FEP Technician Fife 2024

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At ExxonMobil, our vision is to lead in energy innovations that advance modern living and a net-zero future. As one of the world’s largest publicly traded energy and chemical companies, we are powered by a unique and diverse workforce fueled by the pride in what we do and what we stand for.

The success of our Upstream, Product Solutions and Low Carbon Solutions businesses is the result of the talent, curiosity and drive of our people. They bring solutions every day to optimise our strategy in energy, chemicals, lubricants and lower-emissions technologies.

We invite you to bring your ideas to ExxonMobil to help create sustainable solutions that improve quality of life and help meet society’s evolving needs. Learn more about our What and our Why and how we can work together.

ExxonMobil has operated in the UK for more than 135 years. We are best known today for the marketing of our Esso fuels and Mobil 1 lubricants and for our petrochemicals. We have refining and chemical operations in the UK, we operate the UK’s biggest private pipeline network and we retain a non-operated share in a number of fields in the North Sea. More recently, we are developing our involvement in lower emission projects in the UK, building on our experience in carbon capture and storage (CCS), hydrogen production and biofuels.

An ExxonMobil career is one designed to last. Our commitment to you runs deep: our employees grow personally and professionally, with benefits built on our core categories of health, security, finance, and life.

What role you will play in our team

Are you interested in working within a high performing team that’s committed to being the best in industry? Are you looking for a career that provides experience and training to develop your skills within an organisation that puts people first? If so, this could be the opportunity for you.

Fife Ethylene Plant is one of Europe’s largest and most modern ethylene plants. The plant currently provides work for around 500 personnel and has capacity to produce 830,000 tonnes of ethylene each year. Safety, Health and Environmental excellence are fundamental in everything we do and we are proud of our performance and commitment in these areas.

We are currently seeking to recruit 8 Process Technicians to join our shift teams. Process Technicians are responsible for the safe, reliable operation of their operating plant. If you have a ‘can do’ attitude, a second-to-none work ethic and relevant experience within the petrochemical, oil, gas, utilities, or other process industries, we would like to hear from you!

Applications will close on 14th April 2024 with a start date of August 2024. We may choose to close applications earlier should we receive a sufficient number of applications.

What you will do

  • Working a 12hr shift pattern - 2 days, 2 nights, 4 rest days for 3 cycles followed by 10 rest days
  • Operating plant equipment to run the plant safely, efficiently and economically
  • Safely preparing plant equipment for maintenance activities
  • Monitoring the operation and diagnosing faults, performing start-up and shutdowns of plant
  • Developing to operating the plant from the Central Control Room
  • Responding to incidents, hazardous conditions or emergencies

Key attributes of the Process Technician

  • A team player - Willing and able to work within a team, supporting team objectives
  • Commitment to the highest standards in safety and quality of work
  • Driven, motivated and committed to completing tasks with strong ownership
  • The ability to communicate well verbally and via IT-based systems
  • Ability to critically think and offer technical solutions to problems while prioritising work
  • Ability to adapt to change in a fast-paced environment while making decisions focused on safety, reliability and performance of the business
  • A flexible attitude to the job and the ability to demonstrate leadership capabilities

About you

We offer an excellent remuneration and benefits package including a competitive salary that includes shift allowance, share incentive scheme, pension plan and private health care for employees and their families. Successful applicants will also benefit from free on-site catering and the opportunity to participate in subsidised social and sporting events as well as use of an on-site gym.

We will invest in you, starting with 12 weeks of comprehensive Technician Training delivered by on-site experts. Ongoing training and development will ensure you have the skills and knowledge to succeed in your role. Opportunities for career progression in technical or leadership roles will exist for high performing Technicians.

Preferred qualifications & experience

Applicants should preferably have completed further education (HNC/HND or equivalent) in a relevant science or engineering. Candidates with exceptional skills and career references may also be considered with good general high school education e.g. Standard grade(1-3)/National 5 A-C (or equivalent) in English, Maths and either Physics or Chemistry.

ExxonMobil and its United Kingdom subsidiary companies, Esso Petroleum Company, Limited, and ExxonMobil Chemical Limited, are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. All applicants are offered equal opportunity to demonstrate their abilities during our recruitment processes, therefore, please contact the Recruitment Team if you wish to discuss any particular requirements to enable you to complete our recruitment process.

DEADLINE 14th April 2024