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DCS Engineer


Title: DCS Engineer

Hours: 37.5 per week

Location: Grangemouth

Salary: Competitive

Contract type: Permanent


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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.

INEOS Grangemouth is an integrated refinery and petrochemicals centre of excellence. We are the largest manufacturing site in Scotland. Click here to find out more Grangemouth | INEOS.

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. At Grangemouth and across the wider INEOS family, there are always opportunities.

Our aim, as always, is to find new, improved ways of doing things. Whether that’s through improving the energy efficiency of our plants, developing new ways of working or delivering on our net zero promises, we like to push boundaries and overcome challenges.

If you share our vision for a sustainable future; if you possess the skills and competencies to help deliver our net zero road map; if you want to play your part in the remarkable next step the UK petrochemical sector, we’d like to hear from you.


A highly motivated person with DCS experience is required to join our team to provide technical systems’ expertise and support Asset, TAR and Projects businesses in delivering legal compliance and achieving INEOS OPUK business goals. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing a total asset care service (design, maintenance, upgrades, modifications), securing systems against cyber threats and assisting with the recovery of programmable systems during major incidents/emergencies to maximize plant availability. . 

Depending on skill set and experience, the successful candidate may be part of the DCS on-call rota. The role is also subject to a satisfactory Criminal Record check.

Please note you must hold (or work towards) a full UK driving licence for this role.


You should have:

  • Extensive knowledge of computer hardware and software.
  • DCS systems design and troubleshooting capabilities.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows Operating Systems.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to support effective troubleshooting and determine solutions to complex technical problems.
  • Ability to understand advanced technical instructional material and data and implement technological advances to existing systems.
  • Ability to interface with 3rd party design contractors and vendors.

You may also have:

  • Knowledge of computer networking.
  • Knowledge of backup-recovery process.
  • Ability to monitor and maintain existing control/automation systems so that they continue to deliver safe, reliable and optimal plant operation.
  • Ability to analyse and understand cross-discipline (Process, I/E) problems/requests.
  • Ability to provide technical expertise for peer reviews and other project improvement practices across the complex to ensure project scope and detail meets availability/HSE business requirements.
  • Ability to provide construction and commissioning services to automation projects.


  • 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
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Enhanced maternity leave
  • Salary Sacrifice Car and Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Ongoing Career Development


Application Process

Interested candidates should submit their CV via our website

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.

Provisional Offer

If you are selected as the preferred candidate you will receive a provisional offer which will be subject to a medical assessment and reference checks.


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