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Instrumentation Reliability Manager

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 9/30/22

Job Description

Job description:

Purpose of Job

Evaluates, develops, and manages the Instrument regulatory compliance and reliability improvement processes for the operating entities across the site. Works closely with the unit, maintenance, & technology managers to define improvement opportunities and maximize the safety and reliability of the plant instrumented systems. In addition, works with the other discipline peers to deliver a results-oriented Reliability Centered Culture.

Key Accountabilities

The efficient and effective delivery of Instrument Reliability and Regulatory Compliance thru:

  • Providing Subject Matter Expertise, either personally or via resources within their control, with direct support to Maintenance and Operations in driving unit reliability and operational availability.

  • Creating, implementing, and managing fundamental reliability work processes to include program development, training effected personnel, and compliance auditing.

  • Maximizing reliability while minimizing the life cycle costs for instrument assets to include Incident Investigations, PM/PdM strategies, spare parts evaluations, and defect elimination.

  • Ensuring Key Performance Indicators are in place, current, and used to make decisions.

  • Specific Responsibilities:
    • Directly supervise Instrument Engineers and Specialists to include coaching, training, and mentoring.
    • Develop and adhere to the Instrument Reliability budget.
    • Develop Yearly Bad Actor Equipment Lists and implement reliability strategies to increase MTBF and eliminate repeat failures.
    • Develop and Maintain the Instrument Reliability Mechanical Integrity and serve as a Site SME on OSHA PSM Regulatory Compliance for Instrumented Systems.

Formal Education

  • Bachelor Science, Electrical Engineering from an accredited university required
  • Certified Reliability Professional (CRL) - preferred

Working Experience

  • 9 + years of practical Instrumentation Engineering experience in a PSM covered process facility
  • 5 years experience in a Supervisory or Management Role
  • SME in application, maintenance and reliability for a multitude of Instrument Technologies

Required Personal and Professional Skills

  • Sound knowledge of applicable codes and standards to include OSHA PSM Regulations
  • Effective oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Management style must include values driven leadership, data driven decision making, cultural sensitivity, business acumen, professional demeanor, and unquestionable integrity.
Why is This a Great Opportunity:

Global chemicals company with opportunity for growth. You will work with a team of both management and employees who respect and appreciate the importance of PSM in a petrochemicals site.

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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