POSITION SUMMARY: The objective of this position is to drive performance process improvements in safety management, plant reliability, and reduce costs through the implementation of reliability standards. This position interacts directly with the maintenance technicians, external maintenance, and service suppliers.
RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:
Lead plant reliability improvement initiatives, which focus on eliminating significant and recurring reliability issues.
Provide root cause analysis methodology, champion the use of reliability maintenance to ensure the optimal maintenance practices are applied.
Ensure mechanical integrity requirements under OSHA’s Process Safety Management are met.
Use reliability concepts/ tools to perform reliability assessment of plant assets and develop action plans to increase reliability and reduce maintenance costs.
Provide support to achieve reliability costs and performance goals.
Lead efforts to optimize spare parts to achieve optimal reliability at the lowest cost.
Apply/ sustain/ improve reliability standard operating procedures. Optimize stated best practices to achieve lowest long term cost of ownership.
Apply lean fundamentals to equipment reliability and conduct mechanical reliability audits and reviews.
Review new and repaired equipment designs and develop reliability requirements.
Facilitate and coordinate the execution of capital projects for the site, coordinate outside contract resources, prepare/review engineering/contractor bid packages.
Review and approve technical decisions and project estimates.
Coordinate construction, safety activities, prepare process and instrument diagrams and participate in hazard analysis.
Complete management of projects up to $500,000, including planned unit and site turnarounds.
Write specifications for rotating equipment.
Prepare preventive maintenance plans per the reliability standards. Review and comment on vendor equipment drawings.
Works under general direction from project manager for performing detailed reliability studies.
May be required to backfill for the Maintenance Supervisor during absences.
Degree in Engineering with rotating equipment experience in chemicals processing.
NOTE: We have opportunities similar to this one with a number of Fortune 500 clients in the chemical, refining, and pharmaceutical sectors. They/We are always looking for candidates with credentials and experience similar to the above. We have positions for engineers who are seeking an opportunity to move in operations, engineering, or production. So if the location or responsibilities of this position do not satisfy your present career desires, let us hear from you anyway, as other unadvertised positions may be of interest to you. We DO NOT contact our client companies on your behalf without your approval.
CAVEATS: Your experience must be as a direct employee of an operating chemical, refining, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, or closely related industry. You must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident, and you must reside in the USA.
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- Project Management
- Rotating Equipment