Sr. Reliability Engineering Associate




Prince Edward Island



Job Description:

Functions, Duties, Tasks:

Provide stewardship for electrical systems and instrumentation including:

* Serve as local subject matter expert for electrical and instrumentation systems.

* Participates in periodic reviews of direct impact facilities, utilities equipment and systems to verify that they remain in the state that is fit for their intended use.

* Use routine data collection to evaluate equipment performance and identify reliability improvement projects.

* Facilitates FMEA sessions to proactively identify gaps with existing maintenance programs.

* Oversee the closeout of critical calibration maintenance work orders, ensuring compliance to GMP requirements.

* Ensure significant changes, maintenance and other interventions do not impact the qualified state of the equipment & provide maintenance oversight for process equipment.

* Act as investigation lead for deviations related to electrical systems and apply root cause analysis to the investigation.

* Write change controls, incident reports, and complete corresponding action items on time.

* Provide coaching to process teams and wider engineering team on technical challenges and reliability improvements.

Implementation and optimization of systems:

* Ensure activities comply with all health, safety, and environmental policies and procedures.

* Acts as SME and oversees the site Arc Flash strategy and Electrical Safety procedure / process, ensuring compliance with regulations.

* Evaluates and approves any required live electrical work.

* Assist in the development of electrical and instrumentation training plans & execute training as required.

* Identifies improvements to site HSE and GMP processes. Implements improvements to improve process control.

* Influence the site condition-based monitoring program.

* Network with system users to ensure their needs are always met.

* Utilizes network through global COMPANY engineering team and attends maintenance / Reliability-based Global Community of Practice.

* Builds good relationship / network with key vendors.

Execute local engineering projects:

* Provide electrical / instrumentation support to project team, on assigned projects. Influences design and instrumentation chosen, to ensure maintainability and to maximize reliability.

* Provide input on user requirements documents for major CAPEX projects.

* Review, revise & create reliability engineering documentation for new installs including planned maintenance program, drawings and spare parts.

* Work closely with vendors to evaluate and recommend instrumentation.

* Participate as required in teams, committees, or other groups to achieve goals.

* Participates in Haz-ops and other process safety reviews as required.

Other duties:

* Complete documentation review for items generated or completed by the other process engineers and technicians. Provide technical assistance and backup support as necessary to these individuals.

* Monitor all training requirements as defined in the ITP for this position and ensure that training is completed by the required completion date.

* Ensure that all necessary items are entered in the quality plan and that items are completed by the required date.

Job Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications (education, experience and/or training, required certifications):

* A minimum of an engineering bachelor's degree in Electrical or Instrumentation based program is required.

* 5-7 years' experience with reliability engineering.

* GMP industry experience is preferred.

* Demonstrated ability to work independently and be a self-starter is essential.

* Proven analytical thinking and trouble-shooting skills.

* Must have strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

* Proven ability to multi-task and must have strong high attention to detail.

* Experience in FMEA and other reliability techniques.