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Maintenance Engineer

Date: Jul 14, 2022

Location: Baltimore, MD, US, 21226

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Job Description

Grace is seeking a Maintenance Engineer for our ART Hydroprocessing Catalyst plant at our Curtis Bay, MD facility. This position is part of the Maintenance/Reliability Team and reports to the Lead Reliability Engineer.

This position is embedded in the ART operating area along with a maintenance supervisor, process engineer, and production engineer(s) in support of the Operations Team. This team is responsible to provide hydroprocessing catalyst to our customers safely, on spec, and on time.


  • Develops and manages equipment maintenance plans for area equipment. Including updating PM, PdM routines, and equipment lists in SAP (CMMS)
  • Tracks, manages, and analyzes area asset reliability data
  • Performs RCFA’s/FMEA’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 scope’s 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

Physical Requirements and Environment

  • Must be willing to wear PPE (Personal Protective equipment) including but not limited to hard hat, protective eyewear, steel-toed boots, hearing protection
  • Ability to follow safety protocols and standards working in an industrial plant

Required Qualifications

  • BS in Engineering discipline (ME highly preferred)
  • 5-7+ 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

  • Experience using SAP Preventative Maintenance module
  • Knowledge of Engineering codes and standards such as ASME, API, ANSI, etc
  • Knowledge of equipment PdM practices such as Vibration Analysis, Ultrasound, Oil Analysis and Infrared Thermography
  • Knowledge of calciners and kilns


  • 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