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Reliability Engineer

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Ellisville
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

We are currently seeking a Reliability Engineer to be based at our Ellisville, MS location. This position will report to the Maintenance Manager.The Reliability Engineer will be the liaison between the maintenance, engineering and operations team. This role will be responsible for ensuring PGT's maintenance and reliability program is executed in a safe, efficient, and high-quality manner. The successful candidate will also be expected to identify, develop, and implement of innovative solutions to mechanical system/asset issues. This person will also be expected to respond to unplanned events, work independently, and make technical decisions and recommendations. Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Identify and resolve chronic mechanical asset concerns.
  • Develop and execute capital projects for reliability improvements.
  • Assist in resolution planning for long-term mechanical asset concerns (reliability threats).
  • Assess equipment performance data and identify and lead activities to ensure optimal reliability and efficient performance.--- Working closely with the team to align production equipment uptime and resolve manufacturing issues. --- Provide guidance and expertise to identify and address equipment issues.--- Lead productivity projects to improve production efficiencies by leveraging new technologies and practical methodologies.--- Coordinate multiple projects by managing contractors for safe and timely execution of projects.--- Work with maintenance and operations leadership to ensure equipment uptime is maximized to prevent production interruptions.
    • Assist in cost estimation of corrective-maintenance, preventive-maintenance and/or projects.
    • Develop contingency actions and provide technical leadership to resolve both production and engineering related issues related to the production equipment
    • Accomplishes all work in orders to maintain safety, reduce downtime, improve quality production, and improve plant efficiency --- Have a working knowledge of industrial hardware and systems, general fabrication, basic instrumentation, and calibration. --- Lead resolution of highest impact issues with a strong sense of urgency and integrity.--- Lead plant TPM programThis is a high visibility position which can impact production targets and financial goals and requires high levels of communication skills and technical aptitude.Required Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering required, hands on experience preferred OR
      • Non-degreed with minimum of 5 years of experience in maintenance of equipment and reliability in an industrial manufacturing environment.
      • Excellent communication, team interaction, and communication skills.
      • Demonstrated ability to work independently
      • Positive attitude and passion to learn
      • Ability to lead/participate on cross-functional teams.
      • Self-starter who effectively manages multiple tasks and achieves results with minimal supervision.
      • Candidates must demonstrate a track record of innovative thinking and technical accomplishments.
      • Proficiency with computers and standard software packages (MS Office, E-Mail etc.).
      • 1-2 years of manufacturing plant work experience preferredDesired Qualifications:
        • Proven experience in installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of mechanical equipment such as compressors, hydraulics, control valves, blowers, pumps, heat exchangers, water loop systems, chillers and cooling towers.
        • Familiar with PLCs (Logic 5000, SLC 500, etc.)
        • Knowledge of VFDs
        • ABB robot programming experience a plus
        • Demonstrate practical solutions, with innovative thinking.
        • Experience related to PLC, kilns, temperature controllers, process controls, and troubleshooting
        • Must have strong interpersonal skills with an ability to work both independently and cooperatively in a multidisciplinary environment
        • Working knowledge of metals and metals processing, powder metallurgy, and gas atomization strongly preferred.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other reason prohibited by applicable law.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Hattiesburg , Reliability Engineer, Engineering , Ellisville, Mississippi

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