Instrumentation and Control Engineer
Closing Date: 07/12/13
Working for a well established manufacturing company based in Teeside as an Instrument & Control Engineer.
Responsible for providing cost effective engineering expertise to safely achieve production targets and to contribute to the profitability of the business.
To work with Operations Team on a specified plant, having joint responsibility for plant reliability, optimisation and improvement.
To carry out regular PM reviews of instrumented systems ensuring content/frequency are appropriate.
To ensure plant compliance with site standards.
To write, review and approve appropriate procedures and standards.
To monitor and optimise the performance of process control schemes.
To keep up-to-date with latest technologies and reliability improvement techniques and to evaluate and make decisions on their viability for application on site to enable prudent capital investment decisions to be made.
To be responsible for the evaluation, development and implantation of projects/plant modifications within their abilities and resources, and take an active role in the identification and development of site DCSand SCADA systems.
To take an active role in the development of a common site wide strategies to improve equipment reliability and plant responsible care performance.
To support the work of the site reliability team in maintaining existing instrumentation by authorising certain repairs and taking an active role in troubleshooting and problem solving activities.
To take joint responsibility with the Operations Engineer, Operations Chemist, Plant Mechanical Engineer, and Plant Electrical Engineer for the control, and review of all maintenance expenditure.
To be accountable for all expenditure within their control.
To provide engineering support to other Plant Areas.
Ensure compliance with BS EN 61511.
To ensure compliance of instrument systems used to satisfy license to operate requirements of EN14181.
To be responsible for the control of safe working practices for all Instrument personnel on site.
To have an understanding of plant processes and the interface with instrument and control equipment.
Ideally, the successful candidate will have/be -
Degree level in a relevant discipline with Chartered Status.
Chemical or Oil and Gas Industry background is desirable.
Experience of operating advance maintenance regimes with emphasis on proactive/predictive maintenance.
Extensive knowledge in the design, selection, installation and maintenance of instrument and control systems to relevant engineering standards.
Extensive knowledge and practical experience of basic process control and loop tuning philosophies including development, modification and problem solving of control schemes.
Understanding of Emerson RS23 and Delta V DCSto enable first line maintenance and process control reviews to be effectively monitored.
Instrument Design and Project Management.
Understanding of Hazard and Operability techniques.
Unfortunately, due to the high volume of candidates currently responding to our advertisements, we are not always able to provide feedback regarding your application. If you have not heard from us in 5 working days, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. We are an equal opportunities employer.
Please contact me if you have any queries about this position on 0191 221 0402Andrew Dodd