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Senior Process Optimisation Engineer

Senior Process Optimisation Engineer

Location: Hull (UK)

INEOS Acetyls is headquartered in London, UK and produces over 3 million tonnes of Acetyls products per annum from 8 manufacturing locations across the globe, generating an EBITDA of > $300 million. It has leading market positions in Europe, USA and Asia.

The multidiscipline Technology Support Team is based in Hull, UK, and provides INEOS Acetyls with technology development, asset optimisation and engineering design for growth projects, including the recently announced world scale acetic acid and derivatives plants on US Gulf coast.

About the Opportunity

In this role you will provide technology support to two INEOS Acetyls joint venture assets, which operate INEOS Acetyls proprietary acetic acid and derivatives technologies. You will work with the assets to plan and deliver a programme of variable cost, sustainability, capacity creep and reliability improvement projects to the assets.

You will monitor and respond to asset performance, co-ordinating multidiscipline technical support to troubleshoot, benchmark, and optimise the plants in support of safe, reliable, and competitive operations. You will share best practice and lessons learned between INEOS Acetyls assets to maximise performance.

The position offers the opportunity to work as part of an expert team of talented engineers and chemists, to travel internationally, and to make a material contribution to the generation of new value for the INEOS Acetyls business.  


About you

You will be a Chartered Chemical Engineer with extensive experience in the application of chemical engineering skills to the development and delivery of process optimisation projects. Experience of syngas and petrochemicals technologies is an advantage.

You will offer:

  • Personal and process safety leadership
  • Ability to influence without formal authority
  • Experience of working with different cultures
  • Excellent process simulation skills
  • Asset performance benchmarking experience
  • Proven troubleshooting and engineering optimisation abilities
  • Economic evaluation skills
  • Understanding of intellectual property protection and competition law