Asset Reliability Engineer

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    Cheshire, England

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    Mechanical Engineering

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    £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Ian C Hull BA (Hons) Dip RP

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Asset Reliability Engineer - Permanent Northwich

It's an exciting time to join Tata Chemicals Europe…….
Who are we?

Tata Chemicals Europe (TCE) is the UK's sole producer of sodium carbonate and sodium bicarbonate, as well as the market leading producer of salt. We are also one of Europe's leading producers of these and other related products.

There are exciting times ahead for us as we embark on major investment across all our manufacturing sites in Cheshire to grow the business and deliver reliable high quality products into increasingly diverse markets. This programme of investment and development at our Lostock site includes major infrastructure projects that will secure our position as a market leader in the production of Soda Ash.

What will you be doing?
You will manage a portfolio of mechanical assets and be responsible for defining and implementing the asset strategy for all mechanical assets on site, including low, medium and high speed rotating equipment.

You will:
Undertake criticality analysis for each area and implement asset management tasks for the site.

Manage the site asset reliability process by which all on-site maintenance activity is coordinated and controlled to ensure that all tasks are planned and scheduled appropriately.

Ensure site asset reliability maintenance work processes are delivered to facilitate standardisation and adherence PPM's

Monitor site reliability engineering performance against KPIs and routinely publish metrics in order to inform the site direction and priorities.

Provide a technical reliability engineering interface between the execution team and relevant service and component suppliers to ensure the correct reliability checks are in place to complete maintenance activities.

Drive a condition based maintenance culture on site to improve reliability and safety.

What kind of person are we looking for?

You will ideally hold a degree in mechanical or electrical engineering (or equivalent)

Have gained practical experience in a relevant engineering trade during your career to date.

Have a proven track record in developing and implementing reliability work processes and delivering reliability improvement programmes, in a complex manufacturing environment.

Be results focused and have an ability to build strong professional relationships and influence the delivery of standards and actions through others.

Have a high level of computer literacy.

This role will require a flexible approach to work, with some necessity to work outside of normal hours.

What can you expect in return?

Our people have always been at the centre of the company's success and in return for their hard work and commitment, we offer a generous benefits package including: 37 days holidays per year, inclusive of Bank Holidays, an additional paid day off each year to volunteer for a good cause in the local community, an excellent contributory Pension scheme, Life insurance, Healthcare and a range of other optional benefit schemes all within a flexible work environment.