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Mechanical Reliability Engineer - Grangemouth

INEOS - Engineering - Mechanical
Ref: 631 Date Posted: Wednesday 07 Nov 2018
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Mechanical Reliability Engineer (temporary for up to 12 months initially)


The role is within the Petroineos Grangemouth refinery Reliability & Integrity Team.

The Mechanical Reliability Engineer will be responsible for championing mechanical reliability improvement across the refinery as well as developing the capability of personnel in reliability improvement activities associated with mechanical equipment so that a culture of continuous improvement is achieved at all levels.

Our ideal candidate will act as a Subject Matter Expert on more than one topic, providing mechanical expertise to the refinery

As a Mechanical Engineer within the Reliability Team, you will be responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Generation of Asset Life Plans and Policies for mechanical equipment
  • Generation and ownership of the refinery’s mechanical Bad Actor lists, delivering solutions and eliminating poor performers.
  • Ensuring that major mechanical vulnerabilities have been identified and plans are in place to address the availability threats. This will include leading the delivery of solutions to eliminate a proportion of the vulnerabilities.
  • Perform detailed analysis of equipment reliability, identifying gaps between current performance and business requirements


  • Professional Engineering Degree or equivalent and ideally be chartered
  • The job holder will typically have had significant experience covering all aspects of the life-cycle for a wide range of mechanical, ideally associated with the Oil and Gas industry
  • Specialist knowledge within the field of mechanical engineering, demonstrating a thorough understanding and application of the discipline within this environment.
  • A good working knowledge of improvement processes and their application to manufacturing processes.
  •    Proven record of accomplishment in the design and delivery of Performance Improvement Projects.
  •   The job holder will be an expert in RCA and other Reliability Processes e.g. FMEA, able to both apply these and train/coach others in their use
  •   Strong interpersonal, communication and influencing skills
  •   Ability to challenge the norm and fixed assumptions
  •   Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to learn relevant new techniques, coupled with a natural drive and the ability to make a difference

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

Should this job be of interest please upload you CV and apply

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