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Inspection Coordinator

Location:  Fawley, HAM, GB
Company:  ExxonMobil

Job Role Summary

We are currently seeking a qualified and experienced Inspection Coordinator to join our European Regional Project Centre (ERPC) team. Based at Fawley Refinery and Chemical Plant, which is a combined refining, lubricants and chemicals manufacturing site located on the south coast of England, on the edge of the New Forest National Park, ERPC supports projects at both Fawley and ExxonMobil’s refining and chemical facilities in the broader European and Middle East Region.


We offer an excellent remuneration and benefits package, which includes a competitive salary, defined benefit pension scheme, share incentive plan, private health care for employees and their families and, where applicable, relocation assistance. Onsite facilities, including a gym, make Fawley an enjoyable place to work.

Job Role Responsibilities

Inspection Coordinators are responsible for developing inspection assignments, based on quality assurance requests for ERPC projects, and engaging suitably qualified internal inspectors or third party inspection service providers. The key responsibilities are to:

  • Review quality assurance requests and develop inspection requirements, consistent with the relevant quality assurance standards, and cost estimates.
  • Appoint suitably qualified internal inspectors or third party inspection service providers and lead the project inspection kick-off meetings.
  • Maintain a database of qualified third party inspection service providers and their geographical location, proactively working with contractor companies to ensure adequate coverage for anticipated assignments.
  • Assist in the quality assurance process assessment, reviewing work for compliance with the relevant quality assurance and controls standards.


The successful candidate will work with a small team, which is part of the larger ERPC team at Fawley.

Expected Level of Proficiency

To be eligible for this role, you must:

  • Hold a relevant engineering qualification, in mechanical engineering or an equivalent subject, preferably at degree level, but as a minimum at Higher National Diploma level. Candidates should also be able to demonstrate on-going professional development / learning over multiple years.
  • Have relevant experience with pressure systems inspection, preferably in the petrochemical industry, in a lead quality assurance role.
  • Have a good working knowledge of the Pressure Systems Safety Regulations (PSSR).
  • Have strong IT skills, specifically being: an experienced and competent user of Microsoft Office; competent in database management; and experienced with SAP systems. 


Candidates should also have demonstrated work experience and / or knowledge of:

  • Non-Destructive Testing procedures and their applications, for example: positive material identification (PMI): magnetic particle inspection (MPI); ultrasonic testing (UT); and radiographic testing (RT)
  • Be familiar with the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), American Petroleum Institute (API), European Number (EN) and National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) standards relevant to inspection / quality assurance
  • Reviewing and working with integrated project specifications and standards


Successful candidates should possess a broad range of personal effectiveness and leadership skills, with the ability to facilitate and influence business decisions in a team environment.

Applications open on 13 November 2017 and close on 4 December 2017. The first round of the interview process, which will be a telephone interview, will take place for selected candidates in early December. Successful candidates will then be invited to final round interviews, comprising both technical and competency based assessments, following this.


Further information on ExxonMobil careers in the UK can be found in our Recruitment Brochure.



ExxonMobil and its United Kingdom subsidiary companies, Esso Petroleum Company, Limited, and ExxonMobil Chemical Limited, are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. All applicants are offered equal opportunity to demonstrate their abilities during our recruitment processes, therefore, please contact the Recruitment Team if you wish to discuss any particular requirements to enable you to complete our recruitment process.

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