Reliability/ Asset Engineer – Muscle Shoals, AL USA

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Career opportunity to join expanding chemical leader as Lead Engineer for maintenance, reliability for fixed and rotating equipment for the plant site. Provides asset maintenance, reliability, and outage scope guidance and are in charge of overall area asset care.


–Improve/develop a reliability strategy based on the business needs. This includes identification of the critical spare equipment/ parts and determination of their inventory parameters, enhancement of the PM program, e.g. condition-based, as well as development of a plan for asset preservation and rationalization projects in the assigned areas.

–Manage all areas of mechanical equipment related maintenance not being covered by the MI program.

–Coordinate plant changes, both equipment and facilities, which require engineering input, which are requested by Maintenance or Production, or other departments. Co-ordinate plant changes, both equipment and process, which improve plant OEE, yields, equipment, reliability, process quality.

–Analyze maintenance costs and/or repair frequencies and use existing analyses of OEE losses to identify bad actors and develop measures to improve or replace the assets.

–Lead and participate in cross-functional teams, e.g. Reliability Centered Maintenance, Root Cause Analysis and Six Sigma Teams, Investigations, or Equipment Improvement Teams.

–Prepare and submit to the Area Operations Manager, monthly reports summarizing the status of major maintenance and reliability activities and their on-going capital projects.

–Execute maintenance work orders – assuring work order quality metrics are met as well as assuring operators are entering work orders in JDE for all non-optimal issues in the plant. Set the weekly/daily maintenance scheduling priorities. Work to drive down emergency work orders and call outs.

–Lead and coordinate RCA investigations for all bad actors and significant reliability incidents. Assign RCA leaders and resources. Responsibility for follow up – assignment and tracking of corrective actions.


–BS Engineering degree with 5+ years experience as Reliability/ Maintenance Engineer working in a PSM regulated chemical plant.

–Solid technical knowledge combined with analytical thinking and process experience to solve process, maintenance, and technical project problems.

–Extensive experience with RCM, RCA, PM/ PdM, CMMS programs.

–Ability to work now and in the future without sponsorship.

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