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The Acetyls Business Unit is one of the world's leading manufacturers of acetic acid and its derivatives, and owns & deploys its leading technology in Europe, Asia and US.
INEOS Hull Site is the European manufacturing facility for the Acetyls Business Unit and is of significant strategic importance to the Global Business, with a focus on Manufacturing Petrochemicals as well as Research & Technology. Our core product range is Acetic Acid and Acetic Anhydride.
The post holder will provide a day-based engineering support service to the Acetyls assets at the INEOS Hull site. They will be required to work with minimal supervision as part of a team of operations, instrument, electrical and mechanical personnel and have the ability to maximise the reliability and availability of the INEOS assets and ensure SHE targets are met. This requires the application of practical and organisational skills to resolve maintenance issues

The INEOS Acetyls UK site at Hull is top tier COMAH registered, and the job holder has a key role in ensuring the plant is operated safely to meet the company’s and the regulator’s expectations with safety performance and operational integrity.

Competency assurance of the manufacturing personnel is critical to ensure that the Hull assets can be operated safely and reliably.

Reliable and efficient plant operation are key measures of asset performance that need to be achieved to ensure business requirements are met.

Accountability 1

Uphold the “INEOS 20 BEHAVIOURAL & PROCESS SAFETY PRINCIPLES” & “Life Saving Rules” in all activities undertaken.

Accountability 2

To undertake the day-to-day electrical technician core role activities including breakdown and preventative maintenance, repair, and installation of electrical equipment:

  • Interact with the maintenance coordination team, discipline engineers and operations technicians to be advised of, and understand daily plant issues. Then have the ability to act on these and deliver solutions
  • Work with permit signatories daily to discuss and prepare permit requests, method statements and risk assessments
  • Regularly liaise with other trade disciplines and the supervisors for scaffolding and lagging when they are required to support specific jobs. This often necessitates coordination of their work and permit requirements
  • Act as Building Craftsman within the INEOS permit system
  • Carry out electrical isolations on the sites LV systems
  • Fault finding following equipment failure, identifying problems and then have the ability to resolve these within a specified timescale whilst minimising costs. This may include organising spares, labour, and third-party interaction upfront to minimise downtime

Accountability 3

To be competent in the operation, maintenance, and installation of electrical systems in accordance with appropriate standards and procedures:

  • Hazardous area equipment inspections and installations to the IEC60079 standard
  • Maintaining the sites LV and HV systems up to 11000V
  • Maintain awareness of procedures, rules and regulations that apply to electrical activities. To be conversant with all E&I codes of practice
  • To advise the asset E&I engineers on maintenance issues and field observations to achieve continuous improvement
  • Identify and specify equipment requiring procurement. To consult with suppliers on technical issues and ensure that procured equipment will meet standards of design and performance

Accountability 4

Electronic recording of maintenance activities and interacting with IT Systems, including:

  • Knowledge and use of SAP, MS Excel, Word, Outlook, Power point, and navigating the network drives
  • Initiating maintenance activities and recording thereof in SAP (Notifications and workorder feedback)
  • Recording and re-ordering of spare
Accountability 5
  • Working within the Control of Work system and accompanying SSO’s, including:
  • Conversant with all relevant Site safety Orders (SSO’S)
  • Conversant with Permit to Work system and fulfilling the various roles as required therein
    • Authorised and act as Task Supervisor
    • Authorised as B Type Permit Acceptor
    • Authorised as “Building Craftsman” within the Permit to Work system
    • Undertake auditing as per the agreed site SHE programmes
Accountability 6
  • Supervision and facilitating of people and work where required, including:
  • Act as Electrical Supervisor when required
  • Supervision of contractors and service providers if required
  • Facilitating and assisting service providers when required (e.g., UPS servicing)
  • Supervise and facilitate job pack/project packs when required e.g., maintenance of LV/HV distribution equipment, 3rd party hazardous area equipment inspections
  • Provide on the job training and guidance for contractors, apprentices, and less experienced staff
  • Ensure work carried out by contact staff meet INEOS standards

Level of Education & Experience

  • Minimum of a recognised apprenticeship and NVQ3 or equivalent.
  • ONC (HNC preferred).
  • CompEX modules 01 – 04 certificate.
  • BS7671 (current edition) IET Requirements for Electrical Installation certificate.
  • Ability to progress the job from initiation to completion including organising support services.
  • The post holder will be required to undertake internal and external training courses to help gain or maintain competencies
  • The ability to work in a flexible environment with all levels of staff and contractors is essential.
  • Technicians are expected to work independently and with minimum supervision from information gathered from engineers and operating technicians and have the ability to plan their own work.
  • Familiar with the SAP PM module.
  • Provide evidence of experienced gained and training records for help with competency assessment.
  • Sound IT skills
  • Planning and organisational skills.
Technical Skills
  • Maintenance of HV distribution and rotating equipment and associated control systems.
  • Safe isolation of electrical systems.
  • Maintenance of LV rotating equipment and associated control systems
  • Installation, inspection, and maintenance of hazardous area equipment.
  • The ability to fault find on electrical equipment and systems.
  • Read, understand and fault find using electrical drawings and schematics
  • Maintenance of plant earthing systems.
  • Maintenance of electrical surface heating systems.
  • Knowledge of DCS and emergency shutdown systems.
  • Maintenance of lighting systems and associated control systems.
  • Working knowledge of UPS systems.
  • Contribute to the setting up of common electrical control/procedural systems.
  • Configuration and maintenance of smart motor control units would be advantageous.
  • The ability to work at both the detailed and overview level with regard to electrical systems.
Behavioural Skills
  • Bias for action
  • Team working skills
  • Self-motivation
  • Committed & enthusiastic
  • Setting standards for others
  • Personal skills in communication
  • Results orientation and performance bias