Great opportunity to join a global specialty chemical leader at their Houston plant site. This Sr.
Maintenance Engineering opening requires a comprehensive background in rotating, fixed and electrical equipment, process technology and chemical manufacturing. The Sr.
Maintenance Engineer will participate on the Site Maintenance Team.
--- Coordinate and manage scheduled and breakdown maintenance of equipment in the plant.
--- Assist in developing a capital plan that includes HSE, PSM as well as reliability improvement projects.
--- Work with the reliability engineering team to solve equipment reliability problems.
--- Respond to breakdown, diagnosing faults, supervise engineering and technical staff and interface with maintenance function groups in order to diagnose failure mechanisms to define repair methods and prevent re-occurrence.
--- Responsible for the area maintenance budget. Maintain statistical and financial records
--- Establish and maintain maintenance procedures with the emphasis on improving present maintenance operations and activities.
--- Develop appropriate maintenance programs fully aligned to site strategy and objectives (sustenance, mechanical reliability, mechanical integrity, preventive maintenance programs)
--- Utilize Reliability Centered (RCM) techniques such as fault as Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) to help determine the effectiveness of the PM program.
--- Provide technical assistance and facilitation of training for personnel in proper equipment operation and maintenance.
--- Participate in maintenance dept. team meetings
--- Represent maintenance and the unit in OPEX initiatives
--- Lead or participate in incident investigations and root cause analysis process to develop action items to prevent re-occurrence.
--- Assist with completion of Management of Change (MOC) / Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) action items.
--- Work with the reliability team to identify and implement predictive maintenance practices for equipment including corrective repairs through coordination of outside vendors.
--- Provide on-going technical support for existing systems, including trouble-shooting assistance to engineers, supervision and operations, maintenance and project technicians.
--- Provide recommendations to the reliability team for changes, additions and/or deletions of items within preventive/predictive maintenance program for the unit.
--- BS Degree in Chemical, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering with 10+ years in Maintenance/ Reliability of chemical or refining plants required
--- Hands on expertise in troubleshooting at the system and equipment level.
--- Comprehensive understanding of rotating, fixed and electrical equipment, process technology and chemical manufacturing.
--- Ability to manage workload with minimal supervision - managing multiple tasks in a dynamic self-directed work environment.
--- Ability to work a flexible schedule due to a need for periodic responses for call outs on nights, weekends, and/or holidays.
--- Requires heavy field experience and ability to move throughout the site.