Description: The Reliability Engineer position will provide technical expertise to ensure success of the PSM/MIQA (Mechanical Integrity Quality Assurance) and reliability programs with an emphasis on equipment performance and reliability. The reliability engineer will focus on improving site Predictive/Preventative technologies and will play an integral role in driving TEEP/OEE excellence for the site. This position will champion a strong reliability program and will implement improvements using industry best practices and appropriate reliability engineering tools & methods. The reliability engineer plays a vital role in the development and progress of manufacturing facilities in optimizing safety, cost, and production output. Responsibilities:Develop, lead and implement programs/systems/processes and equipment upgrades that improve equipment reliability/OEE (e.g., preventive and predictive maintenance systems, techniques and schedules, material recommendations, troubleshooting guides, repair plans, training, spare parts, etc.) Champion foundational Maintenance Reliability Programs that include, Infrared Thermography, Piping systems, Alignment, Balancing, Lubrication, Steam Trap Maintenance, Oil Analysis, Vibration Analysis, etc.Analyze equipment trends, historical data, and OEE data to recommend and justify improvements to obtain lowest life cycle costDefect Elimination using Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) trigger points & implementing corrective and improvement plans resulting from the RCFAs. Define and setup critical spare parts to ensure they are available when needed.Perform Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA) to develop appropriate equipment maintenance plans/strategies that include Inspections, Tests, and Preventive/Predictive Maintenance (ITPM) Work with appropriate maintenance management systems such as SAP and Meridium to create or modify existing tasks. Perform PPM effectiveness assessment at appropriate frequencies. Provide ownership, coaching, and guidance with respect to the unit?s PSM program. Manage, maintain, and improve the unit?s Mechanical Integrity and Quality Assurance programEnsure the unit MIQA (Mechanical Integrity Quality Assurance) systems meet the requirements of S21A (OSHA Process Safety Regulation)Use tools (RBI, FMEA+) to determine appropriate inspection methodologies and intervals. Use best practices to drive improvement in fixed equipment reliability to ensure the Mechanical Integrity program is both effective and efficient.Review inspection reports and analyze data to determine fitness for service, quality of inspection, and appropriate inspection intervalsAssist Process and Project Engineers to design for Reliability.Participate in maintenance and reliability networks as well as external networks, courses, professional organizations to stay to current with current and emerging technologies for their applicabilityWorking Environment: The working environment is general office and manufacturing plant. Daily contact with employees in other departments is required.Qualifications:Required QualificationsBachelor?s Degree. Preferred discipline is Mechanical Engineering; however other engineering disciplines will be considered with applicable experience.A minimum of 5 years of Reliability experience in a Chemical or Manufacturing facility Physical Requirements: This position requires the ability to work in seated or standing positions for prolonged periods of time, perform office and clerical duties including use of office tools, and to travel between office and plant environments of varied temperatures and humidity. Desirable SkillsMaintenance and Reliability Engineers are encouraged to get CMRP certified (Certified Maintenance & Reliability Professional) and Certified Reliability Leader (CRL) certifiedKnowledge of and experience with:Process Safety Management (PSM) elements and principlesPiping and pressure vessels systemsMechanical design, machine design, and manufacturing systemsPPM technologiesRotating equipment and alignment techniquesMaterials Science and physical failure analysisTotal Effective Equipment Performance (TEEP) and Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) MetricsRoot Cause Failure Analysis and Failure Mode and Effect AnalysisReliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) methodologiesIndustry Recognized and Generally Accepted Good Engineering Practices (RAGAGEPS), as well as other codes and applicable standardsISO and other related quality standardsCost/Capital analysis and justificationFamiliarity with Electrical Engineering (motors, controls, instruments, starters, etc.)Familiarity with Instrumentation and process control Six Sigma Green Belt CertificationApply for this job.