Engineering and Reliability Manager

Deer Island - Oregon - United States - Energy - Mining - Engineering & Design - Academic Bachelor

Brunel has an exciting opportunity for an Engineering and Reliability Manager for our client who are a global leader in mining solutions and quality products throughout the world in the Mining Industry. This is a permanent position located in St. Helens, Oregon. You will be the expert in managing the Plant Risk & Reliability Team and provide leadership for the risk and reliability program, planned/preventative maintenance program, and root cause failure analysis/plant troubleshooting for the Plant. You will be part of a dynamic team who manages the availability of and compliance with strong, effective, robust reliability processes & systems and engineering standard. If you feel this would be a good fit, apply now!

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Gabrielle Warner, Account manager

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About this role

  • Demonstrate and/or lead the commitment to the pursuit of achieving Zero Harm through behavioral-based safety (Ensure SAO, JSA, Take 5’s, stretching, and all safety rules are being completed.)
  • Ensure compliance with applicable Company HSE Performance Standards, as well as applicable acts and regulations.
  • Supports BEx initiatives and ensures participation from all areas of responsibility
  • Ensure compliance with applicable Company HSE Performance Standards, as well as applicable acts and regulations
  • Improved Plant Uptime, by Championing sustained reliability, an active strategic influence of operational groups, and active networking amongst plant & reliability personnel
  • Reduced Risk Profile, by active ownership of the reliability risk management system and the provision of specialist technical support
  • Availability of & compliance with strong, effective, robust reliability processes & systems, by strategic mapping of critical reliability processes and building a structure of ownership of these critical reliability processes
  • Availability of & compliance with strong, effective, robust engineering standards, by developing & communicating appropriate engineering standards and building a structure of ownership of these engineering standards
  • Budget – Expenditure within budgetary restraints
  • Personnel management

About you

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Materials, Metallurgical, Electrical or Chemical Engineering;
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in maintenance and/or engineering of a petrochemical manufacturing plant, power generation or similar heavy industry environment. Leadership experience - Minimum 3 yrs. experience in either leading a reliability team or managing a manufacturing facility;
  • Technical: Technically competent with respect to the management of one or more of the following Pressure equipment, Rotating equipment, and Instrument/Electrical systems;
  • Knowledge of static plant equipment and good knowledge of materials, failure mechanisms, fabrication and repair processes and procedures;
  • Familiarity with Safety Management Systems;
  • Familiarity with Quality Management Systems;
  • Familiarity with Manufacturing Excellence models, systems and processes relating to asset capability and reliability;
  • Familiarity with Turnaround management systems;
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office Suite and SAP PM or equivalent;
  • Experienced in risk identification, analysis, and mitigation strategies;
  • Proven project delivery;
  • Demonstrated ability in optimizing reliability e.g. reducing failure rates, increasing uptime, etc.;
  • Strong understanding of RBM (Risk-based Maintenance) and RCM (reliability-centered maintenance) maintenance strategy development;
  • Strong understanding of statistical analysis of failure data (e.g. uptime, Weibull analysis, etc.);
  • Competent in the various methods of Root Cause Failure Analysis;
  • Competent in incident investigations.

What we offer

  • Vacation time + 10 paid holidays + a couple of PTO days
  • Full health benefits including employer HSA contributions + dental plan with an orthodontic option, wellness coaching available
  • Up to a 4% 401k match additional company contribution from 1% to 5% based on years of service
  • Generous tuition reimbursement program
  • Friendly and supportive coworkers


  • Vacancy number: PUB234221
  • Location: Deer Island
  • Market: Energy
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branch: Mining
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Closing date: Monday, November 18, 2019
Apply now

Feel free to contact


Gabrielle Warner

Account manager Brunel Energy USA Salt Lake City

+1 385-259-2533

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