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Phillips 66 Electrical, Control & Instrument Industrial Placement in Northeast Lincolnshire, United Kingdom

Phillips 66 & YOU - Together we can fuel the future

Phillips 66 has more than 140 years of experience in providing the energy that enables people to dream bigger and go farther, faster. We are committed to improving lives, and that is our promise to our employees and our 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, honor 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. Phillips 66 was recognized by Forbes as one of “America’s Best Employers” in 2021.


If you want work experience that really counts, consider a placement with Phillips 66. We are now looking for a student who is working towards a degree in an Electrical, Electronic Control, Instrumentation, or industrially biased Computer Science subject degree to join us for a one-year industrial placement in 2022.

Your time will be spent working on specific projects alongside our experienced Engineers. You will be assisting with the provision of Instrumentation and/or Electrical engineering support or Industrial Control Systems (ICS) engineering on the refinery. As an E,C&I Engineering placement student you will get the opportunity to work on a variety of real-life projects within the Instrumentation, Electrical engineering or Industrial Control field depending upon your skills or preference. You will get to work alongside our experts on some of the most advanced technology used within the process industry sector including measurement and control systems, analysers, safety instrumented systems, electrical devices and electrical infrastructure, distributed control systems, industrial networking and cyber security. The placement is designed to help you gain the essential skills to have a successful career in industry.

Your assignment will normally be spent with one of the refinery disciplines teams, i.e., electrical, instruments or industrial control. Please indicate in your cover letter in which of these discipline teams you would prefer to work and an explanation as to why. Failure to do so may result in your application not being considered.

Should you do well during your time with us, you may be considered for a graduate position upon completion of your degree.

Position Requirements

What are we looking for?

  • A pro-active self-starter

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Someone who is highly motivated with a drive and energy to lead and influence change

  • Good team player who is able to work with and influence others

  • Confidence to work on your own initiative

  • Someone who has the ability to prioritise effectively

  • Ability to apply your technical knowledge to analyze problems and create innovative solutions

Requirements/Key Skills:

  • The legal right to live and work in the UK on a permanent basis without restrictions.

  • Working towards a minimum 2:1 in a Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Electrical, Control and Instrumentation, Control and Instrumentation, or any other Electrical related degree. We would also consider Computer science students who are interested in industrial control systems, networking and cyber security.

  • A-Level or equivalent qualification including at least one STEM subject.

  • Good engineering/technical knowledge

  • Logical approach to problem solving

  • Strong communications skills

  • Safety awareness

  • Have completed some previous work experience or held part time position successfully

What Phillips 66 can offer you:

  • Opportunity to get real industrial experience with responsibility and accountability

  • Ability to integrate and learn from experienced engineers

  • Career guidance and professional development support

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

  • Free daily lunch whilst working on site

  • Free accommodation for the first 6 weeks of your placement so you can get to know the area and other students.

  • Free access to our onsite gym

  • Competitive Salary

The Humber Refinery is located on the east coast of England in North Lincolnshire, United Kingdom, approximately 180 miles north of London. Humber's facilities include crude distilling, naphtha reforming, fluid catalytic cracking, hydrodesulfurization, thermal cracking and delayed coking units. The refinery has two coking units with associated calcining plants, which produce high-value graphite and anode petroleum cokes. It processes crude oil supplied primarily from the North Sea and includes light, low- and medium-sulfur and acidic crude oil. Humber produces a high percentage of transportation fuels. It is the only coking refinery in the United Kingdom, and a major producer of specialty graphite cokes and anode coke. Approximately 70 percent of the light oils produced by the refinery are distributed to customers in the United Kingdom by pipeline, rail car and truck, while the other products are exported to the rest of Europe, West Africa and the United States.

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 17th October 2021

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 on Tuesday 16th and Wednesday 17th November 2021 and may include an overnight stay and dinner with experienced engineers. Please ensure you are available to attend these dates when submitting your application.

Phillips 66 is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Requisition ID: 54567

Location: GBR - Northeast Lincolnshire - South Killingholme

Job Field: Internships, Graduate Positions, and Student Programs

Division : Humber Refinery

Technical Req : No