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Maintenance Engineer

Date: Apr 29, 2021

Location: Lake Charles, LA, US, 70665

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Job Description

We are in search of a Maintenance Engineer who will report to our Reliability Team Lead/Maintenance Engineer in our Lake Charles plant. This person will be accountable for providing maintenance support to ensure the achievement of production and reliability goals. Other responsibilities include:

  • Troubleshoots area equipment issues, both reactive and predictive
  • Provides Operations Supervisor’s first line of support for solving mechanical equipment reliability issues
  • Conducts Bad Actor analysis, frequencies and costs of repair history
  • Support shutdown planning & execution
  • Support development & improvement of maintenance management processes, training materials, & SOPs
  • Identifies and scopes potential reliability improvement projects
  • Identifies & assists in updating equipment lists, assignments and engineering documents in SAP, DMS, etc
  • Coordinates with maintenance for mechanical troubleshooting external support
  • Provides input to weekly maintenance schedules
  • Develops and updates equipment maintenance plans
  • Develops and updates PM, PdM, and CBM routines
  • Develops Maintenance Training materials & procedures for mechanical equipment associated with Capital Projects
  • Identifies and recommends (with justification) updates to critical spares and inventory levels, both existing and in support of Capital Projects
  • Participates in safety programs and initiatives
  • Participate in Process Hazard Analysis (PHAs) including GMP and PSSR
  • Support Commissioning and Startup Activities
  • Conducts daily plant inspections and walkthroughs
  • Supports Purchasing/GRs/New Vendors/Req's
  • Redlines Engineering Drawings and Documents for correction of errors when needed

Required Experience

  • BS degree in Mechanical Engineering or another engineering discipline
  • 3+ years engineering experience in a petro-chemical manufacturing plant
  • In lieu of degree, 10+ years of maintenance and reliability leadership and troubleshooting experience


Nearest Major Market: Lake Charles