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Reliability Engineer (Rotating Equipment) Job

Date: Jan 4, 2018

Location: Wyandotte, MI, US

Company: BASF

Reliability Engineer (Rotating Equipment)-1704996

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in, and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2017. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

This position will provide reliability support to the site by developing and implementing reliability engineering practices and methodologies with a long-term and strategic focus.

Reliability Engineer (Rotating Equipment) (1704996) – Wyandotte, MI

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Improve Asset Effectiveness and increase reliability of equipment and processes.
- Apply appropriate reliability tools to drive improvements, optimize costs, and improve Asset Effectiveness (i.e., Bad Actor Program, RCA, PMO, RCM, Reliability Roadmap, Criticality Assessments).
- Monitor Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and metrics for proactive identification and resolution of reliability issues.
- Provide troubleshooting support and recommendations to operating units, including emergency work reviews.
- Facilitate Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFAs) and corrective actions for complex and/or repetitive problems.
- Lead the Bad Actor Program and create action plans for improving reliability and AE.
- Establish, monitor, and optimize Predictive Maintenance Plans.
- Train and develop in-house maintenance resources.
- Identify and implement best practices across site.
- Interpret codes, regulations, and standards.
- Evaluate new technologies to improve asset performance.
- Support capital projects by supplying engineering expertise in the specification, design, and construction of capital projects in accordance with plant design requirements as well as regulatory and BASF standards.

Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You…

Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.

The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…
- Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering (Mechanical preferred).
- A minimum of 10 years of professional experience in a chemical or similar manufacturing operation, including at least 5 years as a rotating equipment reliability engineer.
- Proven computer skills.
- Must have sound technical knowledge of instrumentation, electrical, and mechanical equipment.
- Demonstrated knowledge of industrial maintenance procedures including work planning, PM, and repair parts acquisition.
- Strong ability to make business decisions based upon situation analysis and resources available.
- Excellent communication skills
- Strong ability to work as part of a team and lead teams.
- Strong understanding of critical maintenance activities (i.e., static and rotating mechanical equipment).
- Demonstrated ability to work in a diverse environment - working closely with mechanics, operators, engineers, and management to solve problems and address systemic issues related to mechanical equipment reliability.
- SAP CMMS working knowledge is desired.
- Apollo RCFA experience preferred.
- Demonstrated strong skills in the following competencies:
- Customer Focus - identification of customer needs and required actions to assure that customers feel understood and satisfied.
- Work Management - ability to plan, prioritize, and organize work and ensure adequate allocation of resources.
- Influencing and Impact - the ability to impress, convince, or influence others.
- Organizational Awareness - the ability to identify, understand, and utilize the power of relationships in one’s own or other organizations, including, but not limited to, customers and suppliers.
- Leading - the ability to motivate and develop effective individuals and teams to achieve common goals.

Primary Location: US-MI-Wyandotte
Function: ENGI - Engineering & Technical Service
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-FTN-Engineering/Maintenance North America

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