Process Engineer - Grangemouth

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Ref: 667 Date Posted: Wednesday 08 May 2019
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Process Engineer





The Forties Pipeline System (FPS) is 100% INEOS owned and predominantly serves the central area of the North Sea. FPS has a nominal capacity in excess of one million barrels per day.

FPS transports crude oil and Natural Gas Liquids (NGLs) from ovr 50 offshore fields (including the St Fergus terminal) to the Kinneil terminal in Grangemouth. The crude and NGL products are stabilised at Kinneil where majority of the stabilised crude oil is then sent to the Dalmeny and Hound Point (DHP) terminal for tanker export.

Associated gas is also processed at Kinneil into dry gas (exported to the Grangemouth refinery) and propane plus butane which is sent for LPG export.

Job Purpose

  • Provide process engineering expertise to the FPS to support the short and medium term strategy.
  • Optimise plant, and energy/utility usage.
  • Regularly review operating envelopes.
  • Carry out modelling, trouble shooting and problem solving as required.
  • Carry out and review plant modifications and associated risk assessments.
  • Input to asset worklist to ensure it is up to date and current.
  • Ensure that all process engineering documents and procedures are kept up to date.
  • Provide additional process engineering support to plant turn around activity and start-ups.
  • Coaches/mentors less experienced engineers to ensure process safety issues are addressed as part of design and operational processes.
  • Participates in  HAZOP and LOPAs reviews as required.

Principle Accountabilities

  • Provide process engineering support and expertise
  • Strong, demonstrable SHE and process safety leadership within the office environment and onsite.
  • Carry out trouble shooting on plant and monitor operating envelopes.
  • Lead and review plant modifications.
  • Regularly reviews the status of process engineering information, identifies gaps and develops improvement plans.
  • Audits asset compliance with the plant modification system and identifies areas for improvement

Job Requirements

  • Job holder expected to be part of the FPS Incident Management Team (formal rota).
  • Periods of inconvenience to support planned and unplanned outages.

Qualifications, knowledge and Skills

  • Chartered Chemical Engineer or working towards chartered status with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in oil and gas or chemical industry operations.  This experience should be wide ranging and cover some experience of projects, design and manufacturing environments.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to create relationships with stakeholders and 3rd party specialists.
  • Demonstrable experience of providing Process Engineering support to either onshore or offshore operations.
  • Knowledge of risk assessment and management processes – knowledge of specific tools required and ability to interpret results.
  • Familiar with of management of change processes.
  • Awareness of human factors influence on process safety.
  • Good understanding & awareness of on and offshore processes & working practices.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their CV and apply