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Phillips 66 Mechanical Engineer - Graduate in North East Lincolnshire, United Kingdom

Phillips 66 & YOU - Together we can fuel the future

Phillips 66 has been operating in the UK for over 65 years and we are as excited about our future as we are proud of our past. We are committed to improving lives, and that is our promise to our employees and communities. We are sustained by the backgrounds and experiences of our diverse teams, which reflect who we are, the environment we create and how we work together.

Our company is built on values of safety, honour and commitment. We call our cultural mindset Our Energy in Action, which we define through four simple, intuitive behaviors: We work for the greater good, create an environment of trust, seek different perspectives and achieve excellence.

Our employees are the heart of our success, and there is a reason why we continue to attract great talent and it’s not just the excellent benefits package, or the opportunities for personal growth, it’s also the caring and committed culture of the organisation that makes everyone feel like they can bring their authentic self to work and be truly part of our team.

Providing Energy. Improving Lives.


Our graduate development programme will support you through the early stages of your career. It will provide you with a thorough understanding of all aspects of engineering on a large complex refinery. Once you complete our graduate development program you will be able to tailor your career and choose the aspects of engineering that interest you.

The program will also equip you with an understanding of the global business operation as well as provide you with personal development training essential within a business environment.

During this you will not be alone and will be part of a network of other graduates in our Class of 2024. You will join our ECN (early careers network) getting the chance to travel and socialise with graduates from other locations and disciplines.

Your career will challenge and stretch you in providing energy and improving lives for all our customers, but you will be supported and trusted every step of the way.

We run a professional develop scheme accredited with the IMechE. We are committed to ensure all our graduates gain chartered engineer status. Specifically, you will gain experience rotating through the following roles.

Central Engineering Role – Be accountable for the economic and engineering evaluation and screening of potential projects. Completion of Maintenance Project Work including equipment and piping repair, modification and replacement. Developing your understanding of pressure vessel/heat exchanger design codes, piping design codes, project engineering & budgeting practices.

Rotating Machinery Role – Working on specific types of machinery you will be accountable for the mechanical integrity and reliability of repairs, modifications and replacement. Gaining a deep understanding of pumps, compressors, gas and steam turbines used on a refinery.

Business Team Role – As the Business Team Engineer you will being accountable for the mechanical integrity and reliability of all the Business Unit’s mechanical assets (pumps, compressors, heat exchangers, pipework etc.) You will provide technical assistance to the refinery operations & maintenance teams, troubleshooting emergent problems as they arise. You will also be accountable to provide input into the long-term maintenance scopes for major future maintenance events.

Fitness for Service Role – As a Fitness for Service Engineer you will be accountable for the assessment of mechanical defects found on all asset types found on a refinery, as well as the damage mechanisms that cause these. You will understand how the operational services effects the assets and recommend the required repair or upgrades. Assessment of defects will range from hand calculations to finite element analysis. Ultimately this department ensures the safe and reliable operation of the refinery.

Please include your CV and a cover letter with your application explaining how you meet what we are looking for and what your long-term ambitions are. Please also include your 'A; level results or equivalent on your CV

Start date will be August/September 2024

What Phillips66 will offer you:

  • Starting salary of between £38,000 and £43,500 depending on degree level, industry competitive bonus and benefits scheme

  • Free accommodation for the first 6 weeks (if required) with us so you can get to know the area and other graduates.

  • Help with relocation (if required)

  • Opportunity to develop a successful long-lasting career with Phillips 66 potentially moving between roles across the wider business.

  • Career guidance and professional development support

  • Ability to integrate and learn from experienced engineers

  • Opportunity to become part of our Early Careers Network and take part in fun, informative and social activities

  • Participation in the corporate Professional Refinery Engineering Programme (PREP)

  • Free daily lunch whilst working on site

  • Free access to our onsite gym facilities

  • Flexible working pattern options

The Humber Refinery is playing its part of the UK’s decarbonisation efforts.

As a part of the UK Government’s net zero ambition, the Humber Refinery is on a journey to become the Refinery of the Future. With proposed plans for a number of projects including to implement a first-of-a-kind FCC carbon capture project, the Humber Refinery is part of Humber Zero, a world-scale concept to reduce UK industry carbon emissions, saving up to 8 million tonnes of CO2 by 2030 from the Immingham industrial area.

On top of this, the Humber Refinery is the UK’s only refiner producing Sustainable Aviation Fuel at scale. It is also the only European facility producing battery anode coke, which forms a critical component for lithium-ion batteries used in electrical vehicles and in consumer electronics. Our current production of battery anode coke is equivalent to placing 1.3 million EVs on the road every year, and we are developing multiple projects to expand this capability.

We are on an exciting journey, are you ready to join us?

Our Process:

In order to be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all pre-screening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date 31st October 2023

Applications will be reviewed periodically throughout the advertising window. However, we may invite candidates who pass our screening process to selection events on a first-come, first-served basis and making offers of employment to people who are successful at those events, therefore we advise that you apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Our assessment days will be held at our Humber Refinery in early November (14th & 15th initially with potentially more dates added) and may include an overnight stay and dinner with experienced engineers (Reasonable travel expenses and overnight accommodation will be provided).

Phillips 66 is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Requisition ID: 58198

Location: GBR - North East Lincolnshire - South Killingholme

Job Field: Engineering

Division : Humber Refinery

Technical Req : No