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Reliability Engineer

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Date: Jan 11, 2022

Location: Wickliffe, OH, US, 44092

Company: Lubrizol Corporation


The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company serving customers in more than 100 countries. We own and operate manufacturing facilities in 17 countries, as well as sales and technical offices around the world. Through our global sales and manufacturing networks, we are able to deliver the products and services our customers need, where and when they need them.



As the Reliability Engineer, you will be responsible for ensuring the reliability of processes, systems and equipment while meeting all safety, environmental, cost, delivery, and quality objectives. You will interact effectively at all levels of the organization as a technical resource that provides engineering assistance for equipment (rotating, fixed, electrical, or instrumentation). 


Essential Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Reviews ad implements long term solutions to improve the reliability of plant equipment and eliminate unscheduled downtime.
  • Develops and coordinates the administration for the plant preventive and predictive maintenance programs, including the control of all data and the specification for the content and frequencies of work and inspections.
  • Properly measures, tests and analyzes equipment condition and develops an appropriate preventative maintenance schedule to reduce premature equipment failures.
  • Develops engineering solutions to maintenance problems, including ways of reducing or eliminating the need for maintenance through equipment replacement or improvement work.
  • Leads the site’s objective of assuring critical spare parts are identified and strategies for critical spare part access are in place.
  • Assists with definitions and tracking of Key Performance Indicators for site equipment and maintenance teams.
  • Coordinates with area owners and project engineers in analyzing equipment maintenance problems, project work and determining solutions.
  • Analyzes the effects of preventive maintenance on equipment reliability and maintenance costs for evaluation as a basis for equipment design decisions.
  • Prepares cost estimates and appropriation requests as necessary for maintenance engineering work and prepares special reports as required.
  • Assists in updating drawings and maintenance data, coordinating this effort with Plant Engineering and Production Engineers.
  • Maintains asset and plant equipment records.
  • Provides training to mechanics and/or operators to ensure that reliability is factored into daily tasks.
  • Reviews code and engineering standards related to project design requirements.
  • Identifies opportunities and implements solutions which lead to equipment and process improvements.
  • Liaises between Maintenance and Project Engineering in the development, design and installation of capital projects.
  • Assists in coordinating the activities of outside contractors as appropriate to maintenance engineering objectives.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.


Required Experience & Qualifications                         

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited university.
  • At least 5 years’ experience working in an industrial setting, preferably in a chemical plant environment.
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Experience with SAP, MS Office, MS Projects or similar software.
  • Ability to self-direct and work well within a team.
  • Ability to lead and coach in a positive and constructive way.
  • Ability to be a successful change agent, including teaching and mentoring others.


Considered a Plus:

  • Formal training or equivalent experience in the use of Reliability Centered Maintenance techniques.
  • Experience with SAP and AutoCAD.
  • Experience with DeltaV instrument fieldbus networks such as Foundation Fieldbus, ASi, and DeviceNet.
  • Lean Six Sigma experience.


Working Conditions:

  • Overhead lifting up to 10 pounds; lifting to waist up to 25 pounds.
  • Work is performed within a controlled environment; noise levels in some areas require hearing protection.
  • Willing/able to work in plant (inclement weather) as required.
  • Ability to wear all required PPE.



Lubrizol offers competitive benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k) match, Paid Holidays, Parental Leave, Age-Weighted Defined Contribution Planand so much more!

Visit http://benefits.lubrizol.com to learn more.




While headquartered in the United States, Lubrizol is truly a global specialty chemical company.  We have a major presence in five global regions and do business in more than 100 countries. Our corporate culture ensures that Lubrizol is one company throughout the world, but you will find each region is a unique place to work, live and play.


Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, religion, marital status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic or trait protected by federal, state, or local law.

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