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Senior Reliability Engineer

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.

Senior Reliability Engineer - Ogden, UT 

 

The Reliability Engineer provides reliability engineering leadership and support for the site. This position focuses on enhancing equipment reliability through analysis and day-to-day trouble shooting of failed equipment.

The Reliability Engineer is responsible for assessing the quality, robustness, and capability of the process and the reliability of the equipment within the processes. Provides guidance in making decisions with others to modify production equipment as needed. They will provide reporting of Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for equipment reliability, availability and robustness.

Scope:

  1. Utilize reliability engineering tools to maximize equipment reliability such as: SAP PM, Leading to Lean Software, Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM), Risk Based Inspections (RBI), spare parts optimizations, PM plan optimizations, reliability modeling, equipment history analysis, failure predictions and other reliability tools or techniques as needed to drive reliability solutions.
  2. Prioritize and drive reliability and maintenance improvements efforts based on the above tools, cost, business objectives, etc.
  3. Establishes plant standards for effective equipment installation and maintenance practices to drive high reliability. 
  4. Champion for Design for Reliability and Maintainability and Life Cycle Cost (LCC) analysis, etc. Provide reliability guidance for capital and improvement projects.
  5. Review, optimize and establish preventive-predictive maintenance programs (lubrication, vibration, thermography, shock-pulse, motor current analysis, etc.) that improve equipment OEE and reduces maintenance downtime and costs. 
  6. Provide assistance in shutdown planning, coordination, and oversight of maintenance and contractor activities, as needed
  7. Implement Mechanical Integrity best practices. Track, document, and communicate mechanical integrity work being performed on PSM Critical Equipment.
  8. Lead Kaizen events focused on improving equipment OEE. 
  9. Analyze uptime data, including auditing data accuracy, to drive reliability improvements.
  10. Analyze equipment history, including auditing data accuracy, and follow-up with Technicians.
  11. Responsible for identifying, coordinating and/or participating in appropriate Changes of Design/Management of Change or Capital Projects to improve reliability.
  12. Provide support for root cause failure analysis (RCFA, 5-Whys) for critical equipment failures, including physical failure analysis.
  13. Provide appropriate metrics and KPIs to area and site as needed such as: Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF), Meant Time to Repair (MTTR), maintenance costs, etc.
  14. Perform failure mode and effect analysis (FMEA) to develop appropriate equipment maintenance plans to include equipment checks and PPM performed by operators and mechanics. Enter the equipment checks and PM plans into the appropriate system such as SAP, Leading to Lean, etc. Perform PM effectiveness assessment at appropriate timing. Assess quality of the performed PM tasks. Leverage standard PM plans for similar equipment across the site.
  15. Determine critical spare parts and appropriate stocking levels.
  16. Work with maintenance group to ensure appropriate inspection technologies are being used and assess quality of inspection plans. Revise and Implement test plans to ensure equipment tests are appropriate for application.

 

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in an engineering related field; preferably mechanical engineering with at least 5 years’ experience in predictive and preventive maintenance, equipment reliability, and mechanical integrity best practices in a manufacturing facility, chemical plant or industrial facility.
  • This person must have the organizational capability to work in multiple production areas and processes and be able to communicate well with operators, mechanics, peers, and leadership. They must be able to lead multiple improvement teams in the various production areas and maintain a strong connection to technical organizations such as the Process and Plant Engineering and Process Safety.

 

Requirements:

•BS in mechanical engineering or related engineering or technical field.

•Must be self-motivated and able to work independently with minimal supervision.

•Team leadership skills.

•Good written and oral communication skills.

•Interpersonal, people development and training skills

•Ability to work as a team member in a respectful manner in a diverse work environment

Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:

  • Safety and Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus and Innovation
  • Speed and Passion to Win
  • Teamwork and Accountability

Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being.  In the U.S. the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program

While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting http://www.westinghousenuclear.com.

EOE of Minorities / Females / Vets / Disability.

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Employment opportunities may require access to information which is subject to the export control regulations of the United States. Hiring decisions for such positions are required by law to be made in compliance with these regulations. Applicants for employment opportunities in other countries must be able to meet the comparable export control requirements of that country and of the United States.

Requisition Number:  2287
Employee Type:  Professional
Job Family:  Engineering
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co
Employee Class:  Employee
Posted Date:  Apr 5, 2021
Location: 

Ogden, UT, US, 84404

While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting link http://www.westinghousenuclear.com./careers/ 

EOE of Minorities / Females / Vets / Disability.

Keep in mind that only applications completed and submitted via the Westinghouse Careers website will be considered. You can submit your completed application, and also explore other available options, using the following link: link http://www.westinghousenuclear.com/careers/

Get connected with Westinghouse on social media:

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Employment opportunities may require access to information which is subject to the export control regulations of the United States. Hiring decisions for such positions are required by law to be made in compliance with these regulations. Applicants for employment opportunities in other countries must be able to meet the comparable export control requirements of that country and of the United States.


Nearest Major Market: Salt Lake City
Nearest Secondary Market: Ogden

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