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Reliability Engineer

Company: Koch Industries
Location: Corsicana
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:


Through Guardian Glass, a Guardian Industries company, we make high- performance, energy efficient glass for homes and buildings. SRG Global---, a Guardian Industries company, makes automotive trim products that define a vehicle's DNA and help improve fuel efficiency. And perhaps most of all, we make the ideas, formulas and processes that make these products possible. Guardian Industries is 18,000 people working to make products that improve people's lives!

Reliability/Maintenance Engineer

This position will be located at our Corsicana, Texas Float Glass facility just South of Dallas, Texas. Reporting to the Reliability & Maintenance Manager, the Reliability Engineer provides technical leadership for cross functional teams resulting in high performance and high engagement, acts as a site Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Reliability activities continuous improvement, and has project management skills to ensure safe, efficient, and low-cost operations to drive reliability excellence, defect detection, and failure mitigation failure elimination. Improves asset and capacity reliability through the elimination of repetitive failures, technical support of the maintenance function, and the management of appropriate Preventive and Predictive Maintenance processes.
What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Root Cause Analysis (RCA), Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA). A hands-on manner & working closely with departments to find, progress and implement solutions to improve equipment reliability.
  • Monitor and evaluate asset bad actor lists and generate solutions for the systematic elimination of bad actors.
  • Study equipment failures and implement solutions, in report format, to management.
  • Reliability data management, including Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE), work order failure code analysis, maintenance of the asset hierarchy, Bills of Materials, technical library, etc.
  • Provide feedback on, training in and implement continuous improvement of work practices associated with a Computerized Maintenance Management System.
  • Optimize Preventive and Predictive Maintenance Programs including systematically defining, developing, monitoring and refining the preventive/predictive maintenance plans.
  • Facilitate Equipment Criticality strategy formulation and ranking sessions, conduct Failure Modes and Effects Analysis, advance Predictive Maintenance technologies (e.g., oil analysis, vibration analysis, thermography, ultrasonic, online and offline motor testing, etc.) are correctly applied on glass manufacturing assets.
  • Implement changes to maintenance plans based on failure modes, historical data, reliability principles and best practices.
  • Trouble-shooting & problem-solving techniques, technical support for operations and maintenance.
  • Identification and implementation of projects to increase asset, resource and facility reliability.
  • Training and coaching of reliability methods and systems to drive equipment best practices.
  • Support reliability excellence deployment & metric management, analysis and other duties.
  • Demonstrate, identify and implement detailed solutions to complex technical problems.
  • Ability to provide hands-on/in the plant technical advice and troubleshoot manufacturing equipment.
    The Experience You Will Bring

    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (or related technical discipline) and 5 or more years of experience in an industrial or manufacturing maintenance and reliability environment OR in lieu of that, 10 or more years of hands on experience in an industrial or manufacturing maintenance and reliability environment
    • Knowledge & implementation of predictive technologies (i.e. vibration, infra-red, ultrasound, machinery lubrication)
    • Able to facilitate Root Cause Analysis and Reliability Centered Maintenance methods
    • Clear understanding of Reliability systems, methods, and proven knowledge of reliability growth
    • Strong data analysis capabilities including continuous improvement experience
      What Will Put You Ahead

      • Experience in the glass or ceramics industry
      • Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) Certification or equivalent
      • Demonstrated experience in driving a Reliability Centered Maintenance culture
      • Demonstrated ability to coach and mentor stakeholders in predictive and RCM maintenance capabilities
      • Continuous Improvement Certification

        Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

        At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate's knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

        Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
        Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.
        This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information:

Keywords: Koch Industries, Mesquite , Reliability Engineer, Engineering , Corsicana, Texas

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