Reliability And Maintenance Engineer

Dupont De Nemours Inc. Newark , DE 19712

Posted 2 months ago

DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences (N&B) is a $6.2 billion business and is a global leader in three major categories: Health and Bioscience, Food and Beverage, and Pharmaceutical Solutions (PhS). The Newark N&B Site is aligned to the pharma solutions business and is a leading manufacturer of microcrystalline cellulose and other pharmaceutical business excipient grade materials. Our site is also a key supplier to the Food & Beverage markets. The Newark N&B Site has an exciting opportunity to support the reliability improvement initiative.

The Reliability Engineer should have a good working knowledge of maintenance, reliability, and mechanical integrity best practices. Under direction from the MIQA lead and in conjunction with the Maintenance Leader, this individual will provide support to the maintenance organization, leading MIQA improvement efforts to increase overall asset utilization. Individual must be able to analyze data across multiple systems to identify opportunities and drive improvements to the assets.

Key responsibilities:

  • Assist with maintenance department goals to implement DuPont Core Values and Food Safety Guidelines

  • Maintain plant utilities including boiler, natural gas, water, and compressed air

  • Provide technical expertise to analyze data to quantify impacts to site, prioritize bad actors, and report metrics

  • Lead or participate in Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) or incident investigations

  • Lead implementation of DuPont MIQA standards for prescriptive and PSM critical items

  • Proactively network with other DuPont Engineering technical disciplines (e.g., Consultants for Materials, Engineering Mechanics, Instruments & Process Controls, Electrical and Energy), plant and business personnel, and suppliers and contractors to improve reliability and maintain compliance

  • Develop engineering solutions for chronic and sporadic equipment reliability problems and collaborate with technical, operations, and maintenance to implement solutions

  • Participate in capital project reviews with focus on MIQA, maintainability, verification that installation plan meets OEM recommendations or basic installation practicies, equipment life cycle costs, and documentation requirements

  • Excellent organiational skills and ability to sort through, verify relevance and accuracy, and file equipment documentation

  • Support maintenance personnel during equipment overhauls and outages

  • Develop and review maintenance proceedures to ensure that maintenance and repairs are sustained

  • Participate in audits with a focus on MIQA

Minimum Requirements:

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering field

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

  • Solid written and oral communication skills

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

  • Experience working with Microsoft Office (particularly Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)

Preferred Skills:

  • 5 years or more experience in a chemical/manufacturing plant (or related industry) with a focus on MIQA, reliability, or PSM, preferably in a pharmaceutical or food manufacturing environment

  • Strong analytical skills with demonstrated ability to consistently solve problems in a decisive and efficient manner

  • Experience using and understanding of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and software systems such as SAP, UltraPipe, database/SQL infrastructures, and document control

  • Knowledge of various predictive technologies (i.e. vibration analysis, oil sampling, ultrasonics, thermography)

  • Six Sigma Greenbelt certified, experience with 5S, and understanding of lean principles

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