Website Natgasoline LLC

The Reliability Engineering Manager has the overall responsibility for developing and executing the best-in-class reliability programs and processes across Natgasoline assets at optimal cost.  This position will lead a team of Reliability Professionals to identify, prioritize, and manage asset reliability risks that could adversely affect plant or business operations.  Oversee technical expertise & advice on maintenance services and exercise leadership towards timely identification and resolution of equipment-related issues or problems.  The Reliability Engineering Manager recognizes and acts on opportunities to ensure and improve safe, reliable, and cost-efficient plant operations.

The position is a management level position and is accountable for leading our overall reliability strategy which includes:

  • Long- & short-term objectives for reliability engineering, and mechanical integrity management interaction (PSM).
  • Predictive & preventive maintenance plans and strategies.
  • Establish, maintain, and attain key performance metrics/targets for the reliability group.
  • Input/guidance on budget & cost control (OPEX / CAPEX).
  • Directing maintenance & contractor activity oversight (repair/overhaul).
  • Contractor strategy & performance input.
  • Spare parts evaluation and recommendations.
  • Asset health & equipment data management.
  • Leadership/mentorship to employees concerning equipment reliability.
  • Drive a culture of reliability through the establishment of standardized processes and methodologies for evaluating and improving asset health.
  • Develop and deploy programs for acquiring and developing internal reliability knowledge and expertise.
  • Support the development of engineering and reliability standards.
  • Develop and provide Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) for facility support in critical areas.

Essential Job Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Oversee plant equipment reliability procedures that focus on employee safety guided by equipment industry best practices.
  • Provides input and leadership on work prioritization on plant equipment repairs to meet site objectives and goals.
  • Provide input regarding Mechanical Integrity from the team for fixed, rotating, instrument, and electrical disciplines concerning plant PSM requirements.
  • Provide technical support to Engineering, Maintenance, Operations, Inspection, Process, and Project personnel regarding the selection, operation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and long-term reliability of plant equipment.
  • Provide leadership on equipment failure investigations to determine causal effects and make mitigation recommendations.
  • Skilled in implementing defect elimination programs (RCA, FMEA) and mechanical integrity programs.
  • Lead team effort for the continuous improvement of equipment reliability through the development and application of effective reliability tools such as reliability-centered maintenance, failure modes and effects analysis, risk-based maintenance strategies, identification & assessment of risks, root cause and bad actor analysis, and spare parts review and optimization.
  • Provide team input on the final check-out of new installations. This includes factory and site acceptance testing that will ensure adherence to functional specifications.
  • Lead team equipment capabilities to partner with equipment vendors and repair shops to resolve technical issues or complex equipment repairs.
  • Work with maintenance and procurement departments to develop contact lists and relationships for turnaround contractors and repair facilities.
  • Provide input on Operation Procedures concerning proper startup and shutdown of equipment.
  • Provide input on operation envelope (parameter) on equipment.
  • Always present a professional image to clients and vendors and maintain a positive reputation of the company.
  • Follow all relevant company policies and procedures.
  • Assists other Departments and other administrative personnel, as necessary.
  • Ability to influence stakeholders and work closely with them to determine acceptable solutions.
  • Ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels within an organization.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.


Licenses, Certifications, and/or Registrations

  • Certified Maintenance & Reliability Professional (CMRP) or ability to attain within the first year of employment.
  • Certified Reliability Leader (CRL) preferred.

Education, Experience, and/or Training

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field required.
  • Minimum fifteen (15) years of experience in reliability engineering and related processes.
  • Minimum ten (10) years of experience managing engineering teams in the industry, along with a proven track record of organizational and employee development.
  • Demonstrated experience leading reliability programs across multiple disciplines.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Asset Management expertise / certifications
  • Maintenance Leadership
  • Six Sigma training
  • Problem Solving/Analysis.
  • Communication Proficiency.
  • Technical Capacity.
  • Teamwork Orientation.
  • Strong leadership and mentoring skills.
  • Strong analytical, project management, contract management, and negotiation skills.
  • Working knowledge of budgets, forecasting, and metrics.
  • Ability to apply knowledge of materials management concepts and techniques.
  • Understanding of management and cost accounting principles and techniques.
  • Alignment with our values of safety, care, accountability, integrity, and teamwork.

Special Requirements

Tools / Equipment

  • Computer
  • Copy Machine
  • Scanner
  • Telecommunications


  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, and Outlook required.
  • Isograph Availability Workbench preferred.
  • Causelink RCA preferred.
  • IBM Maximo preferred.
  • M-Files preferred.
  • Document Controls system.


  • Ability to lift over 20 lbs. occasionally.
  • Ability to sit for prolonged periods of time required.
  • Ability to effectively communicate through various means required.
  • Good physical fitness is required to support process equipment as needed.


  • Some work is performed within an office environment, including office equipment – such as computers, telephones, and copiers.
  • Requires passing by industrial equipment on the way to the office.
  • Noise levels are typically moderate.

Work Schedule

  • Regular 40-hour work week, normal duty hours as assigned.
  • Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.
  • May work longer hours to meet deadlines as necessary or to support facility emergencies.
  • Provide “off hour” and “around the clock” shift coverage for planned unit shutdowns and unplanned unit upsets.


  • Less than 10% of the time.

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