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Operations Engineer - Grangemouth

INEOS - Engineering - Chemical
Ref: 756 Date Posted: Monday 17 Dec 2018
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Operations Engineer

Grangemouth, Scotland

Competitive salary, including pension plan

INEOS, the name for Chemicals

This is an exciting time to join us at our Grangemouth site, INEOS’ largest manufacturing asset

Having committed to significant investment over the next few years, we now require an Operations Engineer with demonstrable experience within engineering to play a key role in the delivery and support of this growth in our business.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Provide leadership, guidance and instruction to the shift operating team for the plant area to ensure its integrity, safe and optimised operation within its design operating envelope.
  • Develop, maintain and audit use of all technical and operating information and documentation required for the plant area.
  • Audit Asset operating standards through leading level 1 assurance reviews to ensure operation within Site and Regulatory requirements (RAP, PGI, RBI, OB’s, PSR’s, COMAH, PPC).
  • Set internal priorities/demand for maintenance and technical support to ensure the plant area remains available to safely deliver the plant production plan.
  • Monitor plant operations, diagnose adverse trends, define and implement corrective actions to achieve short and long term operating performance targets. Set demand on support organization to deliver actions in accordance with required timelines
  • Deliver the recovery of the plant from unplanned interventions by leadership of multi-discipline execution teams.
  • Develop and manage all process documentation to allow safe operation and release/handback/ recommissioning for all maintenance activities (OI’s, COSHH, release and recomm. procedures).
  • Train operating technician teams and supervisors in revised instructions and procedures to sustain and improve plant performance to match SHE, process safety, volume and efficiency targets.
  • Optimise asset care/breakdown maintenance plan to minimise production, cost and SHE impacts.
  • Specify area operating constraints/opportunities to allow definition of an optimised production plan for the Asset.
  • Set plant area variable cost performance targets and deliver tracking and improvement actions to hit or better budget performance. Own improvement/optimization plan for the plant area.
  • Lead specification of area modifications to deliver required improvements in SHE, volume, cost and efficiency targets in alignment with sanctioned plant strategy.
  • Specify TAR work scope requirements for plant area and lead execution activities to support delivery of Safe, on time and to budget events.
  • Act as Asset Representative for Project activities – setting technical/operational requirements for project and managing interface with asset activities for planning, construction and commissioning.

The successful candidate:

  • Chemical engineer, preferably chartered or working toward, with experience in area operations gained from working in a similar role on another asset
  • Proven technical/operational troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong knowledge of all relevant Manufacturing disciplines – Mech, I/E, Control, DCS, Maintenance.
  • Ability to lead multi-disciplinary teams (without line management accountability).
  • Strong and wise decision making skills, both within and out with area of direct expertise.
  • Strong knowledge of Site/Area working practices to facilitate others to support aligned delivery of the short term operating plan.
  • Proven ability to coach and develop supervisor/technician personnel.
  • High level of communication skills, dealing with all levels in the organisation
  • Resilient with high levels of drive and initiative.

Please apply and submit your CV

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