Dow Chemical Reliability Engineer - Methocel in Plaquemine, Louisiana

DuPont has an exciting opportunity for a Reliability Engineer at the Methocel plant in Plaquemine, LA. The primary role of the Reliability Engineer is to increase the reliability of equipment in the manufacturing plants at the Plaquemine site. This is done by providing reliability engineering support in close coordination with the production unit leaders, the technology improvement group, and plant operations personnel.

Key Responsibilities:

· Development of facility and equipment reliability and maintenance strategies

· Focuses on long term reliability issues

· Facilitates and implements root cause analysis

· Identifies gaps between facility strategy, reliability model, and plant performance

· Uses reliability principles to determine and make appropriate improvements

· Follows work process to address reliability opportunities

· Documents facility opportunities and establishes value case with cost data

· Develops and implements operating discipline

· Develop preventative maintenance plans

Basic Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science Degree

  • Minimum of 4 years maintenance/reliability and/or rotating equipment experience

  • Experience in a chemical manufacturing facility.

  • Experience in reliability modeling, budgeting for expenditures, Six Sigma methodology, and leading projects.

  • Strong interpersonal, technical, and leadership skills.

  • Prefer a candidate with prior Apollo Root Cause Analysis experience.

  • A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering

  • 8 years maintenance/reliability and/or rotating equipment experience

  • Dow Offers: *

  • Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits

  • An annual variable pay program that rewards team and individual performance while sharing success across the company

  • Employee stock ownership - and the commitment to long-term success that it brings

  • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment

  • Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth

  • The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world

  • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others

  • Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

  • About DowDuPont *

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Reliability Engineer - Methocel



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