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(Archived) Reliability / Maintenance Engineer

Last Updated: 9/25/23

Job Description

Job description:

Career opportunity to join expanding global chemical leader as Lead Engineer for maintenance, reliability, production/capital improvements, and technical documentation for the assigned areas. Provides asset maintenance, reliability, and outage scope guidance and are in charge of overall area asset care.


--Manage all areas of mechanical equipment related maintenance not being covered by the Mechanical Integrity program, including on-plant, workshop, inventory, clerical, and planning activities as well as maintaining/improving the necessary documentation (e.g. specifications, equipment documentation).

--Co-ordinate plant changes, both equipment and facilities, which require engineering input, which are requested by Maintenance or Production, or other departments. Co-ordinate plant changes, both equipment and process, which improve plant OEE, yields, equipment, reliability, process quality.

--Improve/develop a reliability strategy based on the business needs, to make sure that maintenance, Turnaround and Capital spending is mainly focused on the most relevant equipment and moving towards a proactive approach. This includes identification of the critical spare equipment/spare parts and determination of their inventory parameters, enhancement of the Preventive Maintenance program, e.g. condition-based, as well as development of a plan for asset preservation and rationalization projects in the assigned areas.

--Analyze maintenance costs and/or repair frequencies and use existing analyses of OEE losses to identify bad actors and develop measures to improve or replace the assets.

--Lead and participate in cross-functional teams, e.g. Reliability Centered Maintenance, Root Cause Analysis and Six Sigma Teams, Investigations, or Equipment Improvement Teams.

--Prepare and submit to the Area Operations Manager, monthly reports summarizing the status of major maintenance and reliability activities and their on-going capital projects.

--Lead the Capital project input and budgeting process for his/her area of responsibility.

--Execute maintenance work orders assuring work order quality metrics are met as well as assuring operators are entering work orders in JDE for all non-optimal issues in the plant. Set the weekly/daily maintenance scheduling priorities. Work to drive down emergency work orders and call outs.

--Lead and coordinate Root Cause Analysis investigations for all bad actors and significant reliability incidents. Assign RCA leaders and resources. Responsibility for follow up assignment and tracking of corrective actions.

--Provide accurate and timely reporting/ investigation of accidents and incidents.



--BS Engineering degree with 5+ years experience as Reliability/ Maintenance Engineer working in a PSM regulated chemical plant.

--Solid technical knowledge combined with analytical thinking and process experience to solve process, maintenance, and technical project problems.

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

Beautiful area in Alabama, excellent salary and benefits!

Salary Type : Annual Salary

Salary Min : 100000

Salary Max : 135000

Currency Type : US Dollars

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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