • Understands and manages industrial relations within own portfolio (in line with wider site approaches).
  • During periods where no furnace/boiler work is being executed, the post-holder shall support the execution of day-to-day maintenance activities.

Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills

  • HND / Degree Qualified in Mechanical Discipline
  • Minimum 5 - 10 years experience in supervising Mechanical and/or E&I works on Furnaces/Boilers (ideally relating to Oil & Gas industries or petrochemical manufacturing)
  • Knowledge of relevant Health and Safety Law (including CDM) and legislative requirements/construction standards relevant to the Mechanical disciplines.
  • Competent operator of planning and scheduling tools (e.g. Primavera 5 / MS Project) and work control system tools (e.g. Maximo 5)
  • A detailed understanding of project management processes
  • Understanding of the budgeting process and cost control

We are only able to consider candidates who are eligible to live and work in the UK

Please apply and submit your CV