Maintenance /Reliability Engineer- Chemical Plant – Mt. Pleasant, SC USA

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Join a global chemical manufacturer as the Maintenance/ Reliability Expert.  Will provide site level direction to implement and manage preventative and predictive maintenance programs for multi-unit Chemical Production Operations.



— BS Mechanical Engineering or related Engineer Degree with 5+ years of experience in Maintenance/ Plant Services Engineering in chemical, pulp & paper, refinery, or similar PSM plants.

— Requires solid background in CMMS, Preventive/ Predictive Maintenance Programs.

Expertise / competence in the following areas to the extent that they can take measurements, and/or train others to take measurements, and/or interpret & explain reports, and take appropriate actions:

  1. Vibration analysis
  2. IR analysis of electrical components
  3. Various methods of NDT (non-destructive testing) for metal condition and thickness
  4. Oil / lubrication analysis
  5. Weld inspection (various methods)
  6. Ultrasonic testing
  7. Any other skills or knowledge of scientific / engineering methods or tools for evaluating equipment reliability
  8. Strong technical knowledge of general equipment types typical of a chemical plant (reactors, agitators, mechanical seals of various types, pumps, vacuum pumps, dryers, compressors, motors, etc.)

— ERP Systems – exp with Oracle, SAP or JDE

— Technical Knowledge to include: Reactors, Mixing Vessels, Dryers, Agitators, Pumps (Gear, centrifugal, diaphragm, positive displacement), Mechanical Seals

— Able to work in the USA without sponsorship, now or in the future.



— Provide effective Maintenance deliverables and costs; effective cost reports and performance; and project updates within and outside the site, including planning and implementing budget.

— Serve as Change agent and lead for site maintenance implementation initiatives and process excellence.

— Implement Preventive Maintenance Programs, including mechanical reliability utilizing RCA and other tools

— Manage Work Order analysis and backlog work orders

— Plan and execute Process Start-ups and Plant Shutdowns

— Vendor Management, Interpersonal relationship management

— Manage maintenance activities in safe and environmentally acceptable manner.

— Implement actions from SHE plan and ensure compliance.

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