Reliability Engineer

Flagship Management Published: January 12, 2019
Location
Macon, United States
Job Type
Category

Description

Facility Reliability Engineer

Utilize a variety of Predictive Maintenance tools such as vibration monitoring, ultra-sound, infrared, and oil analysis to predict possible equipment failure so that the equipment can be repaired prior to failure. Work with Engineering and Maintenance to improve equipment to operate with a high standard of reliability. This position is responsible for guiding efforts to ensure reliability and maintainability of equipment, processes, utilities, facilities, controls, and safety/security systems.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Management of PM's and PdM arena's. PdM (predictive maintenance) would include vibration, ultrasound, oil analysis, infra-red, laser alignment, and lubrication.
  • Guides efforts to ensure reliability and maintainability of equipment, processes, utilities, facilities, controls, and safety/security systems.
  • Professionally and systematically defines, designs, develops, monitors, and refines an asset maintenance performance plan.
  • Develops engineering solutions to repetitive failures and all other problems that adversely affect plant operations. These problems include the capacity, quality, cost, or regulatory compliance issues. To fulfill this responsibility, the reliability engineer applies: Statistical process control, Reliability modeling and protection, Fault tree analysis, Weibull analysis, and Six Sigma methodology.
  • Works with production to perform analyses of assets including asset utilization, overall equipment effectiveness, remaining useful life and other parameters that define operating condition, reliability, and cost of assets.
  • Provides technical support to production, maintenance management, and technical personnel.
  • Applies value analysis to repair/replace, repair/redesign, and make/buy decisions.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

May direct the work of 2-4 hourly Reliability Technicians on various shifts as well as other employees in the facility.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check
  • Valid US Driver's License & Passport
  • Ability to work legally in the USA

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • B.S. Degree in Marine Engineering; Electrical Engineering; or Controls Engineering preferred
  • 1-3 Years Experience in one of the following:
    • Shipboard engineer (Merchant Marine; Navy; US Coast Guard; etc.)
    • Facilities engineer (building, refinery, etc.)
    • Control-system field service engineer

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence in a clear and concise manner. Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, ratios, percent's, rates, rates of change. Ability to apply concepts of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, physics, and statistics.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to approximately 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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