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Mechanical Reliability Engineer

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Marcus Hook, PA
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Job Title Mechanical Reliability Engineer

Jobid US51FNRW_BH1419315

Location: Marcus Hook, PA, 19061, USA


Our client in Marcus Hook, PA (Greater Philadelphia), a manufacturer of plastics & chemical components, is currently seeking a full-time, direct hire Mechanical Reliability Engineer to join their team. This is an excellent opportunity with a truly outstanding organization. Candidates who are qualified & interested are encouraged to apply today!

**General Function:**

The Mechanical Reliability Engineer is responsible for oversight of fixed & rotating equipment, including compressors, pumps, extruders, and other plant related equipment. This position provides equipment reliability efforts to maximize equipment reliability and unit availability.

**Knowledge, Duties & Responsibilities:**

+ Knowledge and understanding of sound engineering practices and principles relating to mechanical equipment.
+ Knowledge of rotating equipment design, installation and maintenance, including hands on troubleshooting of pumps, compressors and extruders.
+ Knowledge and understanding of Predictive technologies including vibration, thermography, lubrication analysis and ultrasonic.
+ Knowledge of fixed equipment design, installation and maintenance, including tanks, vessels, piping etc.
+ Responsible for conducting root cause investigations of mechanical equipment failures
+ Responsible for leading reliability centered maintenance, Criticality and FMEA studies.
+ Responsible for projecting mechanical equipment and maintenance capital needs and running projects as appropriate.
+ Responsible for equipment benchmarking and metric analysis to improve equipment reliability.
+ Responsible for establishing and driving reliability engineering principles and best practices.
+ Responsible for providing technical support to the capital organization for new equipment purchases.
**Required Experience:**

+ B.S. in Mechanical Engineering with at least 5 years of experience in the chemical, petrochemical or refining industry is required.
+ 10 years of industrial mechanical maintenance engineering experience is required.
+ Experience in the application of reliability methodologies/technologies.
+ Understanding of equipment damage mechanisms.
+ Ability to use failure data to make decisions that promote equipment reliability.
+ Must have experience in writing or interpreting internal or Industry standards for mechanical equipment.
+ Must be an excellent communicator, strong leader, have solid interpersonal skills and be able to deal with all levels in the organization.
+ Must have a balanced strategic and tactical focus, be creative and innovative, and demonstrate outstanding problem solving, analytical, organizational, and planning skills.
+ Must also have excellent computer skills, excellent verbal and writing skills along with computer skills including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
+ Must be a self-starter and have high standards.
**Preferred Skills, Education, & Experience:**

+ Well-developed leadership skills in a professional environment.
+ Competent working in a cross-functional matrix environment.
+ Ability to handle complex, abstract problems from identification to resolution.
+ Ability to think in overall broad terms and negotiate solutions with other related organizations.
+ Experience with Fixed equipment inspection and repair including certifications in API 510, 570 and 653.
+ Experience with predictive maintenance with Certifications in vibration, oil analysis, thermography, etc.
+ Experience with Reciprocating pump and compressor design, troubleshooting and repair.
+ Experience with extruder design, troubleshooting and repair.
+ Experience with Centrifugal pump and compressor design, troubleshooting and repair.
In addition to being an excellent employer to work for, our client offers competitive compensation & outstanding perks & benefits. Interested parties are encouraged to apply today! (via link on page)

**Why Kelly** **®** **?**

Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies inindustry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premiersource of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firmwith an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity and professionalism. Whether you seek the varietyand flexibility of working on short term project engagements, or prefer contract-to-hire or directhire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specificprofessional interests.

**AboutKelly Services** **®**

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.

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