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Senior Manufacturing Reliability Engineer in Columbia, SC at Westinghouse Electric Company

Date Posted: 3/8/2018

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Job ID: 27012BR

Energize your career with Westinghouse Electric Company! Our commitment to safe, clean nuclear energy is second to none, and we’re proud of our rich heritage of technical innovation and commitment to our global customers’ success. If you are interested in being a part of a company that values exceeding customer expectations and providing future generations around the globe with emission-free energy, we want to hear from you.

Westinghouse Electric Company Nuclear Fuel, located in Columbia, South Carolina is seeking a Senior Manufacturing Reliability Engineer. In this position, a Senior Manufacturing Reliability Engineer can expect to be responsible for the following:

• A Reliability Engineer will work with Operations, Maintenance, Work Management and Technical Services Engineering groups to support plant operations by leading equipment improvement efforts.
• Will work with contractors, vendors, and manufacturer representatives to improve the performance of plant equipment.
• Be responsible for organizing data such as preventive/predictive maintenance, failure analysis, major equipment breakdown/repair, troubleshooting information, etc. and be able to analyze as needed.
• Determine the types of data collection/predictive maintenance required to improve equipment reliability and work with necessary organizations to implement them.
• Identify opportunities to improve equipment using trouble-shooting skills, root cause analysis as well as effective communications with internal customers, OEMs and contractors.
• Optimize the PM/PdM (Preventative/Predictive Maintenance) program to ensure the effective use of resources and to maximize equipment reliability.
• Redesign/modify equipment components to improve reliability and service running life.
• Utilize CMMS to build and analyze data for reliability opportunities and effectiveness.
• Overall responsibility will be to improve reliability and performance of plant equipment.
• Reliability Engineer for Conversion Area
• Run Area Health Meeting
• Risk Rank Equipment
• Track MTBF and MTTR on equipment
• Evaluate Single Point Vulnerabilities
• Track and verify adequacy of PMs
• Work to improve equipment run metrics

EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

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Minimum Requirements:

A successful candidate would be familiar with and/or have experience with the following:

Essential skills:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
- Strong communication and teamwork
- 5+ years of chemical or mechanical manufacturing engineering experience, with a hands-on orientation

Desirable skills:
- Six Sigma/Design for Six Sigma (DFSS)
- Certified Maintenance & Reliability Professional (CMRP)
- Computer Aided Design (AutoCAD, SolidWorks)
- Computerized Maintenance Management System (MAPCON)
- Working knowledge of P&ID’s, mechanical drawings, including GD&T, as well as inspection methods
- Project planning and management experience, including estimating resources, budgets and schedule
- Statistical principles & tools (process capability, process control, ANOVA, etc.)


Employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Short Term Disability & Long Term Disability, Life & Accident Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, 401(k) Savings Plan, and Paid Vacation. We also offer a number of work/life programs such as flextime and a variety of training and development opportunities.


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