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Reliability Engineer

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  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $100,000 to $120,000 Annually
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Life Insurance, 401k

Reliability Engineer

Compensation: $100-120k base, 14% bonus

Location: Norco LA


Do you have at least 4 years experience working in a chemical manufacturing plant?

Do you have past success in creating or optimizing PMs?

Please elaborate experience with statistical Process Control, Reliability Modeling & prediction, Fault Tree Analysis, Weibull Analysis, and/or 6 Sigma methodoliges.

Reliability Engineer

Norco LA

Job Description

  • Lead the development/implementation of Grace Reliability Excellence components.
  • Identify, monitor and maintain key performance indicators (KPI’s), and drive data access to the operator/craftsman level.
  • Performs RCFA’s to ensure long term maintenance equipment problems are appropriately investigated with solutions implemented.
  • Identify, initiate, coordinate, and complete maintenance process improvement opportunities.
  • Assist in tracking metrics and generating the monthly maintenance report for area of responsibility.
  • Assist maintenance personnel by troubleshooting and resolving equipment problems as necessary.
  • Proactively identify development opportunities to build reliability expertise.
  • Provide independent quality control of in house and outside contract services.
  • Facilitates positive change in the Maintenance organization by pro-actively driving department initiatives.
  • Acts as a change agent in implementing cross-functional plant business objectives.
  • Reviews major purchases and capital projects to optimize life cycle costs.
  • Provides input into capital budget to drive improved reliability.
  • Optimize existing equipment PMs and help create PMs for new equipment.
  • Give recommendations for spare parts of equipment.
  • Working closely with corporate reliability leader to develop site maintenance excellence and reliability plan
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.

Required Skills

  • Ability to organize and prioritize.
  • Computer proficiency with SAP highly desired (Retrieve data and generate reports).
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communications skills – work with multiple departments to solve problems.
  • Understanding of company and industrial design and repair standards and maintenance practices.
  • Knowledge of proper equipment design and proper operation.
  • Knowledge of Engineering codes and standards such as ASME, API, ANSI, etc.
  • Computer proficiency with Microsoft Project and Office and other maintenance scheduling tools.
  • Understand and/or perform PHA, FMEA, CA (Criticality Analysis), Root-cause and Root-Cause Failure Analysis (RCA, RCFA)
  • Professionally and systematically defines, designs, develops, monitors and refines an Asset Maintenance Plan that includes: Value-added preventive maintenance tasks, effective utilization of predictive and other non-destructive testing methodologies designed to identify and isolate inherent reliability problems
  • Provides input to a Risk Management Plan that will anticipate reliability-related, and non-reliability-related risks that could adversely impact plant operation.
  • Develops engineering solutions to repetitive failures and all other problems that adversely affect plant operations.
  • These problems include capacity, quality, cost or regulatory compliance issues. To fulfill this responsibility the Reliability Engineer applies:
    • Works with Production to perform analyses of assets including: Asset Utilization, Overall Equipment Effectiveness, remaining useful life, Other parameters that define operating condition, reliability and costs of assets
    • Proactive problem-solving approach focused on action.
    • Ability to climb ladders and stairs.
    • Highly motivated and self-starter.

Required Experience

  • 5 + years’ experience, engineering experience preferably in chemical or related manufacturing environment
  • Prefer to have working experience in PSM site
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or Related Engineering Field

Preferred Qualifications

  • Data analysis techniques that can include: Statistical Process Control, Reliability modeling and prediction, Fault Tree Analysis, Weibull Tree Analysis, Six Sigma (6σ) Methodology

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Norco, LA

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