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9th February 2018by Jasmine Greenhalgh

About BP

Our business is the exploration, production, refining, trading and distribution of energy. This is what we do, and we do it on a truly global scale. BP operates with business activities and customers in more than 80 countries across six continents. Every day, we serve millions of customers around the world. We are continually looking for talented, committed and ambitious people to help us shape the face of energy for the future.

The Downstream Segment is responsible for the supply and trading, refining, marketing and transportation of crude oil and petroleum products to wholesale and retail customers. We market our products in over 100 countries, operating primarily in Asia, Europe and North America but also in Australia, Africa and Central and South America.

Role synopsis

The Acetyls Business Unit is one of the business units making up the Petrochemicals Strategic Performance Unit, within the Downstream Segment. It is a business engaged in the entire value chain from manufacturing through to marketing and sales. The Acetyls BU is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of acetic acid and its derivatives, and owns & deploys its leading technology in Europe, Asia and US.

BP Hull Site is the European manufacturing facility for the Acetyls Business Unit and is of significant strategic importance to the Global Business, with a focus on Manufacturing Petrochemicals as well as Research & Technology.

The European Acetyls market is forecast to grow steadily over the next few years and the business is committed to a growth agenda to capture a substantial portion of this market growth. Our core product range is Acetic Acid and Acetic Anhydride.

Key accountabilities

As a Mechanical Technician you’ll be accountable for:

  • Carrying out all tasks assigned by your supervisor safely, to the required quality and within the expected time. This covers the full range of investigation/troubleshooting, planned repair scopes, preventative and predictive maintenance, and the installation of new equipment
  • Seeking technical or safety related guidance through the line whenever necessary, and stop the job if unsafe or unsure
  • Undertaking tasks as defined by their core trade (Mechanical, Instrument, Electrical, HV, Analyser) plus any task in addition to their core trade where they have the required competence e.g. Lifting and slinging, pipefitting. Some trades will be given specific dual trade training e.g. Mechanical trades will be required to become competent in slinging and lifting
  • Escalating technical support, if required, through the line (Supervisor, followed by Maintenance Planner then Asset Engineer)
  • Assisting in the punch-out and BP acceptance of work performed by other BP staff or contractors
  • Develop building craftsman competence, and multi-discipline permit acceptance for more complex tasks
  • Achieve “building craftsman” status if required
  • Maintaining awareness of procedures, rules and regulations that apply to their discipline’s activities
  • Carry out high quality job reporting through SAP failure reporting, lessons learned (particularly on repeatable tasks such as PM’s), and feedback to Production Engineers on any inaccurate PM and master equipment data in the CMMS
  • Initiate equipment registration requests for changes in equipment hardware and/or data resulting from maintenance activities
  • Assist maintenance planners and supervisors in the identification, specification and purchase requisition of spares necessary to carry out the job
  • Raise requests through the line where a reactively purchases spare components needs to be considered for adding to the system for direct purchase or stores stock
  • Raise notifications in SAP to cover any maintenance issues discovered/observed during their time spent on plant
  • Responsible for accurate time writing of all worked hours against the Maintenance Order operations
  • Carry out work place safety and condition audits as required
  • Continuously seek, suggest and deliver improvements to drive the overall productivity and quality of maintenance execution
  • Facilitate the work of contractors and specialist technicians working on the site. Facilitate on- the-job training and guidance to less experienced apprentices, staff and contractors
  • As part of a team, ensure call out cover and response to meet all out of hours maintenance requirements
  • Lead by example as a role model for BP’s leadership values and behaviours, fostering the development of a diverse and inclusive environment, with a strong ‘speak up’ safety and operating culture

Essential Education

  • Minimum education requirements of City & Guilds in an appropriate craft discipline or NVQ level 3 or ONC/HNC
  • Recognised craft apprenticeship or equivalent and experience gained within a petrochemicals/research environment

Essential experience and job requirements

  • Ability to contribute to the success of the team, fostering learning, sharing of ideas and building capability
  • Record of strong personal safety values and taking the lead in safety initiatives
  • Strong teamwork skills and willingness to work at developing the overall team capability
  • Proficiency in standard computer software (Microsoft Office) and demonstrated ability to learn maintenance management systems or other system used within the research centre (e.g. SAP)
  • Proven ability to work flexibly and autonomously as required
  • Good written and verbal communication skills

 

Desirable criteria & qualifications

  • Knowledge of mechanical equipment utilized in a plant environment including; valves, piping, cooling towers, heat exchangers, pumps and compressors
  • Knowledge of inspection techniques and integrity
  • Knowledge of damage mechanisms (metallurgy & corrosion control)
  • Knowledge of Plant processes

Link to apply

https://jobs.bp.com/job/hull/mechanical-technician/198/7030825

Please post with a closing date of: 20th Feb



31st January 2018by Jasmine Greenhalgh

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Location: North Lincolnshire, DN40 3LW

TOTAL Lindsey Oil Refinery Ltd. is a key operational unit of TOTAL, one of the world’s leading integrated refining & energy organisations.  Employing a total staff of 420 the refinery processes 130,000 barrels of oil per day, supplying products to the UK and Northern Europe.

The Refinery has a vacancy for a Chemical/Process Engineer, with experience, to work in one of the following areas: Process Engineering Investigations, Study/Project Engineers, Operations Engineer and Operations Planner.

You will be part of a multi disciplined team working with minimal supervision providing technical support to the refinery, working within defined Safety, Environmental, Quality and other Refinery standards to meet production targets and maximise return on investments.

The successful applicants will be responsible for the continual improvement of Refinery Operational Performance through the development of long-term plans, projects, process design and Operational techniques. In addition you will also recommend and select catalysts, process chemicals and process additives, whilst conducting and monitoring process unit test runs.

Applicants should be a Chemical Engineering Graduate ideally with previous 12 month industrial placement experience as a minimum and be able to demonstrate good interpersonal, problem solving and decision-making skills. Experience of process systems on a large petroleum/petrochemical or industrial complex would be advantageous as would knowledge of Refinery economics and HAZOP experience. In addition applicants must be IT literate with a working knowledge of the Microsoft suite of packages, especially Excel.

To apply, e-mail your CV along with a covering letter stating:

Why you are suitable for the Chemical/Process Engineer position and indicating any specialism you may have or preference in the roles listed to:

LOR.recruitment@total.com

The closing date for the return of applications is Friday 23rd February 2018

A comprehensive remuneration package is offered for this position which will initially be on a 3 year FTC basis with the potential for a permanent role depending on performance. The package includes a competitive salary and attractive employee benefits such as company pension, private healthcare, staff bonus, share purchase schemes etc.

TOTAL Lindsey Oil Refinery is committed to diversity and the inclusion of all individuals, men and women regardless of background, religion, ethnic origin, nationality, age or sexual orientation.



11th January 2018by Jasmine Greenhalgh


 

Salary Range: £38 – 42,000 per annum, depending on skills and experience

Lenzing supplies the global textile and nonwovens industries with high-quality natural cellulose fibres. We are a sustainable long term business which has a clear commitment to environmentally friendly technology. As a global enterprise we require a competitive reward system to ensure that our staff members are remunerated in an equitable way in line with local market rates in each country in which we operate and are motivated to be successful.  www.lenzing.com

We now have an opportunity for a Facilities Coordinator at our Grimsby Lyocell Fibre continuous operation factory site.  Reporting to the Mechanical Engineer, your key task is to coordinate approved external contractors to carry out facilities and building fabric maintenance work safely and in compliance with company SWP’s.

Facilities maintenance covers statutory inspections on equipment such as lifts, hoists, compressors, chillers and fire protection equipment and also routine inspections and remedial work resulting from the Ageing Plant program. This will include, but not be limited to, storage tank, pipeline and structural steelwork inspections.

Building fabric maintenance covers all aspects of the building that is not covered under the specialisations of mechanical, electrical or automation services and will include repairs to doors, walls, roofs, floors, roads and other general building works.

You will be required to be available for reasonable levels of overtime in order to maximise plant availability.

The successful candidate will have served a recognised Engineering Apprenticeship and achieved either HNC or NVQ Level III. A NEBOSH or IOSH qualification would be desirable, however suitable candidates who are willing to train will also be considered.

You must have strong safety, health & environment (SHE) awareness and wherever possible, improve the SHE standards of any contractors associated with the facilities work on site.  You will work well under pressure, have effective communication and organisational skills, ensure on-going continuous improvements to maintenance procedures along with the accurate and timely completion of all associated documentation.

You will be a dedicated and hardworking person, and be able to contribute in a flexible, effective and productive way to further enhance our Grimsby team.  A proven track record of competently managing external contractors to carry out inspections and repair work is essential and experience within a chemical, manufacturing or power industry environment will be an advantage.

In return, Lenzing offer a modern factory environment, a competitive salary, a company pension scheme and many other benefits.

 

Anyone interested should forward a CV and covering letter detailing how your skills and experience are suitable for the position, to:

Tina Rice (t.rice@lenzing.com) by 30th January 2018.



11th January 2018by Jasmine Greenhalgh


 

Salary £33 – 37,000 per annum, depending on skills and experience

 

Lenzing supplies the global textile and nonwovens industries with high-quality natural cellulose fibres. We are a sustainable long term business which has a clear commitment to environmentally friendly technology. As a global enterprise we require a competitive reward system to ensure that our staff members are remunerated in an equitable way in line with local market rates in each country in which we operate and are motivated to be successful.  www.lenzing.com

We now have an opportunity for a Mechanical Engineering Technician at our Grimsby Lyocell Fibre continuous operation factory.  Reporting to the Mechanical Team Leader, your key task is to safely maintain continuous plant and equipment to maximise plant utilisation and minimise down time. Working with process and engineering teams, using your technical skills you will be able to react to, and identify root cause of breakdowns or mal-operation, propose solutions and purchase materials needed to carry out required work.

You must be able to demonstrate the highest standards with respect to safety, health and environment (SHE) and have the ability to contribute to on-going continuous improvement of maintenance procedures and systems ensuring the reporting of any incidents, safety or environmental, to minimise risk of recurrence. In addition to safely following core procedures/permits/self-assessments, you will also be expected to create and develop them.

Whilst competently working un-supervised, you will be able to safely and effectively, induct, coordinate and supervise a small number of contractors and wherever possible, improve the SHE standards of any contractors working on site.

You will be required to be available for reasonable levels of overtime and call outs in order to maximise plant availability.

The successful candidate will have served a recognised Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship and achieved either HNC or NVQ Level III. You will ideally have experience of competently maintaining rotating equipment such as gearboxes, pumps, fans and other equipment associated with a continuous manufacturing plant.

You will be a self-motivated team player, with a safe and responsible approach to work, able to demonstrate that you can bring the right skills and personal qualities to our Grimsby team and be able to contribute in a flexible, effective and productive way.

In return, Lenzing offer a modern factory environment, a competitive salary, company pension scheme and many other benefits.

 

Anyone interested should forward a CV and covering letter detailing how your skills and experience are suitable for the position, to:

Tina Rice (t.rice@lenzing.com) by 30th January 2018.



10th January 2018by Jasmine Greenhalgh

 

 

 

 

 

Lenzing supplies the global textile and nonwovens industries with high-quality natural cellulose fibres. We are a sustainable long term business which has a clear commitment to environmentally friendly technology. As a global enterprise we require a competitive reward system to ensure that our staff members are remunerated in an equitable way in line with local market rates in each country in which we operate and are motivated to be successful.  www.lenzing.com

 

We now have an opportunity for 5 Shift Process Technicians at our Grimsby Lyocell Fibre continuous operation factory.  Working in a team, your key task is to safely operate a continuous process plant, maximising first quality fibre output, minimising waste, following written procedures to specified quality standards whilst working unsupervised. You must be able to demonstrate the highest standard with respect to safety, health & environment (SHE) and have the ability to contribute to on-going continuous improvement of both process and product ensuring the reporting of any incidents, safety or environmental, to minimise risk of recurrence

 

The successful candidate will have experience within a similar role, working with a computer based SCADA/process control system using control screens, historical trends and alarm logs to maintain stable operation and diagnose faults. You will have knowledge of maintaining quality standards and be able to take necessary corrective action to address out of specification results. Working within a team, you will react to, and rectify, plant breakdown or mal-operation and be able to ultimately train others in areas of expertise.

 

You will be a self-motivated team player, with a safe and responsible approach to work who will be actively involved in developing the safety culture. You must demonstrate that you can bring the right skills and personal qualities to our Grimsby team, showing flexibility and willingness to adopt new practices and contribute in an effective and productive way. Good numeracy and IT skills are essential and experience in a similar continuous manufacturing plant would be advantageous.

 

The shift pattern for this role consists of 2 days, 2 nights, 4-off and provides five 17 day breaks a year. You will be required to be available for reasonable levels of overtime and call outs in order to maximise plant output.

In return, Lenzing offer a modern factory environment, a competitive salary, company pension scheme and many other benefits.

 

Anyone interested should forward a CV and covering letter detailing how your skills and experience are suitable for the position, to:

Tina Rice (t.rice@lenzing.com) by 18th January 2018.


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9th January 2018by Jasmine Greenhalgh

Position:      Lead Maintenance Engineer 

Status:         Full Time, staff position.

Location:      Immingham, North Lincolnshire, DN40 3LW

Salary:         £65k to £70k (depending on experience and qualification)

TOTAL Lindsey Oil Refinery (TLOR) is a key operational unit of TOTAL, one of the world’s leading integrated refining & energy organisations.  Employing a total of 430 staff, the refinery processes 7.5 million tonnes of crude oil pa, supplying products to the UK and Northern Europe markets.

We now have an opportunity within our extended management team for two Lead Maintenance Engineers to join our site in Immingham, North Lincolnshire to organise and direct the routine maintenance section of the oil refinery.

This is a key position within the Refinery holding significant responsibility; you will be accountable for the overall line management of a team of 15 personnel including 5 engineers and 2 maintenance controllers ensuring that all work is carried out consistently with regards to safety, budget, environment, reliability and operability and in line with relevant legislation and standards. Budgetary responsibility is set at circa £10 million, to include General Routines, Contract Management and CAPEX.

Organised and efficient, you will lead safety initiatives, review and implement preventative maintenance plans and take control of the annual budget preparation and cost reporting through SAP. You will ensure maintenance contracts are complied with in terms of cost, productivity, efficiency and quality and where necessary implement corrective measures and improvement strategies.

We are looking for a Chartered Engineering professional with a degree or equivalent in a relevant engineering subject along with broad experience in a similar maintenance leadership role within a large petrochemical or similar heavy industrial environment.

You must be able to demonstrate strong leadership and management skills and have significant experience from within a continuous production environment where high levels of plant reliability, availability and utilisation are vital. It is essential that you are aware of current legislation, quality systems, environmental policies and procedures and have previous experience of both personnel and budgetary control.

Candidates should apply by sending their CV to    lor.recruitment@total.com

Closing date is 28th January.



5th January 2018by Lesley Pickard

 

 

 

 

 

Engineering Technician, Days – Electrical & Instrumentation (E & I)

Salary Range: £30 – 38,000 per annum, depending on experience

Lenzing supplies the global textile and nonwovens industries with high-quality natural cellulose fibres. We are a sustainable long term business which has a clear commitment to environmentally friendly technology. As a global enterprise we require a competitive reward system to ensure that our staff members are remunerated in an equitable way in line with local market rates in each country in which we operate and are motivated to be successful.

We now have an opportunity for an E & I Technician at our Grimsby Lyocell Fibre continuous operation factory site. Reporting to the Power & Control Team Leader, your key task is to safely maintain continuous plant and equipment working with process and engineering teams to react to, and rectify, plant breakdown or mal-operation.

With your technical skills, you will competently be able to identify root cause of equipment failure, propose solutions and purchase materials needed to carry out required work. You must be able to demonstrate the highest standards with respect to health, safety and the environment and have the ability to contribute to on-going continuous improvement of maintenance procedures and systems. You will also be used to following written procedures and Permits to Work to specified quality standards.  You will be required to be available for reasonable levels of overtime and call outs in order to maximize plant availability.

The successful candidate will have a recognised trade apprenticeship or relevant similar qualification ideally with respect to E & I. You will have a working knowledge of variable speed drive systems, as well as a solid understanding of instrumentation and controls used in a modern chemical plant. We are looking for a team player, who is self-motivated and has a safe and responsible approach to work. A willingness to adopt new practices, and flexibility to cover the shift E & I role on occasions is also required for the role.

We are looking for a dedicated, hardworking person to share our values and principles. The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate that they can bring the right skills and personal qualities to our Grimsby team and be able to contribute in a flexible, effective and productive way.

In return, Lenzing offer a modern factory environment, a competitive salary, company pension scheme and many other benefits.

 

Anyone interested should forward a CV and covering letter detailing how your skills and experience are suitable for the position, to:

 

Tina Rice (t.rice@lenzing.com) by 23rd January 2018


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29th November 2017by Lesley Pickard

YARA are looking to recruit a CMS Co-Ordinator – more details of the role are below.

Please contact Martyn Jones for more information.

Martin Jones Health. Environment. Safety & Quality Manager Operations BU Europe Crop Nutrition BU Europe

Office: +441759302545

Position Summary

This position undertakes the management of all the Safety Critical competencies that are linked to the Major Accident and Hazard elements in the COMAH safety case. The role is to ensure that all associated competencies are identified for each of the positions within each of the departmental areas within the COMAH operating facility and linked to the site safety report.

The individual contributes to the planning delivery and assessment of each of the identified elements and reports on the status on monthly basis by working closely with the HESQ and HR departments. The position requires a multi-discipline and multi-level approach, while managing and leading the site Safety Critical assessment function.

 

Formal Qualifications Required

  • Completion of secondary modern education to minimum of GCSE A level preferred,
  • Advanced Vocational Qualification.
  • Safety Qualification: NEBOSH certificate.
  • NVQ A1 assessor.Level & Type of Knowledge, Experience & Skills Required
  • A minimum of 10 yrs experience in chemical, oil or gas or associated process environments
  • Proven experience of Human Reliability studies and implementing effective controls
  • Chemical plant maintenance and operations experience.
  • CIPD development levels 3 and 4 vocational qualifications
  • COMAH regulations and Process Safety Management competence.
  • Knowledge of Competence management Systems required for Top Tier COMAH establishments.
  • High level of written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • High level of IT skills (MS Office, SAP, Sharepoint).
  • Ability to interpret SOI’s and alarm and trip schedules, Interpretation of P&ID’s
  • Ability to use related HSE documentation internal and external.
  • Sound appreciation of Organisational Design requirements for a COMAH chemical facility
  • Experience of Continuous Improvement and LEAN processes and systems.
  • Reducing error and influencing behaviour, HSG48.
  • Developing and maintaining staff competence: railway safety principles and guidance (part 3 section A) HSG197. 
  • Responsibilities
1.   Lead the Competence Management program at the Yara Pocklington COMAH site
2.   Manage the coordination of human reliability assessments and support the development of SOP’s, SPL;s and unit of competences for all aspects of the sites COMAH operations
3.   Provide Competence Assurance subject matter expertise for the HESQ and HR Teams.
4.   Develop, implement, control and administer the CMS within the site and HSE expectations.
5.   Facilitate the identification and development of training and development material required for the assured competence of personnel with Safety Critical Roles and Responsibilities.
6.   Develop a systematic architecture to enable all MAH associated competencies to be easily identified.
7.   Manage, lead and support the work based assessors in the scheduling and delivery of plant based assessments.
8.   Align the Competence Management System to relevant Safety Critical roles, procedures and subsequent tasks.
9.   Develop and guide Line Managers in the principles of Competence Management.
10.  Plan and Coordinate Safety Critical refresher training and assessment session through a decay meter principle.
11.  Review associated MAH position profiles and with line managers and  holders assess if they are Safety Critical – highlighting the specific elements linked to MAH.
12.  Coach line managers on the outline principles of  Competence Assurance for the hazardous industries
13.  Define performance standards for the selected assessments and ensure all are outcome based
14.  Contribute to the Safety report to demonstrate that the site has in place a system for providing and maintaining appropriate levels of management and employee competence
15.  Provide direction to Production and Maintenance departments in identifying Safety Critical roles.
16.  Provide training support to associates wherever Competence Assurance expertise required.
17.  Manage the monitoring audit and review process of the Competence Management System and feedback through the training and development monthly report.
18. Provide support for the Human Factors Roadmap for the Management of MAH.

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24th October 2017by Katie Hedges

As part of our existing CATCH Networks membership we are pleased to offer you the opportunity to advertise your vacancies online with our new service – http://www.catchuk.org/careers/

CATCH will upload your job details on our site and arrange for your vacancies to be promoted via regular bulletins throughout our social media platforms such Facebook, twitter and LinkedIn

Fee structure:

  • NO FEE for strategic CATCH Network members (ABP, BP, Centrica Storage, Drax Power, Novartis, Phillips66, Total LOR, University of Hull)
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  • £1295 per for all other participants

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