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Project Engineer

Salary Competitive Salary Plus Excellent Benefits
Location Ellesmere Port, Cheshire
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This is a Permanent, Full Time vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

About the Company 

Essar Oil UK is a leading UK-focussed downstream energy company whose main asset is the Stanlow Manufacturing Complex, one of the most advanced refineries in Europe and situated close to the major cities of Liverpool and Manchester.  Stanlow is a key strategic national asset, annually producing over 16% of the UK’s road transport fuels, while playing an important part in Britain’s petrochemical industry by providing key feedstocks.   


The business is a major supplier in the North West and beyond with customers including most of the major retail brands operated by international oil companies and supermarkets, Manchester Airport, leading commercial airlines and the region’s trains and buses.


The business covers crude and product trading, refinery operations, HSE implementation, maintenance support and technological services, together with marketing and retail activities.  Our commitment to maintaining safe and healthy working conditions and following the best operating practices to protect the environment underpins everything we do.  


We employ 800 highly trained and loyal staff, who are at the heart of everything we do.  The company has an embedded safety culture, technically challenging work across the different parts of the business and some of the best training available in the energy industry.


Essar is committed to playing a key role in the decarbonisation of the UK.


The Role

We currently have an opportunity for a Project Engineer to join our team. The successful candidate will be directly responsible for the successful delivery of a portfolio of projects, safely and to agreed quality, cost and schedule targets.  These projects will be of various sizes/complexity.  You will be responsible for managing both brown and green field projects from conceptual stage through to handover, with support to the commissioning team.  On larger projects you will assist the Project Manager, with the technical aspects of projects being executed by Tier 1 contractors.


About You

Our ideal candidate should be a degree, HNC or equivalent qualified Chartered Engineer or working towards becoming Chartered, with a proven track record of brown-field oil and gas project experience.  You should have familiarity with project delivery/assurance procedures, strong communication skills, be commercially astute, technically competent, and have the ability to work with others showing initiative and leadership potential.  



The closing date for the vacancy is Friday 06 August 2021 at midday.  Interviews for successful candidates will commence shortly after.  


Please note, we work with a carefully selected set of recruitment agencies and we are not looking to add to the current preferred suppliers list. We are unable to accept representations from agencies that are not on that preferred supplier list.

Essar Oil (UK) Limited (Essar Oil UK) owns and operates the Stanlow Manufacturing Complex, located on the south side of the Mersey Estuary near Liverpool. Stanlow plays a key part in the national economy, producing over 16% of the UK's transport fuels.

At Essar Oil UK, we have an embedded safety culture, technically challenging work and provide some of the best training available in the industry. As one of the leading players in the oil and chemical industry, we are constantly looking to improve every aspect of our business.

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