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Reliability Engineer

Date: Jun 10, 2022

Location: Lake Charles, LA, US, 70665

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.


Requisition ID: 20334

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

We are in search of a Reliability Engineer who will report to our Reliability Engineering Team Lead in our Lake Charles plant. This person will be accountable for the continuous improvement of asset availability and lifecycle costs. Other responsibilities include:


  • Conducts Critical Equipment Analysis
  • Conducts Equipment Criticality Assessments 
  • Manages critical equipment lists
  • Tracks and analyzes reliability data on critical equipment (not uptime data entry)
  • Develops Maintenance Strategies by equipment types
  • Designs and implements PM/PdM programs
  • Identifies and defines reliability improvement projects
  • Troubleshoots long term equipment issues
  • Optimized equipment shutdown schedules and plans
  • Manages minor capital & non capital projects
  • Interfaces with state and govt. regulatory agencies
  • Administers the Mechanical Integrity Program
  • Administer Condition Monitoring Program and Lubrication Program
  • Develop & Maintain Reliability Based Equipment and Design Standards
  • Manage asset lifecycle planning and replacement
  • Provides oversight of stores equipment repairs

Required Education/Experience

  • BS degree in Mechanical Engineering or another engineering discipline
  • Maintenance or Reliability Engineering experience with a chemical manufacturing plant 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.

Nearest Major Market: Lake Charles