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Craftsman Fabricator 1

Part of INEOS, INOVYN is Europe's leading producer of vinyls and in the top three worldwide.  With an annual turnover of €3.1 billion, INOVYN has circa 4,200 employees and chemical manufacturing, sales and marketing operations in 8 countries across Europe.

INOVYN’s portfolio consists of an extensive range of class-leading products arranged across General Purpose Vinyls; Specialty Vinyls; Organic Chlorine Derivatives; Chlor Alkali; Hydrogen and Vinyls Technologies.  INOVYN's annual commercial production volume is circa 10 milliontonnes.  See and  for more details.

Main role purpose:

The post holder operates across all areas of the Runcorn Site and Weston Works and is accountable for all aspects of plant and SHE performance within their areas of responsibility.  They work as part of the fabrication team on both planned and reactive activities across the assets.

Key responsibilities & accountabilities:

  • Maintain a high awareness of SHE, and customer impact and ensure the manufacturing capability delivers against customer expectations.
  • Carry out weld repairs on various pieces of plant equipment both on-site and in a workshop location.
  • Deliver first-line local technical experts in fabrication best practices and provide welding support to the assets.
  • Provide technical problem-solving and maintain high engineering quality standards in line with company requirements.
  • Assist with planning and preparation of work scopes for equipment during planned outages; take a lead role in coordinating small teams of tradespersons during shutdowns.

Key skills & experience required:

  • Time-served Coded Welder, with proven welding experience in MIG, TIG and MMA processes. Additional plater experience desirable. 
  • High SHE (Safety, Health & Environment) standards.
  • Able to weld to a fillet weld standard.
  • Ability to measure and mark out plates and sections for cutting, shaping and drilling.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Although the post holder’s primary role will be based at Runcorn Site, they may be required to work in Northwich and other nearby locations.
  • Full driving license.
  • Training in Crane, FLT (forklift truck), and breathing apparatus training for work inside vessels.

INOVYN is a company of INEOS.  INEOS is a global manufacturer of petrochemicals, speciality chemicals and oil products. It comprises 34 businesses each with a major chemical company heritage. Its production network spans 183 sites in 26 countries throughout the world.

This is a direct Company recruitment.  We will not accept applications via employment agencies

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