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Job ID:  42491
Date:  Apr 7, 2021
Job function:  Manufacturing
Experience level:  Experienced Hire
Business:  DSM Engineering Materials

Reliability Engineer - Evansville, IN

DSM – Bright Science. Brighter Living.™

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Reliability Engineer- Evansville, IN 

Our Maintenance team is ready to welcome you!  Are you ready to work for a world leader in high-performance and increasingly sustainable thermoplastic manufacturing?  DSM Engineering Materials enable lighter, stronger and more durable products - which in turn makes people’s lives safer, more convenient and healthier – and all while helping to tackle carbon emissions.  

As a Reliability Engineer you have a business critical role. Your drive to improve the reliability and integrity of the Evansville site with regard to equipment, maintenance procedures and  maximizing technical availability of assets will allow us to optimize production and meet client expectations.  

The Evansville, IN manufacturing plant is futureproofing and expanding the capacity of its high-performance materials compounding facility.  The extensive modernization and expansion of the site is being driven by increasing customer demand for advanced material solutions for electrification, metal replacement and light-weighting in multiple industries. It includes the addition of the latest state-of-the-art production technologies, increasing efficiency and sustainability throughout the facility.

What can you expect in your work?  No day is the same and you will be working in a dynamic work environment.  You will be responsible to:
•    Identify potential performance killers and cost drivers by monitoring and analyzing the performance of the plant using statistical methods 
•    Define and ensure the availability of critical spare parts, services and contracts for all corrective preventive and predictive maintenance on site
•    Develop/implement/maintain an electronic plant dossier for centralized storage of asset knowledge
•    Define the optimum PPM program related to the business strategy 
•    Lead criticality ranking and failure modes and effects analysis on future equipment installations
•    Execute RCA to find causes for reliability problems 
•    Maintains customer contacts for key process equipment and critical spare parts
•    Monitor adherence to the Improve Plant (IP) process, (ME6), for existing equipment modifications as well and new installations


What does DSM have to offer you: 
•    a company with a purpose that is deeply rooted in our business strategy; where creating brighter lives is core to who we are and what we do
•    a place where great minds gather to reach smarter solutions as a result of collaboration
•    a culture that encourages its employees to keep pushing boundaries
•    commitment to nurturing and developing professional growth
•    competitive salary and benefits and the opportunity to be part of a global, multicultural team


What you will bring:
•    drive for results
•    eagerness to build relationships and work in teams
•    courage to launch new ideas and think outside the box
•    resilience and grit to keep moving forward
•    ability to multi-task in a fast moving environment


What we like to see in your experience:
•    Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline or will consider 5 or more years of reliability experience in lieu of degree
•    Experience with maintenance organization including processes and systems, within a manufacturing environment
•    Root Cause Analysis (RCA), Failure Mode Effect Analysis (FMEA) execution
•    Working knowledge of statistical methods such as Pareto, CPK, SPC, etc
•    Familiarity with electrical and instrumentation technology methodologies
•    Project management experience 
•    Prior leadership or supervisor experience a plus
•    Strong presentation and communication skills 
•    Ability to work well in team setting 

How to apply and what to expect in our recruitment process
Interested in this position? Please apply on-line by sending us your Resume via the career portal at (https://jobs.dsm.com/)
Pre-employment screenings are part of the DSM Recruitment & Selection Process. You will be contacted when further information is required.  


About DSM Engineering Materials- Creating better, more sustainable materials
Perhaps the greatest trend driving our markets is the move towards mobility and connectivity - on the road, in the home and office, and on the street. We’re seeing new standards in design and usability coupled with our planet’s pressing need to cut energy use and avoid waste through circular design thinking.
Take ‘thinovation’ - the trend for creating smaller, lighter, greener and safer working parts in electronic devices. Today, our materials create components like the tiny connectors that give mobile phones their incredible functionality

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