Process Safety Engineer - Grangemouth

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Ref: 911 Date Posted: Thursday 10 Oct 2019
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Process Safety Engineer - Competitive Salary and benefits 


FPS is a 100% INEOS-owned integrated oil and gas transportation and processing system serving the central area of the North Sea.

The Kinneil Terminal consists of three processing trains which handle the incoming pipeline fluids from the Forties Pipeline System (FPS) and Natural Gas Liquids (NGLs) from St. Fergus via Cruden Bay.

The oil and gas is processed at Kinneil and the stabilised Forties Blend crude oil is exported at the Hound Point terminal, the gas products are sent for further processing or export at Grangemouth.

Job Purpose

  • Provides process safety related technical competence and guidance to the FPS South Kinneil terminal.
  • Provides specialist approval authority for Plant Modifications with significant process safety impact to ensure robustness of management of change process
  • Supports the review and update of the local area COMAH plan to meet legislative requirements
  • Leads HAZOP and LOPA studies.
  • Manages the risk process for Kinneil terminal.
  • Coaches/mentors less experienced engineers to ensure process safety issues are addressed as part of design and operational processes.


Principle Accountabilities

  • Strong, demonstrable SHE leadership within the office environment and onsite
  • Owner of the process safety plan for Kinneil.
  • Leads the planning and implementation of the local Process Hazards Analysis programmes including chairing PHAs and/or identifying appropriate resource to chair
  • Leads HAZOP and LOPAs reviews (in response to Asset or Project demand)
  • Leads Safety Engineering Reviews in response to Asset or Project demand
  • Regularly reviews the status of process safety information and 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 with a minimum of 10 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.
  • Demonstrable experience of providing Process Safety Engineering support to onshore operations.
  • Experienced in leading HAZOPs and PHAs.
  • 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.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to create relationships with stakeholders and 3rd party specialists.
  • 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