SM Field Engineer (Specialist Measurement)

Billingham, UK

Together for a cleaner, healthier world.

Johnson Matthey, a FTSE 100 company, 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 13,000 people.  Johnson Matthey uses science to make the world cleaner and healthier. Over the past two centuries we have built our reputation and place as a global leader through quality, integrity, and innovation.  Today, more than 93% of the group’s sales come from products and services which provide sustainability benefits through the positive impact they have on the environment, resource efficiency and human health, but that’s not enough.  We have ambitious plans for growth and need talented individuals to help shape and lead us into our next century.

The role of Field Engineer is to safely carry out site survey, installation, servicing and commissioning of a portfolio of specialist level and density instrument products on customer locations worldwide.

Tracerco, part of Johnson Matthey Plc is a world-leading industrial technology company with over 60 years’ experience. The ingenious solutions it creates, and the insights it delivers, helps its customers to make informed decisions, optimise operations, boost profitability, and reduce risk. With offices across six continents, it is strategically placed to be a global leader with local values.

Tracerco helps to make the world’s essential industries safer, more efficient, and more productive.  Its innovations provide new ways to safeguard its customers’ operations and help solve seemingly impossible problems. Its commitment to innovation means that it is continuously evolving its technology offering to measure assets that are hard to measure.

Your responsibilities:

  • Understanding and ensuring compliance with relevant health & safety regulations and quality standards.
  • Safely commission specialist level and density instrument products to customers project specifications, ensuring compliance is always met
  • Packing, labelling and consigning of dangerous goods ensuring all applicable legislation is adhered too
  • Completing the installation & removal of Radioactive Sources on Customer Sites world wide adhering to global legislation
  • Maintaining the Radioactive source database and associated documentation in compliance with all Tracerco Policies and Procedures
  • Assisting Pre-Fat, FAT and any instrument / equipment testing
  • Maintaining the Radioactive source database and associated documentation in compliance with all Tracerco Policies and Procedures
  • Servicing of existing installations to ensure correct operation and conformance to current legislation and customers’ requirements
  • Investigating faults of existing installations
  • Analysing data and presenting findings in written reports / presentations
  • Working collaboratively with system design engineers, Project Managers and other field engineers to design, install and commission instrument solutions
  • Preparing and completing job work packs, commissioning check sheets and completion report
  • Liaising with clients, suppliers and contractors

Requirements for the role:

  • HNC / Degree in Instrumentation and Control Engineering.
  • Proven track record of previous field experience.
  • Ideally holds current Offshore Medical certificate / BOSIET (Desirable)
  • Member of (or working towards being a) The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) (Desirable)
  • Worked on an onshore COMAH site and / or Offshore installation (Desirable)
  • Familiar with industrial instruments and computer systems, PLCs, DCSs or similar programming logic systems. (Desirable)

How you will be rewarded:

We offer a competitive compensation and JM Elements benefits package including bonus, excellent pension contributions and 25 days annual leave (varies for shift-based roles). Our JM Elements Benefits programme helps our employees understand and manage the JM benefits, as well as helping you focus on your overall wellbeing – for you and your family.

We use our inspiring science and technology to enhance lives. For those who are passionate about sustainable solutions and shaping our markets, we offer stretch and a wealth of diverse opportunities.

We’ll give you freedom to bring your whole self to work and be part of a team where difference matters and all voices are heard, that genuinely cares for you and where your contribution is appreciated. We’ll empower you to lean in and make things happen, to create solutions and value for our customers. United by our values and vision, we’re self-starters sharing the same values and accountability and always with a shared commitment to doing the right thing. We’re passionate about making a difference and delivering a better tomorrow for us and for you – a cleaner and healthier world, today and for future generations.

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

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  • We measure the unmeasurable
  • We access the inaccessible
  • We help solve the impossible