Mechanical Reliability Engineer - Chemicals/Equipment - Chicago
Our client, a global Fortune 200 leader and major supplier of industrial and specialty chemical gases is seeking a Mechanical Reliability Engineer reporting from an office location in East Chicago, IN. This highly visible and collaborative position will work with a team of engineers and support corporate and regional plants throughout the US to achieve strategy reliability goals.
The overall objective of the Reliability Engineer is to ensure safe and reliable operation of production facilities at the lowest life cycle cost. This person will be expected to work independently and make technical decisions and recommendations based on collection and analysis of data and information and analysis of cost, risk and benefits.
This position requires a combination of office work and field work. This position typically requires approximately 25% travel domestically. Accessibility during off-hours (laptop and cell phone) is occasionally required.
- Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering
- Minimum 3 years of experience in maintenance/reliability engineering in an industrial manufacturing environment.
- Experience in maintenance and engineering of mechanical rotating equipment in process industries.
- Proven experience in understanding and interpreting engineering documents.
- Knowledge of Preventive and Predictive maintenance methodologies and technologies.
- Experience in execution of Reliability methodologies such as RCA, RCI, FMEA, Statistical downtime analysis etc.
- Experience in engineering, specification and design of mechanical systems, assets and projects.
- Excellent communication, team interaction and presentation skills.
- Proven ability to work independently as well as lead/participate on cross functional teams.
- Proven experience as a self-starter who effectively manages multiple tasks and achieves results with minimal supervision.
- Open to 25% overnight travel.
- Must be authorized to work in the US - company cannot provide sponsorship at this time.
- Understanding of regulatory and industrial standards and codes.
- Understanding of machinery installation, commissioning and process optimization in an industrial manufacturing environment.
- CMRP or CRE status.
- Experience in CMMS systems such as Infor EAM.
- Knowledge of Six Sigma methodologies and techniques.
- Knowledge of reliability methodologies and strategies such as RCM, TPM, Spare Parts Management, Planning & Scheduling and CMMS optimization.