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Reliability Engineer

Buffalo, New York 14207
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  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

INTRODUCTION

DuPont Safety & Construction goals are simple, even when the science isn’t: protect workers and first responders. Keep homes warm and dry. Purify the essentials of life.

DuPont develops solutions that protect, shelter and enhance lives. Our expertise spans high-performance fibers and foams, aramid papers, non-woven structures, water purification technologies, and protective garments, and includes well-known brands like Kevlar®, Nomex®, Tyvek®, Styrofoam™, Corian®, and Great Stuff™.

Learn more about our Featured solutions here: https://www.dupont.com/about/our-businesses.html

THE ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

Facilitate development of the business / facility maintenance strategy and solves reliability and availability losses through application of reliability technology and tools to enable the plant to meet its business plan and strategy and therefore the customer’s need. Focus on opportunities that have impacted the plant’s measured asset capability and the opportunities identified as "high-risk" in risk assessments, reliability models, etc.  Evaluates effectiveness of individual aspects of the Preventive and Predictive Maintenance (PPM) program by showing quantitatively the impact of failures and PPM.  Participates in plant health study and efforts to implement corrective action to maintain or improve plant health.  Utilizes six sigma tools and methodologies to improve reliability.        


THE ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

Facilitate development of the business / facility maintenance strategy and solves reliability and availability losses through application of reliability technology and tools to enable the plant to meet its business plan and strategy and therefore the customer’s need. Focus on opportunities that have impacted the plant’s measured asset capability and the opportunities identified as "high-risk" in risk assessments, reliability models, etc.  Evaluates effectiveness of individual aspects of the Preventive and Predictive Maintenance (PPM) program by showing quantitatively the impact of failures and PPM.  Participates in plant health study and efforts to implement corrective action to maintain or improve plant health.  Utilizes six sigma tools and methodologies to improve reliability.        

Your key responsibilities:

  • Achieve Activity Coordination business objectives
  • Participates in the Facilitation and implementation of the Global Root Cause Investigation process to include application of the cause and effect methodology in all areas where reliability opportunities are identified and where the RCI triggers are met
  • Creates Equipment Reliability Strategies based upon Top Opportunity List, Critical Equipment List, and identified plant/business needs
  • Develops and maintains a model that identifies the unit operations, equipment, process, etc. that identifies the value of opportunities for improvement
  • Evaluates and quantifies the impact projects such as equipment reconfigurations, design changes, equipment quality, etc. will have on ability to meet customer needs
  • Evaluates effectiveness of individual aspects of the Preventive and Predictive Maintenance (PPM) program by showing quantitatively the impact of failures and PPM
  • Facilitates and/or contributes greatly to driving proactive PPM Optimization activities to support overall productivity improvement
  • Asset utilization and cost data is analyzed to develop and prioritize a list of reliability opportunities
  • Evaluates/validates the impact of corrective actions that impact availability/ reliability and leverages solutions across a business or site if appropriate
  • Participates in improvement activities as appropriate; Process Simplification, Value Engineering, Maintenance Strategy, Reliability Modeling, etc.
  • Participates in plant health study and efforts to implement corrective action to maintain or improve plant health
  • Applies long term cost of ownership and reliability engineering principles in conjunction with the discipline teams and technical resource networks to design reliability into our purchasing requirements
  • Provide equipment reliability and performance data to the technical resource networks for evaluation of equipment performance, vendor performance, and modifications
  • Uses long term cost of ownership and reliability engineering principles to optimize spare parts stockage levels in conjunction with the Maintenance Repair and Operations (MRO) function, Discipline Activity Specialists
  • Participates in reliability network activities
  • Utilizes six sigma tools and methodologies to improve reliability
  • Assists in setting up the PPM program

Requirements

Your qualification profile:

  • BS engineering discipline or equivalent experience required
  • 3+ years of manufacturing or related experience required
  • Line of business experience preferred
  • 5 years of Process Safety Management (High Hazard Process) experience preferred
  • Spare parts identification process - critical spare, slow moving, etc. and the understanding of the ABC categories
  • Predictive Preventative Maintenance (PPM) data in Computerized Maintenance Management System maintenance information systems (e.g. CMMS, SAP)
  • Risk assessment principles
  • Understands the Global Maintenance Work Process (GMWP) and reliability network
  • Links to Technology Implementation for Competitive Advantage (TICA) and Global Project Methodology (GPM)
  • Experience with RCA triggers
  • Requirements for reliability /availability assessment
  • Knowledge of Maintenance information systems
  • Familiar with Reliability Engineering Principles (ex. Statistical analysis, reliability modeling)   

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Posted: 2020-11-06 Expires: 2020-12-06

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