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Shell Reliability Engineer- Port Allen, LA in Port Allen, Louisiana


Job Title:

Reliability Engineer- Port Allen, LA

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Job Description:

As the Reliability Engineer you lead effective practices in operational and maintenance excellence for growing and improving reliability. Your objective is to increase site profitability and decrease maintenance expenditure through continuous improvements in reliability, including bad-actor elimination. You are the “reliability conscience” for the site, ensuring that reliability is considered in all aspects of manufacturing: projects, turnarounds, maintenance, engineering, work processes, and human factors. You will collect and analyze reliability performance data. You will develop and lead reliability improvement tactics. Champion the Mitigate Threats to Availability (MTA) work process. Assure initiation of improvement tactics and projects as appropriate. You will lead the implementation and maintenance of the Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) work process. You will work with technical disciplines, operations, and maintenance to identify opportunities for improving capacity utilization. Examples of opportunities include: repairing or replacing equipment, changing operating guidelines, and revising maintenance practices and procedures. You will facilitate event investigations by applying Fact-Based Problem-Solving Techniques. You will also facilitate learning from repetitive failures and reliability-event reviews. You will act as a technical expert in fact-based problem solving. Provide instruction on investigation tools/techniques and failure analysis.

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Country of Work Location:

United States

Employment Type:

Full Time

Company Description:

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies with about 84,000 employees across more than 70 countries. We aim to meet the world’s growing need for more and cleaner energy solutions in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible. We have expertise in exploration, production, refining and marketing of oil and natural gas, and the manufacturing and marketing of chemicals. As a global energy company operating in a challenging world, we set high standards of performance and ethical behaviors. We are judged by how we act and how we live up to our core values of honesty, integrity and respect for people. Our Business Principles are based on these. They promote trust, openness, teamwork and professionalism, as well as pride in what we do and how we conduct business.Building on our core values, we aspire to sustain a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels respected and valued, from our employees to our customers and partners. A diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment are vital to our success, leading to greater innovation and better energy solutions.


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Work Location:

Port Allen


· Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer both now and in the future.

· Mechanical engineering degree or equivalent experience

· 5+ years' experience in a similar role

· Skilled in Mitigate Threats to Opportunities (MTO) work process.

· Skilled in Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) work process and Preventative Maintenance (PM) practices.

· Skilled Level in Reliability and Maintenance engineering principles and application including: Failure Modes and Effects Analysis, Fault Tree Analysis, Life Cycle Cost Analysis.

· Strong Problem-solving skills.

· Strong Communication and listening skills.

· Causal-learning facilitation skills and Mean Time Between Failure/Repair analysis skills

· Knowledge of Catalyst, Solids, or similar manufacturing methods and processes is advantageous though not required

City, State (if applicable):

Port Allen, LA