Since its formation in 2014, the firm has grown from just six directors, who were previously senior refinery engineers or technical members of refinery management, to its current number of 70 employees. Its team includes a mix of full and part-time staff, associates, contractors and apprentices.
“We are committed to developing the skills and expertise in our staff,” says Jason O’Malley, one of InSite’s directors (pictured). “At InSite we pride ourselves in being an employer that we would want to work for. We strongly believe that a happy and valued employee is a productive employee and we are proud to have created a culture where our people can reach their potential.
“We’ve put trainees though evening classes, given others the opportunity to complete part-time degrees alongside their work, and we encourage our engineers to gain chartered status. The latest chapter in this story is the recent establishment of an apprenticeship scheme and the arrival of our first two apprentices.
“Fundamentally, our job is to make our client’s jobs easier. We have achieved this by understanding the clients’ requirements and the pressures and challenges that they face, because we have faced the same challenges and pressures in our previous role as senior management team at a top tier COMAH (Control of Major Accident Hazards) operating site. These include technical problems, changing product specifications, increased environmental regulations, budget constraints and windows of opportunity due to scheduled shutdowns.”
In the coming year, the company is relocating to a larger office space, the layout of which is better suited to its needs as an engineering design and technical consultancy company.
“As such, we firmly believe this will be a catalyst for further growth,” says O’Malley. “The larger office space also opens up the opportunity to collaborate with other companies that share our vision and goals."
InSite is also actively pursuing growth into new territories, by attendance at the ADIPEC (Abu Dhabi International Exhibition & Conference) exhibition in Abu Dhabi and the ERTC (European Refining Technology Conference) in Cannes.