Pharmaceutical Manufacturer requires a Reliability Engineer to be responsible for developing and implementing a sustainable reliability program to reduce reliability risks. This role will implement a process to track production losses and abnormally high maintenance costs. Identify and implement projects using robust root cause analysis to reduce those losses or lower costs. This role will operate closely with projects, facilities and engineering teams to ensure optimised efficiency of equipment and assets, effective reliability processes are developed, and a cultural shift towards World Class asset management.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Develop the reliability program. Implement the program in a structured approach in in-line with cGMP and GEP whilst bringing the Engineering, Production and Quality teams along in the journey to World Class asset management
- Identify and manage asset reliability risks that could adversely affect plant or business operations.
- Guides efforts to ensure reliability and maintainability of equipment, processes, utilities, facilities, controls, and safety/security systems.
- Provide hands on technical engineering support, training and coaches others in relevant aspects of equipment performance.
- Be involved in the design and installation stages of projects for new assets and modification of existing assets to ensure on-going reliability.
- Perform analyses of assets
- Develop engineering solutions to reduce repetitive failures and other problems that adversely affect plant operations. These problems include capacity, quality, cost or regulatory compliance issues.
- Professionally and systematically defines, monitors and reviews Asset Maintenance Plans
- Manage and ensure appropriate support contracts are in place for critical equipment as required.
- Develop reliability standards, design standards, engineering procedures and standard operating procedures in conjunction with Process Engineering.
- Works with Capital Projects to ensure the reliability and maintainability of new and modified installations. Participates in the final check out of new installations. This includes factory and site acceptance testing that will assure adherence to functional specifications.
- Applies value analysis to repair/replace, repair/redesign, and make/buy decisions.
- Acts as the Responsible Mechanical Engineer to coordinate our PM activities.
- Asset Management