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Mechanical Reliability Engineer III
Category: Chemical Industry, Manufacturing, Construction
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-90649119

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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Mechanical Reliability Engineer III
What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100 years creating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it.

Posting: 4/6/2018 - 4/20/2018

FLSA: Exempt


A Reliability Engineer's role is vital to improvement of equipment and processes reliability. Reliability engineering is the enhancement of traditional maintenance engineering with a portion of process engineering to eliminate equipment and system failures. Reliability Engineers need to have a passion for continuous improvement. Reliability engineers need to interact with all the parts of the organization. They must work hand in hand with craftsman and operators while being able to communicate effectively with supplier's sales engineers and technology support. They will work closely with operating and maintenance leaders to support high priority objectives in the area.


+ Eliminate unscheduled downtime

+ Develop and maintain asset criticalities, equipment care strategies, and maintenance policies for all equipment with emphasis on critical equipment.

+ Perform root cause failure analysis (RCFA) on reliability incidents to identify and correct physical, human, and latent root causes.

+ Resolve Chronic equipment issues.

+ Support manufacturing work system (MWS) teams by analyzing work notifications to ensure the right jobs are worked at the right time and assisting with the planning of complex work orders to achieve reliability targets.

+ Assist with capital projects to ensure design for reliability.

+ Conduct FMEAs on equipment

+ Lead reliability capital improvements.

A Reliability Engineer will be accountable for:

+ Working safely in an industrial environment

+ Eliminating unscheduled maintenance downtime

+ Managing asset criticalities, equipment care strategies, and maintenance policies to ensure failure prevention

+ Developing sustainable engineering and system solutions using RCFA or other structured problem-solving techniques to resolve chronic problems

+ Leading step change improvements in key focus areas critical to the mill's success

+ Concentrating maintenance execution efforts on work that achieves reliability targets and prolongs the economic life of plant assets

A bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering or 5 years mechanical maintenance experience preferred.

Competencies include:

+ Action oriented

+ Functional/technical skills

+ Problem solving

+ Managing through systems

+ Effective team building

PL may vary based on experience

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.

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