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Reliability Engineer III - NY

Company: Curia
Location: Decatur
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Reliability Engineer III

This position will also be expected to provide technical and engineering support and troubleshooting advice to maintenance and various operational areas. This position will utilize a core set of principles to drive continuous improvement in safety and performance.

Essential job duties :

  • This position will lead the plant equipment reliability program. Through a team effort, select methods and establish predictive and proactive techniques and programs to assure cost effective use of plant assets, maintain maximum availability of the equipment and assure the greatest possible standardization of equipment. Analyze failures for root cause and means to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Develop programs for routine inspection of process systems to meet PSM requirements. Coordinate implementation of programs and perform self-audits. Assure that all facility maintenance and PM is completed in a timely manner, including maintenance records.
  • Provide technical expertise for piping and systems, pumps, valves, compressors, buildings and civil work, inspection and testing methods. Develop requirements and specifications for process equipment and machinery. Interface with support groups where additional expertise is required.
  • Integrates best maintenance technologies into predictive, preventive, and condition-based maintenance programs
  • Provides engineering support for capital and expense projects
  • Experience with development of Equipment Criticality Scorecards and Mapping.
  • Develop, implement and support preventative and predictive maintenance strategies for new and existing equipment (vibration analysis, lubrication program, oil analysis, ultrasonic, infrared, NDT, thermography, MCE testing, and precision maintenance)
  • Provides engineering support to Maintenance and Operations (troubleshooting, problem solving, cost estimating and implementation of mechanical design solutions)
  • Provide support to operational areas with emphasis on short and long-term reliability improvements
  • Provide leadership to drive continuous improvement with asset and site reliability
  • Participate and lead Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) and Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA) efforts to identify root causes of complex and/or repetitive problems and put in place executable corrective actions
  • Review plans for new equipment and contribute to the Design for Reliability process by validating reliability and maintainability of the systems
  • Support implementation of reliability processes aimed at developing skilled maintenance and operating personnel who operate with a reliability-centric mindset
  • Analyze operational data (KPIs, OEE, etc.) to identify gaps and areas of potential improvement
  • Ensure that accurate, up-to-date spare parts lists are available for existing equipment while specifying standardization of components used in repairs. Also, ensure spare parts lists are provided for all new installations and components identified are consistent with established standards. Establish proper stores and stocking levels for spares for plant assets.
  • Prepare and operate within budget. Report on maintenance activity and explain variances.
  • Maintain Computerized Maintenance Management system (CMMS); function as the site system administrator for the CMMS or appropriate modules of ERP system.
  • Other duties as assigned including stand-in maintenance supervisor when needed.
  • Work with other Reliability Engineers to share knowledge and gain expertise in development of mill wide reliability strategies
  • Actively participate in design and implementation of Asset Improvement Strategies for systems to improve production and uptime

    Education Requirements :
  • Bachelor's Degree in a related scientific field or Engineering Technology and a minimum of 6 years progressive maintenance and project experience in a chemical-manufacturing environment OR In lieu of a degree 10 years of maintenance experience in a manufacturing/industrial or military environment (i.e. Quality Inspector, Certified Weld Inspector) will be accepted
  • A working knowledge is required of Reliability Based Maintenance, Total Productive Maintenance and Computerized Maintenance Management System use and a certification in any is a plus
  • In lieu of Degree will consider 10 years maintenance experience in a manufacturing/industrial or military environment (i.e. Quality Inspector, Certified Weld Inspector)
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

    What Will Put You Ahead :
  • Vibration Analysis Training/Qualifications
  • NADCAP or Pressure Vessel Inspection Experience
  • Managed a Site Mechanical integrity Inspection Program
  • Experience with Reliability Improvement tools (Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA), Preventative/Predictive maintenance, KPIs Six Sigma experience or certification
  • Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE) OR Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP)

    Curia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Keywords: Curia, Decatur , Reliability Engineer III - NY, Other , Decatur, Illinois

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