Reliability Engineer

Date: May 5, 2024

Location: Baltimore, MD, US, 21226

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Requisition ID: 22915 

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

Grace is seeking a Reliability Engineer for our Curtis Bay Works, MD facility. This position is part of the Maintenance/Reliability Team and reports to the Lead Reliability Engineer. This position is accountable for the continuous improvement of asset availability and lifecycle costs.


  • Conducts Critical Equipment Analysis
  • Conducts Equipment Criticality Assessments
  • Manages critical equipment lists
  • Creates asset care plans for critical assets
  • Tracks and analyzes reliability data on critical equipment
  • Analyze bad actors and develop improvement plans through data driven methodologies
  • Develop Maintenance Strategies by equipment types
  • Supports and facilitates RCA’s
  • Updates Engineering Drawings and Documents to reflect field conditions
  • Supports area Maintenance Engineers
  • Identifies and scope’s maintenance/reliability improvement projects
  • Assists with emergencies, unplanned problems, and repairs
  • Supports Purchasing/Goods Receipts/New Vendors/Requisitions
  • Participates in safety programs and initiatives
  • Participates in Process Hazard Analysis (PHAs) including PSSRs, and Management of Change (MOCs)

Physical Requirements and Environment

  • Ability to follow safety protocols and standards working in a pilot plant facility with highly hazardous materials
  • Must be willing to wear PPE (Personal Protective equipment) including but not limited to hard hat, protective eyewear, steel-toed boots, hearing protection, Level A suit, full face respirator

Required Qualifications

  • BS in Engineering discipline (ME highly preferred)
  • Industrial manufacturing experience in processes such as Chemical, Paper, Metals, Refinery, Pharmaceutical
  • 5+ years in maintenance reliability experience
  • Demonstrated use of RCCA and FMEA analysis

Preferred Qualifications

•    Experience using CMMS maintenance system, SAP is a plus
•    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
•    Knowledge of equipment PdM practices.

One Grace Core Competencies

Values Differences
Customer Focus
Action Oriented
Ensures Accountability

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.

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore