Reliability Engineer

July 13, 2023

Department – Maintenance – Mechanical

Position – Reliability Engineer

Report line – Mech Group Lead



The reliability engineer will identify and manage asset reliability risks that could affect plant operations. They are also required to develop (and/or adopt), maintain, and drive the implementation of asset reliability programs and best practices.


Main Tasks and Responsibilities

Equipment Management

n  Provide technical expertise to reduce repetitive failures of rotating equipment in addition of supporting plant maintenance activities implanting reliability program to improve plant performance.

n  Identify, investigate, and resolve any Reliability Engineering issues that arise

n  Facilitating appropriate Root Cause Analysis studies to develop detailed improvement action plans.

n  Developing equipment strategies and tactics based on OEM recommendations supported by RCM based methodology and performance feedback.

n  Facilitate and manage all reliability programs.

n  Provide technical support to the operation team during the entire lifecycle of the plant’s major equipment, analyzing their performances, operative conditions and boundaries, in order to guarantee reliable and safe operations.

n  Propose changes in operating modes, or technological improvement, or maintenance strategies implementation, in order to support the company vision of continuous improvement.



n  Participate in AINM’s (Accident, Incident, Near Miss) reviews and assist in the evaluation of the safety status of the workshop.

n  Participate in safety management related activities including routine plant safety.


Team Building & Incentive

n  Develop and deliver Engineering related training modules for production staff.



n  Communicate and coordinate with production related departments.

n  Deliver KPIs.

n  Participate in communication with customer if necessary.



n  Follow Corporate (Total Solutions Provider) TSP regulations to maintain confidential on sensitive information.

n  Promote and organize workshop staff to participate in training and propagandas of Business Secrets Protection regulation that issued by Corporate TSP office.



n  Complete other tasks assigned by superior.


Key Interactions

Directions From

n  Mech Group Lead

n  Engineering Manager

n  Maintenance Manager



n  Maintenance Engineer

n  Mechanical Engineer

n  EC&I Engineer

n  Process Engineer


Mentoring potential

n  Junior Engineers

n  Technicians


Skills & Qualifications



Bachelors degree in reliability or mechanical engineering. HNC/HND with demonstratable experience will also be considered.



Vibration analysis training eg VCAT.

Ultrasound analysis training eg UCAT.

Asset Reliability Practitioner.


Key Skills


Experience as a Reliability Engineer; defining preventative, predictive, corrective and breakdown engineering.

Excellent problem-solving skills, with the ability to conduct Root Cause Analysis on Assets.

You should possess in-depth knowledge of all reliability programs such as RCM, CBM, FEMCA, Bad Actors, MTBF, MTTR (other programs will be considered).

A thorough knowledge of engineering practices and economic principles, calculation methods, design details, and international codes, standards and specifications is also essential.



Experience on an upper tier chemical manufacturing plant.


Work Experience

3 years engineering experience in a similar role.



Chartered Engineer.

Expertise in Maintenance Best Practice.

Contact Name
Kieran Lightfoot
Employment Type
£50000 - £60000
AM Recruitment
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Company size
50-100 employees
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