Reliability Engineer

US Synthetic Corp.

Freeport, TX

ChampionX has an immediate need for a Reliability Engineer located in Freeport, TX. The Reliability Engineer applies mechanical engineering principles, theories, and concepts to improve the reliability of plant assets and the plant OEE.

If you are a passionate professional that likes to work in an autonomous, hands-on environment, we invite you to apply. This is your opportunity to join a growing company offering a competitive base salary and benefits.

What’s in it For You:

  • The ability to make an impact and shape your career with a company that is passionate about growth

  • The support of an organization that believes it is vital to include and engage diverse people, perspectives, and ideas to achieve our best

  • Thrive in a company that values sustainability, and drives a safety-focused culture

  • Comprehensive benefits package starting day 1 of employment- medical, dental, vision, matching 401k, and more!

What You Will Do:

  • Work with equipment including rotating equipment, pressure vessels, piping, and compressors

  • Troubleshoot equipment for mechanical issues affecting reliability and work with crafts to implement improvements

  • Conduct equipment performance evaluations

  • Develop and track key KPI’s for the maintenance department to assess manufacturing performance and identify opportunities for process improvements

  • Evaluate maintenance plans (PM’s) and procedures for all critical equipment inspection tasks to identify gaps

  • Create maintenance procedures where needed, otherwise update existing systems

  • Champions the mechanical integrity program

  • Perform engineering design work

  • Apply engineering theory, practices, and principles to lead equipment root cause failure analysis

  • Review mechanical designs for plant and capital projects to ensure accuracy of design and to become familiar with the new assets

  • Provide input to plant outage plans & support execution of plant outages

  • Work within the management of change process

  • Develop cost estimates and follow construction of projects

  • Maintain open and effective communications with operations, maintenance, material control, and other work groups

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering

  • 5+ years of reliability engineering experience

  • Immigration Sponsorship is not available for this role.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of ASME, API and ABSA pressure vessel codes and standards.

  • Knowledge of tap root, 5-why, MTBF analysis

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects

  • Strong problem analysis skills

  • Ability to work with minimal guidance

  • Experience with rotating equipment

  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written)

  • Ability to build a strong relationship with crafts

  • Enjoys working in cross-functional teams

About ChampionX:

ChampionX is a global leader in providing chemistry programs and services, drilling technology, artificial lift solutions, and automation technologies for the upstream and midstream oil and gas industry. Our world-class safety culture fuels our purpose to improve lives through our commitment to deliver sustainable operations.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At ChampionX, we believe the best teams are diverse and inclusive, and we are on a journey to create a workplace where every employee can grow and achieve their best. We are committed to fair and equal treatment of employees and applicants. We recruit, hire, promote, transfer and provide opportunities for advancement on the basis of individual qualifications and job performance. In all matters affecting employment, compensation, benefits, working conditions, and opportunities for advancement, we will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran.

In addition, we are committed to furthering the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) through Affirmative Action (AA). Our goal is to fully utilize minority, female, disabled and covered veteran individuals at all levels of the workforce.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.