Nouryon is currently seeking an experienced strategic and operative Mechanical Reliability Engineer Manager at its Lima, Ohio manufacturing facility - Fort Amanda Specialties. FAS, a joint venture between Nouryon and BASF Corp, are a major producer of chelating agents that are used in a broad range of applications. The FAS site is ISO 9001 and 14001 certified.
This position supports Maintenance and Operations by improving equipment and piping system mechanical reliability and managing the sites Mechanical Integrity program.
•Drive the site’s safety and continuous improvement culture in all activities.
•Establish, review, and modify maintenance practices, procedures, equipment preventative/predictive maintenance strategies, and safety standards on current and new equipment to ensure equipment is operated, maintained, and serviced optimally.
•Improve equipment reliability by collecting and analyzing information on equipment performance and availability. Determine, implement, and lead next step change activities for improving equipment availability.
•Fulfill the Nouryon “Site Responsible Engineer” role. Develop technical skills supporting the SRE and Mechanical Integrity role.
•Manage site’s Mechanical Integrity Program per regulatory and Nouryon’s requirements.
•Lead Nouryon’s Process Safety Management Framework (PSMf) for specific building blocks: BB8- Process Safety Information, BB9- Asset Register, BB7-PSMf Audits.
•Maintain the Mechanical Integrity Program to ensure day-to-day and long term equipment reliability as well as maintain equipment documentation files, engineering drawings and P&IDs. (i.e.. Process Safety Information)
•Lead investigation of mechanical equipment and material failures on critical equipment and pipe systems using root cause analysis, FMEA, and other techniques to improve reliability.
•Coordinate and plan all activities required for mechanical integrity inspections.
•Assist in planning turnaround and plant shutdown activities.
•Be a plant resource to the Engineering Department and consulting firms for specifying equipment for improved reliability and maintainability for maintenance and capital projects.
•Provide engineering technical support to in-house maintenance crafts people as required.
Identifies position’s primary customers and explains what position can do to help meet customer expectations.
Primary customers include Production/Operations and plant management to provide effective mechanical equipment reliability and maintain mechanical integrity program.