Reliability Engineer

Olin Corp   •  

Saint Gabriel, LA

Industry: Manufacturing & Automotive


5 - 7 years

Posted 61 days ago

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Olin Corporation is a leading vertically-integrated global manufacturer of chemical products and a leading U.S. manufacturer of ammunition. Olin is the world's leading producer or chlor alkali products and Vinyls, the number one supplier of epoxy materials, the number one global seller of membrane caustic soda and chlorinated organics and the number one North American seller of chlorine, bleach and hydrochloric acid. Winchester's principal manufacturing facilities produce and distribute sporting ammunition, law enforcement ammunition, reloading components, small caliber military ammunition and components and industrial cartridges.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Gathers information relating to improved plant operation and equipment and analyzes it on the basis of feasibility and economics. Arranges duties of investigating, developing, planning and organizing into an efficient and orderly system for accomplishing the assigned project and for meeting objectives
  • Prepares detailed scope of projects in conjunction with process engineering, maintenance, safety, environmental and manufacturing
  • Prepares Capital Appropriation Requests (CAR) and sets up cost control and reporting for projects
  • Prepares detailed specifications for materials and equipment to enable Purchasing to obtain competitive bids. Responsible for reviewing bid analysis and making recommendations to Purchasing
  • Implements Maintenance Excellence initiatives, goals and costs to improve the overall effectiveness of the maintenance department and actively participates in the Mechanical Integrity Program
  • Utilizes analytical and engineering skills to identify and reduce / eliminate repeated equipment failures
  • Works with Engineering on PSM implementation, i.e., work practices, design and repair standards, mechanical integrity, management of change, Layers of Protection, etc.
  • Performs RCFA to ensure long term maintenance equipment problems are appropriately investigated with solutions implemented
  • Assists with department budgeting and expenditure forecasting
  • Provides input into capital budget to drive improved reliability
  • Reviews major purchases and capital projects to optimize life cycle costs
  • Assists in tracking metrics and generating the monthly reports for area of responsibility
  • Defines spare parts and keeps SAP equipment related material master current
  • Ensures compliance of equipment to state and federal regulations (crane, pressure vessels, electrical code, etc.)
  • Provides oversight for the preventative maintenance program, including definition, documentation, failure analysis and schedule compliance
  • Provides direction to non-resident contractors for maintenance related activities and day to day technical expertise to maintenance crafts

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or Chemical Engineering.
  • A minimum of 5 years Reliability and/or Maintenance Engineering experience required; chemical manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Knowledge of rotating equipment and design (ANSI pumps, centrifugal/reciprocating/liquid ring compressors, centrifuges, etc.) required.
  • Certification in technical skills (vibration analysis, thermography, lubrication, etc.) preferred.
  • Must be able to evaluate written information and make numerical calculations sufficiently well to perform assigned general and specific duties and responsibilities.
  • Specific work experience with managing vendor proposals and quotations, contractor bids and development of desired solutions for projects is preferred; previous experience in directly supervising contractors and vendors is also preferred.
  • Knowledge of fixed equipment and applicable codes (tanks, heat exchangers, piping, API, ASME, etc.) preferred
  • Knowledge of OSHA 1910.119 PSM standard preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.); Familiarity with SAP, AutoCAD and Visual Basic preferred.
  • Excellent communication, prioritization and interpersonal skills.
  • The successful candidate will have a demonstrated interest in continued self-development, technical learning and career growth.
  • Occasional travel to other Olin locations and meetings/training opportunities
  • Must be able to obtain and sustain a TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Card)