Senior Reliability Engineer

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Date: Jul 18, 2024

Location: Avon Lake, OH, US, 44012 Wickliffe, OH, US, 44092 Pasadena, TX, US, 77507-1397 Bowling Green, OH, US, 43402-1309 Deer Park, TX, US, 77536

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

About Lubrizol  
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a specialty chemical company whose science delivers sustainable solutions to advance mobility, improve wellbeing and enhance modern life. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol owns and operates more than 100 manufacturing facilities, sales, and technical offices around the world and has about 8,000 employees. For more information, visit

We value diversity in professional backgrounds and life experiences. By enabling a consistent, unbiased, and transparent recruitment process, Lubrizol seeks to create a positive experience for candidates so we can get to know them at their best. We recognize unique work and life situations and offer flexibility, ensuring our employees feel engaged and fulfilled in every aspect of life.   


Job Title: Senior Reliability Engineer

Job Location: Avon Lake, Ohio, Bayport, Texas, Bowling Green, Ohio or Deer Park, Texas 

Job type: Full-Time

Type of role: On-Site


Join Our Thriving Team at Lubrizol as a Senior Reliability Engineer

Unleash Your Potential. At Lubrizol we're transforming the chemical industry and looking for exceptional talent to join us on this journey. If you are ready to join an international company with talent around the world, and want to make a real impact, we want you on our team.


What You'll Do:

As a Senior Reliability Engineer, you'll be at the forefront of our innovation. The Corporate Senior Reliability engineer is recognized as a subject matter expert (SME) in Reliability focusing on asset management strategies, which include but are not limited to FMEA, RCM, RCAs, Criticality Assessment, PM/PM Optimization, and predictive/preventative inspection technology. This function also assists with implementation of Reliability standard work at selected sites throughout the Corporation. 


What We're Looking For:

  • Assists with implementation of Reliability standard work processes. 
  • Conducts criticality equipment assessments. 
  • Implements asset strategies aligned with criticality and needs of the business. 
  • Recommends appropriate condition monitoring tools and techniques to improve effectiveness of PdM programs. 
  • Conducts ad hoc RCA, FMEAs, PM reviews and PM Optimization exercises as required. 
  • Reviews Engineering Design as required to ensure “Design for Reliability” is achieved. 
  • Perform reliability gap assessment to determine if sites are meeting compliance related to Reliability standard work and introduce countermeasures to close gaps. 
  • Provides technical expertise to sites as required. 
  • Develops Lubrizol Corporate standards for reliability practices and most effective technology (MET). 
  • Trains and mentors site staff on reliability standards and processes. 
  • Stays current on industry reliability methods and practices.


Skills That Make a Difference:

  • 5+ years of experience in Maintenance & Reliability 
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or Engineering Technology 
  • Considered an expert in RCA’s, FMEA’s and PM Reviews. 
  • Considered an SME in rotating equipment which includes centrifugal pumps, positive displacement pumps, vacuum pumps, gearboxes, mechanical seals, centrifugal fans, centrifugal blowers and vibration analysis. 
  • Leadership and technical skills to help mentor other site reliability engineers throughout the Americas. 
  • Travel up to 25% in the Americas


Considered a Plus:

  • Level IV Vibration Analyst Certification 
  • Certified Maintenance & Reliability Professional (CMRP) 
  • Experience with SAP S/4 
  • High level RCA’s or FMEA’s which has resulted in >$1 million in maintenance savings or significant improvements to critical equipment in high demand process. 
  • Developed a 3‐year reliability plan in a chemical facility or in a large process unit. 

Perks and Rewards That Inspire:

  • Competitive salary with performance-based bonus plans
  • 401k Match plus Age Weighted Defined Contribution
  • Competitive medical, dental and vision offerings
  • Health Savings Account
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, Parental Leave


Ready for your next career step? Apply today and let's shape the future together! 

It’s an exciting time to be part of Lubrizol. Lubrizol is not staying put. We are continually learning and evolving. Our passion delivers our success — not only for Lubrizol but for those who count on us every day: our employees, customers, and communities. 

As a diverse, global team, we work together to solve some of the world’s most pressing challenges. We impact everyday lives through science only Lubrizol can deliver, and we never stop pushing to do it better.

One of the founding principles of The Lubrizol Corporation more than 90 years ago was treating every employee with dignity and respect. That same commitment is only stronger today. 

More than that, we are committed to providing an environment where every employee can be the best they can be, no matter their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic. 




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