Reliability/ Maintenance Engineer* – Houston, TX USA

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Reporting to the Corporate Projects Manager, the Reliability Engineer (Mechanical) is responsible for all Mechanical projects from design through estimation, bid review and recommendation, installation, start up and maintenance engineering/Reliability support. The Maintenance/Reliability Engineer is responsible for improving the facility’s manufacturing performance by reducing machine downtime and unscheduled maintenance through improved equipment reliability and development and implementation of improvement projects.  An effective preventative maintenance program is expected. Productivity improvements are also expected as a result of utilizing process tools and knowledge of system capability. More specifically, the role will focus on value creation which will be measured by improved equipment reliability to maximize manufacturing productivity

Qualifications:

-Accredited 4-year degree in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering from an accredited university
-A minimum of two (2)+ years’ experience with reliability and maintenance practices
-Excellent oral and written communication skills.
-Problem solving/root cause analysis skills.
-Leadership and interpersonal skills; ability to motivate others to exceed expectations.
-Communication, planning and organization skills.
-Sense of urgency.
-Customer focus.
-Ability to work effectively in cross-functional team environment.
-Sense of accountability.
-Availability to travel 60-70% or 3 to 4 days of travel every other week.
-MUST BE authorized to work for any employer in the USA without current or future restrictions.
  
 
Responsibilities:

-Work with site teams to improve safety performance and identify opportunities for improvement and implementation of RC14001
-Analyze existing systems with regard to their technical reliability and safety and implement recommendations for improvement.
-Develop and maintain technical standards for process and auxiliary equipment and promote and monitor standardization.
-Supervise draftsmen & engineering consultants in preparation of P&IDs, equipment drawings, equipment maintenance files, PM/PdM procedures and spec sheets.
-Audit Plant systems to ensure good practice.
-Provide technical assistance for assigned projects from conception and/or design through estimation, bid review and recommendation, installation, start up and maintenance engineering support.
-Assist the Maintenance Supervisor and Planner/Scheduler by analyzing work requests/orders to enable best utilization of maintenance labor and resources.  Ensure tasks are executed at the most effective time to improve availability and reliability of plant machinery and equipment.
-Work with Maintenance Supervisor and the Senior Reliability Engineer to develop and communicate reliability priorities.
-Establish and/or maintain Inspection, Test, Preventative, and Predictive Maintenance Plan for all process equipment pieces systems.
-Identify and quantify the stake for reliability issues.  Lead root cause analysis of equipment failures, communicate finding, and implement long term solutions for failure prevention and equipment life extension.
-Maintain and communicate key Maintenance Metrics to the Operations and Maintenance teams and solicit support for making improvements.
-Assist in managing projects and focus areas as assigned by the Senior Reliability Engineer, Maintenance Supervisor or Operations Manager.
-Monitor and coach others on the utilization of maintenance and reliability tools, processes and best practices.
-Develop and implement reliability work processes/standard operating and Maintenance procedures.
-Work with the Corporate Resource Team to learn and share information and key learnings.
 
 

Salary: $100,000.00 – $130,000.00

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