Associated Electric Cooperative was founded in 1961 and provides wholesale power to 51 local and 6 regional electric cooperative systems in southeast Iowa, northeast Oklahoma, and Missouri. The company’s specialties are delivering electricity reliably and fostering a safe culture, Informed and involved member-owners. Associated Electric Cooperative is based in Springfield, MO. The company’s core values are voluntary and open membership, members' economic participation, concern for community, education, training and information, cooperation among cooperatives, autonomy, and independence. Associated Electric Cooperative has more than 1000 employees and offers career opportunities very often. In addition to competitive pay, the company also offers employee benefits such as healthcare, wellness, retirement plan, vacation policy, and more.
We are currently seeking an Electrical Reliability Engineer who will be based in New Braunfels TX and will support the Balcones, Texas and Lyons Colorado, manufacturing plants.
This position will report to the Reliability & Projects Director at Houston TX. The reliability engineer works with the USIG Reliability team and other corporate/regional/plant personnel to achieve strategic reliability goals.
The overall objective of the Reliability Engineer is to ensure safe and reliable operation of production facilities at the lowest life cycle cost. The Reliability Engineer will be responsible for the identification, development, and implementation of innovative solutions to electrical reliability issues for multiple facilities. This person will be expected to work independently and make technical decisions and recommendations based on collection and analysis of data and information and analysis of cost, risk and benefits.
Analyze data and information from multiple sources to identify, recommend and justify life-cycle cost and reliability improvement activities.
Assist in engineering, design, specification and assessment of electrical equipment, and assets.
Assist in or Manage execution and commissioning of expense/capital projects or initiatives for electrical reliability improvement.
Identify and resolve long-term or chronic electrical asset concerns.
Own and lead the Root Cause Analysis (RCA) process for major failures to ensure prevention of re-occurrence.
Monitor and Optimize Predictive and Preventive Maintenance programs at operating facilities
Review and update Standard Maintenance Procedures (SMP) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
Identify, pilot and implement new technologies for reliability improvement.
Drive resolution of highest impact issues with a strong sense of urgency and integrity.
Utilize Six Sigma methodologies for continuous improvement of Reliability.
Track and report on KPI�s, metrics and key initiatives.
This position requires a combination of office work and field work. This position typically requires approximately 50% travel domestically. Accessibility during off-hours (laptop and cell phone) is required.
Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering and minimum 3 years of experience in maintenance/reliability engineering in an industrial manufacturing environment OR, Associates Degree in Electrical Engineering/Technology and minimum 6 years of comparable experience.
Proven experience in maintenance and engineering of electrical equipment such as low/medium/high voltage switchgear, transformers, motors and distribution systems.
Proven knowledge of Preventive and Predictive maintenance methodologies and technologies
Proven experience in execution of Reliability methodologies such as RCA, RCI, FMEA, Statistical downtime analysis, Fishbone analysis etc.
Proven experience in engineering, specification and design of electrical systems, assets and projects.
Excellent communication, team interaction and presentation skills
Proven ability to work independently as well as lead/participate on cross functional teams.
Proven experience as a self-starter who effectively manages multiple tasks and achieves results with minimal supervision.
Proven understanding of electrical regulatory and industrial standards and codes
Proven understanding of control and instrumentation systems in an industrial manufacturing environment
CMRP or CRE status
Proven experience in CMMS systems.
Proven knowledge of Six Sigma methodologies and techniques
Proven knowledge of reliability methodologies and strategies such as RCM, TPM, Spare Parts Management, Planning & Scheduling and CMMS optimization
SAP, Lotus Notes, AutoCAD, Power Point, Visio, Excel, Word
English 100% some Spanish is desireable
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