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Reliability Engineer

Government and Military

Engineer, Aerospace


Winston Salem, North Carolina, United States

Amentum is seeking a Reliability Engineer to join our team in Winston Salem, NC!

  • Typical work schedule is 1st Shift, 7:00 am – 3:30 pm.; hours may vary based on business demand.
  • Weekend hours may be scheduled to support our 24/7 operation.

The Reliability Engineer acts as a Lean Maintenance SME and adds support to maintenance teams with development of strategies that help create processes and programs able to sustain low operating costs and improve asset reliability. This position not only performs evaluations, but also trains teams to identify and eliminate waste, reduce operating and maintenance costs, and increase uptime.

  • Develops and maintains Reliability Programs and creates a model that can be utilized across multiple site locations.
  • Proactively identifies potential project problems or opportunities and analyzes the issues, using all appropriate resources, to develop the optimum approach to mitigating problems and/or exploiting opportunities.
  • Should be knowledgeable of best in class maintenance practices and predictive maintenance activities
  • Identifies opportunities, perform root cause analysis, and develop reliability standards associated with proprietary machine tools and testing equipment.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Generate and follow through to completion all Root Cause Analysis (RCA) for improved reliability of key assets and value streams. Lead overall completion of Root Cause and Corrective Actions.
  • Support spare parts critical spares generation and share responsibility for ongoing spare parts management program that meets reliability targets.
  • Lead weekly continues improvement activities and communicate wins and barriers to client and Amentum management teams.
  • Perform high level maintenance planning and materials management.
  • Plan for shutdowns, turnarounds, and plant outages.
  • Develop predictive maintenance strategies and training tools.
  • Perform risk-based asset management and root cause analysis.
  • Lead reliability and operations excellence.

This position will also be available to support various special projects, asset management, troubleshooting, and metric and performance measurement development.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, or related scientific field
  • At least 5 years of job-related experience
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills; working knowledge of computer systems and integrated software application programs.

Additional Information:

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.
  • This position may require a valid Driver’s License.
  • Position may require travel.
  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.
  • This position will require the ability to obtain a security access badge at our client’s location.
  • This position may require various shifts, weekends, and alternative work schedules.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires the ability to regularly lift to 50 lbs.
  • Requires the ability to regularly climb extension ladders, roof ladder, stepladders, and stairs at least 10 times during shift.
  • Requires the flexibility to bend/stoop, squat repetitive during shift.
  • Requires the ability to regularly kneel repetitive for shift.
  • Requires the ability to move in a 90-degree fashion on a repetitive basis for shift.
  • Requires the ability to stretch/reach on a repetitive basis for shift.
  • Requires the ability to walk extensively throughout the plant during shift.
  • Requires the ability to differentiate colors pertaining to wire color-coding.
  • Some tasks will require repetitive wrist movement.
  • Requires the ability to interact with all clients in a professional and friendly manner despite periods of stress.

Special Requirements:

  • Wear steel toe safety shoes, safety glasses, gloves, hard hats and other Personal Protective Equipment as needed.
  • Cope with demands (stressors) that are associated with the job and/or the work environment so that acceptable levels of performance and overall contribution are maintained.

Other Attributes:

  • Must be willing to work overtime when required. May be required to work holidays and weekends.

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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