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Reliability Engineer
Farmington, MN

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$65,000 - $115,000 / yr

Currently looking to add a Reliability Engineer to our team.  Ideally, knowledge of food processing equipment is a plus. 
Duties and Knowledge: 
  • Develop engineering solutions to repetitive failures and all other problems that adversely affect plant operations. These problems include capacity, quality, cost, or regulatory compliance issues. To fulfill this responsibility, the reliability engineer applies data analysis techniques that can include:
  • Reliability modeling and prediction, statistical process control
  • Root cause analysis (RCA), root cause failure analysis (RCFA), failure reporting, analysis and corrective action system (FRACAS), failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
  • Works with project engineering to ensure the reliability and maintainability of new and modified installations.
  • Ability to design and implement Maintenance Reliability projects through the following competencies:
  • Select, hire and manage engineering consultants and contractors.
  • Manage multiple assigned engineering and or technical service projects establishing manpower, budgets, scheduling, equipment, and materials.
  • Control project schedule, costs and quality via project management skills.
  • Professionally and systematically defines, designs, develops, monitors and refines an asset maintenance plan that includes:
  • Effective utilization of predictive and other non-destructive testing methodologies designed to identify and isolate inherent reliability problems.
  • Provides input to a risk management plan that will anticipate reliability-related and non-reliability-related risks that could adversely impact plant operations.
  • Ability to train other personnel on data analysis tools and techniques.
  • Works with Production, Maintenance, and Engineering to perform analyses of assets including:
  • Asset utilization, Equipment effectiveness, Remaining useful life
  • Provides technical support to production maintenance and technical personnel.
  • Applies value analysis to repair/replace, repair/design and make/buy decisions
  • Driving continuous improvement projects and initiatives.
BS or higher degree in Mechanical or related with 2-6 years experience in an industrial setting. (preferable food products)  

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