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Maintenance Engineer

Date: May 4, 2022

Location: Baltimore, MD, US, 21226

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Job Description

Grace is hiring a Maintenance Engineer for our Specialty Catalyst (SC) plants at our Curtis Bay, MD facility. This position is part of the Maintenance/Reliability Team and reports to the Reliability Leader.


As a Maintenance Engineer, you'll be part of a team that is embedded in the SC operating area along with a maintenance supervisor, process engineer, and production engineer(s) supporting the Operations Team. This team is responsible for providing specialty catalyst to our customers safely, on spec, and on time.


  • Develops and manages equipment maintenance plans for area equipment. Including updating PM, PdM, CBM routines, and equipment lists in SAP
  • Tracks, manages, and analyzes area asset reliability data
  • Performs FMEA’s and RCFA’s to ensure long term maintenance equipment problems are appropriately investigated with solutions implemented
  • Identifies critical spares and recommended spare parts inventory levels
  • Identifies and scopes potential reliability improvement projects
  • Facilitates area Maintenance planning and execution meeting for outages
  • Provides input to weekly maintenance schedules
  • Assists with emergencies, unplanned problems and repairs
  • Supports Purchasing/Goods Receipts/New Vendors/Requisitions
  • Participates in Process Hazard Analysis (PHAs) including, PSSR and Management of Change (MOCs)
  • Manages area equipment files and documentation
  • Manages small projects including contract bidding and supervision to commissioning and startup activities

Required Qualifications

  • BS in Engineering discipline (ME highly preferred) 
  • 3-5+ years Maintenance/Engineering experience in process   manufacturing environment, such as Chemical, Paper, Metals, Refinery
  • Proactive problem-solving approach focused on action
  • Ability to organize and prioritize
  • Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office and other maintenance scheduling tools
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills - work with multiple departments to solve problems
  • Understanding of industry design, repair standards and maintenance practices

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience working in a PSM plant
  • Experience using SAP Preventative Maintenance module
  • Knowledge of Engineering codes and standards such as ASME, API, ANSI, etc
  • Knowledge of equipment monitoring such as Vibration Analysis, Ultrasound, Oil Analysis and Infrared Thermography
  • Knowledge of machinery lubrication



Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
Life Insurance and Disability 
Grace Wellness Program
Flexible Workplace 
Retirement Plans  
401(k) Company Match – Dollar to dollar up to the first 6%
Paid Vacation and Holidays
Parental Leave (salaried only)
Tuition Reimbursement 
Company Donation Match Program

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore