Rotating Equipment Engineer - Grangemouth

All - Engineering - Mechanical
Ref: 1161 Date Posted: Thursday 21 Jul 2022
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rotating equipment engineer - Permanent




Job Purpose


Reporting to the Rotating Equipment Team Lead, the post holder will be responsible for leading major overhauls on gas turbines and centrifugal gas compressors and providing specialist engineering, safety and technical support to the asset teams in matters relating to Rotating Equipment and ancillary systems.

Principle Accountabilities

  • Prepare for and lead major overhauls on major rotating equipment and ancillary equipment
  • Analyse equipment behaviour, perform and participate in bad actor elimination studies, Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA), incident investigations, audits, benchmark studies, Reliability, Availability, Maintainability (RAM) studies, when required
  • Interpret and act upon condition monitoring and basic care reading sheet data to maintain and improve availability
  • Provide input to remaining life determination and extension, obsolescence studies and asset life cycle strategies;
  • Review and approve rotating equipment build sheets and manage future upgrades
  • Development and implementation of improvement proposals in the area of asset and maintenance management (preventive maintenance), including design out;
  • Define technical specifications for requisitions in the context of equipment modifications and replacements; (Statements of Requirements)
  • Provide technical input to proposed changes under the Management of Change system.
  • Providing technical support in trouble shooting and emergency situations;
  • As a specialist, provide training and education to the Technician and Operator population
  • Proactively network external to Ineos , keeping abreast of technology and benchmark data, in order to optimise the strategy and business processes for machinery within Ineos


  • Accountable for major machinery overhauls and upgrades as required.
  • Commissioning and trouble-shooting of machinery systems
  • Theoretical knowledge in operating environment covering major machinery types - centrifugal, axial and reciprocating compressors, gas turbines and pumps.
  • Carry out supplier performance management and be the key contract contact for applicable equipment.
  • Participate in risk assessment and asset management relating to the safe operation of equipment
  • Will have an established Machinery network external to site

Qualifications and technical experience

  • An engineering degree in mechanical engineering, or equivalent subject is preferred
  • Or an HNC/HND with gas turbine and/or centrifugal compressor overhauls as overhaul team lead is suitable
  • At least 5 years of technical experience in a technical role (discipline engineering, maintenance management) in the refining, petrochemical or utilities industries; experience in Rotating Equipment is a requirement.
  • Conversant with relevant Industry Standards.
  • Experienced in the management of multi-disciplined engineering teams during machinery overhauls
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Experienced in the coaching, influencing and development of professional engineers.



How to Apply


Interested candidates should submit their CV and apply