Instrument Field Engineer Job at Air Products – in Kingston upon Hull

Job Description

Job Description and Qualifications

Air Products & Chemicals, Inc., is a Fortune 500 manufacturer of industrial gases. For more than 75 years we’ve been helping our customers to become more productive, energy efficient and sustainable. With approximately 16,000 employees and operations in 50 countries, we serve customers across a wide range of industries from food and beverage to medical, energy and transportation. We supply a unique portfolio of atmospheric and process gases, equipment and services.

Our UK and Northern Continent Industrial Gases business regions are supported by a number of production facilities across Europe. Maintaining these plants in peak operating condition is crucial to our business, and we rely on a highly skilled European Field Maintenance team to provide planned & unplanned maintenance, troubleshooting, repair, and on-call breakdown cover to ensure quality production with minimal downtime. The team also supports plant improvement projects, and commissioning activities for new plants and additions to existing production plants.

Growing customer demand has created an opening for a suitably qualified and experienced Field Instrument Engineer to join our high performing team.

This successful candidate will be primarily focused on practical work at the various production plants and can be based in one of several locations in the UK, Netherlands or Belgium. Regular travel will be a key feature of the role.

The role

Responding to any major occurrence of plant breakdown, carrying out prompt inspection, analysing the fault, repairing and re-commissioning affected plant and equipment to ensure the minimum loss of production.

Providing maintenance support to operating facilities, including maintenance technical support, as well on-site routine or major shutdown related maintenance. Supervising contractors and/or Air Products staff and ensuring that the work is adequately planned and executed safely at a high level of effectiveness.

Working closely with the turnaround leadership teams to ensure work is planned, prepared and executed in a safe, cost effective and timely manner

Completing plant modifications according to central design specification, submit self-generated design changes to specialist technical engineers for approval before implementation. For some projects, you will be required to generate scope, determine costs, obtain approval and execute the work scope.

Reviewing and updating the technical content of the preventive maintenance procedures and recommending changes where improvements in safety, quality or economy may be affected

Providing training to Air Products, joint venture, and third-party personnel in maintenance practices.

What we’re looking for

Proven experience as an Instrument Field Engineer, ideally in an industrial gases or petrochemical environment and displayed technical proficiency in dealing with the broad variety of control and instrumentation systems and equipment found in plants.

Demonstrated initiative and the ability to work unsupported and make an effective contribution to the department objectives.

Completion of a Formal Instrumentation Apprenticeship, HNC or equivalent

The ability to read instrumentation drawings, trip panel drawings, logic diagrams and tables, PLC and DCS configuration.

Good verbal and written communication in English.

Flexibility to travel across Europe.

A strong desire to acquire new skills and experience in a positive learning environment.

If you meet the above criteria and are looking for a game changer in your career, then come and discover, care and accomplish at Air Products by clicking APPLY now.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We encourage applications from all suitable candidates regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

Req No.


Employment Status

Full Time


Global Industrial Gases

Business Sector / Division

Industrial Gases EMEA




United Kingdom

About Company

Company: Air Products –

Company Location:  Kingston upon Hull

Job Category: Engineering Jobs, Mechnical Jobs, Electrical Jobs

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