Reliability Engineer
Chicago, IL 
Posted 8 days ago
Job Description

The Reliability Engineer applies engineering skills to primarily focus on the execution of capital projects as well as providing plant maintenance support as needed with an equipment reliability and mechanical integrity mindset. He or she schedules and helps to coordinate innovative, complex projects to meet cost and time objectives, complying with design criteria and standards. Examples include: providing engineering support and MOC's for plant maintenance changes and improvements, overseeing vessel or tank inspections or repairs and initiating or implementing equipment reliability improvement efforts.

What's in it For You:

  • You will join a growing company offering competitive pay and benefits
  • Access to best-in-class resources, tools, and technology
  • Opportunity for a long term, advanced career path
  • A culture that values safety first, including training and personal protection

What You Will Do:

  • Manage assigned vessel and tank inspections and complete to plan.
  • Capture and analyze failure data and work with TPM Manager and Maintenance Manager to identify and drive improvements. This can involve developing productivity measures and providing team training and support to ensure that equipment and the facility function as planned to avoid downtime.
  • Lead and/or participate in root cause failure investigations.
  • Establish and/or validate equipment criticality.
  • Establish effective strategies for critical equipment and work with planning to ensure they are captured effectively in site CMMS system. Facilitate reviews of existing preventative & predictive maintenance programs and propose/implement improvements.
  • Coordinate with corporate engineering in establishing and installing capital budget programs.
  • Participate on the plant environmental/compliance team.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering
  • 5 years' directly related engineering experience
  • 1 year experience with TPM
  • Chemical plant experience strongly preferred (consideration given for refinery or other industrial plant experience)
  • Familiarity with applicable pipe, vessel, tank, and other applicable standards
  • No immigration sponsorship available for this position

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Mechanical Engineering degree or advanced degree in an engineering discipline.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of project management tools and techniques on cross functional teams.
  • Current with technology in his/her discipline.
  • A strong desire to improve plant and equipment reliability
  • Experience with pumps, motors, exchangers, and chemical packaging equipment
  • Experience with CMMS systems, preferably eMaint

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At Ecolab, we believe the best teams are diverse and inclusive, and we are on a journey to create a workplace where every associate can grow and achieve their best. We are committed to fair and equal treatment of associates and applicants. We recruit, hire, promote, transfer and provide opportunities for advancement on the basis of individual qualifications and job performance. In all matters affecting employment, compensation, benefits, working conditions, and opportunities for advancement, we will not discriminate against any associate or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran.

In addition, we are committed to furthering the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) through Affirmative Action (AA). Our goal is to fully utilize minority, female, disabled and covered veteran individuals at all levels of the workforce. Ecolab is a place where you can grow your career, own your future and impact what matters.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 to 5 years
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