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Mechanical Technician


Title: Mechanical Technician

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.

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.

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


Working as Mechanical Technician you will be installing, maintaining, repairing and assisting in the development of mechanical equipment to achieve maximum reliability in a safe and cost effective manner and adhere to identified INEOS standards and practices.

Key accountabilities

  • All health and safety standards (& initiatives) are adhered to and site operating procedures are followed at all times (e.g. Control of Work, COSHH, Manual Handling, Risk assessments, LOLER & PUWER etc. including the raising and follow-up of any issues/actions as appropriate).
  • Liaise in job preparation with planner and permit issuing authority to ensure job is ready to start, risks are fully understood.
  • Examine mechanical equipment as directed within safety and operational procedures to ensure any potential faults can be identified in advance of possible failure.
  • Examine faulty equipment as directed in order to accurately ascertain the root cause of the fault and make recommendations to prevent recurrence.
  • Accurately record all work carried out using a suitable CMMS in order to inform Planner and other Asset personnel of plant status and provide an accurate history of work carried out.
  • Involvement in equipment improvement teams, offering first-hand technical input and carries out actions to ensure delivery.
  • Participate in acceptance testing of new equipment within Grangemouth site.


You should:

  • Have a relevant technical qualification (SVQ level 3 / HNC)
  • Have significant experience related to the role
  • Have knowledge of rotating machinery (compressors, pumps, blowers, RALs)
  • Be able to read and understand engineering drawings
  • Be able to use measuring equipment
  • Be able to work to close tolerances
  • Be able to use air tools, air drill & grinders
  • Have experience pressure testing
  • Have IT skills

You may also:

  • Be forklift trained
  • Have experience with rigging/slinging


  • 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
  • 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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