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Reliability Engineer - Military Veterans

at RecruitMilitary Placement Services

The Reliability Engineer will have a strong passion and drive to eliminate all maintenance losses on the site by using proven technical tools to develop maintenance strategies for both new and existing equipment. This role must be a leader in maintenance improvement tools (PM optimization, RCM, RCA, FMEA, and so on) and knowledgeable in predictive maintenance tools (vibration, ultrasound, thermography, and so on).

In this role you will spend about 50% of your time doing desk work, ordering parts, planning, working on data for maintenance reliability. The other 50% will be out on the plant floor bringing your technical expertise to the maintenance, engineering and production departments assisting in keeping plant equipment operating at maximum efficiency. You will also assist in finding root cause analysis for any breakdowns or issues with equipment, figuring out what failed to cause performance issues.

You will need to show you have strong leadership and communication skills to go along with hands on maintenance experience. While you will not be doing the actual maintenance, you need these skills to be at a high level to assist the maintenance department in keeping the equipment up and running as efficiently as possible.

Some of your key responsibilities will be:

- Professionally and systematically define, design, develop, monitor, and refine the maintenance strategies for both new and existing equipment at the site, this includes:

- Proper operation and care of equipment

- Comprehensive lubrication program (requirements, frequencies, and methods of application)

- Inspections, adjustments, replacements, overhauls for selected equipment

- Vibration, ultrasound, infrared and other predictive analyses, and interpretation of results

- Logical decision making on assets to run-to-failure when appropriate

- Guides efforts to ensure reliability and maintainability of equipment, processes, utilities, facilities, controls, and safety/security systems

- Develop consistent maintenance strategies and processes across company while working with peers

- Achieve and maintain a high level of technical competency in advanced maintenance technology

- Support Maintenance Techs who have area responsibility to improve the maintenance strategies for their areas by training, coaching, and assessing the maintenance improvement tools

- Analyze equipment failure data patterns to establish P-F Curves and Intervals for potential failures and use to appropriately prioritize, plan, and schedule to minimize downtime

- Coordinate with Planner/Scheduler to ensure that PM/PdM services and inspections are scheduled and performed when due, and that resultant corrective work is promptly prioritized and performed

- Various other responsibilities as well

Monday - Friday day shift role that is on call for emergencies and outages.

Base salary, a 12% bonus, great full benefits package including relocation and 3 weeks' vacation to start.

Job 57438

Hackettstown, NJ

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