Employment Opportunity

Job Title: Reliability Engineer

Job Code: GW-11092315383764

Salary Range: $120K

Job Location:

City: City of Industry State: CA

Job Description:

Job Summary: The Reliability Engineer reports to the Technical Services Manager. This 
position requires thorough knowledge and skill in the use of equipment, technologies, 
terminology, and practices related to steelmaking.


Required Education/Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
5 years of experience in Maintenance, Reliability, Production Management, Engineering or 
Operations experience

Preferred Skills/Qualifications: 

Previous experience/education in the aluminum industry
Strong knowledge of preventative and predictive maintenance programs and tools associated 
with failure detection/ analysis
Previous experience with all types of Allen-Bradley Controllers, HMI, Drives and Safety 
Knowledge of EPA and OSHA regulations

Job Responsibilities:

Conduct analysis and perform Root Cause Analysis on equipment failures that significantly 
affect product quality, equipment uptime and plant capacity. Report conclusions to 
leadership and make recommendations for improved programs and practices intended to 
prevent similar failures.
Monitor and track line equipment availability land operating efficiency issues and creates 
“pareto” type analysis to identify key equipment problems / failures / areas using 
internal software.
Develops engineering solutions to repetitive failure and all other problems that adversely 
affect plant operations.  These problems include capacity, quality, cost or regulatory 
compliance issues.
Participates in the development of criteria for and evaluation of equipment and technical 
MRO suppliers and technical maintenance service providers.
Collaborate with Planner and Maintenance Supervisor to effectively execute planned 
downtime and outages.
Lead Preventive and Predictive Maintenance optimization.
Asset management (Critical spares, BOM, Asset Criticality, maintenance strategies, etc ) 
Identify critical equipment spares, material, component needs, and coordinate with 
maintenance, procurement, and stores to identify re-order processes/quantities to minimize 
downtime by using Reliability Centered Maintenance methodologies.
Provides leadership and technical assistance to guide maintenance activities.
Upgrades control systems to new equipment, software and standard. Modify PLC Programs and 
HMI as needed and backs up all Programs and setup with up-to-date versions on company 
drive. Troubleshoot equipment problems using the PLC.
Develop troubleshooting tools to help reduce machinery downtime.
Be able to teach Electricians and Mechanics in basic PLC knowledge.
Works with team to ensure the reliability and maintainability of new and modified 
installations. Participates in the development of design and installation specifications 
along with commissioning plans.
Develops acceptance tests and inspection criteria.
Defines, designs, develops, monitors and refines an asset maintenance plan that includes 
preventative and predictive maintenance strategies.
Develops risk management plan that will anticipate reliability related and non-reliability 
related risks that could adversely impact plant operations.
Participates in the final check-out of new installations.  This includes factory and site 
acceptance tests and inspection criteria.
Coordinate improvements on the engineering designs and procedures through collaboration 
with operations, maintenance, engineering, and suppliers.