Reliability Manager - Beaumont, Texas United States - 22022

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Job #: 22022
Title: Reliability Manager
Job Location: Beaumont, Texas - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes


We have an exclusive agreement with our client to identify management and technical talent for their newly constructed and commissioned facility in the Beaumont, TX area.  

Our client has recently constructed a world-class methanol production facility in the Beaumont, Texas area.  Operating under a joint-venture, this plant will be one of the largest methanol production facilities based on nameplate capacity.  Strategically located on the Texas Gulf Coast with access to excellent distribution and logistics infrastructure, and with the partnering of their JV infrastructure, our client is destined to succeed in the industry market.  


The Reliability Manager has the overall responsibility for establishing the reliability of company assets at optimal cost.  This position will lead a team of Reliability Professionals to identify, prioritize, and manage asset reliability risks that could adversely affect plant or business operations.  Oversee technical expertise & advice on maintenance services and exercise leadership towards timely identification and resolution of equipment related issues or problems.  The Reliability Manager recognizes and acts on opportunities to ensure and improve safe, reliable and cost-efficient plant operations.

This role is a mentorship/leadership position that supports an overall team effort to develop and implement a Manufacturing Policy and Plan which includes budgets, Health, Safety, Security & Environmental matters, Organizational & Cultural development of the Manufacturing Organization, and other aspects of the company’s business.  This role requires diverse knowledge and experience in maintenance, engineering, proactive maintenance system development, and project management.

The position is accountable for leading our overall reliability strategy that includes: long/short term objectives, reliability engineering, mechanical integrity management interaction (PSM), predictive & preventive maintenance plans and strategies, input/guidance on budget & cost control (OPEX / CAPEX), directing maintenance & contractor activity oversight (repair/overhaul), contractor strategy & performance input, spare parts recommendations, equipment data management, and leadership/mentorship to employees concerning equipment reliability.

Essential Job Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Oversee plant equipment reliability procedures that focus on employee safety guided by equipment industry best practice.
  • Provides input and leadership on work prioritization on plant equipment repairs to meet site objective and goals.
  • Provideinput regarding Mechanical Integrity from team for fixed, rotating, instrument, and electrical disciplines concerning plant PSM requirements.
  • Providetechnical support to Engineering, Maintenance, Operations, Inspection, Process and Project personnel regarding selection, operation, maintenance, troubleshooting and long-term reliability of plant equipment.
  • Provide leadership on equipment failure investigations to determine casual affects and make mitigation recommendations.
  • Leadteam effort for the continuous improvement of equipment reliability through the development and application of effective reliability strategies such as: risk-based maintenance strategies, identification & assessment of risks, root cause and bad actor analysis, and spare parts reviews.
  • Provideteam input on the final check-out of new installations. This includes factory and site acceptance testing that will assure adherence to functional specifications.
  • LeadRCA/RCFA investigations on premature equipment failures as needed.
  • Leadteam equipment capabilities to partner with equipment vendors and repair shops to resolve technical issues or complex equipment repairs. 
  • Work with maintenance department to develop contact list and relationships for turnaround contractors and repairs facilities.
  • Provide input on Operation Procedures concerning proper startup and shutdown of equipment.
  • Provide input on operation envelope (parameter) on equipment.
  • Present a professional image at all times to clients and vendors and maintain a positive reputation of the company.
  • Follow all relevant company policies and procedures.
  • Assists other Departments and other administrative personnel as necessary. 
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.


Education, Experience, and/or Training

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering field required.
  • Minimum fifteen (15) years’ experience in engineering management in industry.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Problem Solving/Analysis.
  2. Results Driven.
  3. Communication Proficiency.
  4. Technical Capacity.
  5. Teamwork Orientation.
  6. Strong leadership and mentoring skills.
  7. Strong analytical, project management, contract management, and negotiation skills.
  8. Working knowledge of budgets, forecasting, and metrics.
  9. Ability to apply knowledge of materials management concepts and techniques. 
  10. Understanding of management and cost accounting principles and techniques. 

University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree