Chemours Mechanical Engineer – Reliability in Louisville, Kentucky
The Louisville Works Mechanical Integrity and Quality (MIQA) Resource provides guidance and leadership to site personnel to ensure MIQA programs are incompliance with regulatory requirements and best practices as defined by the Chemours MIQA Team. They will work with the Louisville Works team to ensure MIQA practices are understood and effectively implemented.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Evaluate significant or repetitive failures; lead root cause analysis on bad actors to develop mitigation plans.
• Ensure new designs and modifications incorporate reliability, maintainability, operability, and life cycle costing reviews.
• Evaluate and implement changes to address reliability issues from inspections and real-time failures. This includes maintaining a communication/recordkeeping program to capture reliability experiences.
• Participate on PSM (Process Safety Management) element teams and incorporate standards into area equipment, with a focus on Quality Assurance and Mechanical Integrity.
• Conduct necessary calculations, documentation, and authorize repairs of piping and PSM critical equipment.
• Evaluate and implement the effectiveness of current predictive maintenance activities and establish activities for modified/newly installed equipment.
• Identify and develop plans to address top 5 Reliability Issues and review progress monthly.
• Assistance in the development and implementation of site systems to facilitate compliance with MIQA requirements
• Tracks and reviews metrics associated with site performance of site MIQA
• Analyze systems for gaps vs. MIQA requirements and implement actions to close those gaps
• Train site personnel as necessary to help them understand systems and requirements
• Ensures maintenance plans are properly developed and reviewed upon completion of the work.
• Ensures inspection extensions are developed with the necessary documentation and reviewed by the appropriate resources.
• Regularly participate in MIQA first and second party audits as desired.
• Regularly participate in MIQA Improvement Initiative.
In order to be considered for this role you must possess the following:
• BS degree in Mechanical Engineering
• Minimum 3-5 years of Mechanical Engineering work experience. New graduates with specialization in Reliability Engineering will be considered.
• Understands and applies Site safety policies, procedures, and training as desired
• Understands requirements for Process Safety Management, other jurisdictional regulations as applicable, and Recognized and Generally Accepted Good Engineering Practices (RAGAGEP)
• Understanding of risk assessment and mitigation resources
• Demonstrated ability to lead through influence.
• Previous experience in SAP a plus. Meridium or Prometheus experience will be considered.
• Ability to perform tasks that require climbing, crawling, bending and lifting
Maintenance and reliability best practices including the work management process
• Rotating equipment and alignment techniques
• Basic materials science including material selection and properties
• Equipment life cycle cost analysis
• Root cause failure analysis (RCFA) and failure mode and effect analysis (FMEA)
• Engineering design standards and their application
• Cost/Capital analysis and justification
The following skill sets are preferred by the business unit:
• Ability to read and interpret complex standards and to work with the site to ensure compliance. API/Corporate standards knowledge is preferred.
Chemours is an equal opportunity employer.
Chemours is an E-Verify employer.
Candidates must be able to perform all duties listed with or without accommodation.
Immigration sponsorship (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status) is not currently available for this position.
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