Dyno Nobel Contract Mechanical Static Engineer in St. Helens, Oregon

Contract Mechanical Static Engineer

Location: US - OR - St. Helens

Job Code: 30004880

# of Openings: 1

Job Brief

Lead the Static Equipment Reliability effort for the site through collaboration between the Strategic Engineering specialist resources and the operations teams.

This role will be for a 6-9 month period

Who We Are

Dyno Nobel is a global leader in the commercial explosives industry. We provide innovative blasting solutions and quality explosives products throughout North America, Australia and selected customers in the Asia Pacific.

Join us in everything that’s great about Dyno Nobel: OUR culture, OUR values, OUR commitment to safety and most importantly our PEOPLE. This combination makes Dyno Nobel a terrific place to work.

Dyno Nobel is a subsidiary of Australian based Incitec Pivot Limited. IPL's 4500 employees also manufacture and market industrial chemicals and fertilizer products & services to customers around the world.

What You’ll Do

Reporting to the R&I Manager, you will be the expert in leading the Static Equipment Reliability effort for the site through collaboration between the Strategic Engineering specialist resources and the operations teams. You will be part of a dynamic team who manages the mechanical effectiveness, daily operations, overall plant safety, product quality and environmental and sustainability initiatives. Other duties will include:

  • Ensure that all static plant equipment assets at the Plant have effective Reliability and Capability Life Plans and maintenance strategies

  • Work closely with Maintenance Planners to ensure that preventive & predictive maintenance work orders in SAP PM are aligned with equipment maintenance strategies.

  • Complete equipment failure investigations using root cause analysis techniques.

  • Conduct engineering statistical reliability studies from the risk assessments, criticality data, corrective maintenance history, and failure history.

  • Assure compliance to relevant external statutory regulation and internal plant and engineering standards and communicating such requirements to the relevant stakeholders.

  • Ensure application of Company Management of Change policies and standards.

  • Implementation and Auditing of Standards and Guidelines in collaboration with Principal Engineers and Operations Personnel.

  • Undertake and organize technical investigations, inspections, studies and surveys, and analyzing all historical data, to determine static plant equipment risk and criticality.

  • Continuous update and review static plant equipment items in the operational risk registers. Implement effective controls and improvement actions (elimination/reduction).

  • Collaboration with Operations, Turnaround, and Project functions in effective identification & scoping of requirements. Execution of technical R&I role during turnarounds.

  • Support tactical response to address equipment deficiencies in an effective & timely manner during turnarounds.

What We’re Looking For:

  • Bachelor’s degree in metallurgy, materials, mechanical, civil, manufacturing or chemical engineering.

  • Qualifications such as API 510, 570, 571, 579, 653 and 581 preferred or working towards certification.

  • 4-10+ years of experience in maintenance and/or engineering of a petrochemical manufacturing plant, power generation or similar heavy industry environment with at least 3 years in the field of the reliability of static plant equipment.

  • Knowledge of static plant equipment and good knowledge of materials, failure mechanisms, fabrication and repair processes and procedures

  • Familiarity with Safety Management Systems.

  • Familiarity with Quality Management Systems.

  • Familiarity with Manufacturing Excellence models, systems and processes relating to asset capability and reliability.

  • Familiarity with Turnaround management systems.

  • Computer literacy in:

  • Microsoft Office Suite

  • SAP PM or equivalent

  • Experienced in risk identification, analysis, and mitigation strategies.

  • Proven project delivery.

  • Demonstrated ability in optimizing reliability e.g. reducing failure rates, increasing uptime, etc.

  • Strong understanding of RBM (Risk-based Maintenance) and RCM (reliability-centered maintenance) maintenance strategy development.

  • Strong understanding of statistical analysis of failure data (e.g. uptime, Weibull analysis, etc).

  • Competent in the various methods of Root Cause Failure Analysis.

  • Competent in incident investigations

  • Positive attitude, friendly demeanor, and team player

What We Offer:

  • Health benefits

  • Friendly and supportive coworkers

Zero Harm for Everyone Everywhere

Value People – Respect, Recognize & Reward

Think Customer. Everyone. Every day

Treat the Business as our Own

Care for the Community & our Environment

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Deliver on our Promises

Dyno Nobel is an equal employment opportunity employer and will give all qualified applicants consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

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