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Reliability Engineer

Date: Nov 26, 2021

Location: Albany, OR, US, 97322

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.


Requisition ID: 19559

Built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company’s two industry-leading business segments—Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies—provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customers around the world. Grace employs approximately 4,300 people in over 30 countries.


Job Description

The Oregon plant of W. R. Grace & Co. is currently seeking a Reliability Engineer to enhance our growing, dynamic team. This position reports to the Maintenance Manager and is responsible for implementing and maintaining best practices to continuously improve equipment reliability and control maintenance costs.  The focus of the position will be on coordinating, directing, implementing and sustaining strategies around critical reliability programs including mechanical integrity, and management of change.


Job Description:

  • Develops, improves, and maintains the sites maintenance and reliability programs.  Develops and implements preventative and predictive maintenance practices.  Measures success by equipment uptime.
  • Manages the site’s computerized maintenance management system
  • Manage the site’s mechanical integrity program, developing and implementing schedules and strategies from a risk-based assessment
  • Serves as the maintenance/engineering Process Safety Management (PSM) leader – assessing recommendations with sound engineering practices, identifying necessary improvements, and tracking action items to completion
  • Manage the site’s Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID’s) ensuring accuracy
  • Completes various small capital and maintenance projects including equipment improvements or replacements, safety or environmental projects, and any other identified improvement projects
  • Recommends equipment/processing systems’ modifications and/or replacement to improve plant performance


Required Skills

  • Must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Be computer literate with fluency in spreadsheets and AutoCAD
  • Must have a solid understanding of mechanical integrity programs

Required Experience

  • Bachelors of Science Degree, Engineering (Mechanical Engineering preferred). 
  • Must have 2 – 5 years of relevant experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Familiar with standard predictive and preventative maintenance strategies and tools, including ultrasonic testing, vibration analysis, oil analysis, remaining life, etc.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with OSHA PSM regulations and implementation preferred
  • Experience with CMMS preferred



Grace is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Grace via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Grace. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Grace as a result of the referral or through other means.


EOE Statement:  W. R. Grace & Co. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation.

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