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Work in an entrepreneurial and dynamic environment with a chance to make an impact.
Develop lasting relationships with great people.
Have the opportunity to build a satisfying career.
We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages for our Team Members.
Systems Reliability Engineer
The Systems Reliability Engineer I is responsible for designing Condition Based Monitoring programs for all of Niagara’s fixed assets. These includes working on condition monitoring technologies and develop continuous health monitoring systems to ensure all predictive maintenance related metrics and projects are maintained and completed.
Develop Predictive analytic systems through Continuous Monitoring of critical asset parameters
Design, construct, install, test and maintain highly scalable data management systems
Ensure systems meet business requirements and industry practices
Build high-performance algorithms, prototypes, predictive models and proof of concepts
Research opportunities for data acquisition and new uses for existing data
Develop data set processes for data modeling, mining and production
Integrate new data management technologies and software engineering tools into existing structures
Create custom software components (e.g. specialized UDFs) and analytics applications
Employ a variety of languages and tools (e.g. scripting languages) to marry systems together
Recommend ways to improve data reliability, efficiency and quality
Collaborate with data architects, modelers and IT team members on project goals
Develop systems for asset reliability for all manufacturing assets across all Niagara plants.
Support with reliability knowledge the execution of the asset criticality, as part of the Asset Health Assurance Model.
Determine the function, capability, functional failure modes, probability of failure, impact severity and acceptable risk for assets to define the right maintenance requirements to eliminate functional failures and their effects.
Establish a systematic PM/PdM review process with support from the plant maintenance team to ensure the effectiveness of the existing PM/PdM program.
Coordinate PdM efforts on site to measure and secure an upward trend of the Asset Health.
Ensure appropriate follow up recommendations and actions from the inspection program of assets.
Identify and implement opportunities for improvement of Asset Health to optimize plant uptime.
Support the work preparation process to ensure job plans are prepared that explains the correct proactive tasks for effective work execution.
Support maintenance tasks aligned with the reliability improvement: link active machine downtime causes with PM assessment and revision, Inventory Reduction, RCA, RCM, 5Why, 5S, and Reliability Centered Maintenance skills improvement using reliability knowledge.
Lead, as required, the RCFA and RCM processes within Maintenance organization using cross – functional teams to ensure appropriate changes to the PM/ PdM program or plant modifications are made which improve reliability and reduce avoidable maintenance costs.
Participate in and take relevant agreed actions for OPEX team meetings to ensure equipment capabilities and help to develop a culture focused on solutions.
Keep appropriate records to track program or equipment changes.
Coach site personnel in the reliability work processes to ensure continued alignment to the Asset Health Assurance model.
Propose replacement projects based on asset health and conditions for the respective area of responsibility.
Establish cycles of improvement to ensure a sustainable reliability process.
Implement preventive maintenance optimization/effectiveness (PMO/PME) program for all production lines within Niagara.
Liaise with OEM to establish preventive maintenance optimization program for given equipment.
Identify opportunities in current PM program based on task effectiveness and possibility of converting tasks to condition based maintenance
Validate and customize maintenance instructions as per actual equipment configuration/format at the facility.
Establish strong communication between plants and OEM to accomplish process requirements.
Work on Process Automation development tools and Condition Based Maintenance Projects
Partner with IT and Manufacturing Information Systems groups as a part of implementation of projects.
Selecting features, building and optimizing automation processes using machine learning and data acquisition techniques
Data mining using state-of-the-art methods
Extending company’s data with third party sources of information when needed
Enhancing data collection procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytic systems
Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis
Doing ad-hoc analysis and presenting results in a clear manner
Perform machine availability and OEE analysis to identify issues related to line performance and collaborate with plant and OEMs to trouble shoot these issues for improved line performance.
Systems Reliability Engineer is estimated to travel 20-40%
Please note this job description is not a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without prior notice.
0 Years – Experience in Field or similar manufacturing environment
0 Years – Experience in Position
0 Years – Experience managing people/projects
- experience may include a combination of work experience and education
2 Years– Experience in Field or similar manufacturing environment
2 Years – Experience working in Position
2 Years – Experience managing people/projects
- experience may include a combination of work experience and education
Bachelor's Degree in Industrial/Automation/Data Science or other related fields or equivalent experience
Master's Degree in Industrial/Automation/Data Science Engineering
Basic understanding of PLC/SCADA systems such SIEMENS S7, ALLEN BRADLEY, Ignition etc.
Basic understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms, such as k-NN, Naive Bayes, SVM, Decision Forests, etc.
Preferred experience with common data science toolkits, such as R, Weka, NumPy, MatLab, etc.
Proficiency in using query languages such as SQL, Hive, Pig. Etc
Proficiency in, but not limited to:
Microsoft Office Applications – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, Visio, etc.
Good applied statistics skills, such as distributions, statistical testing, regression, etc.
Basic understanding of data acquisition and processing tools and techniques and developing algorithms on common platforms to generate outputs
Basic scripting and programming skills
Able to translate data into recommendable actions to senior management
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Self-motivated with a proven record of taking initiative
Able to work with minimal supervision
Detail-oriented with excellent oral and written communication skills
Able to execute tasks in a very dynamic and ever-changing environment
Exercise sound judgment and ability to work effectively with a diverse workforce
This position embodies the values of Niagara’s LIFE competency model, focusing on the following key drivers of success:
Lead Like an Owner
Makes safety the number one priority
Keeps alert for safety issues and escalates immediately
Effectively prioritizes tasks based on department goals
Shows respect to others and confronts interpersonal issues directly
Prioritizes resolution of customer issues effectively
Responds promptly and honors commitments to internal and external customers
Makes recommendations to continuously improve policies, methods, procedures, and/or products
Demonstrates adaptability by reacting appropriately to unexpected changes in situations or circumstances
Increases performance through greater efficiency
Find a Way
Seeks to develop technical knowledge through learning from other experts
Understands interdepartmental impact of individual decisions and actions
Seeks solutions rather than placing blame
Empowered to be Great
Consistently looks for ways to improve one’s self through growth and development opportunities
Communicates clearly and promptly up, down, and across
Communicates effectively to manage expectations
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