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Reliability Engineer in Weeks Island at Morton Salt

Date Posted: 7/9/2020

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Applies engineering principles to design, modify, or develop facilities, testing, machines, equipment, or processes used in processing or manufacturing products by performing the following duties


Analyzing demands for repair and improvements of site manufacturing equipment. Idenfies solutions to recurring problems and proposes bes solutions to avoid same breakdown of euqipment and production downtime.

Developes an efficient strategy for equipment, collecting all relevant data and information about the maintenance process and activities. Develops a strategy allowing an efficient use of the production /process equipment.

Supervises assorted contractors as necessary in accordance with all EHS regulations.

Analyzes product or equipment specifications and performance requirements to determine designs which can be produced by existing manufacturing or processing facilities and methods.

Analyzes engineering proposals, process requirements, and related technical data pertaining to industrial machinery and equipment design.

Determines feasibility of designing new plant equipment or modifying existing facilities considering costs, available space, time limitations, company planning, and other technical and economic factors.

Uses computer assisted engineering and design software to design plant equipment, facilities and production methods.

Develops expense and capital projects by generating; scope of work, alternatives, estimates, project papers, specifications, budgets.

Executes expense and capital projects by; selecting contractors, writing request for quotes, awarding bids, overseeing contractors and internal maintenance personnel, inspecting/approving work, and closing projects.

Provides technical information concerning manufacturing or processing techniques, materials, properties, and process advantages and limitations which affect long range plant and product engineering planning.

Compiles and analyzes operational, test, and research data to establish performance standards for newly designed or modified equipment. Analyzes existing equipment for reliability and identifies with operations opportunities to improve existing systems.

Studies engineering and technical publications to keep abreast of technical changes and developments in industry.


Bachelor's degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Chemical, Industrial or Electrical)

3-5 years Engineering Experience, preferably in Maintenance Reliability

Reliability Certifcation Preferred

Manufacturing Experience Preferred

SAP Experience Preferred

Internal personnel at all levels.

External- contractors, vendors and regulators.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand. The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.