Machinery Engineering Specialist

  • Exxon Mobil
  • Trecate, NO, IT

Job Description

Job Role Summary We are looking for a Machinery Engineering Specialist to join Trecate Refinery. Machinery Engineering Specialists are responsible for providing specialist rotating equipment support to ExxonMobil’s refining, chemical & petro-chemical businesses. Job Role Responsibilities • Provide technical guidance and leadership on site machinery, also taking a lead role in development and mentoring • Develop and support machinery performance improvement initiatives • 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. Expected Level of Proficiency • Engineering degree in mechanical engineering, or an equivalent subject • Relevant machinery / rotating equipment engineering experience in an operational environment in the petrochemical industry or another heavy industry, for example utilities, mining, defence (five years+ as a guide). Candidates with less than five years’ experience, but who have a high degree of relevant industry experience will also be considered • Strong IT skills, specifically being an experienced and competent user of Microsoft Office – including PowerPoint, Excel and Word SKILLS • 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