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Reliability Engineer

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/22/2017 4:04:13 PM
  • 2692962
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Aviation Supply Chain
Location(s): United States ; Alabama, Delaware; Huntsville, Newark


About Us:
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
The Reliability Engineer will demonstrate accountability for functional, business, and broad company objectives. In this role, you will focus on increasing equipment reliability by improving Mean Time between Failures (MTBF) of industrial equipment, reducing equipment downtime and manufacturing costs, integrate and develop processes that meet business needs across the organization, manage complex issues within functional areas of expertise, and be involved in long-term planning

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Specify appropriate Preventive Maintenance (PM's) / Predictive Maintenance (PdM's) based on Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
  • Provide Maintenance Functional input to new Equipment Purchase Specifications to ensure adequacy
  • Provide Maintenance Functional input to new facility Design Reviews
  • Participate Pre-Start-Up-Safety-Reviews to ensure safe commissioning and system start-up
  • Participate in specifying on-site maintenance and repair capability and tooling requiremenets.
  • Perform equipment reliability analysis and recommends improvements based on Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) findings
  • Establish critical equipment spares
  • Conduct RCFA on failed equipment / components and improves life expectancy using RCFA findings
  • Recommend equipment reliability improvements by doing analysis of equipment trends, historical, and field data
  • Own the Mechanical Integrity (MI) and Quality Assurance (QA) portion of Process Safety Management (PSM) program on site
  • Provide technical support (QA/QC, installation and start-up) for all new equipment installations
  • Plant Champion to promote Reliability Principles, Precision Maintenance, and Condition Monitoring



Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum of 8 years of hands-on experience in reliability improvements

    ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
    Ability and willingness to relocate within 1 year to Huntsville, AL
    Ability and willigness to travel extensively to Newark, DE
    Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals at the Masters level for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.




Desired Characteristics:
  • Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) and Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA)
  • Precision Maintenance techniques; Maintenance & reliability best practices; Reliability engineering principle
  • Predictive Maintenance Technologies as: Vibration Analysis, Oil Analysis, Non-Destructive Testing, Thermography, Ultrasound, Motor Circuit Analysis, etc.
  • 5 years of working experience with Process Safety Management (PSM)
  • Prior with statistical software experience (minitab)
  • Experience with Equipment Life Cycle Cost
  • Strong technical, analytical, and diagnostic skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Six Sigma training or equivalent Quality training
  • Ability to deal effectively with complex, ambiguous, and contradictory alternatives
  • Ability to work well with teams of diverse people, diverse ideas, in a cross-functional team environment
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Prior experience working in a Chemical Plant environment.




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Locations: United States ; Alabama, Delaware; Huntsville, Newark

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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