Reliability Engineer Job Description

Reliability Engineer Job Description

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Reliability engineer provides support of the DevOps technologies including Docker, Ansible, Jenkins, etc.

Reliability Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Set Reliability requirements for components, subsystems, and assemblies
Establish reliability & work planning metrics/KPI's to monitor performance & improvement PM/CM ratio, MTBF, MTTR, etc
Support the IPT's by providing technical support on equipment and reliability issues
Conduct in-depth Life Data Analyses
Coordinate investigations of equipment related incident/accidents that may occur in the plant
Manage Plant E&I compliance programs (PM, predictive analysis)
Provide Guidance for acceptance testing and inspections on new and existing equipment – motors, cables, transformers, MCC’s, (pass/fail criteria)
Provide NEC design guidance related to industrial plants, hazardous locations, equipment ratings, protection, intrinsic safety
Liaise with DRACAS Team and Engineering Team to ensure fielded data is fed back and corrective action is implemented
Collaborate with the Process Development Group on new product introductions on the design & sourcing of custom equipment

Reliability Engineer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Reliability Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CMRP, STS, ASQ, APICS, CRL, DFSS, TPM, ISO, FRACAS, SPC

Education for Reliability Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the reliability engineer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Technical, Electrical Engineering, Science, Manufacturing, Education, Industrial, Chemical Engineering, Human Resources

Skills for Reliability Engineer

Desired skills for reliability engineer include:

Python
DNS
Ansible
Networking
TCP/IP
Java
Docker
Infrastructure components
Jenkins
Kubernetes

Desired experience for reliability engineer includes:

Bachelor of Science in Engineering and years of industry experience in a reliability engineering role or Master’s or PhD degree in Reliability Engineering
Monitors the status of their reliability maintenance program
Facilitate the identification and communication of the root causes of losses in the operation of production, facility and utility processes
Third level Engineering qualiification
Previous experience in a similar role in a Pharmaceutical environment
Analysis of reliability data to identify adverse performance trends and improvement opportunities

Reliability Engineer Examples

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Reliability Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of reliability engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for reliability engineer
  • Assume a leadership role in Plant Safety and Food Safety initiatives and compliance by owning and preparing assigned programs
  • Participates in final check-out of new installations
  • Work on high visibility and cutting edge technologies
  • Collaborate with bright people
  • Take part of a growing business
  • Track losses and develop engineered solutions to repetitive failures, process failures, and any issues that could adversely affect plant operations
  • Maintain daily communication with Operations to ensure assets are performing as intended
  • Take a systems-thinking approach (machinery, equipment, controls, processes, utilities, safety, environmental, people) to ensure reliability
  • Provide training to maintenance and operations personnel as needed to support the efficient and appropriate operation and maintenance of plant equipment
  • Guide efforts to ensure reliability and maintainability of equipment, processes, utilities, facilities, controls, and safety/security systems
Qualifications for reliability engineer
  • Able to rapidly learn & understand software by reading source code and stepping through code under a debugger
  • Knowledge of reliability warranty analysis and reliability prediction methods, including parametric and non-parametric methods
  • Knowledge of reliability growth techniques, such as Duane, Crow-AMSAA and Crow Extended
  • Working knowledge of failure analysis techniques such as optical microscopy, SEM, CT, X-Ray, EDS
  • Basic understanding of physics of failure
  • Understanding of Monte Carlo Simulation
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Reliability Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of reliability engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for reliability engineer
  • Establish shared Client best practices and drive the Complex towards continuous improvement in higher technology
  • Support plant maintenance and manufacturing cost objectives and cost reduction efforts
  • Serve on teams or committees on assigned projects in an efficient and effective manner
  • Represent the department through participation on corporate improvement teams providing valuable input and insight
  • Offer suggestions and recommendations to the Reliability Manager based on technical expertise and engineering knowledge and experience
  • Review and help implement Capital Projects working with Project Engineering in a team and customer relationship
  • Supports the implementation of reliability efforts, mechanical integrity, PSM, and Safety Audit Action Items
  • Serve on Reliability teams, participate on RCAs and ISO audits
  • Design solutions to address root causes of equipment failures
  • Champion preventive/predictive maintenance of plant equipment
Qualifications for reliability engineer
  • Experience and ability to lead cross-functional teams and communicate clearly
  • Experience with facilitating FMEAs
  • The ability to quickly leverage off the shelf and open source systems and utilities to rapidly provision production systems in a variety of domains, especially for multi-tenant use
  • A proven track record of automation and an algorithmic approach to solving problems
  • A proactive approach to spotting problems, areas for improvement, performance bottlenecks
  • An understanding of the operational concerns in a demanding environment
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Reliability Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of reliability engineer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for reliability engineer
  • Assist with Technical Operations Center (TOC), Developer Support & Enablement Team (DSET) escalations to assist with PD/PSI, data collection, and routing to Service Tribe
  • Resolve Client tickets related to services under full Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) engagement including TOC, DSET and Services
  • Platform Improvement Development (Automaton, Self Healing, Efficiency backlog)
  • Develop and implement log and key metric collections, reporting, and storage
  • Optimization of monitoring scripts based upon real world experience
  • Runbook development and optimization for the TOC
  • Primary and Secondary SME and pager rotation
  • Implement into MIS with IT assistance (set up alarm pages/formats)
  • Lead several on-going Asset Reliability (AR) Work Processes simultaneously – FMEA, MTA (Maintenance Task Analysis), sporadic or chronic RCA, RCM
  • Participates and presents at Daily, Weekly, and Monthly Reliability and Performance meetings
Qualifications for reliability engineer
  • Ability to contribute individually and as a leader in a team environment
  • May be required to fulfill requirements for operation of a motorized vehicle (vision, hearing, physical limitations) or use of a respirator
  • Degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering with 5 to 10 years of experience
  • Solid scholastic background and previous work and/or military record
  • Working understanding of server subcomponents (HDD, SSD, memory, mother board, thermal system, peripherals)
  • Willingness for domestics travel
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Reliability Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of reliability engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for reliability engineer
  • OTotal PIREPS by ATA Chapter
  • OTotal MAREPS by Aircraft Registration
  • OTotal MAREPS by ATA Chapter
  • ODefect Statistics by ATA Chapter that contains
  • Serves on special ad-hoc teams to address plant issues utilizing operations functional expertise and supports implementation of special programs or initiatives
  • Apply long term cost of ownership and reliability engineering principles in conjunction with the discipline teams and technical resource networks to design reliability into purchasing requirements
  • Develops and maintains a model that identifies the unit operations, equipment, process, that identifies the value of opportunities for improvement
  • Participates in Front End Loading (FEL) and VIP activities as appropriate
  • Applies long term cost of ownership and reliability engineering principles in conjunction with the discipline teams and technical resource networks to design reliability into our purchasing Requirements
  • Advise on proper execution and documentation of repair and preventive maintenance (PM) activities for both rotating and fixed assets
Qualifications for reliability engineer
  • Statistical analysis of test and field data with regard to durability and reliability
  • Experience with the manufacture and/or design of assemblies that convert digital signals into physical (votlage, light, vibration) signals and vice versa
  • Ability to travel international with no restrictions
  • Bachelor of Science degree in an Engineering discipline required
  • Minimum of 3 years Engineering, and/or Reliability experience in a
  • Perform failure modes effect analysis (FMEA) in conjunction with internal and external stakeholders in order to devise reliability assessment plans that will characterize the potential relevant failure modes
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Reliability Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a reliability engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for reliability engineer
  • Developing reliability engineering framework (infrastructure, processes, visualization and test cases)
  • Ownership of test results and actively driving reliability improvements based on findings together with R&D, suppliers, manufacturing and end customers
  • Working as internal expert to promote Reliability culture within organization
  • Plans and conducts small- to medium-size assigned projects within engineering specialty requiring conventional types of plans, investigations, and/or equipment
  • Coordinates and monitors activities/projects
  • Reviews plans and monitors status of implementation for those assigned to project
  • Anticipates future directions
  • Benchmarks internally and externally
  • Recognizes changes in the environment and present resources as indicators of future problems and opportunities
  • Creates/modified designs for intermediate problems
Qualifications for reliability engineer
  • Write reliability qualification plans and electrical test travelers/work instructions
  • Work with device and process engineers to help them to understand reliability results and drive any necessary improvements
  • Give presentations and/or write reports to communicate results internally and externally
  • Experience with RF and/or power devices (600V and above)
  • Experience with SAP, Ultrapipe / PSAIM, pi, other CMMS programs
  • Support the warehouse inventory system by providing specifications for parts purchases

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