Reliability Engineer

Job Title
Reliability Engineer
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Direct Hire
Fernandina Beach,  FL
Other Location
Idea Recruitment has partnered with a client that develops, produces and sells BioSolutions, BioMaterials and Fine Chemicals is their search of a Reliability Engineer

Location:  Fernandina Beach, FL
Direct Hire Opportunity

This is a full-time position; typical work hours and days are Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm. Some overtime may be required to support 24/7 plant operation

The Reliability Engineer continuously monitors and analyzes equipment performance and implements measures to improve reliability and effectiveness.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Participate in safety, health and environmental programs and training
  • Ensure a safe work environment and compliance to all OHS&
Preventative Maintenance - Scheduled Maintenance - Predictive Maintenance
  • Implement and optimize a preventative maintenance program for the plant that encompasses both preventative tasks and predictive techniques
  • Investigate and analyze reasons for OEE losses and implementing cost effective means for eliminating or minimizing these.
  • Ensure the provision of quality customer service
  • Proactively recognize and act on opportunities for performance improvement • Analyze plant and equipment performance and ensure implementation of appropriate actions
  • Recognize and take action in relation to opportunities to prevent breakdowns and improve Overall Equipment Effectiveness
  • Provide technical support to the maintenance team
  • Facilitate improvement team meetings with a view to identifying the root cause of equipment failures on the plant and implement improvement actions
  • ​​​​​Liaise with other engineering resources for the implementation of CAPEX or major projects
  • Liaise with Client’s Production to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Review and update preventative Maintenance Plans
  • Liaison with Supervisors to develop work plans which incorporate reliability improvement targets
  • Ensure correct and adequate engineering spares stockholding
  • Review condition monitoring reports and give direction to the Maintenance Supervisor which items need urgent attention
  • Review and train on tribology methods to prevent oil cross contamination and ensure the correct lubricants are specified for applications
  • ​​​​​​Ensure thermography program is adhered too and reports are reviewed, and job cards are created by the Maintenance Supervisor for action
  • Experience building or improving a maintenance program
  • SAP experience is a nice to have, but not necessary
  • Understand the components that make up a viable, successful maintenance program
  • Experience setting up spare part inventory
  • Experience with vibration analysis, oil analysis and thermography
  • Can lead and influence people that don’t report directly to them
  • Can create focus around the right problem
  • Project management
  • Root cause analysis
Required Skills

10+ years engineering maintenance experience and expertise in manufacturing/heavy equipment

SAP experience

Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical/Reliability Engineering (or similar)

Good understanding of the applicable production process

Detailed understanding of Failure Analysis Techniques

Sound understanding of Maintenance techniques and systems

Knowledge of national and international engineering standards
Optional Skills

Core Competencies

• Maintenance Management
• Safety, Health & Environmental (SHE)
• Cost Control
• Tribology
• Coaching and Training
• Spares and Stock
• Failure investigations
• Condition monitoring
• Thermography
Pay Range
$80,000.00   Annually to $85,000.00   Annually

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