Director of Reliability
DCP Midstream - Houston, TX

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General Purpose:
Develops and manages the strategic direction for reliability and mechanical integrity programs at the region level. Position includes planning, organizing, influencing, and managing the work of engineers, inspectors, reliability analysts and other personnel to improve reliability, efficiency, life cycle and operating results at the asset level. This position serves as a liaison between the assets, the region, reliability, inspection and the corporate reliability organization and has full responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing and coordinating assignments. Assures that the technical, administrative, budget and schedule targets of the group are met in accordance with established corporate/division policies and procedures (including safety and environmental) and in accordance with applicable industrial standards.

Essential Functions:
1. Reliability:
• Serves as a member of the Reliability Council and works with other Reliability Directors to establish company reliability strategy.
• Directs the development and implementation of company procedures, maintenance methods and processes to improve equipment reliability across the region.
• Directs the development, tracking and analysis of metrics to assess and report the status of preventative and predictive programs, to assess equipment condition relative to safety and serviceability, and monitor and improve on equipment downtime and maintenance costs.
• Develops processes to identify and track “bad actors” that impact reliability performance and works with sites to develop and implement corrective actions.
• Facilitates the relationship among asset staffs, the corporate reliability organization and corporate overhaul shops.
• Ensures accurate and timely completion of all required reliability documentation (pre-overhaul and post-overhaul, mechanical integrity inspections, etc.) per company and PSM requirements.
• Serves as a champion for proactive reliability initiatives and coordinates with corporate staffs on implementation of other key initiatives.
• Oversees the implementation and utilization of Maximo and other CMMS functions. Tracks KPI’s and addresses gaps with asset management teams.

2. Mechanical Integrity:
• Directs the Region’s Mechanical Integrity program.
• Develops strategy and provides leadership to the equipment inspectors, and other mechanical integrity staffs.
• Ensures effective management of inspection records.
• Directs the development of mechanical integrity budgets and implementation schedules in coordination with the assets.
• Communicates inspection plans to the assets and tracks progress to ensure program effectiveness.

3. Machinery Program:
• Partners with region to drive comprehensive machinery reliability program.
• Ensures metrics are in place to measure effectiveness of PM, PdM and overhaul programs.
• Works with region on development of budget strategies and program implementation.

4. Turnarounds:
• Provides leadership and interfaces with the assets, region and Turnaround Center of Excellence to drive turnaround processes within region.
• Generates mechanical integrity and reliability driven scope for turnarounds.
• Participates as Regional Turnaround Steering Team member.

5. Other:
• Partners and consults with Asset Directors on maintenance practices and processes.
• Works with vendors and service providers to identify applicable technology changes which can improve operations and maintenance programs.
• May lead or participate on corporate teams or investigations.
• May represent company in interactions with producers, agency representatives, auditors, etc.
• This position may participate in industry associations.

Scope of Responsibilities
• This position manages 5 to 10 direct reports that support one of four regions within DCP.
• This position is responsible for developing and managing a $2MM to $3MM department budget.
• This position is responsible for managing all aspects of an organization including hiring, personnel development, talent management, etc.
• This position provides input into regional operating expense and capital budgets.

• BS degree in a technical field or equivalent experience.
• 5 years’ experience in reliability, maintenance or inspection management.
• 10 years’ experience associated with refining, petrochemical processing, or gas gathering and compression.
• Proven leadership skills and ability to influence at a local level and across a broad organization.
• Strong technical skills in maintenance and reliability engineering.
• Knowledge of industry standards and practices – ASTM, API, NACE and ASME.
• Strong communication skills, interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships.
• Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
• Must be able to travel frequently and work in the office as well as in plants and in the field.

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DCP Midstream Partners is the publicly traded entity of DCP Midstream LLC, one of the largest natural gas gatherers in North America and...