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Reliability Engineer, Sag

Company: 1101 Tate & Lyle Ingredients Americas LLC
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Job Description:

Tate & Lyle is a global provider of ingredients and solutions to the food, beverage, and other industries, operating from more than 30 locations around the world. Through large scale, efficient manufacturing plants, Tate & Lyle turns raw materials into distinctive, high quality ingredients. These ingredients and solutions add taste, texture, nutrition, and increased functionality to products that millions of people around the world use or consume every day. We are the secret ingredient to Make Food Extraordinary in some of the world’s best loved brands. Could you be ours?

The Reliability Engineer provides technical support to maximize the performance and life span of the plant’s operational assets.  This individual is a key leader in the maintenance and reliability team and plays an important role in improving the site’s reliability culture and in the long-term reduction of total asset lifecycle costs.  He/she is responsible for growing the preventive and predictive maintenance programs with the goal of maximizing equipment reliability and uptime. This individual manages projects which increase asset reliability and deliver lower maintenance costs over time.

EHSQS-The Reliability Engineer is accountable for implementation and adherence requirements of the Tate and Lyle environmental health, safety, quality (Food Safety), and security system for the starch team. 

  • Promotes a safe work environment by setting an excellent example and exhibiting a strong commitment to safety
  • Primary ownership of Preventive Maintenance program development, optimization, and content.
  • Serves as a key technical resource for the site on: PdM technologies, non-destructive testing, lubrication selection, Root Cause Failure Analysis, and Reliability Centered Maintenance
  • Optimizes and manages the Predictive Maintenance (PdM) Program at the site
  • Provides troubleshooting support using PdM technologies and technical expertise, as needed
  • Champions the RCFA process and leads team efforts to analyze equipment failures and identifies changes required to prevent recurrence
  • Manages capital and expense projects to implement RCFA follow up actions, improve reliability of plant assets, and lower maintenance costs
  • Works with project engineers to ensure reliability of new and modified assets, while minimizing total lifecycle costs
  • Works with reliability coordinator and technicians to improve lubrication and PdM processes
  • Provides support to reliability coordinator for preventive maintenance optimization initiatives
  • Works directly with plant personnel at all levels to improve knowledge, techniques, and procedures which affect equipment reliability
  • Writes standards and procedures for internal and external repairs of equipment
  • Communicates with other Maintenance & Reliability organizations (both internal and external) to share in benchmarking, best practices, etc.
  • Develops and implements training to build the reliability culture and continuously improve

Competencies, Skills, and experience required :

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial, or other Engineering/Technical field.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in reliability engineering, project engineering, or similar role
  • Strong expertise in reliability concepts, PdM technologies, and RCA
  • Demonstrated ability to lead cross-functional teams
  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex technical problems and troubleshoot equipment
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and implement projects which improve the reliability of assets
  • Experience using root cause analysis, and predictive maintenance technologies (vibration, motion amplification, infrared, acoustic, etc.)
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and understanding of process equipment and components (e.g., pumps, fans, dryers, mills, blowers, conveyors, bearings, gearboxes, motors, seals, etc.)
  • Knowledgeable in use of CMMS, SAP maintenance preferred
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Preferred:
  • CMRP certification
  • Experience in corn wet milling equipment and processes
    Experience with continuous improvement concepts

California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA")

The Company is committed to complying with the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) and all data privacy and laws in the jurisdictions in which it recruits and hires employees. We collect the following categories of personal information for the purpose of hiring the best qualified applicants and to comply with applicable employment laws: Name and contact information; Job preference and work availability; Social Security Number and/or other identification information; Education and qualifications; Employment history and experience; Military service; Reference and background check information, including relevant criminal history and credit history; Social media information; Pre-employment test results; Post-offer medical examination information and results, including drug test results; Voluntary self-disclosure information regarding minority, veteran, and disability status; and Information provided by you during the hiring process.

Tate & Lyle is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of an inclusive workforce.

Keywords: 1101 Tate & Lyle Ingredients Americas LLC, Lafayette , Reliability Engineer, Sag, Other , Lafayette, Indiana

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