Reliability Engineer
Beaumont, TX Central Maintenance


Basic Function:

Accountable for insuring the safe delivery of continuously improving equipment reliability. Incumbent with the operating and maintenance personnel to determine and implement improved engineered designs and procedures based on studying the operation and failures to lower costs and improve equipment reliability and energy efficiency. This position works with and supports the ERP-Equipment Reliability Process (Maintenance Management System). Activities require engineering based experience in mechanical and/or electrical equipment used in steel mill processes and facilities and demonstrated expertise in asset reliability technology and systems.

This position is primarily responsible for providing leadership, technical assistance and engineering expertise to the location. The Reliability Engineer reports directly to the Maintenance & Reliability Manager.

This position will assist with the development of maximizing the reliability of the equipment using a formal, systematic/analytical approach to troubling shooting, failure analysis, predictive/preventive maintenance, and design improvements. Lead special projects and participate in engineering activities that will improve the reliability of the equipment, optimize maintenance costs, and reduce equipment downtime.


Wages & Benefits
Optimus Steel has a competitive benefit package.
Dental, Vision, Health & Dependent Care FSA
401K, Company match
Basic Life/Accident Insurance
Employee Assistance Program


Qualifications for this position include a working knowledge of heavy manufacturing, with at least 5 years hands-on-experience in lesser positions, and have an engineering degree from an accredited college or university. The successful applicant will possess a strong motivation to lead, solve complex problems, project management skills, in order to improve reliability of mill operations.