Sun Recruiting, Inc.
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Reports directly to Maintenance Manager. 

Job dimensions 

Provides technical expertise in reliability engineering; develops and implements projects to improve plant reliability and asset utilization via standardization.  Manages plant mechanical integrity program to ensure compliance with company and regulatory requirements.  

Key Activities and responsibilities 
  • Develops and maintains activities in support of the Mechanical Integrity standard which includes pressure vessels, storage tanks, piping, pressure relieving devices, emergency shutdown systems, controls, and high energy equipment. (25%)

  • Manages assigned capital projects, project budgets and project records; develops early stage project evaluation including layout, cost estimates, engineering feasibility and bid packages. (25%)

  • Performs reliability studies on existing equipment and recommends needed improvements in the areas of equipment philosophies, strategies and best practices for asset productivity; creating Predictive Maintenance plans. (10%)

  • Establishes effective preventive and predictive monitoring and maintenance techniques to identify and define abnormal operating conditions. (10%)

  • Provides technical expertise in regards to job plan development, equipment critical path, job scopes, troubleshooting and diagnosing problems. (10%)

  • Updates equipment records, determine required spare parts, and maintain accurate SAP Bill of Materials. (10%)

  • Develops/Implements reliability procedures and prepares reports on equipment reliability on periodic basis. (10%)

  • Defines root cause failure analysis (RCFA) trigger points and uses DMAIC process to appropriate reliability tools to develop and implement corrective improvement plans.

  • Defines and approves repairs to service equipment, potentially including audit and evaluation of contracted repair organizations, and inspection of repair work.

  • Performs Management of Change (MOC) reviews for area of technical expertise.

  • Provides ownership and continual improvement of plant Mechanical integrity practices and procedures (M01)

  • Leads continuous improvement of site’s energy efficiency as Plant Energy Manager

Context and environment 

  • Supports the site HESQ policy and complies with all regulatory and internal requirements

  • Participates in HES activities provided by site management and company (e.g., Behavioral Base Safety, SafeStart, etc.)

  • Supports and promotes the reporting of all health, safety, environmental, near-miss, accident or injury incidents

Required Education/Qualifications /Work experience 

  • B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering with API certification strongly preferred

  • 4-8 years manufacturing experience in maintenance/reliability, prefer chemical industry.

  • Experience with reliability tools such as RCFA, FMEA, Weibull analysis, statistical analysis, etc. 

  • Knowledge of applicable use of Recognized and Generally Accepted Good Engineering Practices including ASME, API, ASTM.

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