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System Specialist - Grangemouth

INEOS - Other Engineering
Ref: 845 Date Posted: Wednesday 08 May 2019
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System Specialist

Fixed Term contract – 2 years


Competitive salary + generous benefits package, including competitive pension plan

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A truly global company, INEOS is one of the world’s largest chemical companies.

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 a System Specialist with relevant experience to play a key role in the delivery and support of this growth in our business.

Job Purpose:

  • Install, maintain, repair and assist in the integrity of all equipment associated with the site fixed fire protection, access control and CCTV systems.
  • Execute/Deliver the planned and corrective maintenance tasks allocated by DCS Systems Leader to achieve asset targets for SHE, costs, availability, reliability, integrity and quality.


  • The security systems consist of CCTV cameras, access control readers (pedestrian gates and vehicle gates) fire panels, VESDA and gas detection systems.
  • The post-holder will be required to interact positively with others (e.g. Systems Leader, the COW/RAP team, colleagues, trainers, Access Control Manager, and security personnel) to ensure the timely delivery of all work.
  • The role will require the post-holder to develop, maintain and use a range of competences. These competences will include, but not be limited to general, technical and individual competences.

Principle Accountabilities of the role:

  • Observe/apply all health and safety rules, procedures, standards and behaviours at all times (e.g. Control of Work, COSHH, ATEX/Compex, 17th Edition, Manual Handling, Risk assessments, LOLER & PUWER etc. including the raising and follow-up of any issues/actions as appropriate)
  • Execute allocated tasks to completion, to the required quality, safely/efficiently/promptly, applying all relevant technical standards/techniques and ensure work area is maintained in a tidy condition throughout.
  • Investigate/examine faulty equipment as directed in order to accurately ascertain the root cause of faults, identify/implement repairs and make recommendations to prevent recurrence.
  • Ensure that the spares required for each job are available.
  • Accurately record all work carried out (in the maintenance management system e.g. Maximo) to provide future personnel with an accurate history of work carried out, equipment condition when last inspected, as built settings etc. Provide feedback on any/all inaccuracies in documentation, drawings, work-plans etc.
  • Promote and undertake predictive / preventive maintenance of equipment and asset care programs
  • Demonstrate professionalism and positive attitudes/behaviours at all times, offering clear/ constructive feedback and being flexible in support of the Asset.
  • Actively assist and support contractors / vendors to ensure timely progression of maintenance activities
  • Work productively and assist other members of the maintenance team as required, to expedite repair of equipment and deliver against the maintenance schedule/plan.
  • Promptly report back to Team Leader in respect of any delays to and/or significant issues identified in allocated tasks to maximize personal/team productivity, improve the maintenance process and improve asset availability/reliability/efficiency.
  • Take responsibility for your own personal development and actively participating in the competence framework, training, 1-2-1s with your supervisor, the mid-year/year-end appraisal process, setting/delivering your personal objectives, etc.

Special Features:

  • Some periods of inconvenience to support equipment out of hours.

Qualifications, knowledge and skills:

  • HNC / NVQ level 3 in a relevant discipline or equivalent work place experience.
  • Professional at all times, with drive/determination and a positive attitude.
  • Clear and courteous communicator providing constructive feedback to improve the process
  • Follows the rules, with attention to detail and pride in the quality of their work.
  • Flexible and has the ability to work under pressure
  • Proficient in the use of certain computer systems (Maximo, e-mail, MS Word/Excel etc)
  • A team player who takes responsibility for delivering their role and seeks out their next task
  • Willing to learn and to share their knowledge/experience with others

This role is subject to a satisfactory Criminal Record Check

Please apply and submit your CV