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Engineer Reliability

Company: CEMEX
Location: Demopolis
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Company Overview

Founded in 1906, over the last 110+ years' CEMEX has grown into a global building materials company that provides high quality products and reliable service to customers and communities throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. Here at CEMEX we offer our employees competitive wages, career growth, excellent benefits including health, dental & vision plans, vacation or paid time off, employee assistance program and retirement plan options, along with over a century of stability to build your next career on! To learn more about our company culture and why you should join us, visit us at www.cemexusa.com/careers . For direct access to CEMEX Career Opportunities, visit us at https://jobs.cemex.com/ .

Job Summary

The overall objective of the Reliability Engineer is to ensure safe and reliable operation of production facilities at the lowest life cycle cost. Support planning of major and specialized maintenance jobs. Collaborate and participate in operations and maintenance jobs, developing and executing preventive, predictive and corrective maintenance activity programs, and providing technical support to maintenance and operations functions in continuous improvement activities.

Job Responsibilities

  • To develop and to propose preventative, predictive and autonomous maintenance plans that equipment's require from their start-up and throughout their life cycle, specifying and updating frequency for each maintenance task, based on a normal operation and on the objectives of the maintenance function.
  • To suggest specific activities for inspection, lubrication, cleaning, and change of parts to equipment's, based on recommendations from the manufacturer, the supplier and from the own experience of the personnel in the Plant, to timely detect and/or to avoid equipment deterioration
  • To provide technical support and follow up to major and highly specialized maintenance jobs.
  • To direct work required for investigation costs of performances that seem to be out-of-line and recommend corrective actions.
  • To support and to promote technical development of personnel or work teams according to total productive maintenance.
  • To collaborate with technical office about the specification of new equipment, assuring reliability of operation and lowest of life cycle.
  • To control design and specifications of new parts or components that will be manufactured by a central (internal) workshop or by and external contractor.
  • To plan major shutdown work requests with a high degree of specialization, regarding instructions, human resources estimates, materials, special tools and estimated duration of the job.
  • Own and lead the Root Cause Analysis (RCA) process (including meetings) for major failures to ensure prevention of re-occurrence
  • Perform vibration analysis.
  • Responsible for Tribology and analysis of the information.
  • Responsible of the generation of Notifications created from the Vibration Analysis and Tribology reports.
  • To ensure that new equipment handovers come with operation guides, troubleshooting guides and any relevant standard works
  • Utilize Six Sigma methodologies for continuous improvement of reliability
  • Adhere to all CEMEX, OSHA, and MSHA rules and regulations at all times and wear proper safety equipment while on plant grounds
  • Meet or exceed company safety standards


    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, preferably Electrical or Automation or Electronics
    • Minimum 5 years of experience in the design/build/programming of ControlLogix PLC and HMI (Required)
    • Minimum 3 year of experience working in a cement plant.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills with all levels of the organization
    • Ability to work extended hours, occasional evenings or weekends or take calls after hours, evenings, weekends or holidays.
    • Ability to communicate with others written or verbally.

      Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

      • Proven knowledge of Preventative and Predictive maintenance methodologies and technologies
      • Proven experience in execution of reliability methodologies such as RCA, RCI, FMFA, Statistical downtime analysis, Fishbone analysis, etc.
      • Proven experience in engineering, specification and design of mechanical systems, assets and projects
      • Excellent communication, team interaction and presentation skills
      • Proven ability to work independently as well as lead/participate on cross functional teams
      • Proven experience as a self-starter who effectively manages multiple tasks and achieves results with minimal supervision
      • Proven understanding of electrical regulatory and industrial standards and codes
      • Proven understanding of control and instrumentation systems in an industrial manufacturing environment
      • CMRP or CRE status
      • Vibration Level 1 or 2 certification
      • Proven experience in CMMS systems
      • Proven knowledge of reliability methodologies and strategies such as RCM, TPM, Spare Parts Management, Planning and Scheduling

        Working Conditions

        • Continuous exposure to extreme heat, extreme cold, extreme noise and working outdoors.
        • Must wear all necessary protective equipment while at the location

          Physical Requirements

          • Required walking, sitting, lifting, pushing, pulling and climbing to a significant degree
          • Heavy work-exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects
          • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, in order to communicate to employees/visitors as well as function safety around heavy rolling equipment
          • Must be able to perform all job functions which include, but may not be limited to, pushing, turning and/or pulling of controls
          • Must pass DOT physical to include back x-ray, hearing test and drug/alcohol screening.

            Legal Notices

            CEMEX is an EEO/AA (equal opportunity/affirmative action) institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital or familial status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by under federal, state or local law in the programs or activities which it operates.

            CEMEX will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all local, state and federal laws.

            CEMEX is an E-Verify participating employer.

            Arizona Smoke-Free Act. CEMEX complies with the State of Arizona's Smoke-Free Act (Arizona Revised Statutes - 36-601.01). Smoking and/or the use of tobacco or related products is prohibited in and on CEMEX property as well as any building and/or vehicle owned or leased by CEMEX.

            CEMEX offers both competitive pay and benefits. Benefits applicable to this position may include, but are not limited to, medical, dental, vision, 401(k), Paid Time Off, and Holiday Pay, as well as a comprehensive wellness program to help keep employees and their families healthy and well. You can learn more about CEMEX Benefits by visiting the CEMEX USA Benefits and Well-Being page. (https://www.cemexusa.com/careers/life-at-cemex/benefits-well-being).

            EEO Statement - En Espa--ol

            CEMEX es una instituci--n EEO/AA (igualdad de oportunidad/acci--n afirmativa) y no discrimina en base al sexo, edad, raza, color, religi--n, discapacidad f--sica o mental, credo, origen nacional, estatus veterano, orientaci--n sexual, informaci--n gen--tica, identidad de g--nero, o expresi--n de g--nero en los programas o actividades los cuales opera.

Keywords: CEMEX, Tuscaloosa , Engineer Reliability, Engineering , Demopolis, Alabama

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