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Grangemouth Jobs

We have many dynamic and challenging roles available across regions, markets, products and specialisms. We also offer apprenticeships and graduate roles across our site.

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The INEOS Modern Apprenticeship is a competency-based four year training programme. Year One is primarily spent at Forth Valley College while in the remaining years apprentices are based at INEOS’ Grangemouth site, assigned to a working team, as well as attending College on day release. This gives them the opportunity to gain hands-on, competency-based skills training, as they work towards completing their Level 3 VQ portfolio. By the end of the Modern Apprenticeship, successful candidates will achieve a Level 2 VQ; and a Level 3 VQ in their chosen discipline along with a relevant HNC.


The Grangemouth refining and petrochemical facility is the largest manufacturing site in Scotland. This offers the discerning engineer a wide range of unique opportunities, from maintaining and optimising some of our well-established assets, to designing, installing, commissioning and running breakthrough world-scale technologies.

For an engineer seeking a varied and exciting career there are a diverse range of functions including projects, process optimisation, design, integrity and assurance, planned and reactive maintenance.


INEOS is seeking Graduates qualified to Masters level in Engineering/Science to join the Graduate programme as an Engineer or Commercial graduate.

During the 4-5 year development programme Graduates can expect to undertake a variety of placements across the site; being given genuine responsibility on live projects from the start – providing the breadth of experience they’d expect from a global organisation.

Each graduate is given a technical mentor to support them through their Chartership where applicable.

If you are a Graduate that thrives on challenge, there is no better place to be.

This year’s INEOS Graduates started their Graduate Training Scheme at Grangemouth in September. Over the next 4-5 years of their development programme they will work towards Chartership, undertaking a variety of placements; being given genuine responsibility on live projects and providing the breadth of experience they’d expect from a global organisation. If you are interested in learning more about the INEOS Graduate Scheme, visit our Graduates pages.

INEOS Graduates Scheme


The Project and Planned Shutdowns (TAR) portfolio at Grangemouth comprises multiple concurrent projects and TARs across the INEOS businesses on the Grangemouth site and associated remote locations as well as our 3rd party customers.

Project activities include modifications to existing plant and the installation of new facilities. In a typical year we will have 90-120 projects to be delivered, with more than 50 projects being active at any time.


Technicians are fundamental to ensuring the safety, availability, reliability and maintenance of the plant. Technicians are required to work in teams to meet production targets. The role of a technician varies depending on the chosen discipline and the area of the plant in which they work.

  • Process Technicians: These are all shift based roles ensuring the safe and efficient operation of process plant – including start-up, control and shutdown of plant and equipment. A minimum of 3 years experience together with a relevant technical qualification at SVQ Level 3 or HNC in Chemical Engineering or equivalent is required for these roles.
  • Mechanical Technicians: The key focus for our Mechanical Technicians is the installation, maintenance and development of mechanical equipment used across our site, paying close attention to reliability, safety and value for money. They need to liaise with planners and permit-issuing authorities, examine equipment for potential faults and make recommendations for equipment improvements. An SVQ Level 3 or HNC in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent is essential for this role.
  • Instrument / Electrical Technician: Installation, maintenance and development of instrument and /electrical systems in line with our health and safety standards This means completing jobs safely and efficiently, examining equipment for potential faults and making recommendations to avoid possible failure. An SVQ Level 3 or HNC or equivalent is essential for these roles.

Commercial & professional support

Grangemouth is one of the largest manufacturing sites in Scotland, directly employing over 1300 highly skilled personnel together with up to an additional 1000 contractors on site in any day.

As such we have a wide range of functions to enable the smooth, safe and efficient operations of the site. 

  • SHE – Safety, Health and Environment
  • Finance
  • IT
  • Procurement
  • HR

If there are no current vacancies that match your skills, experience and expertise we would be happy to receive your CV to keep on file for future positions that become available.

All vacancies

To see all of INEOS Grangemouth vacancies click here, or for more information regarding career opportunities please use the contact details below.

Phone: +44 (0) 1324 476908
Fax: +44 (0) 1324 475519