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TAR Preparations Leader


Title: TAR Preps Leader

Hours: 37.5 per week

Location: Grangemouth HQ

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


The Central TAR Team was established in 2021 to bring a consistent, best practice approach to INEOS O&P UK TARs at the Grangemouth complex.  With an extensive TAR Programme of £250m over the next five years, we require a TAR Preps Leader with relevant experience in turnaround management to play a key role in the delivery and support of this growth in our business.

The TAR Preps Leader will be accountable for preparation of TAR workpacks and the TAR Execution schedule.  This role reports to the TAR Manager and will manage a team of TAR workpack planners and scheduler.

Key accountabilities

  • Collate and manage the TAR worklist for each event, ensuring all scope is challenged, and the information contained in the worklist is correct and complete.
  • Develop the final agreed scope of works for each worklist item by consulting with the appropriate asset teams.
  • Develop, lead and direct the TAR preparation team to produce detailed and fully approved TAR workpacks for each event as per INEOS standards and procedures.
  • Identify and agree milestones for key workpack supporting information i.e. blanking diagrams, Written Schemes of Examination (WSoE), design AFC packs etc.
  • Review asset plant modifications and CAPEX projects with TAR scope.
  • Prepare the TAR coordination and progress reporting systems, develop and then roll out a training plan to all relevant personnel.
  • Assist the TAR Manager in developing TAR budgets and objectives.


You should:

  • Have expert knowledge of TAR processes and procedures.
  • Be educated to HNC level or equivalent in an engineering discipline.
  • Have extensive experience in a petrochemical manufacturing environment.
  • Have experience managing and developing individuals, teams and contractors.
  • Have an understating of systems/software such as Maximo, Credo and Primavera.
  • Demonstrate strong networking and communication skills.
  • Understand the budgeting process, service contract design and cost control measures.
  • Have a logical and proactive approach to problem solving.
  • Have a strong commitment to the improvement in SHE performance.


  • 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

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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