Maintenance & Reliability Engineer

Job Location US-OH-Toledo
# of Openings
Direct Hire


The Maintenance & Reliability Engineer serves as the primary point of contact for short- and long-term maintenance and reliability engineering evaluations, with the primary goal of ensuring unit availability and optimizing life cycle costs.  The Maintenance & Reliability Engineer will interact with the local Maintenance, Operations and EHSS teams as well as the Corporate Asset Integrity team.


  • Responsible for health, safety and environmental performance and awareness in area of responsibility to achieve our goals of no accidents, no harm to people and no harm to the environment. Supports investigation of accidents and near misses.
  • Supports the implementation of the site-wide reliability strategy and associated resource plan that improves production capabilities and ensures efficient and cost-effective maintenance activities.
  • Supports site representation on corporate maintenance and reliability networks to influence development and local implementation of corporate requirements.
  • Ensures that work management processes for maintenance and reliability are being effectively utilized and improved.
  • Ensures that the lost production data for reliability are captured and utilized for continuous improvement.
  • Takes leadership in the development of asset management plans.
  • Optimizes preventive maintenance program.
  • Develops predictive maintenance program.
  • Manages improvement of key performance indicators such as OEE and MTBF/MTTR.
  • Develops equipment reliability plans and strategies.
  • Develops and maintains “bad actors” list of problematic equipment issues.
  • Identifies, develops and implements innovative solutions that address reliability issues.
  • Develops and progresses reliability programs to improve uptime across all plant equipment.
  • Develops programs and policies for auditing and modifying preventative/predictive maintenance programs.
  • Drives a risk-based reliability program using Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM), Predictive and Preventive Maintenance, FMEA, and Root Cause Analysis (RCA).
  • Responsible to achieve the Maintenance & Reliability Engineering objectives agreed annually.
  • Supports and actively participates in the Site’s development along corporate guidelines.
  • Follows all Company policies & procedures and all site health, safety, security and environmental rules.
  • Assures conformance with Company policies & procedures and all site health, safety, security and environmental rules.
  • Actively participates in EHSS programs (i.e. take care observations, safety training, toolbox talks, incident reporting & investigation and safety walks).
  • Performs/supports other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management and support other employees as necessary in a team effort.



  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field required.
  • Experience (> 5 years) in manufacturing related to maintenance and reliability engineering in a chemical plant or refinery.
  • SAP experience PM preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of batch and continuous chemical manufacturing-based maintenance.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of national statutory / regulatory inspection requirements.
  • Knowledge of inspection/test procedures used to assess vessels, tanks, piping, and heat exchangers.
  • Experience in Process Safety Management (i.e. Mechanical Integrity).
  • Registered Professional Engineer preferred.
  • Certified Lean Six Sigma preferred.
  • Certified Maintenance & Reliability Professional preferred.
  • Knowledge of chemical hazards and environmental/fire hazards of raw materials, production and finished products.


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