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Instrument Engineer

Orion Group, Aberdeen,Scotland
Employment type: 
Full time
Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Management, Supply Chain Management, Operations, Maintenance

Instrument Engineer

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Instrument Engineer, based in Aberdeen

Responsibilities will include:
Demonstrate HSE leadership commensurate with role with rigorous risk-management applied to all instrument activity.
Provide high-quality, structured day-to-day instrument engineering support to DTA sites ensuring application of best practice, prioritisation of activity, engagement with vendors and adoption of cost-effective, fit-for-purpose solutions.
Ensure instrument modifications and maintenance activities are compliant with legislative and company standards with any deviation robustly risk-assessed.
Apply engineering rigour and structured thinking to instrument issues in pursuit of fit-for-purpose solutions aligned to site strategies
Optimise instrument maintenance in Work Management System (WMS) in pursuit of right-maintenance, on the right-equipment at the right frequency to maximise reliability at optimum cost
Support the review and prioritization of corrective work via the offshore Work-Order Review Meeting
Define and manage instrument spares / inventory at the appropriate level to assure reliable operations
Ensure instrument activities are fully managed and accurately reflected in asset plans with all gate-criteria met
Ensure managed-contract vendors are given the appropriate direction and regular performance reviews conduced (with support from Supply Chain Management) to ensure high quality delivery.
Support modification and management of change processes (AFA, TQ etc) to ensure all such activities are appropriately controlled.
Define and manage the various instrument budgets and associated cost-centres.
Manage maintenance backlog at an appropriate level defined by the asset strategy
Ensure effective and timely close out of safety (Synergi), Independent Competent Person (ICP) and regulatory actions
Engage with offshore teams through periodic offshore site visits & audits
Engage in regular performance management and goal-setting dialogues with Line Manager.
Deploy rigorous Root Cause Analysis (RCA) techniques to ensure appropriate measures to improve underlying performance
Promote technological innovations that improve safety, performance and/or economic outcomes

Education, Experience & Technical Qualifications
Engineering professional with degree level qualification or equivalent. Chartered (or working towards) status desirable
Relevant operational experience preferred.

Contract position

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 918570

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.