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Reliability Engineer - Branford, FL

Branford, FL, US, 32008

Ash Grove Cement Company



Job ID:  387561


Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, provides portland and masonry cements to help build the foundation and infrastructure for the world around us.  We ship millions of tons of cement from our plants and network of terminals located across North America. When you work for Ash Grove, you are connecting to something bigger. Join our team and help Ash Grove build America.


Position Overview


  • Drives effort to ensure desired reliability and maintainability of equipment, processes and safety systems.
  • Promotes and supports the implementation of reliability initiatives in the context of the Maintenance Excellence Process (MEP).
  • Identify and manage risks that could adversely affect plant reliability and operations.
  • This broad primary role includes life cycle asset and risk management for critical plant equipment. Works under general supervision with specified policies, objectives and guidelines.
  • Refers to supervisor for clarification or interpretation of policy.
  • Exercises direct supervision of Plant Reliability Engineer I and MDE (Manufacturing Development Engineers) when applicable.
  • Exercises direct supervision of PdM consultants and contractors. Potential to exercise direct supervision of plant PdM and PM technicians.


Key Responsibilities


  • Responsible for managing, monitoring and optimizing reliability aspects of the Maintenance Excellence Process (MEP) that includes:
    • Condition-based monitoring preventive maintenance tasks
    • Management of predictive maintenance (PdM) and other non-destructive testing (NDT) methodologies designed to identify equipment degradation
    • Coordinates contract services as needed
    • Achieving Level 2 vibration analyst certification
    • Generates exception/anomaly reports and makes corrective action recommendations
    • Evaluates and optimizes preventive maintenance (PM) tasks
  • Performs Root Cause Analysis (RCA)
    • Determines failure mode, cause and effects (5 Y analysis)
    • Develops engineering solutions to control and minimize repetitive failures and all other problems that adversely affect plant operations
    • Generates RCA reports
  • Develops a risk management plan that will anticipate reliability related risks that could adversely impact plant operations
  • Reviews Key Performance Indicators (KPI) to measure and analyze plant reliability processes
  • Provides technical support to production, maintenance and technicians
  • Prepares CAPEX documents for reliability program related expenditures
  • Prepares cost avoidance reports for PdM findings
  • Facilitates Bad Actors process
    • Performs Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) data analysis
    • Facilitates team approach in determining solutions to Bad Actors
    • Generates Bad Actors reports
  • Analyzes on-line condition monitoring data and initiates work flow processbbased on risk analysis
  • Provides direct oversight of projects and contract labor during plant annual maintenance periods
  • Develops PM and PdM tasks for newly installed equipment
  • Supervisory responsibilities of plant PdM technicians (3-5 direct reports)
    • Conducts safety meetings and work area inspections on a regular basis to ensure compliance with safety and environmental requirements.
    • Coordinates and schedules predictive maintenance activities and tasks
    • Solicits feedback and ideas from PdM technicians to improve efficiencies and effectiveness of predictive maintenance activities and tasks
    • Provides guidance, coaching, motivation, training and development to direct reports
    • Maintains records of timesheets, attendance and Paid Time Off (PTO) and ensure compliance of company policies of each


Other Requirements

  • Proficient in English written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated analytical skills
  • Excellent interpretation of complex statistical data and methods required to analyze the effectiveness and use of KPIs and PdM information.
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Demonstrates excellent judgment and decision making skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Extensive knowledge of reliability practices and procedures as they relate to heavy industrial machinery and/or cement manufacturing. Knowledge of reliability principles including failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA), vibration analysis, lubrication and tribology, thermography, etc. Knowledge of work flow management and the application of computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) in the improvement of equipment and facility reliability.





  • 3 or more years of experience in a related process industry with significant experience in the support of maintenance work processes, inventory, failure analysis, reliability theory, continuous improvement methods and a Computer Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
  • Experience in Societies for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals (SMRP) and Life Cycle Engineering. (Preferred)





  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, or related technical field.
  • Other Professional designation


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link




Date Posted:  May 15, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Lake City

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