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Reliability Engineer-Rotating Equipment,


Job Title: Reliability Engineer - Rotating Equipment

Report to: Reliability manager

Location: Shanghai SCIP Site


INVISTA Shanghai Yinglon Site is hiring a rotating equipment reliability engineer to provide rotating equipment reliability expertise to operation:

-to ensure good reliability practice are utilized in project design, installation, and pre-com&commissioning;

-to deliver rotating equipment knowledge and skill to operations;

-to develop and set up effective reliability strategies;

-to set up robust reliability management process to support site operation.

Roles and Responsibilities:

·Works with project team and provide reliability expertise to ensure that rotating equipment is designed to meet the expected RAGAGEP, availability standards, built-in condition monitoring requirements, and have an optimum life cycle cost.

·Develop QA/QC process to ensure equipment fabrication and installation quality and participate in factory testing and verification

·Work with other functions to identify equipment spares and develop storage specification and strategies to ensure spares reliability

·Lead/Facilitate rotating equipment troubleshooting and performing Root Cause Failure Analysis to reactively identify the root causes and put in place changes to prevent its happened again.

·Define KRP (key reliability parameter) for rotating equipment and work with other functions to set up limits and develop monitoring program

·Participate in rotating equipment pre-com&commissioning

·Develop reliability strategies by utilizing RCM, FMEA, vendor recommendation, and INVISTA best practice and set up in appropriate system

·Set up robust reliability system and database and conduct reliability, availability and Maintainability analysis for innovation and reliability improvement.

·Develop critical rotating equipment maintenance procedures to ensure maintenance reliability and quality

·Provide rotating equipment support for operation and maintenance and adopt global OpEx reliability process/elements for continuous improvement.

Technical Skills & Competencies

·In depth knowledge in mechanical rotating equipment

·Good knowledge in the use of Reliability Centered Maintenance and Failure Modes and Effects Analysis techniques

·In depth knowledge in Root Cause Failure Analysis

·In depth knowledge in preventive and predictive (condition monitoring) concept and techniques including for rotating equipment.

·Strong ability to collect data to produce reliability/availability KPI and analysis

·Strong ability in maintenance for rotating equipment.

·An ability to apply API standards and engineering technical practices and specifications.

·Knowledge of spare parts stocking strategies and the advantages/disadvantages of various strategies

·Knowledge of operation, process, and DCS to optimize reliability strategies set-up.

·Strong ability to manage and influence change

·Strong ability in strategic and logical thinking


·At least 5+ years experience in Petro-Chemical industry or heavy duty industry as Mechanical Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, or Reliability Engineer

·Experience in pump, reciprocating compressor, mechanical seal, turbine, etc.

·SAP experience is an advantage


·BS degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent with higher level degree an advantage

Language Needed

·Fluent in English and Mandarin both speaking and writing. 

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