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Lead study Engineer - Grangemouth

INEOS - Engineering - Chemical
Ref: 732 Date Posted: Thursday 21 Mar 2019
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Lead Study Engineer

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A truly global company, INEOS is one of the world’s largest chemical companies.

This is an exciting time to join us at our Grangemouth site, INEOS’ largest manufacturing asset which includes Scotland’s only crude oil refinery. Having committed to significant investment over the next few years, we now require a Lead Study Engineer with relevant experience, to play a key role in the delivery and support of this growth in our business.

Job Purpose:

As a Lead Study Engineer within INEOS you will define, develop and deliver a study programme in line with O&P UK business demands, recommend proposals to improve business performance and meet regulatory/compliance requirements.

Accountabilities:

  • Lead the study team to ensure delivery of front end solutions in accordance with site standards and project governance.
  • Embed a stage gated, robust study process that aligns with asset requirements and the project lifecycle.
  • Manage the study budget in line with the 5 year plan to ensure asset meets business requirements, HSE requirements and any emerging work.
  • Lead the study team to ensure adequate consultation is taken from other engineering and operations disciplines within and out with O&P UK to ensure a robust option can be presented to the Asset at the end of the study phase.
  • Engage with third party design contractors and technical specialists to provide engineering support and solutions for studies.
  • Engage with the Process Safety to ensure all compliance issues are addressed and develop a plan to implement Process Safety Gap closure.
  • Monitor study costs (including third party), programme and quality and take corrective action as necessary to ensure studies are carried out within agreed timescales and costs.
  • Ensure the study team delivers all required technical and project deliverables to gain sanction for funds.
  • Ensure that an effective basis for each study is defined with the Asset and other key project stakeholders.
  • Define and gain agreement to a study programme and study cost.
  • Establish and sustain effective working relationships with project management community so that all study objectives are met.

Special Features:

  • Ability to manage a team to meet timescales and budgets.
  • Ability to communicate and influence at all levels from managers to more senior level within organisation.
  • Ability to supervise junior engineers in line with their development plan.
  • Ability to manage moderate uncertainty (including fundamental technology options) within scope and capable of resolving ambiguity with asset and business
  • Ability to take ownership of study budget and schedule and deliver against these targets.
  • Has in depth knowledge plant design and plant operations
  • Has a basic appreciation of economic evaluation techniques
  • Ability to manage key interfaces within project (construction, process safety, engineering, asset management, regulatory etc.)
  • Can proactively challenge working practices and engineering standards in an appropriate manner where business and engineering benefits can be achieved.
  • Has good knowledge of top tier COMAH sites
  • Awareness of multi-disciplinary issues which impact on project scope and study definition
  • Good decision making skills within area of expertise
  • Can coach/mentor interns and developing engineers to support professional development of individuals.

Qualifications, knowledge and Skills:

  • Chartered, degree qualified chemical engineer with relevant experience
  • Excellent understanding of the application of the site Plant Modification process and associated documentation management systems
  • Awareness of process safety concepts and issues and can apply at a basic level
  • Team member experience of HAZOPs, investigation enquiries and SIL assessments

Please submit your CV to be considered for this role.