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ICE Engineer

ICE Engineer

Full Time, Permanent

Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire

We’re looking for an ICE Engineer to join the INEOS Acetyls Technology Support Team.We need highly motivated individuals who want to be part of our growing business.

INEOS Acetyls is a global chemicals business producing acetic acid and a range of derivatives across Europe, Asia, and America. We’re part of INEOS - one of the largest petrochemical companies in the world, employing around 26,000 people across 194 sites in 29 countries. 

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.You will be based at the Hull site, which is the largest producer of acetic acid, acetic anhydride, and ethyl acetate in Europe. The products we produce are essential building blocks used in almost every industry, including renewable power, automotive, pharmaceuticals, coatings, and textiles.  

Hull is also home to the business's global Technology Development and Support Team and is based on the 370-acre Saltend Chemicals Park - a cluster of world-class chemicals and renewable energy businesses at the heart of the UK's energy estuary. 

Be part of our journey to net zero

Sustainability is at the heart of our business, and we have created a road map to achieving net zero. We’re investing in this sustainable future right now; you could be part of our journey.

The opportunity

The Instrumentation, Control and Electrical Engineer provides control designs, subject matter expertise and independent assurance in support of safe and reliable operations, growth projects and new technology development for the worldwide INEOS Acetyls business.

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. 

If you thrive on a challenge and are prepared to push yourself, then INEOS’ open and non-hierarchical approach to business will give you the opportunity to quickly develop your career. We value daily collaboration and teamwork, reaping the benefits of working on site/office based.

 What we offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Discretionary annual bonus plan 
  • Generous contributory pension
  • Life assurance
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays with option to buy extra annual leave and flex 5 of these bank holidays
  • Ongoing career development
  • Wide range of benefits including discounted private medical insurance, health cash plans and high street discounts
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
  • Free on-site gym will launch soon in Hull
  • Online health and fitness hub for employees, plus friends and family
  • Employee Assistance Programme offering a wide range of support services including counselling, financial support, legal services – for employees and family.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Volunteering opportunities

Key accountabilities

You will support our manufacturing operations by providing design solutions for complex control problems including combustion, distillation and compressor control, engineering assurance, failure analysis, subject matter expertise, and field support. You will also conduct peer reviews and share best practice, proven control strategies and lessons learned between Acetyls assets.

You will support our major projects by delivering engineering design packages for INEOS Acetyls proprietary technologies and providing technical assistance including HAZOP/LOPA participation, technical query responses, engineering and vendor assurance, training, and on-site commissioning/start-up expertise.

About you

We are looking for a qualified process control engineer with a chemical, instrumentation, or electronic engineering background. You will have extensive experience of control schemes used in continuous manufacturing process plants preferably within a petrochemicals industry.

Experience of design, commissioning, tuning, troubleshooting and maintenance of process control systems, including complex regulatory process control is essential. As is the ability to optimise manufacturing plants through an understanding of the process technology and application of process control strategy.

Understanding of the key variables and constraints that impact safe and reliable operations is also key to this role.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of technical delivery and excellence, including an ability to build strong collaborative relationships across organisations and with third parties, vendors and engineering contractors.

You will be a team player with experience of working in multidiscipline teams and proven interpersonal skills including the ability to influence without formal authority and work across different cultures. Project experience is an advantage.

You will also offer:

  • Personal and process safety leadership
  • Familiarity with instrumentation specification, selection, installation, and maintenance
  • Understanding of functional safety lifecycle & safety instrumented systems
  • Electrical engineering awareness including safety issues and protections and hazardous area classification
  • Knowledge of relevant technical practices and industry standards
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