Reliability Engineer
Merck 1,076 reviews - Durham, NC

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The Reliability Engineer is responsible for providing reliability maintenance engineering leadership and support to ensure optimum business performance in equipment, systems, documentation and asset utilization in VBF IPT utilizing predictive maintenance technologies and lean/six sigma principles.Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: Update equipment data, Preventive Maintenance, Task Lists and diagnostic methods as necessary to improve reliabilityCompile and review data and develops equipment or skid specific action plans for critical assets to improve reliability and reduce product costsDevelop and tracks metrics on assets and other KPI'sManage the existing predictive maintenance program.Conducts Maintenance effectiveness / optimization reviewsDevelop and reviews rankings of maintenance material cost, downtime hours and labor hours spent on assets and develop action plans to reduce spending and downtime.Initiate and executes change controls as needed as well as managing capital projects for any upgrades or asset replacementsBe the primary lead for maintenance issues and initiatives in the assigned areas.Adjust equipment task lists, spare parts, frequencies, and information as appropriate based on trends, approved changes, and/or business requirements.Update/create SOPs as appropriate based on trends, changes, and/or business requirements.Review completed work notification and orders for GMP adherence and appropriate documentation of work performed.Serve as liaison for VBF Ops IPT when working with other COEs (GES, Site Safety, Site Services, Plant Engineering, etc) or outside contractors.Qualifications Required: Bachelor Degree in engineering disciplines.five years experience in a maintenance or engineering role, ten years preferred.Ability to locate and/or rank problem assets in an effort to lower maintenance costsAnalytical and problems solving skills with regard to electrical, automation and / or mechanical equipment and their use within a manufacturing processDemonstrated experience maintaining and/or servicing rotating equipmentDemonstrated use of Reliability analysis tools such as FMEA and RCFAPreferred: Use of Lean Six Sigma tools and a certification as Green or Black Belt
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About Merck Merck makes medicines for a number of maladies, from stuffy noses and asthma to hypertension and arthritis. The...