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Plant Maintenance Engineer/Technician - Plastics Recycling

Criterion Executive Search
Huntington, WV
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Job Description

Reliability Engineer

Ironton, OH

Role Overview

The Ironton site Reliability Engineer is responsible for the safe and efficient implementation, execution, and improvement of asset integrity, maintenance, and reliability (AIM&R) programs across the facility.

Essential Responsibilities & Duties

  • Utilize Root Cause Analysis (RCA) techniques to review significant failures, identify corrective action to prevent re-occurrence, and refine asset strategy to sustain improvement.
  • Mine data to identify reliability improvement opportunities and develop corrective actions focused on delivering productivity improvement and cost reduction.
  • Develop engineering solutions to repetitive failures and other problems that adversely impact plant safety, capacity, quality, cost, or regulatory compliance.
  • Collaborate with Central Reliability to execute the Predictive Maintenance (PdM) Program seeking ways to leverage tools and deliver value.
  • Collaborate with Central Reliability Engineers to create or modify asset strategies using Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) or Failure Mode & Effects Analysis (FMEA) methodologies.
  • Identify deficiencies in maintenance processes and develop sustainable improvements.
  • Provide reliability technical support to Operations, Maintenance, Engineering, and Procurement activities. Also provide training and coaching as needed to engage personnel in improved execution of AIM&R programs.
  • Provide technical leadership to maintain, improve, and advance the Process Safety Management program throughout the facility.

Basic Qualifications (Required)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Chemical Engineering
  • 5+ years of experience as a Reliability Engineer in an industrial manufacturing setting.
  • Facilitation capability with RCA and experience with leveraging the process for defect elimination.
  • Knowledge of process safety management
  • Knowledge of equipment design and failure modes. Experience with interpreting forensic evidence to identify failure modes.
  • Experience with PdM Technologies including vibration, infrared thermography, ultrasonic emissions, oil analysis, motor circuit evaluation and motion amplification.
  • Knowledge of precision lubrication and precision maintenance techniques.
  • Experience with using RCM or FMEA methodologies to develop asset strategies.
  • Ability to lead and be part of cross functional teams.
  • Excellent written, listening, and verbal communication skills.
  • Effective critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with leadership, employees, vendors, and customers.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills including the ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to, on a non-routine basis, work weekends, holidays and respond to emergency callouts.
  • Advanced skills in basic personal computer software (Microsoft applications) and computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Industry certifications such as CMRP, CRE, MLT1, MLA2, Six Sigma, various PdM Technologies
  • 10+ years of relevant work experience



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