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Rotating Equipment Engineer

rotating equipment engineer (Export)

Job title

Rotating Equipment Engineer (Export)


Ineos FPS Grangemouth


FPS is a 100% INEOS-owned integrated oil and gas liquid transportation and processing system with a nominal capacity in excess of one million barrels per day serving the central area of the North Sea.

Oil and gas liquids from over 50 offshore fields and St Fergus flow through pipelines into FPS. FPS transports crude oil and gas liquids from offshore and onshore entry points, processes the liquids at Kinneil and redelivers to the customer Forties Blend crude oil at Hound Point and either Raw Gas or fractionated Gas Products at Grangemouth.

Job Purpose

Reporting to the Rotating Equipment Team Leader, the post holder will be responsible for providing specialist engineering, safety and technical support to the asset teams in matters relating to Machinery (rotating) equipment and ancillary systems.

Principle Accountabilities

  • Analyse equipment behaviour, perform and participate in bad actor elimination studies, Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA), incident investigations, audits, benchmark studies, Reliability, Availability, Maintainability (RAM) studies,
  • Interpret and act upon condition monitoring and basic care reading sheet data to maintain and improve availability
  • Provide input to remaining life determination and extension, obsolescence studies and asset life cycle strategies;
  • Review and approve machinery build sheets and manage future upgrades
  • Development and implementation of improvement proposals in the area of asset and maintenance management (preventive maintenance), including design out;
  • Define technical specifications for requisitions in the context of equipment modifications and replacements; (Statements of Requirements)
  • Provide technical input to proposed changes under the Management of Change system.
  • Providing technical support in trouble shooting and emergency situations;
  • As a specialist, provide training and education to the Technician and Operator population
  • Proactively network external to Ineos FPS, keeping abreast of technology and benchmark data, in order to optimise the strategy and business processes for machinery within Ineos FPS.


  • Support major machinery overhauls and upgrades as required.
  • Carry out supplier performance management and be the key contract contact for applicable equipment.
  • Risk assessment and asset management relating to the safe operation of equipment
  • Commissioning and trouble-shooting machinery systems
  • Theoretical knowledge in operating environment covering major machinery types - centrifugal, axial and reciprocating compressors, gas turbines and pumps.
  • Will have an established Machinery network external to site

Qualifications and technical experience

  • Hold and engineering degree in mechanical engineering, or equivalent subject.
  • At least 5 years of technical experience in a technical role (discipline engineering, maintenance management) in the refining, petrochemical or utilities industries; experience in Rotating Machinery is a requirement.
  • Conversant with relevant Industry Standards.
  • Experienced in the management of multi-disciplined engineering teams.
  • Experienced in the coaching, influencing and development of professional engineers.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

How to Apply

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