Instrument Assurance Engineer - Grangemouth

INEOS - Engineering - Instrument Electrical
Ref: 981 Date Posted: Wednesday 15 Apr 2020
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Assets Instrument Assurance Engineer

Job Purpose : Specify, plan and develop the more complex Asset based Instrument engineering activities within the O&P UK Assets.


  • Grangemouth is a top tier COMAH site with a large ethylene cracker, ethane import terminal, two world scale Polymers plants, power station and other petrochemicals processes. There is a large range of electrical equipment in use within these Assets; some of which has significant complexity and is critical to safe and economic plant operations.
  • Multiple Assets across the O&P business, KG, KG Offsites, Polymers, Utilities, Hydrocarbons, Cross Country pipelines and Ethanol.

Principle Accountabilities

  • Implement and sustain Asset based instrument standards comply with the law and national standards.
  • Assist and guide the O&P Assets Lead Instrument/ Electrical (I/E) Engineers.
  • Develop and sustain an internal instrument inspection quality system including audit procedures, audit schedule, non conformance monitoring and corrective action tracking. 

Special Features

The jobholder will be the O&P Subject Matter Expert (SME) for a number of Asset related Instrument engineering areas and support the O&P Instrument TA for specific Instrument integrity issues within their range of knowledge.

The job holder will be expected to participate actively and provide a key input to equipment failure investigations, Peer Reviews, PHSERs, TAR Start up Audits and Technical audits including interaction with other Ineos SME’s and external regulators.

Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills

  • Experienced Graduate Instrument Engineer and Chartered (or equivalent)
  • TUV SIS Engineer or equivalent with experience working with SIS.
  • Good working knowledge of the law as it applies to the design, operation, maintenance and decommissioning of instrument equipment.
  • Specific knowledge in Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) including SIS management procedures, evaluation of safety instrumented functions (SIF’s), Maintenance and testing SIFs, and Training of Technicians and Engineers
  • Experience as an auditable system owner. Contact with internal and external audit bodies.
  • Good working knowledge and expertise of Maintenance Management Systems (preferably Maximo).
  • Thorough and detailed knowledge of Process instrument equipment inspection and maintenance practices. 
  • Good Communicator, verbal and written skills. Fluent in the use of Microsoft Excel and Word.

Interested candidates should submit their CV