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Instrument & Electrical Engineer

Location: 

Houston, TX, US

Company:  Goodyear

Location: US-TX-HOUSTON-PLT-0141-2193   
Goodyear Talent Acquisition Representative: Emily Rae Quinn  
Sponsorship Available: No 
Relocation Assistance Available: No 

 

 

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About the Position

This position will be responsible for developing and leading the implementation of programs designed to improve Total Productive Maintenance in the Houston Chemical Plant. The individual will perform all duties in a manner to support the plant’s safety, environmental, quality, and reliability standards.  The individual will also be the plant’s resource of new technology, standards and practices in the maintenance and reliability field and profession.  Coordination and communication with many of the plant’s organizations; operations, maintenance, engineering, etc. are critical to the success of the plant’s reliability. Track’s engineering expense & capital budgeting to meet project forecast for assigned projects. Assist other various departments to guarantee proper design, installation, modification & maintainability of new & existing plant equipment, buildings & facilities.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Ability to execute capital projects through their entire lifecycle including but not limited to initiation, scope of work, risk assessments, budget, engineering/design, procurement, construction execution, commissioning, startup, and closure.
  • Meet budgetary objectives and adjust project constraints to control costs.
  • Review engineering documentation, vendor submittals, fabrication drawings and other submittals for compliance with engineering drawings, specifications, good engineering practice, and project objectives.
  • Manage and lead the root cause analysis for all major equipment failures and as directed by plant leadership.
  • Oversee the Planning and Scheduling of plant maintenance activities in a weekly plant scheduling meeting and manage the plant's turnaround work.
  • Manage maintenance and asset reports with the plant's Computerized Maintenance Management System (SAP).
  • Oversee the plant's Predictive Maintenance Program; Oil Analysis, Thermography, Vibration Analysis, Thermography, and Ultrasonic Testing.
  • Develop and implement a Precision Maintenance program with the maintenance organization.
  • Develop and implement an Operator Driven Reliability Program with the operations department.
  • Incorporate the plants equipment criticality process into a formal RCM program.
  • Assist maintenance and engineering in eliminating difficult or reoccurring failures.
  • Additional programs will include on line predictive technologies, asset life cycle analysis, and repair - replace strategies.
  • Coordinate Six Sigma and Lean initiatives in the maintenance area for the plant.
  • Coordinate the training and development of maintenance planners.
  • Support safety culture and awareness in accordance with existing safety policies that result in zero chemical exposure, zero accidents.
  • Participate in root cause investigations and develop/track key performance indicators (KPI’s) to improve work performance.

 

Required Education and Experience

  • BS Degree in a relevant science, technology, engineering or mathematics field, engineering highly preferred.
  • 3+ years of experience in a collaborative manufacturing engineering role, preferably with a mechanical or chemical focus, chemical preferred.
  • 3 or more years of experience with equipment design, project engineering, plant management.
  • 3+ years of experience in maintenance.
  • Experience leading and influencing others in a maintenance, engineering, and contract labor environment, preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of TPM, preventive and predictive maintenance techniques and their application.
  • Experience in implementing reliability centered maintenance principles.
  • Knowledge of the design and maintenance of rotating, reciprocating and fixed equipment.
  • Project management specifically capital projects preferred.
  • Exposure to cross functional areas such as: Planning, scheduling, tracking, evaluation, and reporting.

 

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively & present information, both verbally & written at all levels of organization.
  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations, state of the art safety practices and governmental regulations/practices.
  • Must have knowledge of industry standards such as NFPA, OSHA, ASME, API, etc. & be able to problem solve.
  • Solid understanding of rotating equipment, centrifuges, pumps, and agitators, pump curves & piping systems, machine design & process design including blueprint reading, process flow diagrams, piping & instrumentation diagrams.
  • Ability to understand electrical or mechanical diagrams.
  • Broad knowledge of fundamentals and good knowledge of principles and practices in project management and drafting.
  • Advanced time management and analytical skills.
  • Ability to use appropriate computer-based technology including Microsoft tools, interpret & create technical CAD drawings & schematics.
  • Training in or knowledge of PSM mechanical integrity and project management. High mechanical aptitude.

 

 

Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 72,000 people and manufactures its products in 55 facilities in 23 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to www.goodyear.com/corporate

Goodyear is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to that individual's race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need reasonable accommodation to complete the online application, or any other part of the employment process, please contact the Goodyear Candidate Care Line at 330.796.4500.

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