Machinery (Rotating Equipment) Engineer, Jobs, Scotland, Fife, 5311

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Machinery (Rotating Equipment) Engineer - Fife

Engineering & Manufacturing - Engineering & Manufacturing
Ref: 5311 Date Posted: Thursday 08 Feb 2018
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Nine Twenty are currently seeking a qualified and experienced Machinery (Rotating Equipment) Engineer to join our client, ExxonMobil and their team at Fife Ethylene Plant in Mossmorran.

Situated near Edinburgh, the Fife Ethylene Plant at Mossmorran is one of the largest in Europe and is owned by ExxonMobil Chemical Limited, a subsidiary of ExxonMobil Corporation, the world’s largest publically traded oil and gas company.

They offer an excellent remuneration and benefits package, which includes a competitive salary, defined benefit pension scheme, share incentive plan, private health care for employees and their families and, where applicable, relocation assistance.  Onsite facilities, including a gym, make the Plant an enjoyable place to work.

 

Machinery Engineers are responsible for providing specialist engineering, technical and safety orientated support to the Process and Maintenance Teams in matters relating to machinery / rotating equipment. The key responsibilities are to:

  • Develop equipment strategies for the safe and reliable operation of the machinery assets, with appropriate risk-justified solutions
  • Analyse equipment behaviour, complete root cause failure analysis and identify opportunities to drive continuous improvement in the areas of safety and reliability
  • Provide specialist machinery engineering advice and recommendations to the Process and Maintenance Departments on both day to day matters, responding to plant operational events, and also long-term strategic direction and prioritisation
  • Develop and maintain technical standards and guidelines, also supporting the transfer of best practices and technology into the wider organisation
  • Support major capital projects in the areas of design consulting, technical quality assurance and start-up assistance

 

The successful candidate would work with a small team, which is part of the Fife Engineering Specialists Group. The Group comprises of approximately 15 multidisciplinary engineers.

To be eligible for this role, you must:

  • Hold an engineering degree in mechanical engineering, or an equivalent subject
  • Be; be working towards being; or be prepared to work towards being, a Chartered Engineer, as defined by the Engineering Council or equivalent
  • Have relevant machinery / rotating equipment engineering experience in an operational environment for example refining, petrochemical or utilities (five years+ as a guide). Candidates with less than five years’ experience, but who have a high degree of relevant industry experience will also be considered
  • Have strong IT skills, specifically being an experienced and competent user of Microsoft Office – including Excel and Word

 

Candidates should also have demonstrated work experience and / or knowledge of:

  • The application of a good level of theoretical knowledge in an operating environment, covering the major machinery types e.g. centrifugal, axial and reciprocating compressors, pumps and gas / steam turbines
  • Technical asset management and risk assessment, equipment strategy development and root cause failure analysis
  • Commissioning and trouble-shooting machinery systems
  • Rotor dynamics and machinery performance calculations

 

Candidates who do not hold a degree in mechanical engineering will also be considered where they:

  • Have a relevant mechanical engineering qualification at Higher National Diploma level or above
  • Can demonstrate on-going professional development / learning over multiple years to the equivalent of degree level

 

Successful candidates should possess a broad range of personal effectiveness and leadership skills, with the ability to facilitate and influence business decisions in a team environment.