Maintenance Reliability Engineer

Job Location US-CA-Ione
# of Openings
Direct Hire


Allied Reliability is seeking talented individuals for an Maintenance Reliability Engineer opportunity with an industry leading manufacturer in Ione, CA. Experience transforming a reactive work environment into a proactive work culture/environment. Good team building skills. The ability to work with & through others and teams.

Knowledge of reliability-centered maintenance analysis processes including asset criticality assessments, failure modes and effects analysis, and PM optimization. Essential Function Risk Management: Manage risk for the strategic objectives in the area of environmental, health, safety, asset capability, quality and production. Guides efforts to ensure reliability and maintainability of equipment, processes, utilities, facilities, controls and safety/security systems. Professionally and systematically defines, designs, develops, monitors and refines the asset management plan that includes value-added preventive maintenance tasks and the effective utilization of predictive and other non-destructive testing methodologies designed to identify and isolate inherent reliability problems.

Designs workforce development plans and implementation. Loss elimination: Tracks & prioritizes production losses. Using root cause failure analysis techniques, plus through oversight of the FRACAS Team, implements corrective actions to reduce the impact or eliminate the losses.




Job Responsibilities:
Manage a Failure Reporting, Analysis, and Corrective Action System (FRACAS) process. To include weekly downtime reporting and monthly FRACAS meetings with action plan developed for high downtime assets effecting OEE.
Manage the preventive and predictive maintenance programs. To include PM Optimization reviews criticality assessments, predictive routes, NDT, and precision maintenance “best practices”.
Manage the lubrication process to improve OEE of the critical assets. Develop action plans for cleaning up machine lubrication on crushers, screeners, mobile equipment, etc…
Manage lubrication sampling program, including the development and tracking plans for out-of-spec asset lubrication.
Manage machine lubrication technician position. Audit performance of program.
Develop yearly and 5-year work force development plans
Maintain and track key performance indicators (KPIs) for department.
Audit maintenance practices and implement changes, when required, to improve performance
Develop, maintain and document work flows for maintenance processes such as work request, work orders, planning, scheduling, purchase req’s, work order completion and manage work generated from inspections, etc.


Core Competencies:
Must be able to develop a vision and execute through others.
Must be well versed in root cause failure analysis
Strong understanding of world class planning and scheduling
Strong understanding of preventive and predictive maintenance technologies: including vibration, thermography, ultrasonic, and NDT technologies along with the ability to manage the associated routes and corrective actions
Strong understanding of machine lubrication, oil analysis, cleanliness standards, lubrication properties, etc.
Must be well versed in precision maintenance technologies
Must be able to manage and facilitate PM Optimization process for critical assets
Strong knowledge of Reliability-Centered Maintenance, FMEA, asset criticality rankings and assessments
Ability to recommend materials, parts, and inventory based on M&R “best practices”
Must be able to develop effective work procedures and job plans
Ability to use M&R analysis tools
Strong understanding of workforce management principles and employee development
Must have the ability to manage performance through metrics
Strong knowledge of computer maintenance management systems
Must have good team building skills and the ability to work through others. Must be a driver of change.
Must have good analytical and troubleshooting skills.






BS degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering preferred
3+ years in heavy industrial setting, mining preferred.
Preference toward Mechanical Engineering with knowledge of maintenance & reliability best practices including preventive, predictive, and precision maintenance.
History of implementing reliability best practices.





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