Regional Machinery Engineering Specialist, Jobs, England, Southampton & Hampshire, 5302

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Regional Machinery Engineering Specialist - Southampton & Hampshire

Competitive salary and world leading benefits - Engineering & Manufacturing - Energy & Renewables
Ref: 5302 Date Posted: Monday 23 Apr 2018
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Nine Twenty Engineering are delighted to be recruiting exclusively for ExxonMobil's UK operation as they look to hire a Regional Machinery Engineering specialist to join the ExxonMobil Engineering Europe (EMEEL) team. EMEEL is the regional office for ExxonMobil Research and Engineering and, based from Fawley Refinery near Southampton, provides research and engineering support for ExxonMobil and its joint ventures throughout Europe and the Middle East.



ExxonMobil  are the world's largest publicly traded international Oil & Gas Company and they offer world leading benefits and professional development for their staff. 

                                                                                        This is the only interview you will ever need to attend!

Exxon 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 Fawley an enjoyable place to work.


Job Role Responsibilities

Regional Machinery Engineering Specialists are responsible for providing specialist rotating equipment support to ExxonMobil’s refining, chemical & petro-chemical businesses across the Europe Africa and Middle East region. The key responsibilities are to:

  • Provide technical guidance and leadership to site-based machinery engineers within the region, also taking a lead role in their development and mentoring
  • Develop and support machinery perfomance improvement intiaitives
  • Develop and assess 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
  • Develop and maintain technical standards and guidelines, 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 role is based at their Fawley site, near Southampton, and the successful candidate will work within a small specialist team, which is part of the wider EMEEL organisation based at Fawley.

Expected Level of Proficiency

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 in the petrochemical industry or another heavy industry, for example utilties, mining, defence (ten years+ as a guide). Candidates with less than ten 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 PowerPoint, 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, gas / steam turbines and extruders
  • Use of applicable industry standards in the equipment specification and selection process
  • 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


To be considered for this role please apply to or call Nick Beecroft on 07825449284