Mechanical Reliability Engineer Staff
At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world?s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation. We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in, and are always working to form the best team?especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America?s Best Employers in 2017. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future Mechanical Reliability Engineer Staff-Freeport (1803834) Where the Chemistry Happens We are seeking a professional like you to drive reliability by using the most appropriate and effective tools and techniques. You will provide technical support to Production and Maintenance personnel, lead or participate in Root Cause Failure Analyses, and monitor KPI data for early identification and resolution of reliability issues. You will collaborate with Production and Maintenance personnel and provide services related to design, review, repair and maintenance, including predictive/preventative maintenance activities. You will supply technical support to troubleshooting of problems and optimization of PM and PdM programs. You will ensure a culture of continuous improvement employing LEAN Manufacturing tools. Formula for Success Leveraging your educational background in an Engineering Degree, preferably Mechanical or Chemical along with your experience in a chemical/petrochemical or manufacturing environment in the area of maintenance and/or reliability you will provide mechanical reliability engineering expertise.Your ability to work with Asset Effectiveness resources will allow you to identify improvement opportunities and propose and implement sustainable solutions for rotating and fixed mechanical equipment. Your solid understanding of maintenance and reliability work processes as well as your strong background in equipment troubleshooting, including root cause failure analysis and implementation of improvement efforts is essential in the resolution of reliability issues.Your thorough background in utilization of PdM tools (i.e vibration analysis, lube oil analysis, thermograph) for equipment condition evaluation and improvement is essential for this position.Your background in optimization of equipment PM activities and strategies and knowledge and experience to provide technical guidance is required for this position.Your thorough knowledge of mechanical equipment design and detailed understanding of maintenance and reliability activities associated with process equipment such as centrifugal pumps, piping systems, pressure vessels, (including heat exchangers), atmospheric storage tanks, positive displacement pumps, relief devices and compressors of various design is essential when providing technical support to Production and Maintenance personnel.Your general knowledge of reliability tools such as bad actor program management, FMEA, equipment criticality, and equipment strategies will allow you to provide support to troubleshooting of problems.Your ability to communicate effectively with facts and figures, along with the ability to influence, persuade, and negotiate is essential to this role. Your knowledge of SAP is highly desirable. Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer YouAdding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you?the whole you?in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you?ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job. BASF recognizes Institutions of Higher Education that are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.Apply for this job.