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Engineering & Reliability Manager

The Position Engineering & Reliability Manager-RelocationAssistance Provided Job Summary JOB  SUMMARY: Fundamental roles of the Engineering & Reliability Manager is to track the production losses and abnormally high maintenance cost assets, then find ways to reduce those losses or high costs. These losses are prioritized to focus efforts on the largest/most critical opportunities. The Engineering & Reliability manager,  (in full partnership with the operations team) develops a plan to eliminate or reduce the losses through root cause analysis, obtains approval of the plan and facilitates the implementation.  In addition, the Engineering & Reliability Manager is to manage risk, to the achievement of an organization's strategic objectives in the areas of environmental health and safety, asset capability, quality and production. KEY TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES: Works with Project Engineering to ensure the reliability and maintainability of new and modified installations. The Reliability Engineer is responsible for adhering to the Life Cycle Asset Management (LCAM) process throughout the entire life cycle of new assets. Participates in the development of design and installation specifications along with commissioning plans. Participates in the development of criteria for and evaluation of equipment and technical MRO suppliers and technical maintenance service providers. Develops acceptance tests and inspection criteria. Participates in the final check out of new installations. This includes factory and site acceptance testing that will assure adherence to functional specifications. Guides efforts to ensure reliability and maintainability of equipment, processes, utilities, facilities, controls, and safety/security systems. Professionally and systematically defines, designs, develops, monitors and refines an Asset Maintenance Plan that includes: Value-added preventive maintenance tasks Effective utilization of predictive and other non-destructive testing methodologies designed to identify and isolate inherent reliability problems Provides input to a Risk Management Plan that will anticipate reliability-related, and non-reliability-relatedrisks that could adversely impact plant operation. Develops engineering solutions to repetitive failures and all other problems that adversely affect plant operations. These problems include capacity, quality, cost or regulatory compliance issues. To fulfill this responsibility the Reliability Engineer applies: Data analysis techniques that  include: Statistical Process Control Reliability modeling and prediction Fault Tree Analysis Six Sigma (6?) Methodology Root-cause and Root-Cause Failure Analysis (RCA, RCFA) Failure Reporting, Analysis and Corrective Action System (FRACAS) Works with Production to perform  analyses of assets including: Asset Utilization Overall Equipment Effectiveness Remaining useful life Other parameters that define operating condition, reliability and costs of assets Provides technical support to production, maintenance management and technical personnel. Applies value analysis to repair/replace, repair/redesign, and make/buy decisions. SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES: Proven ability to oversee projects from conception to implementation, including managing personnel, developing sketches, reviewing detailed drawings, vendor negotiations, supervising contractors, and documenting final results. Possess the knowledge and ability to mentor and develop succession through subordinates Proven ability to successfully conduct a cost/benefit analysis, oversee development of key maintenance initiative justification, present project to superiors and gain approval Strong team leader skills to coordinate efforts of multi-disciplinary teams to achieve a common goal Must have participated in the development of and have been held accountable to a multi-million dollar budget Excellent communication skills and proactive communication style to ensure all affected parties are informed regarding the status of a wide range of maintenance repairs Proven ability to develop and adhere to maintenance downtime schedules Strong ability to anticipate questions and prepare answers pertaining to the business case for each maintenance initiative from all affected parties, including the senior management team Demonstrated ability to identify maintenance constraints (manufacturing process, budget, schedule, etc.) and either eliminate the constraints or manage within Proven capability in defining project scope Demonstrated skill in applying detailed technical analysis Broad knowledge of maintenance related program tools, such as, reliability engineering (RCM, On Stream Time, MTBF, OEE, WCAM CMMS and TPM) Proven ability to assign priorities to achieve multiple objectives and manage multiple projects. Demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement and a positive change agent Strong ability to make decisions by understanding causes, weighing options, and making final decisions based on achieving highest priority objectives Strong ability to build and implement preventive and corrective maintenance programs Demonstrated knowledge of lean manufacturing concepts Proven ability to implement lean manufacturing principles into a Engineering/Maintenance department Ability to further develop subordinates by identifying and fostering growth environment.  EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: BS in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering CMMP Certification Preferred At least 10 years' experience in a continuous processing manufacturing environment At least 5 years' experience supervising personnel, preference in a union environment At least 10 years' experience in a lean manufacturing environment At least 5 years managing a department with supervisors leading their own direct reports At least 10 years' experience in Heavy Equipment Industries Approximately 5% travel is associated to this position REQ - 01576
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
11 - 15 years

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