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Maintenance Engineer

Company: Ineos Group Ltd
Location: Theodore
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

INEOS Phenol

Interested in joining a winning team? A team whose employees share in the ownership of the business and are empowered to make a difference?

Job Title

Mechanical Engineer




Mobile, AL

Organizational Context and Job Purpose

INEOS Phenol is the world's largest producer of phenol and acetone with an annual manufacturing capacity of over 3 million tonnes per annum. We employ around 600 people across four sites, located at: Antwerp (Belgium), Gladbeck (Germany), Marl (Germany), Mobile, AL and Pasadena, TX. Our markets are growing worldwide. Our efficient, integrated assets provide a competitive global manufacturing base to grow with our customers, to continue to meet their needs around the world.

How the Role fits In:

This position is responsible for supporting the facility-wide maintenance activities to ensure safe, responsive, high quality and economical maintenance services. This position will be providing technical support for all disciples in maintenance with emphasis on improving equipment reliability, ensuring quality services and repairs are being performed, reducing maintenance costs and providing technical support for troubleshooting equipment and process problems. This position will also be managing some individual capital projects assigned to the maintenance department. The incumbent will routinely utilize SAP and Micro-soft Projects to perform his job function.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities

SHE Stewardship

  • Maintain safety as the highest priority and abide by all INEOS safety policies and procedures.
  • Understand and promote the INEOS "20 Principles of Safety", assuring that personnel are aware of safe working practices and promote the safety concepts of "Coaching for Safety" and "Stop Work".
  • Promote safety and safe actions through communication such as discussing safety with employees/contractors before job task, during meetings, and as opportunities arise to promote safety to the fullest extent possible.
  • Ensure compliance with all safety and environmental regulatory requirements and strive to meet internal SHE objectives.
  • Ensure completion of own and direct subordinate training requirements as outlined in the annual training schedule.
    Work Duties
    • Promotes and assists in maintaining the integrity programs for critical assets and protective systems.
    • Provide technical support and recommendations to improve overall equipment reliability.
    • Optimize current predictive and preventive maintenance tasks and activities, identifying gaps and developing corrective action plans, driving implementation and evaluating improvement performance.
    • Monitor and evaluate "Top Ten" equipment failures making recommendations to improve their Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF).
    • Support the Maintenance Supervisor with obtaining, managing, and analyzing equipment vibration data.
    • Provide mechanical knowledge to support maintenance efforts to ensure equipment reliability, reduced maintenance costs and minimum unplanned downtime.
    • Improve maintenance work efficiency by implementing precision maintenance techniques.
    • Assist Maintenance Supervisors with ensuring quality services and repairs are being provided.
    • Manage safety relief valve inspections and recertification adjusting the frequency of inspections based on past performance.
    • Evaluate current equipment spare parts inventory to ensure spare parts are available for critical equipment.
    • Assist in the training and development of in-house maintenance resources.
    • Plan and manage capital projects assigned to the maintenance department.
    • Includes cost and schedule accountability for assigned projects
    • Assist the maintenance staff with developing the annual maintenance budget.
    • Assist the maintenance staff in developing the major turnaround (TAR) budget (every 3 years).
    • Assist the maintenance staff with the planning, scheduling and execution of the major turnaround (TAR) every 3 years.
    • Play a key role in digitalization efforts for department managed systems.
    • Assist in other tasks required to maintain the facility.
    • Assume the Maintenance Manager's responsibilities in their absence.

      Skills & Knowledge Required

      • B.S in Mechanical Engineering with five (5) years relevant experience in industrial environment.
        • The incumbent must be technical sound, result-oriented, decisive and have good human relation skills.
          • SAP skills are a plus. This includes, but not limited to, reviewing equipment work order history, evaluating equipment maintenance costs, reviewing preventative maintenance plans, creating purchase requisitions, creating and changing notifications and work orders.
            • Have a strong mechanical background in an industrial environment.
              • Knowledge of safety, maintenance, and operations management systems.
                • Be able to read and understand technical drawings and documentation associated with production equipment, vessels, and tankage.
                  • Be able to communicate effectively both orally and written.
                    • Work and interact effectively as a team member.
                      • Focuses efforts and prioritizes work to deliver business value.
                        • Providing constructive feedback to peers.
                          • Effectively organizes work while balancing competing priorities.
                            • The use of the following office equipment will be required: Personal computer, calculator, multi-line telephone, copier, printer, scanner, fax
                              • The use of the following software could be required: Microsoft (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook, Visio, Power BI, Teams, Project, Share Point), Adobe (PDF), SAP.
                                • The use of the following site systems could be required: Emerson Distributive Control System, PI Data Historian, COA Database, Training Mine, Alfresco Document Management, Esker, Ten Force.
                                  Physical Requirements

                                  Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

                                  Possible Conditions to be Subjected to:
                                  • The worker is subject to both environmental conditions: Activities occur inside and outside.
                                  • The worker is subject to extreme cold: Temperature below 32 degrees F for periods of more than one hour.
                                  • The worker is subject to extreme heat: Temperatures above 100 degrees F for periods of more than one hour.
                                  • The worker is subject to noise: There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above the ambient noise level.
                                  • The worker is subject to vibration: Exposure to oscillating movements of the extremities or whole body.
                                  • The worker is subject to hazards: Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.
                                  • The worker is subject to atmospheric conditions: One or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin: fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, or poor ventilation.
                                  • The worker is subject to oils: There is air and/or skin exposure to oils and other cutting fluids.


                                    This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or require that different tasks be performed when circumstance change (e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush jobs, or technological developments).

                                    Our culture is one of honesty and integrity with an emphasis on safety, health and environmental performance. On our team, people are acknowledged for embracing new practices that help create real value for customers.

Keywords: Ineos Group Ltd, Mobile , Maintenance Engineer, Engineering , Theodore, Alabama

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