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Instrumentation and Electrical Engineer


Title: Instrumentation and Electrical Engineer

Hours: 37.5 per week

Location: Grangemouth (Utilities)

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 Instrumentation and Electrical Engineer is required to join our Utilities Asset team. This role is an exciting opportunity for the right individual to work within a plant area that has seen significant recent investment and includes a diverse array of equipment types. Further major investment continues in this plant area.    

Key accountabilities

  • Lead trouble-shooting on critical equipment failures to establish root cause of failure and define design improvements to eliminate faults.
  • Provide I/E support to the programme of CAPEX projects in the Utilities business.
  • Develop, specify and procure critical I/E equipment and strategic spares.
  • Define and continuously develop the long term (+10 year) I/E Strategy for Utilities to ensure clear sight of future budgets and workloads.
  • Ensure correct overall I/E spend to meet asset requirements within available budget and where required, drive appropriate prioritisation.
  • Identify improvement initiatives to develop maintenance strategies to best practice.
  • Provide discipline expertise and root cause analysis in troubleshooting asset vulnerabilities to minimise impact on the long-term operating plan.
  • Provide discipline expertise for identified Utilities improvement projects and act as formal discipline sign off to ensure required level of service delivery.
  • Generate Asset Care Policies and perform a review of Preventative Maintenance routines.


You should:

  • Be experienced in a relevant industry as an Instrument / Electrical Engineer preferably Degree qualified in a relevant engineering subject or with equivalent demonstrable experience.
  • Be a Chartered Engineer or working towards Chartership.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of discipline legislative and regulatory requirements and demonstrated ability to appropriately translate these requirements into equipment inspection/maintenance regimes.
  • Have an understanding of IEC 61511 Safety instrumented systems (preferably TUV certified FS Eng).
  • Have a good understanding of IEC 60079 ATEX ((preferably Ex1-4, Ex12).
  • Be able to carry out Instrument & Electrical site audits.
  • Have experience of development of E&I CAPEX projects in a production or manufacturing facility e.g. asset care.
  • Be skilled in troubleshooting and root cause analysis.
  • Have experience of following a Plant Modification process and associated documentation management systems.
  • Be self-motivated, with the ability to identify and pursue plant reliability issues to a satisfactory resolution.


  • 34 days holiday (optional salary sacrifice to purchase up to 5 extra days)
  • 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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