SUMMARY: The primary role of this position is to provide the necessary engineering and technical support to continuously improve plant rotating equipment integrity, reliability, cost, and economic performance.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide technical support to production and maintenance departments.
Learn and understand maintenance and production work processes, methods, cost points, etc.
Act as the site resource for polymers processing equipment, including gearboxes, extruders, mixers, melt pumps and rotary feeders.
Develop and maintain reliability improvement / tracking programs for critical assets for the complex.
Serve as leader and/ or member of cross-functional teams to resolve equipment problems, investigate incidents, and improve reliability.
Perform root cause failure analysis on critical equipment failures and failures that result in economic impact greater than $ 100,000.
Perform component failure analysis as required.
Participate in the maintenance budgeting process.
Witness repairs to critical equipment and performance testing of new equipment as needed.
Initiate capital projects to maintain / enhance business goals.
Assist in the development and monitoring of the preventative maintenance program.
Participate actively in department/plant safety and environmental programs.
Investigate and evaluate new methodologies, work practices, and technology.
Develop / Review / Maintain equipment specifications as related to purchasing, installation, operation, and maintenance / repairs.
Develop and implement alteration and revisions to equipment to improve business performance of the operating units.
Provide administrative and technical support to the maintenance organization concerning improvement-oriented efforts.
Perform duties in a manner that protects personal safety as well as the safety of all personnel on site. Whenever appropriate, promptly report Safety, Health or Environmental incidents or issues to management so the situation can be corrected. Attend Monthly Safety Meetings to help prevent off site and job accidents.
Degree in Mechanical Engineering is required.
Experience in a petrochemical or related business is required.