Reliability Engineer



United States, West Virginia, Ravenswood

Remote Position: 


March 22nd, 2024



General Accountabilities


  • Core Values: Emulate and lead by the Constellium Core Values of Safety, Respect, Trust, Transparency and Collaboration to safely achieve continuous improvement in profitability by meeting our customers’ needs
  • Safety: Work to continually improve safety performance by reducing, and where possible, eliminating risk with the ultimate goal of an injury free work environment
  • Quality: Support efforts to meet and exceed customer quality requirements, to deliver on-time, safely and efficiently
  • Manufacturing Excellence: Support consistent and sustainable performance through standardization and measurable results (KPIs)


Roles and Responsibilities


  • Ensures failure modes addressed with PMs are appropriate.
  • Performs cost / benefit analysis to set correct frequency of tasks in PM system.
  • Ensures that all assets have a job plan on file (both proactive and reactive)
  • Supports the Maintenance Engineer and Stores with availability simulation to verify stores adjustments
  • Alerts Stores function when stocking modifications are warranted based on usage, failure analysis and changes in task frequency.
  • Responsible for changes to the equipment maintenance plan based on analysis of asset failure data, in coordination with the Maintenance Engineer for the asset
  • Ensures use of Condition Monitoring information is included in turn-around master plan decision making process
  • Assists Maintenance Engineer with reliability analysis of proposed equipment modifications
  • Makes specific recommendations to improve machinery performance and reliability based on analysis of process and failure data
  • Responsible for analysis of spares usage and failure data to determine proper stocking levels based on failure data, usage and simulation modeling of the Engineered Maintenance Strategy
  • Develops and manages the Predictive Maintenance / NDT process for the purpose of early identification and elimination of asset defects
  • Responsible for Predictive Maintenance / NDT alarm management and communication
  • Responsible for performing statistical analysis on machinery failure data and work order closing codes to determine whether adjustments to the Engineered Maintenance Strategy are warranted
  • Responsible for the development of (failure) codes for the Work Order system
  • Develops specific procedures for verification of an asset’s fitness for return to service and verifies those procedures were performed
  • Leads the Root Cause Analysis effort as a part of a proactive strategy
  • Leads the Root Cause Failure Analysis effort for sporadic failures (typically uses Logic Tree incident analysis)
  • Develops specific operational procedure changes to help mitigate future system failures
  • Catalogues and databases the RCA / RCFA results and subsequent action items
  • Analyzes plant wide failure data and downtime scenarios to calculate relevant trigger points for RCFA
  • Secondary source of technical assistance for Maintenance Supervisors and Crafts personnel in the form of specific, technical data on system configuration and performance
  • Responsible for the design and management of the plant asset hierarchy, asset criticality database and the failure modes criticality database in coordination with the Maintenance Manager
  • Develops and utilizes specific metrics for the process, system, asset and component reliability
  • Develops the preventive maintenance strategy for the stored spares
  • Develops a testing strategy incoming new and rebuilt spares
  • Develops a testing strategy for OEM testing compliance
  • Applies reliability analysis to new designs to determine the process system, asset and component reliability
  • Determines single point failures
  • Reviews and / or develops commissioning procedures for new system, asset and component design in coordination with Maintenance Engineer
  • Reviews and / or develops strategies for OEM warranty issues and claims
  • Reviews and / or develops machinery modification plans to deal with single-point failure scenarios
  • Develops specific maintenance and operational start-up procedures for new installations
  • Responsible for developing / reviewing new equipment purchase specifications for reliability and maintainability
  • Uses Reliability analysis tools to determine operational reliability of system, asset and components
  • Helps determine the Quality Assurance / Quality Control test points and procedures to maximize operational reliability
  • Aids in the development of alarms designed to determine and verify acceptable operation
  • Develops assessment activities centered around operability and performance optimization
  • Develops operator care tasks as a part of the Equipment Maintenance Plan
  • Develops the Risk Management Strategy
  • Responsible for performing quantitative analysis on new projects / strategies and determining project / strategies viability based on corporate values and standards
  • Analyzes process and / or failure data to determine the need for improved craft skills
  • Identifies / conducts / arranges technical training for Predictive Maintenance / NDT personnel


Leadership Competencies / Technical Skills Requirement 


       Technical Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • 3-5 Years of industrial maintenance experience with proven track record
  • Reliability Engineering experience and knowledge of operating departments
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate and coach effectively in verbal and written formats
  • Strong time management skills
  • Project coordination experience, scheduling, planning and communications
  • Microsoft Project, Excel, Word proficiency required – HIGHLY SKILLED
  • Computerized Maintenance Management Systems Experience required
  • Good working knowledge of Predictive, Proactive and Precision Maintenance and their associated tools

      Knowledge & Skills:

  • Ability to work in a constrained environment (deadlines, costs, able to work under pressure) and ability to drive multiple projects in parallel, which interfere with each other
  • Decision Quality – Makes good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward
  • Ability to be flexible and to adjust priorities as necessary to meet changing conditions
  • Drives Results – Consistently achieves results, even under tough circumstances
  • Optimizes Work Processes – Knows the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement
  • Builds partnerships and works collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
  • Holds self and others accountable to meet commitments
  • Provides direction, delegates, and removes obstacles to get work done






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An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without

regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.