Lubrizol Electrical and Instrumentation Technician in Mostyn, United Kingdom

Electrical and Instrumentation Technician

Warwick Chemicals, is part of Lubrizol, a Berkshire Hathaway company, and we have a simple philosophy: to be the best . Every year over 2 billion people use cleaning products on whose performance depends on a Bleach Activator provided by Warwick. We are the world’s largest manufacturer of TAED a low temperature bleach activator for use in laundry detergents, automatic dishwashing and biocidal applications. We are committed to meet the needs of the future with technology that optimises the quality, performance and value of customers’ products whilst reducing their environmental impact.

Multi skilled Shift Technician

Purpose of the job

We have an opportunity for an experienced Electrical and Instrumentation Technician to join our existing shift team providing maintenance support for our Electrical and Instrument Plant systems and equipment including: electrical systems/equipment; safety trip/interlocks electronic; electrical and pneumatic instrumentation systems and safety trip/interlocks.

Key Tasks include

  • To carry out activities associated:

  • with the Functional Safety lifecycle of Safety Instrumented Systems as defined by BS EN 61511,

  • installation work, inspection, detailed and close/visual of Hazardous Area equipment in both Gas and Dust Zones, as defined in BS EN 60079

  • testing and remedial work on Combustion Emission Monitoring Systems (CEMS) to BS EN 14181 and measurement of particulates to BS EN 13284 as defined by QAL 3 for MCerts,

  • testing and remedial work on Waste Water instrumentation to MCerts for discharge to Water,

  • safety checks on electrical systems and calibration work on instrumentation systems for legislative regulations in accordance with procedures laid down to ensure compliance with our COMAH, PPC, ISO 9002/14001 accreditations,

  • with fault diagnosis, on-line and off-line, of hardware, software and editing of DCS systems including HMI’s.

  • To work on HV systems and protection/control methods i.e. OCB’s, ACB’s and Power factor correction units.

  • To issue Permits to Work for specific areas e.g. boiler houses and compressor houses.

  • To isolate electrical equipment and issue safety documentation.

  • To form and fabricate components and parts, using machine and hand tools, working from graphical, written or verbal directions.

  • Maintain a working understanding of all process equipment, systems and utilities, undertaking training where necessary in order to perform maintenance effectively.

  • Analyse malfunctioning systems and/or equipment and recommend/carry out corrective action.

We’re looking for someone who has…………..

  • Completed an Indentured apprenticeship together with City & Guilds/ONC/HNC in electrical or instrument engineering and certified experience in the maintenance and calibration of instrumented systems. Or Indentured apprenticeship together with City & Guilds/ONC/HNC in instrument and control engineering and current qualifications in the IEE Requirements for electrical installations 16th edition.

  • Significant post apprenticeship experience in the chemical, petrochemical or process industries, demonstrating knowledge of instrumented systems, LV systems and control systems.

  • Ideally having worked on a COMAH or similar site candidates will also be COMPEX trained (modules 1 to 4, 5 and 6)

  • Experience and knowledge of safe working systems especially with respect to Risk Assessments and Work Authorisation Procedures.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills in a maintenance environment and posess excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Can work within a team environment whilst demonstrating self-initiative and motivation on a shift pattern.

In return we’ll give you….

  • The support to develop your own skills and progress your career as part of a global organisation

  • The opportunity to work with teams of highly skilled technicians and specialist engineers

  • A competitive salary and benefits package

The shift pattern is a 5 shift continuous pattern with 12 hour shifts and scheduled 18 day breaks averaging 42 hours per week.

The Mostyn site is located in a small village in Flintshire, North Wales lying on the estuary of the River Dee. This beautiful Welsh Border county has a countryside and coast enriched by a fascinating history with castles dating back to the 13th century and Abbey churches from the 7th century. Excellent road and rail links make it easily accessible, 27 miles from the historic Roman city of Chester with Liverpool and Manchester within a 1 to 1.5 hours’ drive.

Sitting to the west of the county the Snowdonia National Park can be reached in under an hour offering amazing scenery, superb hill climbing, world class mountain bike trails, surfing off the Llyn Peninsular and the Cambrian coastline with big beaches and small coves. The area offers affordable housing, a low cost of living with an outstanding quality of life in a rural setting.

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