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TAR (Shutdown) I/E Engineer


Title:               TAR I/E Engineer

Type:               Permanent

Hours:            37.5 hours per week

Location:        Grangemouth

Salary:            Competitive

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A truly global company, INEOS comprises of 36 businesses with 194 sites in 29 countries throughout the world. We also encompass a range of consumer brands and sports interests.

We pride ourselves in offering a working environment that is friendly and welcoming, that offers employees true autonomy and empowerment and that enables everyone to achieve their goals and to have a fulfilling professional career with us.


We’re looking for an Instrument and Electrical Engineer to be based within our new Central Operations Team. The post holder will help support Turnaround (shutdown) activities across all assets on the Grangemouth site.

KEY Accountabilities

  • Provide engineering input and expertise to ensure the shutdown (TAR) is delivered safely & on time.
  • Define and implement each asset care policy for all Instrument and Electrical equipment to ensure delivery of ongoing asset reliability, integrity and cost commitments.
  • Specify and audit all ATEX and SIS activities to ensure continual legal compliance.
  • Define all Instrument and Electrical engineering standards, procedures and practices to ensure full compliance with current and future discipline integrity and legislative requirements.
  • Review asset spares and equipment holding to maximise asset reliability and to drive TAR efficiency/cost performance.
  • Ensure correct overall Instrument and Electrical spend to meet asset requirements within available budget and where required, drive appropriate prioritisation.
  • Identify any long lead or special items to the TAR Manager for approval.
  • Look for any opportunities to maximise pre-TAR works or alternative rationale for performing works outside of a TAR. Both with the benefit of removing scope from the TAR executions.
  • Review TAR work scope requirements (in accordance with asset strategy) with the Asset Engineer and assist in execution to support delivery of safe, on time and to budget TAR's.


You should:

  • Be educated to degree level or equivalent in Instrument / Electrical Engineering.
  • Be a Chartered Engineer (or working towards this).
  • Have experience in a similar role with TAR’s/Shutdowns.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of theory and practice of managing equipment reliability systems and processes e.g. asset care.
  • Have a strong understanding of discipline legislative and technology requirements with the ability to appropriately translate to equipment inspection/maintenance regimes.
  • Be skilled in troubleshooting and root cause analysis.
  • Be CompEx certified to carry out ATEX inspections.
  • Be FSEng TUV certified to work on and maintain ESD shutdown systems.

What we offer

  • 34 days holiday
  • Benefits Platform – access to discounts on high street stores etc.  Discounted PMI, Travel Insurance etc.
  • Up to 20% Discretionary Bonus Opportunity
  • Scottish Widows Contributory Pension including employer contributions
  • Free On-site Gym & Classes
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Enhanced maternity leave
  • Salary Sacrifice Car and Cycle to Work Scheme

how to apply

Application Process

Interested candidates should submit their CV via

Pre-screen (If applicable)

Applicants with a successful CV may be invited to an online MS Teams or telephone call to further discuss the role, the organisation and your suitability.

Formal Interview

Successful applicants will then be invited to interview which will consist of behavioural and technical questions.

Conditional Offer

If you are selected as the preferred candidate you will receive a conditional offer which will be subject to pre-employment checks.

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