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Reliability Engineer - Norco, LA
United State Of America
Apr 10, 2019
Salary: Negotiable
Experience 6.0-12.0 years
Job Category Engineering Jobs
Employment Type Full time
Industry Oil & Gas
Skill Reliability Engineer
Role Reliability Engineer Jobs
Designation Engineer
Education B.B.A,B.Tech/B.E,BCA
No. of vacancies 1
About Company

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies. With around 93,000 employees in more than 90 countries and territories, Shell helps to meet the world's growing demand for energy in economically, environmentally and socially responsible ways.

Job Description

Job Description

The Reliability Engineer is a key role in Shell Norco Refinery based in Louisiana. In this role, you will drive continuous improvement of availability, reliability and health of the refinery's equipment to reduce facility deferment.
The Purpose for the Reliability Engineer is to:

  • Maximize defect elimination by ensuring the identification, prioritization, and mitigation of reliability threats across site has become standard work via the Manage Threats and Opportunities (MTO) Work Process.
  • Optimize equipment costs, availability and sustainability through the Manage Equipment Care (MEC) Work Process.
  • Minimize cost and the amount of change to the facilities by ensuring a problem is well defined and understood before solutions are developed (grow causal reasoning/learning at the site).
  • Maximize the Production Team effectiveness by ensuring the team is working on the highest priority activities to deliver the Business Plan (ensure consistent risk assessment across site).
  • Support the long-term Business Plan development by championing the Reliability Improvement Strategies and & Improvement Plans for the Site and Production Teams.
Responsibilities include:
  • Leads MTO Work Process within their Production Team including managing MTO Business Plan.
  • Leads MEC Work Process within their Production Teams, including Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM).
  • Helps ensure work process interfaces are functioning and healthy especially among MTO, MEC, and Maintenance Execution (ME).
  • Proactively seek to understand failures that resulted or could have resulted in production losses.
  • Ensures that Unplanned Downtime incident events are investigated - be the Production team conscience for Causal Learning.
  • Equips individuals and teams in the knowledge, concepts, and skills to analyze and mitigate equipment failures.
  • Applies Reliability Engineering principles including but not limited to: Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA), Fault Tree Analysis (FTA), Reliability Block Diagram (RBD), Life Cycle Cost Analysis (LCCA), Crow-AMSAA methodology, Weibull analysis, etc.
  • Focuses on reliability issues and not fire fighting issues - work mainly strategically not tactically.
  • Analyzes & communicates Reliability-related performance data to the site including site leadership, core & enabling teams, and production teams as needed.
  • Assists in development and delivery of the site's Reliability Strategy & Improvement Plan. Ensures annual strategy preparation is data-based using Reliability Engineering tools and Global Utilization System (GUS).
Accountabilities include:
  • Clear alignment on top threats and mitigations through effective application of MTO.
  • Delivery of MEC/RCM implementation strategies.
  • Management of Asset Care Plans for their Production Teams.
  • Coordination of short-term
  • Causal learning being applied on unplanned downtime events and corrective actions being taken as appropriate.

  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer
  • Bachelor's degree in an Engineering discipline is a MUST.
  • Minimum six (6) years manufacturing/refinery/chemical plant experience.
  • Demonstrated Reliability and Maintenance engineering principles and applications
  • Proven Process Management knowledge as incumbent will be expected to co-manage the Manage Threats & Opportunities (MTO) process and linkage to other reliability process.
  • Proven Ability to balance short term and longer term reliability threats.
  • Process and detail oriented
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Experience in working cross culturally and virtually a plus
  • Robust Communication and Stakeholder Management Skills

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