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Site Mechanical Engineer

Johnson Matthey
Clitheroe, Lancashire
Depending on experience
Closing date
23 Feb 2024

Job Details

Job Family: Engineering

As the Site Mechanical Engineer you will ensure that the Johnson Matthey Clitheroe site is actively managing the integrity and statutory compliance of their critical upper COMAH environment along with managing the site improvements projects.

Johnson Matthey, a FTSE 250 organisation, is a global leader in sustainable technologies specialising in catalysis, precious metal products, chemicals and process technology.  With operations in over 30 countries, we employ more than 12,600 people. 

We have more 200 years of success behind us; be part of the next stage of our growth journey and help maintain our reputation as one of the most admired organisations in our field. Our unique culture and people give us competitive advantage and will ensure our success for years to come. You can be part of that success story.

Your responsibilities:

Management of the sites piping specifications, providing advice, awareness and training as required Integrity needs of critical structures, vessels, pipelines, lifting gear and other assets deemed critical to satisfy the statutory and regulatory requirements applicable to the site assets Sign off of PSSR inspections carried out by a ‘competent person’ Risk Based Inspection (RBI) programmes for the sites aged assets. Defining the inspection philosophy, strategy and standards for equipment/systems ensuring industry best practices are incorporated Technical input, discipline review approval of any modification to plant equipment through the Management of Change (MOC) process that could impact technical suitability of equipment Allocating and actioning of improvement projects ensuring timely completion and budget adherence Assessing the criticality and subsequent failure modes of plant items and equipment in order to drive increases in OEE and subsequently, site profitability Develop obsolescence plans for critical aged assets and action as required  

Requirements for the role:

Educated to degree level in a Mechanical engineering discipline Experience working in a regulated environment (e.g. COMAH, Chemical, Oil and Gas) Experience in Performance Standards and Risk Based Inspection techniques Knowledge of asset ageing and corrosion mechanisms Excellent stakeholder management skills and communication skills both written and verbal Knowledge of Microsoft Applications and other industry standard application packages Knowledge of Asset Management Systems and Document Management Systems (desirable)  

How you will be rewarded:

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including bonus, excellent pension contributions and 25 days annual leave (varies for shift-based roles).

At JM, an inclusive culture is integral to our values and ambitions for the future. We are committed to ensuring that everyone can bring their full self to work and thrive in their career.  Welcoming everyone to JM, regardless of their unique characteristics, experiences or thoughts allows us to bring many different voices and experiences together to tackle the world's biggest challenges. Being truly inclusive means that all colleagues feel valued for their differences, views and contributions, and feel a sense of belonging at JM.

Johnson Matthey is open for discussion on part time, job share and flexible working patterns

Closing date for applications: This job advertisement will be posted for a minimum of 2 weeks, early application is advised

For any queries or should you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application please contact


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We currently have lots of exciting engineering and technology opportunities available,

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