Freeport, TX
6 days ago


Dow has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Reliability Engineer located in Freeport, TX.  This position supports various Dow Industrial Solutions facilities in Freeport Operations.  

In this role, you will serve as the reliability steward to ensure sustained reliability improvement through utilization of proven reliability practices and techniques. This role is focused on opportunities that over a long-term period or historically have impacted the plant’s measured asset capability and the opportunities identified as "high-risk" in risk assessments, reliability models, and other evaluations. Success in this role requires in-depth conceptual and practical knowledge in own job discipline and basic knowledge of related job disciplines.

Responsibilities / Duties:

  • Sets and Achieves plant PSR targets.

  • Creates Equipment Reliability Strategies based upon Top Opportunity List, Critical Equipment List, and identified plant/business needs.

  • Validates ERS implementation and closes gaps to improve/sustain reliability improvement.

  • Develops and maintains extended ERS plan in conjunction with Business Reliability partners. Supports ERS leveraging ensuring validation, value capture and fidelity of implementation.

  • Changes existing PPM programs and/or develops new ones based on definitive analysis of cost and benefits.

  • Serves as the SME for equipment prioritization.

  • Identifies and resolve Top Reliability Opportunities and decrease equipment failure losses and leverages those solutions both into and out of the facility. Ensures consistency in the Reliability Opportunity List process.

  • Develops and maintains a model that identifies the unit operations, equipment, process, etc. that identifies the value of opportunities for improvement.

  • Serves as Reliability SME and coaches others in the use of reliability engineering principles and tools (Weibull, RCI, FMEA) to identify and eliminate negative reliability trends and equipment performance.

  • Develops and implement the Facility Reliability Strategy and provides input into the Business Reliability Strategy.

  • Recognized RCI SME, coaches others on RCI excellence. Performs critical RCIs at other plants when requested.

  • Provides front end loading support for plant Turnarounds.

  • Facilitates the Reliability Team and implement of the HRO principles within the unit, building strong partnerships and coaching/teaching as needed.

  • Facilitates the annual maintenance budget setting process.

  • Represents the facility in business reliability teams and initiatives.

  • Identifies key learning with significant value and leverage across the site reliability network through E&AT LER's.

Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a bachelor's degree in engineering

  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience (i.e. reliability, engineering, manufacturing or related)

  • A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States.  No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.

Note: Domestic relocation assistance is available for this role and may be provided based on eligibility.

Dow Offers: 

  • A robust total rewards program, including: competitive base pay, variable pay that rewards individual, team, and Company performance, and comprehensive benefits
  • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment 
  • Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth 
  • The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world 
  • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others 

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