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Reliability Engineer

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 11/25/22

Job Description

Job description:

The Reliability Engineerwill lead a collaborative effort to ensure sustained reliability, availability, and maintainability of equipment, process, and assets. You will facilitate improvement through utilization of proven reliability practices, techniques, and tools, provide technical and strategic expertise by focusing on solving equipment reliability and availability losses to enable the plant to meet its business plan and strategy. You will work closely with both Maintenance and Operations personnel in your role and be responsible for equipment performance analysis, equipment critical spare part risk assessments and identify equipment reliability improvement opportunities.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

Monitor, analyze and publish Reliability Performance Indicators for each production area in the facility.
Perform Root Cause Investigations for equipment failures and determine Failure Modes and identify countermeasures to resolve causes of failures.
Improve process availability by developing a Reliability Opportunity List that sets to continuously improve equipment and process.
Develop new methods and procedures to reduce repair time for equipment downtime and duration and effectiveness of area shutdowns.
Review and optimize equipment Preventative Maintenance plans and schedules to maximize equipment reliability with available maintenance resources.
Perform equipment spare part analysis of all process areas to determine criticality, availability, and optimum spare part philosophy to support maintenance strategy.
Calculate and communicate MTBF and MTTR indicators for critical equipment to support maintenance strategy and performance.

  • Bachelor of Engineering degree from an ABET-certified institution.
  • Certification as a CRE (Certified Reliability Engineer) or CMRP (Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professionals) preferred
  • Track record of maintenance or engineering experience in a large industrial environment is a requirement.
  • Proficient to interpret, analyze, and present technical information using data from CMMS (SAP).
  • Capable of functioning effectively in a team environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and excellent presentation skills.
  • Proficient in Excel pivot tables and charting
  • Knowledge reliability tools such as FMEA (Failure Modes Effect Analysis) and Root Cause Analysis tools.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Advanced proficiency with CMMS--SAP is preferred.
  • Ability to understand product reliability goals, reliability improvement and reliability prediction skills will be required.
  • Experience in thermography, oil analysis, ultrasonic analysis, vibration analysis, and motor analysis and associated performance trending programs
  • Minimum Five (5) years of experience in reliability engineering and/or equipment maintenance improvement related role.
  • Experience with Six Sigma methodology will be an advantage.
Why is This a Great Opportunity:

Great location! Company is a global leader in its field!!

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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