Dyno Nobel Reliability Manager in St. Helens, Oregon

Reliability Manager

Location: US - OR - St. Helens

Job Code: 30004883

# of Openings: 1

Job Brief

Manage the Plant Risk & Reliability Team and provide leadership for the risk and reliability program, planned/preventative maintenance program, and root cause failure analysis/plant troubleshooting for the Plant.

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 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 SVP Nitrogen, you will be the expert in managing the Plant Risk & Reliability Team and provide leadership for the risk and reliability program, planned/preventative maintenance program, and root cause failure analysis/plant troubleshooting for the Plant. You will be part of a dynamic team who manages the availability of and compliance with strong, effective, robust reliability processes & systems and engineering standards. Other duties will include:

  • Demonstrate and/or lead the commitment to the pursuit of achieving Zero Harm through behavioral based safety (Ensure SAO, JSA, Take 5’s, stretching, and all safety rules are being completed.)

  • Ensure compliance with applicable Company HSE Performance Standards, as well as applicable acts and regulations.

  • Supports BEx initiatives and ensures participation from all areas of responsibility

  • Ensure compliance with applicable Company HSE Performance Standards, as well as applicable acts and regulations

  • Improved Plant Uptime, by Championing sustained reliability, an active strategic influence of operational groups, and active networking amongst plant & reliability personnel

  • Reduced Risk Profile, by active ownership of the reliability risk management system and the provision of specialist technical support

  • Availability of & compliance with strong, effective, robust reliability processes & systems, by strategic mapping of critical reliability processes and building a structure of ownership of these critical reliability processes

  • Availability of & compliance with strong, effective, robust engineering standards, by developing & communicating appropriate engineering standards and building a structure of ownership of these engineering standards

  • Budget – Expenditure within budgetary restraints

  • Personnel management

What We’re Looking For:

  • Degree in Mechanical, Materials, Metallurgical, Electrical or Chemical Engineering

  • Minimum 15 years of experience in maintenance and/or engineering of a petrochemical manufacturing plant, power generation or similar heavy industry environment. Leadership experience - Minimum 5 yrs. experience in either leading a reliability team or managing a manufacturing facility.

  • Technical: Technically competent with respect to the management of one or more of the following Pressure equipment, Rotating equipment, and Instrument/Electrical systems

  • 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 and 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:

  • Vacation time + 10 paid holidays + a couple of PTO days

  • Full health benefits including employer HSA contributions + dental plan with an orthodontic option, wellness coaching available

  • Up to a 4% 401k match PLUS additional company contribution from 1% to 5% based on years of service

  • Generous tuition reimbursement program

  • 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

Challenge & Improve the Status Quo

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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