• Reliability Engineer

    Job Locations US-AR-Crossett
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  • Overview

    Bold. Energetic. Ingenious. Genuine. These qualities best describe employees who work for Ingevity. We believe it takes extraordinary people to create extraordinary results.


    At Ingevity, we harness the bold spirit, innate curiosity and remarkable ingenuity of our people to develop innovations that purify, protect and enhance the world around us. Our products enable oil to flow better, crops to grow fuller, roads last longer, and ensure that the air we all breathe is cleaner.


    Already a leader in markets in which we compete, we leverage our deep technical expertise and knowledge of our customers’ industries to turn complex challenges into powerful possibilities and value-added solutions. We prize creativity and imagination and we’re always looking for a better, smarter way of doing things.

    We know it takes the right people with the right attitude to achieve the improbable. People who understand that there is no challenge too big and no contribution too small. People with the ability to solve and the commitment to stay the course. People who work together to create meaningful impact and exponential results, for our customers and the world around us.


    Our people are our most valued asset, and the foundation of our success. Interested? We thought you might be, and we’re so glad!

    How you will impact Ingevity

    The Reliability Engineer will provide technical and engineering support for the Crossett Tall Oil Refinery & Derivative operations. They will be responsible for continuous improvement of maintenance systems and procedures within the plant.  This includes interacting closely with operations, suppliers, contractors, and others within the maintenance department to improve equipment reliability and uptime, through hands-on implementation and facilitation of RCM, while reducing maintenance costs.


    • Provide day-to-day reliability engineering services in support of plant equipment breakdowns, diagnosing failure modes and prescribing repair procedures.
    • Implement a root cause analysis program including formal failure incident investigations when appropriate as well as routine low order analysis such as cause/effect, 5-Whys and major plant issue resolution (FMEA, etc).
    • Provide support to ensure compliance with the Mechanical Integrity Program, Tank Inspection Program and other safety, health, environmental, and quality requirements.
    • Provide ongoing support and continuous improvement to the maintenance management system database by entering/updating equipment data and by developing/entering/updating preventive maintenance procedures for plant equipment.
    • Maintain system for assignment of asset criticality codes and hierarchy based on RCM (reliability centered maintenance) methodology.
    • Provide ongoing technical support for the Predictive Maintenance program; including and future enhancements to the vibration, infrared thermography, and lubrication management efforts.
    • Manage plant spare parts systems including current and new equipment and facilities.
    • Provide maintenance project management leadership including development of maintenance related cost improvement efforts; also provide maintenance technical support on plant capital projects.    
    • Provide mechanical engineering support to plant operations
    • Provide technical support for shop repair of major plant equipment and field inspection of new equipment fabrication.
    • Directly supervise and provide direction to maintenance contractors to appropriately supplement onsite resources and support the maintenance activities.
    • Provide additional supervisory support to meet plant outage supervision requirements.
    • Provide technical support to maintenance planning and scheduling functions.
    • Lead efforts to continuously improve safety awareness for the maintenance department and outside contractors.
    • Continuously improve standard operating procedures (SOP’s) for maintenance, including procedures for equipment documentation.
    • Potentially serve as a supplemental or back up maintenance supervisor.
    • Support all plant safety programs, initiatives, policies and procedures.
    • Communicate and coordinate initiatives with diverse teams/departments within the plant

    What you need to succeed

    • BS in Mechanical Engineering is required.
    • 5+ years of experience in maintenance and or reliability in manufacturing, or process industries required.
    • Proficient with the RCM methodology, industry best practices, RCA/RCFA, FMEA, MRO, preventive maintenance, corrective actions, predictive technologies, planning scheduling, and outage planning
    • Possesses strong interpersonal relationship skills, problem solving/troubleshooting skills, and
    • written/verbal communication skills
    • Ability to work and communicate effectively with all levels of the organization.
    • Understanding of safety and environmental regulations.
    • Understanding of Human Resources goals relating to EEOC, Affirmative Action, and Diversity.
    • Minimal travel required.
    • This position is eligible for relocation assistance.

    This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship

    About us

    Ingevity provides specialty chemicals and high-performance carbon materials and technologies that help customers solve complex problems. These products are used in a variety of demanding applications, including asphalt paving, oil exploration and production, agrochemicals, adhesives, lubricants, publication inks and automotive components that reduce gasoline vapor emissions. Through a team of experienced people, Ingevity develops, manufactures and brings to market products and processes that purify, protect and enhance the world around us.


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