Rotating Equipment Engineer

Location: Lima, OH
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $120,000.00 - $150,000.00
Date: 12/27/2017
Job ID: 02553867
Job Description
In this position you will serve as a Rotating Equipment Reliability Engineer, and as such will identify, develop and execute capital improvement projects to improve machinery reliability, and will assist with budgeting requests.  You will troubleshoot machinery deficiencies, will optimize operation of machinery, and will assist in the development of refinery rotating equipment standards.  You will develop solutions to unit reliability and drive improvement needed to improve reliability.  You will work with Project Engineers on "larger" capital improvement projects.  You will work with other Rotating Equipment Engineers and with represented hourly Machinists and Supervisors, sometimes directing work needed to repair and overhaul equipment.  You will be considered a subject matter expert in an area of rotating equipment engineering.  You will develop scope and direct contract and Husky crews during planned unit shutdowns.  This is an excellent opportunity to build upon your technical expertise and experience to:
·         Work with the rotating equipment team to proactively develop and implement optimization and improvement strategies
·         Work with team to eliminate defects from the rotating equipment
·         Manage workload of the team from conceptual design through start up including maintenance for projects and maintenance workload
·         Prepare project budgets, forecasting, and reports for the department on a routine basis
·         Lead and support the team by developing objectives, performance criteria and evaluating team performance
·         Support timely training of operations and maintenance personnel on new items
·         Integrate applicable activities to support turnaround development plan, schedule, and scope
·         Ensure regulatory compliance for the rotating equipment area within the site
·         Actively participate in the plant Process safety management process and ensure timely completion of tasks
·         Lead FMEA/Root Cause analysis on equipment failures to contribute to continuous improvement
·         There is potential travel time of up to 10%.
·         Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
·         Designation as a "Professional Engineer" or "Fundamentals of Engineering" recipient would be an asset.
·         Refinery engineering experience with a focus on rotating equipment, condition monitoring, and reliability methods
·         Excellent understanding of centrifugal and reciprocating compressors, pumps, steam turbines, gearboxes, pressure relief valves, and other rotating equipment
·         Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of field practices including overhaul, balancing, and alignment methods
·         Good computer skills and experience using Microsoft Office applications
·         Possess knowledge in and experience with safe work practices in an oil refinery environment accompanied by a superior safety attitude
·         Well-developed communication and presentation skills sufficient to convey both factual and conceptual information requiring detailed explanation and interpretation to staff, professional and business groups
·         Strong leadership orientation that includes coaching, development of staff, and guidance of individuals toward goal achievement
·         Possess superior analytical skills to identify key issues based on relevant data and provide appropriate solutions/recommendations
·         Proven ability to work in a team environment dealing with people from various disciplines to achieve goals, and to identify and resolve problems