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Solvay is all about chemistry. We’re not just referring to chemical reactions here, but also to the magic that occurs when the brightest minds get to work together. This is where our true strength lies. In you. In your future colleagues and in all your differences. And of course, in your ideas to improve lives while preserving our planet’s beauty for the generations to come.

About the role

  • Our Reliability team, composed of 12 people, is integrated in the Surface Maintenance department focuses on Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) through continuous improvement; by creating root cause solutions and proactive solutions to safely produce Soda Ash & Derivatives in collaboration with Preventive/Predictive Maintenance, Planning, Execution, Lubrication, Surface Production and Group Engineering.
  • As a Junior Reliability Engineer, you will work to ensure maintenance techniques are effective, equipment is designed and modified to improve maintainability, ongoing maintenance technical problems are investigated, and appropriate corrective and improvement actions are taken. You will get the opportunity to contribute technical expertise analyzing and resolving problems on rotating and fixed equipment and have a positive impact on safety, equipment availability, and maintenance costs.
  • You will be accountable for:
    • Bad Actors Analysis
    • Root Cause Analysis
    • Failure Modes and Effects Analysis
    • Criticality Analysis
    • PM Optimization
    • Bill of Material Optimization
    • Critical Spares Analysis
    • Mechanical Integrity Inspections
    • On Call Rotation, 2-3 weeks/yr
  • We offer permanent employment based onsite, working a 4/10 schedule.

About you

  • Relevant education degree or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering (BS or MS) or Electrical Engineering (BS or MS).
  • 1-3 years of relevant work experience in Soda Ash Production, Petro-chemical, Power Generation, Cement, Chemical, or similar industries as a Maintenance or Reliability Engineer in Industrial Maintenance or Plant Engineering
  • Competencies:
    • Work Order Management/CMMS system (SAP is preferred)
    • AutoCAD/Inventor
    • Management of Change
    • Root Cause Analysis
    • Total Productive Maintenance
    • Analysis Methods & Technologies (Nice to Have)
      • Lubrication Analysis or Technician
      • Vibration Analysis
      • Ultrasound
      • Thermography
      • Motion Amplification
      • PMI
      • Electrical Signature Analysis
      • Partial Discharge
    • Equipment; Kilns, Centrifugal Compressors, Centrifuges, Turbines, Pumps, Boilers, Pressure Vessels, Fans, Tanks, Clarifiers, Burners, Switchgear, Motor Control Centers, Medium Voltage Motors, Transformers, Instrumentation, Yokogawa DCS, VFDs
  • Behaviors:
    • Customer Service
    • Leadership
    • Collaboration
    • Data Driven
    • Methodical

About the pay and benefits

  • Attractive and equitable pay for all: compensation is determined within a range to foster your development in the role. While the United States base pay reasonably expected for this role is $102,000 to $125,000/year, your salary may ultimately be higher or lower based on your skills and experience. Additionally, we provide a competitive total rewards package that includes a bonus and/or other incentives.
  • Solvay Cares program: minimum of 16 weeks of parenting leave for all employees and package with healthcare, disability and life insurance coverage.
  • Prioritization of well-being: Solvay Solidarity Fund to support employees through hardship, work-life balance promotion, flexible approach to work part-time or hybrid work arrangements (depending on the type of job), employee assistance program with access to physical and psychological support.
  • Professional development: prioritization of internal talents for career progression, access to a training platform, opportunities to join Employee Resource Groups (ERG) for experience sharing and mentorship and free language courses in 24 languages.

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