Salary: $80,000 - $100,000

We are working with a client that is a $2.5 billion global provider of distinctive, high quality ingredients and solutions to the food, beverage and related industries. With their large-scale, efficient manufacturing plants, they use innovative technology to turn raw materials into distinctive, high quality ingredients for their customers. They offer an excellent culture, benefits, stability, bonus potential and more. This company has good employee tenure and an excellent focus on work/life balance.

The Reliability Engineer provides technical support to maximize the performance and life span of the plant¦s operational assets. You will have a degree in in one of the functions of Engineering and bring extensive experience in reliability engineering or a similar technical role along with strong expertise in reliability concepts and PdM technologies.

You will work closely with the Maintenance Team and play an important role in strengthening the site’s reliability culture and in the long-term reduction of total asset lifecycle costs. You will be responsible for growing the preventive and predictive maintenance process and programs with the goal of maximizing equipment reliability and uptime.

You will optimize and manage the Predictive Maintenance (PdM) Program at the site, which includes: vibration analysis, oil analysis, thermography, ultrasonics, and motor circuit analysis. Provide expertise in the principles of root cause analysis (RCA) and Reliability Centered Maintenance to create an environment of continuous asset reliability improvement
Analyze equipment failures to determine root cause and identifies changes required to prevent recurrence
Function as a key technical resource for the site in areas such as: PdM technologies, non-destructive testing, RCA, and Data analysis techniques (e.g. FMEA, Weibull analysis, etc.)
Provide equipment and process troubleshooting support using PdM technologies (e.g. leak detection) and other technical expertise, as needed
Monitor the performance of equipment and provides reports and updates, as needed
Work closely with maintenance mechanics and operators to improve knowledge, techniques, and procedures that adversely affect equipment reliability.
Function as the site contact for maintenance mechanical integrity programs including pressure-coded vessels, etc.
Provide support, and leadership as needed, for preventive maintenance optimization (PMO) initiatives
Communicate with other Maintenance & Reliability organizations (both internal and external) to share in benchmarking, best practices, etc.
Provide training to continue to build the reliability culture and continuously improve (e.g. Lubrication Basics, etc.)
Work with project engineers to ensure reliability of new and modified assets, while minimizing total lifecycle costs
Promote a safe work environment by setting an excellent example and showing a strong commitment to Safety

You will need to have at least…… Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Chemical, or Electrical Engineering preferred, but other degrees will be considered with right experience)
Extensive experience in Reliability Engineering or similar technical maintenance/engineering role
Strong expertise in reliability concepts and PdM (predictive maintenance) technologies
Proven capability at troubleshooting, including the use of root cause analysis techniques for solving complex problems
Strong mechanical aptitude and understanding of mechanical equipment and systems (e.g. pumps, fans, dryers, bearings, seals, etc.)
Knowledgeable in use of SAP Maintenance or other EAM / CMMS (Maximo, etc)
Proven capability at data mining and trend recognition
Excellent communication and collaboration skills. This role will work heavily with other engineering disciplines and departments at the plant.

If you have the following it would be helpful CMRP certification
Experience in (grain-corn, wheat, soy, etc.) milling equipment and processes
Strong electrical knowledge and aptitude.


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