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Electrical Reliability Engineer

Job Posting Date:  Jul 12, 2024
Function:  Reliability Engineering

Clarksville, US

Position: Electrical Reliability Engineer 
Location: Clarksville - USA 
Department: Reliability 
FSLA: Salaried -Exempt



Reports to: Superintendent - Reliability Superintendent 
Supervises: This position does not have supervisory responsibilities 


The role serves as a support for the Asset Management Planning & Controls team. 


This role will play a key role in the identification & development of the yearly major outage planning.  The candidate will have key responsibilities in all phases of the outage process, starting in the concept phase and continuing through the close out phase of the outage.  


•    As an Electrical Reliability Engineer, you'll support manufacturing plants to improve process and equipment reliability
•    You'll be assigned to a specific area of the plant and work with maintenance and operations area managers to identify, prioritize, and execute improvement opportunities
•    You'll also partner closely with area maintenance, operations, and engineering to achieve reliability, failure elimination, and cost reduction goals
•    Partner closely with area operations and reliability personnel to improve equipment availability and process reliability reducing unplanned production losses
•    Provide engineered solutions to complex problems that increase equipment and process reliability
•    Work closely with area maintenance to target reliability and maintainability issues, reduce cost, and improve productivity
•    Provide support for plant outages and shutdowns as requested
•    Identify and prioritize opportunities for reliability improvements by mining information from SAP, reliability systems, and production logs
•    Lead Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) investigations
•    Lead FMEA analyses on critical production assets
•    Provide reliability input to capital projects as requested
•    Provide technical leadership at all levels of the plant organization with special emphasis on interfacing with maintenance crews
•    Lead problem solving teams to identify, design and implement improvements
•    Work safely and promote the safety vision


•    Bachelor of Science Degree (or higher) in Electrical Engineering
•    Strong basic engineering skills including maintenance of electrical and automated systems and components
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•    Must be highly motivated, self-directed, and able to manage own project portfolio
•    Desire to work in the field with maintenance, operations, and engineering personnel in response to urgent critical equipment troubleshooting
•    Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (especially Excel)
•    Effective group facilitation and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work with and lead cross-functional working teams
•    Basic knowledge of common process equipment (motors, variable frequency drives, electrical wiring systems, etc.). Basic understanding of common predictive and diagnostic technologies for electrical equipment
•    Service-oriented and customer-focused
•    Strong commitment to personnel and process safety
•    Desire to learn new skills in reliability engineering principles, SAP, and root cause failure analysis methods


We look forward hearing from you. Please note that only applicants who progress to the next stage will be contacted. 
Thank you for your interest in applying for this position.
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Nearest Major Market: Clarksville
Nearest Secondary Market: Nashville

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