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job reference: 10436

Senior Instrument & Control Engineer


We are currently seeking a Senior Instrument and Control Engineer for a client in Hull.  This is for a full time position working 37 hours per week.


Responsible for the engineering development of instrument and control documentation, specifications and design briefs together with associated calculations relating to a wide range of industrial equipment for industries such as oil and gas, petrochemical, speciality chemical and power generation.

As a Senior Engineer, additional responsibilities include direct supervision and co-ordination of Engineers and Lead Designers working within the same project group.

The successful candidate shall have an in-depth working knowledge of instrument and control equipment and systems and be able to apply their knowledge to develop an appropriate design solution.


  • Carries out detailed instrument and control engineering and design work as may be required which may include but will not be limited to the following:
  • Technical co-ordination of project kick off
  • Calculations as may be required, e.g. cable calculations, control valve sizing, IS calculations, thermowell sizing, etc.
  • Development and implementation of design verification and testing processes
  • Identification / instruction of engineering requirements to the Instrument and Control Design team
  • Develop innovative design solutions and be responsible for the specification compliance of designs
  • Responsible for instrument and control specification and selection of equipment whilst considering obsolescence, availability and cost issues
  • Responsible for preparing and undertaking design review and approval
  • Ensures that the Engineering team maintain associated files and electronic information in accordance with both mandatory and company / client requirements
  • Undertake site evaluations to identify appropriate design solutions
  • Assist with preparation of cost estimates and project schedules
  • Identify and take measures to mitigate any instrument and control technical risks and to report such findings to the Principal Engineer / Technical Manager
  • Ensure that their knowledge of latest technology and best practice are maintained and up to date
  • Effectively handle client interfaces and resolution of technical queries
  • Effective management of engineering / design change
  • Conduct FAT / SAT as may be required
  • Responsible for the creation, review and approval of all instrument and control drawings and documents, e.g. functional design specification, datasheets, cabling block diagrams, loop diagrams, intrinsically safe calculations schedules
  • Responsible for the generation, development, review and approval as may be applicable of all instrument and control construction workpacks or part thereof
  • Responsible for meeting engineering / design to cost estimates
  • Ensures the delivery of final instrument and control engineering / design output suits the project and or client specific requirements
  • Responsible for reporting progress of all assigned tasks to the Principal Engineer / Technical Manager
  • Creation of technical reports and documentation as may be required
  • Responsible for ensuring that the drawing / equipment libraries, etc. are regularly maintained are up to date and are correct
  • Take responsibility for coaching and supporting Instrument and Control Engineers and Designers in design techniques and the relevant departmental / company processes
  • To identify any personal or Instrument and Control Engineering team training requirements and to report these to either the Principal Engineer or Technical Manager


  • Degree in Instrument and Control Engineering or HNC / HND with suitable experience.
  • Membership of an appropriate Leadership or supervisory training.
  • CDM 2015 training.
  • ATEX training


  • Normally 10 years minimum.
  • Demonstrate an excellent, in-depth working knowledge of instrument and control engineering.
  • Experience within the oil and gas, petrochemical or power generation sectors.
  • Offshore design experience.
  • Demonstrate a sound understanding of functional safety, IEC 61508, etc.

location: Hull, East Yorkshire | salary: £TBA | contract duration: Long Term



job reference: 10435

Clerk (SOR/Asbestos)


We are looking to recruit a Clerk (SOR/Asbestos) for our client based in North Lincolnshire. This is an excellent opportunity to work at a top tier COMAH site of a large, worldwide organisation.  This is a full time contract position for an initial 12 month contract.

SOR Duties:-

  • Input data from measure sheets to master spreadsheet for each discipline
  • File measure sheet in holding file
  • At a time agreed with contract company exchange pivot table information (master sheets or sheet number and values)
  • Create pivot tables and compare with Contract company
  • Filter pivots to show any discrepancies
  • Resolve discrepancies over the telephone, face to face
  • If necessary exchange pivot table information again, recreate pivots with new data and agree valuation figure
  • Correspond to client and contract company confirming valuation amount agreed
  • Enter dates and amounts in master spreadsheet for each line agreed and ensure total entered matches with total agreed
  • Remove and dispose of all measure sheets agreed in current valuation once approved in SAP by client  after 1 year
  • Update cumulative totals for all disciplines within agreement sheet held on system

Asbestos Duties:-

  • Monitor due dates for re-inspections and ensure they are carried out by surveyors in a timely manner and update information
  • Produce any remedial work reports resulting from re-inspections and update once works are completed and paperwork returned by contractor
  • Update information and documents resulting from an asbestos removal including update of sketch and electronic filing of ASB5 and clearance certificates
  • Create and import new line and sample data including transferring data from lab reports, adding photographs, lab reports copies and drawing sketches


  • Advanced Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Office
  • Web based applications (RFB)

location: Immingham | salary: Competitive | contract duration: Initial 12 month contract



job reference: 10434

SAP Technical Analyst


We are looking to recruit a SAP Technical Analyst for our client based in North Lincolnshire. This is an excellent opportunity to work at a top tier COMAH site of a large, worldwide organisation.  This is a full time contract position for 6 months.

Basic Function

This position will be accountable for the support of the client's functionality in SAP, including custom and SAP delivered programs Refining, Marketing & Commercial Business Units in Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific.

Primary Accountabilities/Responsibilities

  • Supporting the client's functionality in SAP used by EMEA and AP Businesses, including custom and delivered programs.
  • Working independently to perform complex analysis, design, development, programming and modification of SAP programs, jobs, variants, etc.
  • Providing ongoing production support for SAP application jobs, programs, reports and interfaces, including ad-hoc work out of hours as requested by supervisor.
  • Providing programming support on a part-time basis for SAP initiatives and projects.
  • Provide day-to-day support for ABAP programs, reports, screens, reports, user exists, etc. in development, test and production environments.
  • Anticipate and proactively resolve issues (communicate with other SAP Service functional/technical teams, Team Leads/Supervisors and, Service Desk as the 1st level support).
  • Prepare unit testing documents, perform unit testing and confirm with functional teams before developments are implemented into production environment.
  • Review functional and technical feasibility for enhancement requests in his/her assigned application and modules.
  • Develop/implement program modules or new functionalities from general specifications.
  • Identify system performance issues that relate to assigned applications and modules.  If necessary, coordinate with SAP Basis team to resolve performance issues.
  • Work as a partner with functional teams to resolve issues and to test new enhancements.
  • Develop guidelines and standards in support of application development practices.
  • Identify key programming design issues and recommended possible solutions.
  • Apply principles of good programming development and maintenance (eg. programming structure, based on functional/technical design, version control, prioritisation, self-testing and ticket maintenance in ServiceNow) in accordance with Global SAP development and testing methodology.

Critical Skills/Leadership Criteria

  • Degree or suitable technical qualification.
  • Programming and application support experience with solid analytical, development, testing and problem solving skills.
  • Experience developing in SAP ABAP.
  • Ability and willingness to provide day-to-day and after hours application support as requested by supervisor.

Preferred Skills

Experience with at least three of the following SAP modules:

  • SD
  • TSW
  • MM
  • PM
  • FI

Demonstrated expertise in the following SAP technologies:

  • SAP WebDynpro
  • SAP Script / Smart Forms / Adobe Forms
  • ALV
  • IDOCs

Experience of any of the following would be an advantage:

  • UI5
  • Experience supporting mission critical production systems.
  • Unix experience.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrate a high level of initiative and results driven effort.
  • Ability to manage and perform multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Take ownership and deliver quality results.
  • Work well within a team environment.
  • Discipline in following operational standards and processes.
  • Knowledge of Electronic Data Interface (EDI) technologies.

location: Immingham | salary: Competitive | contract duration: Initial 6 month contract



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