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Reliability Engineer

High Profile Resourcing Ltd

West Midlands


£35000 - £42000/annum + benefits and career opportunities


Posted: 22/06/2022

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Reliability Engineer – Food Manufacturing

Shift: Days Monday-Friday

Location: Warwickshire

Salary: £35-42,000 + benefits

Our Client is a global market leader in the food manufacturing sector and as such can offer incredible journeys for bright and ambitious hires.

This role plays a vital part in orchestrating the engineering agenda through quality, cost, delivery, morale, safety (QCDMS) utilising skills such as Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing. We are seeking two exceptional individuals to add value to our Client’s team.

The role:

Work directly with the central project team to ensure the reliability and maintainability of new and modified installations. As the Reliability Engineer, you will be responsible for leading our Client’s early equipment management process, using methodologies such as failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA) and criticality to ensure the maximum asset life cycle throughout the entire life cycle of new assets.

Responsible for taking part in the Reliability Engineering sign off of new installations. This includes factory and site acceptance testing that will assure adherence to functional specifications.

Professionally and systematically defines, designs, develops, monitors and refines an Asset Maintenance Plan that includes:

Value-added preventive maintenance tasks

Effective utilisation of predictive and other non-destructive testing methodologies designed to identify and isolate inherent reliability problems

Provides input to a Risk Management Plan that will anticipate reliability-related, and non-reliability-related risks that could adversely impact plant operation.

Develops engineering solutions to repetitive failures and all other problems that adversely affect plant operations. These problems include safety, capacity, quality, cost and regulatory compliance issues. To fulfil this responsibility you will implement or execute the following:

-Data analysis techniques that can include:

Statistical Process Control

Reliability modelling and prediction

Fault Tree Analysis

Six Sigma (6σ) Methodology

Root-cause and Root-Cause Failure Analysis (RCA)

Failure Reporting, Analysis, Counter Measures and Corrective Action

Works with Production to perform analyses of assets including:

Asset Utilisation

Overall Equipment Effectiveness

Remaining useful life and Obsolescence Risks

Other parameters that define operating condition, reliability and costs of assets

Provides technical support to production, maintenance management and technical personnel.

Responsible for leading elements of our predictive maintenance strategy, which will include Condition Based Monitoring (CBM) tools and techniques, such as:

Oil Analysis/Tribology

Vibration Analysis (Fixed and Remote Monitoring)

Motor Circuit Analysis

Thermography/Temperature Measurements/Infrared Thermography

Ultrasonic Monitoring/Acoustic Analysis

The person:

Time served Engineer with a Minimum HNC in a relevant Mechanical/Electrical discipline

Industrial experience in a food manufacturing environment would also be an advantage although we will accept application from candidates with experience in this work from other manufacturing sectors.

Previous reliability engineering experience and or project engineering skills a bonus

Strong problem solving skillset (Root Cause Analysis tools, Kaizen, Ishikawa, Cause and Effect)

Computer literate. Familiarity with computer software (word, excel, etc)

Good influencing, presentation, communication and decision making skills

Proven background in coaching of technician resource on the front line

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