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Reliability Engineer

  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Reliability
  • Date posted: 13/10/2017
  • Job reference: VR/43279
This vacancy has now expired.

Provide reliability support and expertise to the GBA operations organisation. To drive cultural change at an asset level to reduce unplanned production losses and improve reliability.

Accountabilities and End Results:

The incumbent is directly responsible to the Maintenance & Reliability Supervisor (Integrated Operations) and should ensure Production Loss & Equipment Failure and Condition Monitoring processes are fully exploited in the asset to drive improved reliability.

Primary Functions:

Defect Elimination
Oversee the application of the Production Loss & Equipment Failure Investigation process in the asset by:
Understand production losses & threats by attending the asset morning call and threats meeting.
Review all production losses by attending the weekly Production Delivery meeting.
Raise ZL notifications for all production losses requiring investigation.
Ensure production losses are investigated in line with the Defect Elimination procedure.
Support the asset in conducting mini/midi RCAs.
Lead midi/maxi RCAs.
Ensure RCA reports are documented in the ZL notification and actions assigned.
Issue weekly lists of outstanding RCAs and actions within asset.

Condition Monitoring
Support Condition Monitoring in the asset by:
Facilitating interactions between the Condition Monitoring Engineer and asset based Engineers to ensure the timely resolution of CM advisories.
Issue weekly list of outstanding Condition Monitoring actions within asset.

General Reliability Improvement
Provide general reliability guidance and expertise.
Champion the development and delivery of proactive reliability improvement campaigns or initiatives in the asset.
Undertake regular offshore visits to engage and collaborate with Operations personnel to identify reliability improvements.
Conduct reliability analysis to identify bad actors and eliminate defects in a systematic and sustainable way, using company data sources such as CMMS, PI Historian, production loss reports etc.
Proactively monitor, review and analyse plant and equipment performance to identify opportunities to maximise reliability and availability.
Share best practices and communicate techniques to identify reliability improvements.
Highlight potential reliability improvements.

Critical Skills:
1. Core Technical Experience
Application of defect elimination and root cause analysis techniques (e.g. 5-Why, cause mapping, TAPROOT).
Experience in reliability analysis techniques including equipment criticality analysis, FMECA and calculation of equipment reliability/availability (MTBF/MTTR)
Familiar with SAP Plant Maintenance Module
Proficient with the Microsoft Office suite of tools.
Strong data manipulation skills.

2. Qualifications
Engineering Degree
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