Reliability Engineer

  • Cork
  • Temporary
  • JO-1902-64229_1549896587


Our Cork based clinet currently have an open position Reliability specialist to join their team. This is a contract role.

Primary activities/responsibilities:

  • Develops engineering solutions to repetitive failures and other maintenance problems.
  • Identifies and corrects chronic, repetitive and costly equipment problems.
  • Analysis of Equipment History to assure effectiveness of all maintenance efforts.
  • Drives Preventative Maintenance program such as vibration, thermography and other predictive analyses and interpretation of results
  • Reduces and improves maintenance work wherever feasible; assuring efficient and reliable operation of plant, process and equipment while protecting and prolonging the economic life of plant assets at optimal cost.
  • Looks outside of the site to engage with other sites and industries to improve equipment reliability by implementing solutions.
  • Remains abreast of and applies advancing maintenance technology as applicable.
  • Coordinates with planner/scheduler to ensure that PM/PdM services and inspections are scheduled and performed when due, and that resultant corrective work is promptly performed.
  • Engages with craft teams to understand root causes of repeated equipment failures.
  • Professionally and systematically defines, designs, develops, monitors and refines the preventive/predictive maintenance process in pursuit of optimization and minimal failure rate.
  • Works with Project Engineering to ensure the maintainability of new and modified installations.
  • Ensure all equipment required for annual statutory inspections/certification is included within the site asset register.
  • Review equipment reports from statutory inspections and take ownership for implementing corrective actions.

Job Experience:

  • 3+ Yrs working in a similar role.
  • Good Written and verbal communication skills.
  • Identify key stakeholders and develop a relationship of trust.
  • Interact with above site personnel to understand changes and promote the site.
  • Solid engineering acumen.
  • Demonstrated capability to communicate effectively across multiple teams
  • Solid business acumen.


  • Degree qualification (Engineering, Technical).
  • Lean Six Sigma qualification or experience of application of Lean principles is an advantage.

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