Top Reliability Engineer Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Reliability Engineer. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Reliability Engineer resumes they appeared on. For example, 11.4% of Reliability Engineer resumes contained Failure Analysis as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Reliability Engineer actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Reliability Engineer resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Failure Analysis

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Here's how Failure Analysis is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Designed, initiated, and monitored engineering projects, optimizing unit throughput and conducted Root Cause Failure Analysis investigations as needed.
  • Conducted Root Cause Failure Analysis involving production, maintenance and other disciplines to prevent/reduce catastrophic failures and chronic maintenance issues.
  • Developed root cause failure analysis process and reliability engineering for all paper product machines that resulted n maintenance cost reduction.
  • Conduct reliability tests, failure analysis, and electrical qualifications of new product; document reliability test systems and procedures.
  • Worked with failure analysis lead engineer to develop understanding of failure analysis techniques and practices used in semiconductor manufacturing.
  • Prepare and present event and failure analysis data at monthly reliability review meetings with each transportation authority.
  • Perform root cause failure analysis on damaged equipment and developing repair recommendations to prevent repeat failures.
  • Coordinated and scheduled package qualification tests and root cause failure analysis that resulted in on-schedule qualifications.
  • Supervised engineers who planned and conducted validation tests, performed failure analysis and engineering investigations.
  • Coordinated all aspects of package qualification, failure analysis and managed off-shore package assembly processes.
  • Conducted seal failure analysis on critical seals to assist with identifying the correct reliability solution.
  • Facilitated Root Cause Failure Analysis teams for improving the overall equipment effectiveness for the Refinery.
  • Drive failure analysis of instrument & electrical equipment and implements reliability improvement action items.
  • Applied failure analysis, measured print quality degradation, and evaluated intermittent failure rates.
  • Conducted failure analysis and laboratory testing of microcircuits for missile guidance systems.
  • Improved failure analysis reporting across multiple regions by implementing industry utilized standards.
  • Introduced computer aided failure analysis using circuit simulation to reliability department.
  • Coordinated failure analysis of failed components and resolution of these failures.
  • Created recommendations to prevent reoccurring problems using Root Cause Failure Analysis.
  • Performed failure analysis for factory rejects with suppliers and laboratories.

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2. Preventative Maintenance

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Here's how Preventative Maintenance is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Lead the PM plan improvement process utilizing all reliability data to improve the Preventative Maintenance process for financial optimization.
  • Led training to improve predictive and preventative maintenance capability for 100+ operations personnel resulting in timely vibration data collection.
  • Developed and implemented prototype preventative maintenance programs for critical operating equipment that was utilized throughout all businesses.
  • Established and upgraded existing routes for preventative maintenance for electricians and mechanics from root cause failure analysis.
  • Develop technical work instructions and procedures for predictive and preventative maintenance tasks on new and existing equipment.
  • Accompanied field engineers in identifying sections requiring future preventative maintenance on circuits with history of repeated outages.
  • Initial responsibilities included management and implementation of the predictive and preventative maintenance programs at Antelope Mine.
  • Work with Maintenance Reliability Engineering Lead to implement predictive and preventative maintenance initiatives in the plant.
  • Updated equipment data, preventative maintenance task lists, and obsolete equipment to improve equipment reliability.
  • Execute Preventative Maintenance Optimization strategies at the plant to reduce failure rates and increase asset availability.
  • Strengthened preventative maintenance strategies for industrial equipment in order to maintain safe and reliable operation.
  • Streamlined Preventative Maintenance program, ensured correct Maintenance Process Safety Management Practices, managed Projects.
  • Developed a preventative maintenance system for vibration monitoring, for installation on critical equipment.
  • Developed preventative maintenance plans with a focus on mitigating equipment deficiencies and improving reliability.
  • Managed team of electricians responsible for day-to-day robotic vehicle preventative maintenance and operation.
  • Create predictive and preventative maintenance procedures that create value by eliminating functional failures.
  • Manage maintenance and operations to execute planned preventative maintenance tasks and rebuild tasks.
  • Extracted and analyzed current Preventative Maintenance strategies residing within the existing CMMS System.
  • Implemented a preventative maintenance plan and dispatched technicians to repair down equipment.
  • Identified equipment maintenance deficiencies and corrects by implementing equipment preventative maintenance procedures.

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3. Maintenance Procedures

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Here's how Maintenance Procedures is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Determine corrective maintenance actions needed for failed critical FRU items that affect availability and preventive maintenance procedures for annual maintenance.
  • Conducted vibration analysis on rotating equipment -Wrote concise maintenance procedures for various pumps -Completed Root Cause Failure Analysis for various equipment
  • Set up preventive maintenance procedures on each project and documented/scheduled into the existing maintenance planning software for planning purposes.
  • Increased maintenance work efficiency by consolidating existing maintenance procedures by zones.
  • Developed maintenance procedures to reduce maintenance cost and foster continuous improvement.
  • Created and revised planned maintenance procedures for equipment.
  • Develop Maintenance Standards like Job Plan, Maintenance Procedures, Lube Standards, Lube Consolidation, Vibration standards / Alarms etc.
  • Designed and implemented work instruction, test specifications and maintenance procedures for new products in the ORT area.
  • Developed, edited, drafted, and validated Standardized Maintenance Procedures for Amtrak and its State Subsidiaries.
  • Review and update maintenance procedures, coordinate projects, and eliminate work order backlogs.
  • Created/modified Job Plans and Maintenance Procedures for assets.
  • Shop floor validation of new overhaul maintenance procedures.
  • Write and update the plant maintenance procedures.
  • Review and update all plant maintenance procedures.
  • Helped in developing and implementing preventive maintenance procedures and conditions monitoring programs.
  • Design and implement maintenance procedures and maintenance management systems (i.e.

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4. Corrective Action

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Here's how Corrective Action is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Compiled and analyzed field failure data, determined root cause and documented corrective action via company and customer reporting systems.
  • Provide corrective actions for repetitive failures systematically defining, designing, developing, monitoring and refining an asset maintenance plan.
  • Led a 6-sigma project to identify processes to monitor overall reliability and support/drive corrective actions.
  • Conducted failure analysis investigations and implemented corrective actions to address reliability threats to operating plans.
  • Investigated outages to determine corrective actions needed to improve reliability and initiate appropriate work orders.
  • Managed all supplier relations; issue Problem Reports/Resolutions to drive irreversible corrective action and containment.
  • Analyzed field problem reports and developed corrective action plans and prepared engineering change proposals.
  • Consulted with System Managers on corrective actions and monitoring goals for deficient equipment.
  • Completed design reviews, scheduled and analyzed hardware and determined appropriate corrective action.
  • Manage seven persons team to determined hardware failure mechanisms and determined corrective actions.
  • Developed and maintained a Relational Menu Driven Failure Analysis and Corrective Action Database.
  • Assisted in the implementation and verification of failure analysis and corrective action plans.
  • Evaluated failure analyses and mishap investigations; recommended and implemented corrective actions.
  • Led root cause failure analysis to identify corrective actions to prevent re-occurrence.
  • Established Investigation Projects based upon PPRS analysis to determine corrective action.
  • Provided detailed analysis, identified process deviations and implemented corrective actions.
  • Investigate and record mechanics problems for corrective actions and manufacturing improvements.
  • Perform failure analysis on repetitive failures and implement appropriate corrective actions.
  • Managed and facilitated root cause analyses and evaluated corrective actions.
  • Gather and organize failure reporting and corrective action related data.

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5. Fmea

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Here's how Fmea is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Utilized FMEA and design of experiments to plan for highly accelerated reliability test similar to HALT for reliability assessment.
  • Educated various departments including Engineering, Validation and Manufacturing about GM FMEA policy and process.
  • Develop design FMEA documentation for vehicle interior components jointly with the design responsible engineer.
  • Developed and conducted component lifetime testing using FMEA and assisted in product redesign.
  • Performed FMEA s for department on all major equipment failures including improvement recommendations.
  • Developed accelerated life tests to understand short/medium/long-term degradation mechanism of products and FMEA.
  • Authored FMEA and availability calculations with minimal revision.
  • Facilitated FMEA and presented quality management.
  • Performed risk analysis, FMEA and Preventive Maintenance Gap Analysis on production equipment based on critical to business continuity & Safety.
  • Collaborated with different team to define tests for failure mode and effect analysis (FMEA) on next gen memory.
  • Apply advanced reliability model and simulation, reliability prediction, Design for Reliability (FTA, FMEA, etc.)
  • Reviewed and approved supplier MFMEA for specified new machinery and tools, which avoided unnecessary manufacturing failure modes.
  • Documented and assigned action items from PFMEA workshops, and validated action items to ensure consistent manufacturing processes.
  • Trained Product, Manufacturing, Validation and other engineering communities in Reliability concepts (FMEA Customer Education).
  • Perform and provide input on Root Cause Identification, FMEA, Stress Analysis, Margin and Tolerance Analysis.
  • Achieved /increase AC and AMR business objectives using reliability engineering principles and tools (RCI, FMEA).
  • Performed Design and Process FMEA with various project engineering teams for various cell phone camera module product.
  • Designed assembly processes based on Control plans, APQP, PFMEA, DFMEA, and PPAP methodologies.
  • Conducted a part-level FMEA of the Hubble Space Telescope's (HST) solid state recorder.
  • Planned facilitated and managed FMEA, lead design engineers in design assurance and risk mitigation process.

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6. Data Analysis

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Here's how Data Analysis is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Acted as SAS Warranty Analysis administrator and application trainer, leading education on detailed data analysis and advanced reliability techniques.
  • Participated in regular Quality Review meeting at assembly plant, provided data analysis and recommendation for problem solution.
  • Conducted experiments and data analysis to support next generation product design and troubleshoot performance issues with current production.
  • Developed system reliability test plans that validated designs and utilized statistical data analysis techniques that characterized product performance.
  • Provide technical ability, guidance, program direction and data analysis for the mechanical Integrity and reliability technicians.
  • Determine root cause, provide resolution and ensure preventive/corrective action; perform data analysis for trending purposes.
  • Utilize warranty data analysis techniques to identify areas of concern and opportunities to reduce losses.
  • Performed field data analysis necessary for executive team to support a major product recall.
  • Perform detailed data analysis for various programs to address system reliability and quality challenges.
  • Performed Field Data Analysis through statistical means to build better reliability prediction models.
  • Performed field failure data analysis and fed forward information to initiate corrective actions.
  • Executed data analysis and statistical calculations including accident prediction for ST systems.
  • Trained a Reliability Engineer intern to perform data analysis procedures described above.
  • Manage reliability testing to ensure methodology, procedure and data analysis.
  • Developed into the on-site trend building expert/data analysis expert.
  • Conducted component qualification test design, testing and data analysis
  • Conducted warranty data analysis and returned parts review.
  • Developed several automated data analysis tools for CMWS.
  • Used techniques such as FMEA, strain analysis, DOE, yield and defect data analysis to improve electronic product reliability.
  • Achieved reduction time of weekly labor from over 20 hours to 3 minutes by creating data analysis software -.

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7. Mtbf

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Here's how Mtbf is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Performed statistical analysis to analyze failure rates, MTBF's and other critical subject matter parameters of reliability measurements.
  • Performed Black Box Failure Rate/MTBF prediction calculation analysis for optical/electrical devices for repairable devices.
  • Performed MTBF/MTTF calculations on new DC/DC products; responded to customer-specific calculation requirements.
  • Resolved several problems that resulted in improvement of Demonstrated MTBF.
  • Performed reliability modeling and predictions including MTBF calculations.
  • Maintain the MTBF/availability tracker for rotating equipment and ensure failures and defects are recorded, assessed and highlighted to asset management.
  • Developed/Optimized PM/PdM programs and monitored historical trends for KPI's, MTBF, MTTR and also early identification/resolution of reliability issues.
  • Conducted motor tear downs and repair shop audits to increase and sustain motor reliability for the mill by 5% MTBF.
  • Implemented modification project and MTBF (mean time between failures) improved from 80 days to 6 months.
  • Review and documented field failure information to support calculation of observed Mean Time between Failure (MTBF).
  • Implemented recommendations correcting design problems increasing Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) from 3 to 16 months.
  • Evaluate overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) and mean time between failures (MTBF).
  • Monitored field quality data in an effort to correlate observed failure rates to predicted MTBF.
  • Rail vehicle incident trend analysis (MTBF) in order to create maintenance strategies.
  • Monitor equipment trends through condition based monitoring based on MTBF/MTTF and MTBM.
  • Worked with the skilled trades to increase MTBF to 20 days minimum.
  • Calculate the MTBF on the Gyros to comply with military specs.
  • Performed reliability analysis using MTBF, Pareto, RRI, etc.
  • Gather data on MTBF and Engineering data from SAP CMMS system.
  • Determined product maintainability (MTTR) and reliability (MTBF).

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8. Effects Analysis

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Here's how Effects Analysis is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Prepared analysis and test reports Reliability Prediction Reports, Failure Mode Effects Analysis, Stress analysis, Reliability Qualification Test Reports.
  • Conducted Failure Mode Effects Analysis on critical equipment and developed solutions for equipment failures.
  • Performed failure mode and effects analysis on fault-tolerant weapons-management systems for fighter aircraft.
  • Performed Failure Mode and Effects Analysis on Waste Neutralization System resulting in the identification of multiple equipment and process pitfalls.
  • Performed Failure mode and effects analysis and incorporated engineering corrective actions for the hazardous failure modes of the missile systems.
  • Reviewed the Failure Mode Effects Analysis and Critical Items List for technical accuracy and compliance to requirements and recommend corrections.
  • Perform Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis for optical modules and printed circuit board assemblies using EIA/JEP131 procedures.
  • Performed Failure Modes and Effects Analysis on MEMS devices and electronic control subsystems.
  • Performed Failure Modes and Effects Analysis reviews on equipment and systems.
  • Led cross-discipline engineering teams through failure modes and effects analysis.
  • Championed Failure Mode and Effects Analysis.

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9. Maintainability

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Here's how Maintainability is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Performed planned and implemented the reliability, Maintainability and safety programs design activities with the design, operation and maintenance Groups.
  • Reviewed user requirements, equipment specifications, and design documentation to assess the reliability and maintainability of proposed new equipment/systems.
  • Provided Reliability, Maintainability, and Availability Engineering support to the NASA Lewis Research Center Office of Mission Safety and Assurance
  • Assure the EPS systems reflect R&M product capabilities by guiding application of reliability-maintainability analysis results across applicable disciplines.
  • Conducted a design review which included system architecture overview, efficiency improvements, schedule, and system maintainability enhancements.
  • Developed reliability and maintainability metrics for tracking program success and drove continuous improvement in plant maintenance best practices.
  • Support Preliminary Item Development Specification (PIDS) changes and Flight-by-Flight Reviews to assess reliability and maintainability impacts.
  • Reviewed design and drawings for compliance with the standards and codes per maintainability, accessibility and ergonomic requirements.
  • Created Reliability and Maintainability Maturation Program (RAMMP) proposals to obtain funding for implementing corrective action.
  • Support EPS architecture engineering change assessments by preparing reliability and maintainability impact statements to engineering change descriptions.
  • Performed failure trend analysis using Oracle-based databases to track reliability, availability and maintainability (RAMS).
  • Assist Project Engineering to ensure the reliability and maintainability of new and modified installations.
  • Lead equipment maintainability reviews with cross functional teams to identify opportunities for improvements.
  • Assisted Manager of Reliability, Maintainability, and Safety Department with various coordinating assignments
  • Implemented a Reliability and Maintainability program for complex flight simulation training devices.
  • Design Improvements on existing OEM equipment to increase reliability and/or maintainability.
  • Evaluated engineering and program changes for Reliability and Maintainability impact.
  • Conducted maintainability demonstrations and BIT verification tests for electronic units.
  • Facilitated two training courses that enhanced reliability and maintainability functionality.
  • Performed maintainability analysis and wrote equipment maintenance manuals.

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10. Equipment Reliability

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Here's how Equipment Reliability is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Developed and implemented equipment reliability improvement initiatives.
  • Developed test, inspection and non-destructive examination procedures to assure compliance with applicable codes and standards and to improve equipment reliability.
  • Leaded maintenance team to create and execute preventive maintenance of utilities and manufacturing equipment in order to improve equipment reliability.
  • Initiated equipment reliability team meetings across the finishing department to drive focus on equipment bad actors and reliability initiatives.
  • Perform any additional assignments as direct by the Manager of Maintenance and engineering and/or the Superintendent of equipment reliability.
  • Managed a variety of projects related to improving equipment reliability, process related applications, and safety related items.
  • Provide advice to equipment improvement teams on appropriate reliability focus and projects designed to improve equipment reliability.
  • Root Cause investigation of instrumentation equipment failures and recommendation to enhance the system and equipment reliability.
  • Developed preventive maintenance on equipment reliability and maintenance schedules cost to not exceed allowable approved funding.
  • Engineered process and equipment reliability improvement projects plant-wide in conjunction with maintenance and contracted resources.
  • Identified solutions to improve manufacturing equipment reliability with the objective to reduce downtime.
  • Developed and maintained the refinery's Equipment Reliability KPI reporting system.
  • Re-established preventive maintenance program and improved equipment reliability by 43%.
  • Analyzed real-time equipment reliability performance to catch transient or quick-to-fail conditions.
  • Implement an equipment reliability program focused on critical assets.
  • Developed and implemented the Equipment Reliability Continuous Improvement Process.
  • Led equipment reliability engineering functions.
  • Championed equipment reliability projects, including the coordinating of review meetings, and brainstorming sessions with the various project team members.
  • Improved equipment reliability and performance by 2-15% depending on functional area by developing a PM/PdM team and structured problem solving.
  • Develop equipment reliability strategies for the Critical Rotating Equipment in our plant.

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11. Sigma

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Here's how Sigma is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Completed failure analysis on returned warranty parts and utilized design for six sigma tools to complete design improvement projects.
  • Employed Statistical Analysis, Six Sigma and Reliability Engineering Processes to identify and eliminate performance problems.
  • Developed test procedure using Six Sigma principles to attain statistically significant data output.
  • Developed standard operating procedures for operator reliability through leading Six Sigma project teams.
  • Facilitated Six Sigma events with suppliers to increase focus on reliability improvement.
  • Completed Six Sigma project that created robust component qualification of notebook hinges.
  • Completed a Six-Sigma greenbelt project that improved efficiency and productivity.
  • Involved in updating the Control Debit Reports for the Warranty failures as a 6-Sigma Green Belt and as a team lead.
  • Applied lean six sigma methods to test designs that reduced test cost by 50% compared to historical run rates.
  • Implemented several simultaneous Six Sigma and Continuous Improvement projects on the manufacturing floor, saving over $250,000 annually.
  • Attended 4-week Six Sigma Black Belt training, resulting in my utilization of multiple new skills and tools.
  • Achieved Six Sigma Greenbelt certification while employed with Sony Electronics with over four years of Six Sigma experience.
  • Initiated the first 5S effort in the Plant after achieving Lean 6 Sigma Green Belt status.
  • Led lean six sigma projects at two facilities which resulted in annual savings of $4.5M.
  • Design of Experiment (DOE) and statistical evaluation of test data using Six Sigma methodology.
  • Work in a Lean manufacturing environment and provide Six Sigma analysis on components and processes.
  • Used six sigma tools in determining factors that influence air drafts to bake burner.
  • Certified Six Sigma Black Belt - Employ Six Sigma Principles in daily work.
  • Instructed Lean Six Sigma and cultural change initiatives to salary and union personnel.
  • Completed coursework for Six Sigma Green Belt certification, with project in progress.

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12. Test Cases

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Here's how Test Cases is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Developed test cases, test plans, execution reports and other documents for Quality Assurance.
  • Support and lead technicians to execute and set up test cases.
  • Generated test cases and test procedures for HAST.
  • Directed all test cases to expose strengths and weaknesses regarding reliability figures (i.e.
  • Involved in Requirements gathering and reviewed Business Requirement Specification documentation and participated in preparing Test cases based on Product Backlogs.
  • Reviewed Functional Requirement Specifications and created test cases based on test scenarios drawn from functional requirements using Test Director.

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13. Spare Parts

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Here's how Spare Parts is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Coordinated Bill of Materials/inventory with outside suppliers to improve spare parts availability and equipment reliability.
  • Define functional locations of unit operations for proper classification of asset hierarchies and their respective bill of materials and spare parts.
  • Review the tolerances, discrepancies and part number of all instruments to optimization of spare parts inventory systems using MAXIMO.
  • Developed critical spare parts lists for important process equipment and implemented a risk and prioritization schedule to purchase critical spares.
  • Engaged customer technical resources, supply chain personnel, and key suppliers to develop and document robust spare parts list.
  • Key Accomplishments: * Spearheaded the establishment of MRO/spare parts storage area, resulting in increased levels of organization.
  • Support to the maintenance department in equipment spare parts, equipment corrective actions, and overhaul of old equipment.
  • Created Line 5 center lining documentation, which includes critical spare parts list, replacement schedule & required PMs.
  • Keep tracking of the use and manage of all the spare parts necessary for the PM overhaul process.
  • Generate equipment maintenance strategies on the most critical assets to prevent functional failures and identify critical spare parts.
  • Specify and manage $650K spare parts ordering / inventory to ensure continuous and cost effective production operations.
  • Create part requisitions for spare parts base on failure rates and keep track of ware house inventory.
  • Conduct research on equipment and spare parts inventory to identify material that can be reverse engineered.
  • Conduct life cycle cost analysis and spare parts prediction for the supply chain and logistics.
  • Identify critical equipment spare parts and certified the inclusion of parts in the CMMS system.
  • Assisted in daily reliability work including spare parts and small change of design projects.
  • Oversee machine installation, review spare parts and assist on top 10 bad actors.
  • Calculated MTBM & MTBR to perform predictions for spare parts and costs.
  • Selected and added critical spare parts for new and existing production equipment.
  • Evaluate spare parts inventory for proper parts registration and stocked quantities.

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14. Cmms

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Here's how Cmms is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Developed and implemented Mechanical Integrity Program * Implemented computerized maintenance management system (CMMS).
  • Selected and Implemented CMMS Maintenance Reliability Software for several facilities.
  • Performed quarterly PM reviews utilizing CMMS
  • Collaborated with all production teams to implement reliability work flow models to include CMMS programming upgrades to enable their effective use.
  • Managed the work order documentation in CMMS by SAP to support a robust reliability and Root Cause Failure Analysis.
  • Drive Asset Data Integrity through communication and training of Operators and Contract Maintainers to improve CMMS database integrity.
  • Review and maintain the CMMS database, equipment history and work order history to identify improvement opportunities.
  • Led the data migration from an SAP based CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) to Blue Mountain
  • Utilized data from CMMS to prepare and present monthly presentations to the Asset Management Council.
  • Added duties include training and development of the CMMS, 5S and other training initiatives.
  • Manage monthly metrics reporting for PM and PdM Compliance through the CMMS program or SAP.
  • Managed Work Order documentation in CMMS to support a robust reliability and failure analysis effort.
  • Ensured the integrity of the Computer Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) and standard procedures.
  • Utilized the site's CMMS and CADD systems as needed to advance organizational objectives.
  • Managed work orders and notifications through SAP/CMMS as well as spares and maintenance plans.
  • Monitored and analyze Corrective Maintenance Work Order Compliance in CMMS-SAP R6 monthly metrics.
  • Monitor preventive, predictive maintenance, bill of materials in SAP CMMS.
  • Performed plant proactive, predictive, preventive maintenance programs by CMMS
  • Utilized Lean Manufacturing Concepts, CMMS and Statistical Process Control.
  • Audit CMMS MAXIMO for Corrective and Emergency Work Orders Backlog.

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15. Vibration Analysis

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Here's how Vibration Analysis is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Developed and managed mechanical reliability programs (vibration analysis, lubrication, crane reliability and root cause failure analysis).
  • Responsibilities-Managed facility's vibration analysis program, including two reliability technicians.-Responsible for entire facility's reliability program.
  • Provided Predictive Maintenance support and managed the Vibration Analysis, Mechanical Infrared, and Mechanical Inspection programs.
  • Supported rotating equipment maintenance of centrifugal pumps and fans including vibration analysis and bearing failure assessment.
  • Subject Matter expert in vibration analysis, structural dynamics modeling, reliability and systems modeling.
  • Managed Predictive Maintenance group in plant-wide Vibration Analysis.
  • Perform vibration analysis on critical Plant equipment.
  • Have recommended and implemented new oil and vibration analysis programs as part of the predictive maintenance program for critical equipment.
  • Provided reliability engineering support including predictive maintenance tools such as IR scan, vibration analysis, oil and fluid analysis.
  • Performed visual and vibration analysis for pickle line and cold mill; vibration analysis at hot strip table rolls.
  • Used vibration analysis to gather data that correlated to abnormalities in equipment to correct the issue before failure.
  • Performed predictive maintenance on SMR's including IR analysis, Vibration Analysis and pipe thickness testing.
  • Led the vibration analysis team in identifying potential equipment faults and guide proactive repair efforts.
  • Versed in vibration analysis, balancing, alignment, mechanical seals, and lubrication programs.
  • Implemented a vibration analysis program which reduced unplanned failures by 30% on critical equipment.
  • Implement and optimize PdM technologies such as vibration analysis, infrared, and ultrasonic.
  • Selected and hired a vibration analysis expert to work on our team.
  • Created new Vibration Analysis Program from the ground up.
  • Lead asset condition monitoring: infrared thermography, ultrasonic analysis, lubrication analysis, vibration analysis, and motor circuit analysis.
  • Purchased and became trained in using Emerson CSI 2140 analyzer and Emerson software for vibration analysis.

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16. Technical Support

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Here's how Technical Support is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Implemented company Electrical Safety procedures and served as technical support for Root Cause investigations of plant incidents.
  • Provided technical support to the maintenance and operations departments to increase the mechanical reliability of equipment.
  • Provided technical support to maintenance organization during repairs including analysis of previous repairs and effectiveness.
  • Provide technical support in pumps & mechanical seal selection for new expansions/facility installation.
  • Implement skills development for Maintenance Technicians through delivering training and technical support.
  • Functioned as a maintenance engineer to provide technical support during mechanical repairs.
  • Provided technical support to Marketing, Quality Control and Manufacturing departments.
  • Served as subcontract manager over critical suppliers and provided technical support.
  • Provided technical support for maintenance and equipment tracking software.
  • Provide technical support to production maintenance and technical personnel.
  • Provide technical support for capital and reliability projects.
  • Provided manufacturing with reliability and technical support.
  • Provided Engineering and technical support to Product Design Release Engineers (DRE) and performed Reliability activities for new product design.
  • Provide technical support for the design of piping and structural packages and checking of P&ID's.
  • Contributed to unit turnaround front end loading and provided technical support for multiple unit turnarounds.
  • Provide technical support, for all electrical / instrumentation installation and maintenance in the plant.
  • Provided technical support for various parties, including foremen, engineers, and technicians.
  • Provide technical support with monitoring software tools to proactively identify issues and trends.
  • Provide technical support to NSAI and FDA, TUV audits during submission.
  • Provide technical support in processes audit, CAPA, microbiology related processes.

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17. RCM

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Here's how RCM is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Performed RCM analysis on critical equipment to determine proper maintenance interventions o PM, Preventive Maintenance.
  • Identify potential problems on new equipment and performed systematic FMEA/RCM analysis using a team oriented approach.
  • Specialized training in RCM-II facilitator certification, MTA facilitation, and EXP-Pro implementation software.
  • Implemented technology integration through the application of Reliability-Centered Maintenance (RCM) principles.
  • Conduct Reliability Centered Maintenance [RCM] and generate appropriate reliability metrics.
  • Develop and updated new maintenance strategies, SOP, spare parts, job plans and operational checks based on FMEA/RCM results.
  • Designed and implemented Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) in 5 mine sites to yield $5.1M in annual savings.
  • Involved with 84 Hot Strip Mill to facilitate RCM-II analyses for the assets within the mill, 2008.
  • Developed and implemented a Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) program for the VH-71 Presidential Helicopter.
  • Generated and managed the Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) strategy and completion for capital projects.
  • Developed and implemented plan to review and improve inspection PMs using RCM II methodologies.
  • Perform RCM analysis on new equipment installations and critical assets within the facility.
  • Train shop personnel in the use of RCM / predictive tools and techniques.
  • Resolved severe rate of wear issues on plant equipment using RCMP methodologies.
  • Helped lead development of a Reliability-centered Maintenance (RCM2) program.
  • Facilitated and site expert on RCM2 equipment strategy process.
  • Develop and submit periodic reports to the RCM Manager.
  • Trained in RCM and Root Cause Analysis techniques.
  • Perform FMECA and RCM analysis via written instruction.
  • Facilitated US Navy RCM training and seminars.

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18. Equipment Failures

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Here's how Equipment Failures is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Identify opportunities to reduce all maintenance related expenses primarily from reducing unscheduled breakdowns and equipment failures.
  • Performed failure analysis on critical equipment failures to identify causes and prevent future similar failures.
  • Performed and led root cause failure analysis on unplanned events related to electrical equipment failures.
  • Performed Root Cause Analysis with operators and mechanics on equipment failures and process limitations.
  • Initiated critical customer reports for equipment failures outside of responsible project areas.
  • Investigate reoccurring equipment failures and work toward eliminating or reducing them.
  • Utilize root cause analysis to implement effective countermeasures for equipment failures.
  • Resolved mechanical equipment failures of varying degrees of complexity.
  • Provided engineering support for equipment failures and process problems.
  • Investigated and facilitated resolution of equipment failures.
  • Analyzed reliability metrics and data to understand the cause of equipment failures, provide work direction, and prevent future failures.
  • Manage & mentor the PPM Analysts to maximize the early detection of equipment failures and failure analysis.
  • Lead investigator for 35 incidents and equipment failures amounting to $20 Million in future annual savings.
  • Performed as subject matter expert for equipment failures and repair techniques during root cause investigations.
  • Reduced rotating equipment failures from 22 monthly to seven, a 300% decrease.
  • Performed Root Cause Analysis, utilizing 5Y, for equipment failures.
  • Determine root cause of equipment failures using Root Cause Failure Analysis.
  • Diagnose equipment problems and perform Root Cause Analysis on equipment failures.
  • Lead 5Y investigations on equipment failures where equipment expertise is required.
  • Lead root cause analysis, effectively evaluating causes of equipment failures.

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19. Process Improvement

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Here's how Process Improvement is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Completed numerous process improvement projects with excellent ROI and was the process safety manager for chlorine/chlorine related equipment within the facilities.
  • Supported activity reviews to identify deviations that could impact design intent, safety and, or reliability including product/process improvements.
  • Mentor government engineers on reliability and maintainability techniques in the systems engineering process that will results in positive product/process improvements.
  • Developed and implemented the enhanced Key Process Metrics process to ensure consistent measurement and process improvement in all facilities.
  • Be engineering and technical leader by developing and facilitating process improvements, review interruptions and determine corrective actions.
  • Coordinated project management tasks to implement process changes, equipment modifications as well as process improvement initiatives.
  • Analyze variety of software measures to predict reliability and help development/test for resource plan and process improvement.
  • Implemented system reliability improvement projects and process improvements across multiple functional disciplines of the company.
  • Researched and implemented process improvement activities that resulted in significant productivity and quality enhancements.
  • Prepared technical and graphical documentation facilitating continuous process improvement tasks and their implementation.
  • Relocated to Michigan to contribute to global cross-functional product and process improvement initiatives.
  • Implemented several controls and process improvements to improve efficiency and reduce technical downtime.
  • Analyzed and supported design and process improvements ensuring proper and timely resolutions.
  • Chaired Engineering Implementation Team on divisional process improvement including several DfR activities.
  • Contributed ideas to lean manufacturing and process improvement events.
  • Participate in and enforce continuous process improvement activities.
  • Support PIT (team) members, in all phases of process improvement for F-16 Forward Fuselage Component Production.
  • Organized a Lean Six- Sigma Continuous Process Improvement team to identify and address the customers' most challenging areas.
  • Analyzed policies with regard to customer service and efficiency, recommended policy changes and process improvements as needed.
  • Conduct technical presentations to management, engineers, operators, machinist, on products, process improvements.

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20. RCA

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Here's how RCA is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Facilitated the formal RCA analysis of selected equipment availability issues across the site.
  • Facilitate Apollo RCA studies following equipment failures (Defect Elimination & HSE Investigation) for all Manufacturing areas across the site.
  • Worked with field service groups and used field data to resolve technical issues in the field, using FMEA and RCA.
  • Performed RCA on reactive triggered events that caused significant downtime, injury, poor quality, regulatory fines, etc.
  • Diagnosed equipment problems through logical troubleshooting techniques, and performed Root Cause Analysis (RCA) on product failures.
  • Developed an equipment bad actors list to identify costs, frequency and Root Cause (RCA) Failure Analysis.
  • Improved mean time between failure (MTBF) as a result of recommended equipment upgrades per (RCA).
  • Managed Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) for Pulp Mill.
  • Provide historical data for the detailed root cause analysis (RCA) of fleet and unit specific issues.
  • Utilize data driven techniques and RCA methods to develop countermeasures for the worst performing machines in the plant.
  • Conducted Root Cause Analysis (RCA) on equipment and process failures to determine and prevent future failures.
  • Reviewed the mixers fleet renovation plan using LCCA and established KPI s. Trained the staff in RCA.
  • Performed in depth RCA's for the mines Safety Department as well as the Maintenance Department.
  • Perform DFR reviews and develop Cause Map RCA and FMEA's for new product design changes.
  • Use RCA and DMAIC methods to identify root causes of instrument issues and recommend corrective actions.
  • Performed root cause analysis (RCA) of critical equipment failures prepared an action plan.
  • Supported field reliability engineers on conducting site reliability assessments, RCA and FMEA's.
  • Work with teammates to troubleshoot and perform RCA of mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Led RCA activities using Six Sigma tools on API processes and utilities systems.
  • Developed RCA initiative for all making, packing, and product transportation equipment.

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21. Fmeca

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Here's how Fmeca is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Prepared FMECA for advanced missile interface unit by constructing block diagram illustrating operation of various functions.
  • Performed reliability analysis and Design FMECA on Advanced Capability Torpedo program.
  • Substantiated/Justified components inherent failure rates utilized in the FMECA.
  • Perform Reliability analyses on the Advanced Arresting Gear program, including Software FMECA, Fault Tree Analysis, and Software Safety.
  • Achieved quality excellence and continual improvement of engineering design, created Fault Tree Analysis FTA and FMECA and MTBF apportionment.
  • Performed the FMECA on the C-17/MFD Vector Generator/Processor CCA and as a result gained useful knowledge of MIL-STD-1750A ISA.
  • Manage reliability analysis for FMECA, FMEA, and FRACAS for component systems for the THAAD program.
  • Performed FMECA, Reliability Prediction & Reliability modeling for Space Shuttle Components.
  • Created system level FMECA for a complex military Stores Management System.
  • Performed FMECA of Avenger Slew-to-Cue (STC) system.
  • Lead engineers in writing System FMECA.
  • Created and maintained FMEA/FMECA 4.
  • Developed a FMECA for a piece of equipment, to be installed on 737s, 767s, and 777s.
  • Conducted system level reliability modeling, reliability prediction, reliability assessment, FMECA, MTTF/MTBF/MTTR prediciton.
  • Developed FMECA and performed Testability, Availability, Maintainability and Reliability prediction on Boeing Aircraft.
  • Developed FMECA reliability, maintainability and testability prediction as per MIL standards.
  • Analyzed, updated, and completed the (FMECA) for the Standard Navy Double Lock (SNDL) Recompression Chamber.
  • Analyzed supplier sub-system data to create the complete System Failure Modes Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA).
  • Created circuit-level FMEA/FMECA for the secondary power distribution assemblies and non-linear inverter units for the F-35 Lightning II.
  • Created and updated the Reliability/Testability (FMECA, RBD, FTA, SSA, etc.)

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22. Oil Analysis

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Here's how Oil Analysis is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Created plant wide oil analysis program: -Initiated work to equip critical equipment with lubrication system contamination control hardware.
  • Provided on-site service including Oil Analysis, lubricant recommendations, cost reductions, reducing of lubricant usage and inventory.
  • Secured equipment precision alignment, vibration analysis and oil analysis training for site management, engineering and crafts.
  • Utilize predictive maintenance technologies such as vibration analysis, and oil analysis to determine equipment health.
  • Expanded existing oil analysis program to gearboxes throughout plant which resulted in reduced unscheduled downtime.
  • Implemented oil analysis program on large critical gearboxes and hydraulic drives to identify contamination.
  • Oil analysis interpretation for hydraulic and gear oil applications.
  • Managed routine vibration and oil analysis program.
  • Updated component oil analysis database.
  • Perform predictive maintenance tasks as assigned using ultrasonic and infrared tools, as well as developing an oil analysis program.
  • Assisted in selection of an improved Oil Analysis Lab to provide superior data in a much more timely fashion.
  • Used Predictive Maintenance technology, including thermal video camera, vibration analysis, and oil analysis to predict failures.
  • Conducted analyses of equipment utilizing calipers, gauges, motor analysis, oil analysis, and high speed film.
  • Developed the PM, oil analysis, vibration analysis program for the new phase of the plant.
  • Saved more than $16,000 per year by implementing Oil Analysis on critical equipment.
  • Involved in optimizing MFC NOM oil analysis and vibration analysis programs towards best practices.
  • Analyzed data from vibration readings, infrared photos, and oil analysis.
  • Prepare reports and actions based on the oil analysis.
  • Expanded scope of oil analysis program by 30%.
  • Managed site-wide predictive maintenance program which included vibration analysis, oil analysis, and thermography resulting in increased equipment reliability.

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23. Critical Equipment

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Here's how Critical Equipment is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Developed equipment inspection plans and expected failure mechanisms based on process chemistry and adapted known standards for non-standard critical equipment.
  • Created innovative instrumentation strategy including methods to measure critical equipment variables, and documentation such as electrical loop diagrams.
  • Completed reliability assessments on critical equipment and developed solutions to increase reliability.
  • Performed vulnerability assessments of critical equipment and made recommendations for improvement.
  • Developed maintenance and operation procedures for key critical equipment.
  • Develop and modify equipment inspection routes of critical equipment.
  • Established equipment inspection program, identified critical equipment.
  • Assisted unit in classifying business critical equipment.
  • Perform failure analysis on critical equipment.
  • Introduced emergency cooling procedure on all USN Aegis ships to preserve mission critical equipment functionality during loss of coolant.
  • Utilized predictive testing such as ultrasonic testing and thermal imaging to estimate wear rates of the more critical equipment.
  • Develop and implement Asset Management Plans (AMP) for critical equipment.
  • Support Critical Equipment and all Plant Combustion Systems, mandated regulatory standards.
  • Established an Equipment Ranking Program to identify critical equipment and spares.
  • Established a predictive maintenance program to include all PSM critical equipment.
  • Monitored the performance of P.M. performed with emphasis on critical equipment.
  • Evaluated PSM & business critical equipment & associated MRO materials.
  • Reduced lost production hours for critical equipment by 87%.
  • Developed and scheduled SAP PM's for critical equipment.
  • Developed PM programs and implemented PPM on critical equipment.

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24. Rcfa

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Here's how Rcfa is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Completed root cause failure analysis utilizing Apollo RCFA software if necessary and tracked recommendations.
  • Complete RCFA investigation and develop solutions to eliminate defects and prevent recurrence.
  • Perform RCFA on critical electrical and instrumentation failures.
  • Facilitate formal RCFA of selected equipment availability issues.
  • Performed the mechanical RCFA at the plant as well as coordinate the necessary improvements to prevent the failure from happening again.
  • Conducted RCFA session on main air compressor failure that cost the company approximately one million dollars in production loss.
  • Facilitate Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) with cross-functional teams for major failures, solving problems permanently.
  • Manage the mill's RCFA system of analysis and reporting, engineering out solutions to prevent recurrence.
  • Lead Engineer for Root Cause Failure Analysis RCFA issues around Instrument and Electrical Failures on Paper Machines.
  • Assisted in leading RCFA Meetings for solving issues concerning problematic start up and frequent asset component failures.
  • Perform RCFA and seek out best practices using teams, databases, vendors, and other resources.
  • Developed and delivered Reliability Centered Maintenance and Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) training courses.
  • Repeat failures identified in an RCFA were reduced by 50% in the first 9 months.
  • Served as project manager, capital spares guardian, MIQA spoke lead and RCFA lead.
  • Root cause failure analysis (RCFA); determine design weaknesses and propose optimal solutions.
  • Coach national engineers on improving root cause failure analysis (RCFA) and communication skills.
  • Develop RCFA and Action Plans for Safety, Quality & Productivity Improvements of machinery issues.
  • Performed RCFA and Emergency Health and Safety (EHS) Incident Investigations.
  • Used Cause Maps and RCFA to develop maintenance and replacement plans.
  • Managed critical incident investigations, RCFAs, and improvements to reduce mechanical failures by 33%.

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25. Fracas

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Here's how Fracas is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Provide engineering support to failure reporting analysis corrective action system (FRACAS); another Windchill Quality Solutions capability.
  • Perform FRACAS, reliability scoring, reliability growth management, and reliability improvement programs.
  • Implemented a Failure Reporting, Analysis and Corrective Action System (FRACAS) data for failed components.
  • Documented all results in Excel & Word DVT Reports, and established a FRACAS issues tracking database.
  • Work with database administrator and RAMS manager to develop FRACAS system input for two new projects.
  • Assisted in timely failure reporting, root cause analysis and corrective action (FRACAS).
  • Implemented their first Failure Reporting, Analysis, and Corrective Action System (FRACAS).
  • Conduct Failure Reporting and Corrective Action System (FRACAS) activities on government program.
  • Provided continuous improvement through Failure reporting, analysis and corrective actions (FRACAS).
  • Managed FRACAS on various missile systems including development of databases using Microsoft Access.
  • Performed all FRACAS activities including failure analysis on higher and lower level assemblies.
  • Investigated, classified and documented substandard drilling motor events via FRACAS system.
  • Manage field personnel working with FRACAS, including supplying training as required.
  • Created FRACAS for Navy Radar Countermeasure System (SEWIP V6).
  • Provided Interface with Suppliers and Management in regard to FRACAS issues.
  • Provide technical leadership and expertise in the FRACAS process.
  • Worked with suppliers on FRACAS and Reliability analyses.
  • Evaluate field and laboratory failures for FRACAS input.
  • Developed FRACAS for Navy Surface Weapons Systems.
  • Managed FRACAS database for various projects.

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26. Reliability Predictions

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Here's how Reliability Predictions is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Performed reliability predictions for different commercial camera configurations
  • Developed reliability predictions that combined accelerated life test results and predictive models to demonstrate that new products met reliability requirements.
  • Supported and assisted with reliability predictions, analysis of field data and feed analysis results into reliability predictions.
  • Performed and ensured transponder box reliability assessment which included reliability predictions and part failure rates.
  • Perform reliability predictions and other reliability methodology for new generation tape drives and libraries.
  • Provide reliability analyses including stress and failure mode analysis, along with reliability predictions.
  • Performed over 250 detailed reliability predictions to predict the probability of success.
  • Establish reliability goals and run reliability predictions during product specification phase.
  • Completed reliability predictions based upon Military Handbook 217.
  • Developed automated tool for generating hybrid reliability predictions.
  • Performed reliability predictions on new EMC product introductions.
  • Produced reliability predictions for product in development.
  • Calculated reliability predictions (MTBF) for programs in development through use of MIL-HDBK-217 and associated software (REAP).
  • Performed Reliability Predictions and Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA) for C130 program, F35 and other programs.
  • Field service contracts modified to maximize HP revenue based on Time to Failure reliability predictions.
  • Determined reliability predictions for Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) for hardware designs.
  • Performed reliability predictions analysis to enhance the new product's life cycle.
  • Performed Reliability Predictions, Mechanical Life testing to support 20 year Life.
  • Conducted FMEA, fault tree analysis, and reliability predictions.
  • Performed reliability predictions for the ECM.

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27. R

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Here's how R is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Reviewed mechanical documentation for Reliability improvements.
  • Design accurate equipment database, compiling detailed operational information, manufacturers' specifications, and stress parameters on over 6000 components.
  • Lead Capital asset acquisitions for facilities; managed departmental budgets for equipment repair, supplies, facility improvements/construction and Building Renovations.
  • Gained and maintained a critical customer certification required for all future business, ensuring consideration for millions of dollars of contracts.
  • Used statistics intended for economists to solve statistical forecasting of rocket measurements to solve a problem experienced in rocket testing.
  • Identified reliability concerns in Top Priority Circuits through the analysis of historical data and generated work orders to prevent re-occurrence.
  • Represent Micron and present industry standardization proposals related to thermal measurements at the JEDEC industry standard development meetings.
  • Provided reliability analysis showing excellent system performance and was instrumental in winning U.S. Congressional support on critical programs.
  • Provide Safety presentations and undertake risk assessments with team every month as an assigned Department Safety Representative.
  • Implemented improved engineering designs and procedures through collaboration with operations, maintenance, engineering, and suppliers.
  • Assisted with any site-wide overflow specialty projects that required a high degree of efficiency and technical acumen
  • Supported, participated & approved timely Reliability input & execution of SOR for Critical Key Commodities.
  • Managed reliability program for Utility area including developing proactive preventive maintenance plans and operator performed maintenance.
  • Evaluate and develop new reliability tests to characterize electronic packages and surface mount technology assemblies.
  • Redesigned equipment parts to improve reliability and maintainability in order to minimize life cycle cost.
  • Performed customer callbacks during major outages and analyzed their outage history for potential reliability concerns.
  • Created Subversion configuration record for builds using derived objects generated during build audit process.
  • Monitor quality and operational problems of Production Lines, reporting the results and recommendations.
  • Performed day-to-day reliability engineering functions in support of production, maintenance and engineering tasks.
  • Coordinate electronic package qualification testing, document results and develop new procedures as needed.

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28. Maintenance Strategies

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Here's how Maintenance Strategies is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Support department reliability activities including ensuring the development, updating and implementation of departmental Facility Maintenance Strategies (FMS).
  • Developed and implemented reliability and maintenance strategies and tactics for optimization of paper machines and support equipment.
  • Developed predictive maintenance strategies for rotating equipment using condition monitoring techniques like vibration analysis.
  • Develop equipment maintenance strategies using methods based on Reliability Centered Maintenance concepts.
  • Enhanced production quality control by creating instrument maintenance strategies.
  • Developed the business, facility and equipment maintenance strategies.
  • Designed database from creating equipment maintenance strategies.
  • Enhanced preventive and predictive maintenance strategies.
  • Spearheaded revitalization of Predictive Maintenance strategies by creating infrared, ultrasound and vibration routes to be done in house.
  • Create Equipment Maintenance Strategies, standards, procedures, and/or forms to ensure efficient and effective use of GMARS.
  • Consulted with employees at different levels and fields of expertise to develop and implement Equipment Maintenance Strategies.
  • Led teams which identified and resolved gaps between plant performance and maintenance strategies.
  • Tailored equipment maintenance strategies to minimize downtime and costs.
  • Review of the maintenance strategies, i.e.
  • Develop equipment maintenance strategies for key systems.
  • Provided cost reduction plan by leading criticality risk assessment of major process equipment to develop maintenance strategies.
  • Developed equipment maintenance strategies based on maintainability model Built executable models for accurately predicting system weaknesses.
  • Mentored Reliability Engineers in creating and implementing Equipment Maintenance Strategies.
  • Facilitate development and on-going completion of equipment maintenance strategies.
  • Developed equipment maintenance strategies that were leveraged globally.

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29. Reliability Analysis

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Here's how Reliability Analysis is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Use reliability analysis tools and customer feedback to identify and analyze potential safety issues for a product.
  • Developed test plans for new lawn and garden tractor products * Performed reliability analysis and design of experiments
  • Advise and confer with engineering and management during design reviews to provide reliability analysis and recommendations.
  • Performed reliability analysis on the Homes product portfolio to identify potential warranty exposure and customer impact.
  • Perform the necessary reliability analysis, creating the reliability portion of the technical proposals.
  • Performed all reliability analysis tasks and conducted reliability testing for these units.
  • Own Acceleration Life Testing and generating the database for scanner reliability analysis.
  • Provided nuclear power plant control system retrofit reliability analysis and Fault Tree.
  • Performed reliability analysis, prediction, modeling, and product qualification.
  • Evaluate systems and system components for reliability analysis and documentation.
  • Team leader for reliability analysis and mission performance requirements allocation.
  • Coordinate reliability analysis with reliability teams.
  • Performed System Reliability Analysis (SRA) on voice and data systems used by the carriers.
  • Submitted reliability analysis to product engineering with suggestions for product improvement(s) where needed.
  • Led the conceptual design and reliability analysis of an integrated system of C4ISR robotic platforms.
  • Performed reliability analysis of read failure mechanism to achieve high endurance 20nm planar SSD.
  • Project lead for design and implementation of Reliability Analysis program for United Space Alliance.
  • Prepared and review Mission Reliability Analysis for F-16 OZGUR Aircraft.
  • Perform a range of reliability analysis, i.e.
  • Analyzed, negotiated and made decisions concerning the Reliability analysis metrics including Continuing Engineering and Designated Engineers (DERs).

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30. Improvement Projects

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Here's how Improvement Projects is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Worked with maintenance and operations personnel to identify areas for improvement and implemented subsequent improvement projects following technical analysis of issues.
  • Develop scope for reliability improvement projects by incorporating industry standards and Good Manufacturing Practices within Pre-Project Planning.
  • Analyzed asset utilization and equipment performance data to prioritize and propose reliability improvement projects.
  • Implemented and successfully executed continuous improvement projects that support Manufacturing, Logistics and Procurement.
  • Increased production unit availability through OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness) improvement projects.
  • Project manager for process upgrades regarding I/E reliability and continuous improvement projects.
  • Supported long-term optimization and problem solving lead by driving area improvement projects.
  • Engineered improvement projects to increase product quality and production rates.
  • Charted equipment performance, designed and implement equipment improvement projects.
  • Directed repair and improvement projects performed by contract personnel.
  • Drive reliability improvement projects from concept to execution.
  • Manage a significant number of Reliability improvement projects.
  • Developed and coordinated system reliability improvement Projects.
  • Managed improvement projects and environmental compliance programs.
  • Participated in multiple continuous improvement projects.
  • Managed capital and expense improvement projects.
  • Worked on mechanical reliability improvement projects.
  • Developed the business case for reliability improvement projects resulting in annual savings of $1.2 Million.
  • Managed design/quality improvement projects, with attention to cost, schedule, quality and reliability.
  • Managed capital improvement projects including permitting, schedule, cost, and resourcing.

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31. Engineering Support

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Here's how Engineering Support is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Provided engineering support to maintain airworthiness of aircraft and identify solutions to improve aircraft reliability and Safety.
  • Provided contract engineering support through Midland Engineering, Ltd. for Hemlock Semiconductor's capital equipment expansion project.
  • Provided engineering support during design and construction phases of projects to ensure reliability objectives were incorporated.
  • Provided technical engineering support to all groups both internally and externally including cleaning validation protocols.
  • Provided engineering support for piping and valve replacement and upgrade projects during turnarounds.
  • Function as a Reliability Engineer, providing reliability engineering support for valve/actuator systems.
  • Provided engineering support to manufacturing to resolve device/production related issues.
  • Provided reliability engineering support to multiple programs.
  • Provide engineering support to productivity project managers.
  • Provided engineering support for maintenance where needed.
  • Provide reliability and maintenance engineering support for the FCC, Gasoline Reformer, and Chemicals units at a 335,000+ bbl/day refinery.
  • Provided engineering support to plant safety programs such as root cause analysis, internal audits, and process safety investigations.
  • Provided engineering support for GE Oil & Gas NPI Projects, Executed Safety Analysis using Reno.
  • Performed storm restoration work by leading line personal to damaged areas and giving engineering support.
  • Provided engineering support to the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC).
  • Provided engineering support to project managers to help them make well informed decisions.
  • Assist in engineering support in other areas during outages and project installations.
  • Provide engineering support for equipment maintenance and repair in a 600,000 sq.
  • Provided engineering support for the Oil Movements and Storage business team.
  • Provided maintenance engineering support to improve plant on-stream time.

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32. PDM

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Here's how PDM is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Supervised, trained and evaluated Maintenance Planner/Schedulers, Preventative/ Predictive Maintenance (PM/PdM) Technicians and Engineering Interns.
  • Contracted and managed vendor support for installing vibration sensors and conducting additional PdM monitoring.
  • Developed PM and PdM programs to sustain capital reliability improvements.
  • Launched and manages the EFTM (Equipment fitness- task management) system that tracks PdM routes and follow up work flow.
  • Project included the development of PM's/PdM and operator rounds, lubrication schedules, equipment record and BOM's for all equipment.
  • Implement production reliability programs including TPM, Preventive Maintenance (PM), and PDM (Predictive Maintenance).
  • Assess, design, train and implement preventive (PM) and predictive maintenance (PdM) Programs.
  • Collaborated with operations, maintenance, and planning to develop schedule emphasizing the importance of completing PM/PdM work.
  • Partner with suppliers and technical resources to document best practices in PM, PdM, and CdM tasks.
  • Reviewed electrical PM and PdM activities and manage the PM data for the site.
  • Instituted the use of Ultrasonic measurements for low-speed mechanical and high voltage electrical PDM.
  • Report PdM findings to Plant management for the purpose of equipment repair and modification.
  • Perform inspections; plan and lead electrical PM and PdM activities for the site.
  • Issued Standard Operating Procedures defining the PdM program and for monitoring motor conditions.
  • Instituted new procedure replacing Preventive Maintenance tasks with PdM techniques.
  • Developed maintenance and operations tasks as well as PM/PdM team.
  • Reviewed electrical PM and PdM activities for site equipment.
  • Provided Reliability/Technical Support to Utilities and Waste Water Treatment, monitored PM/PdM programs, monitored major Cogen repairs and PM's.
  • Lead Reliability Teams for DP and Packaging Area, providing guidance to PdM Technicians and Maintenance Engineers.
  • Create and modify PM/PDMs based on analysis of work orders and equipment downtime.

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33. Fault Tree Analysis

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Here's how Fault Tree Analysis is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Create Fault Tree Analysis (FTA).
  • Provided maintenance of, and enhancements to, software used in the performance of fault tree analysis and bent pin analysis.
  • Produced the Fault Tree Analysis (FTA) for all investigations involving metal and seals conditions on the solid rocket motors.
  • Performed fault tree analysis to identify failure modes in support of hazard report development.
  • Created fault tree analysis, functional hazard assessment, and system safety assessment.
  • Compared rates of the fault tree analysis for Munich project using RWB.

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34. Product Reliability

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Here's how Product Reliability is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Conducted large-scale manufacturing product reliability/quality tests.
  • Performed new product reliability qualifications and improvement experiments based on MIL-217 and FDA with emphasis on reliability, availability and serviceability.
  • Orchestrated tailored testing techniques and programs to ensure on-budget operations which resulted in maximized product reliability and within budget constraint.
  • Develop and execute plans for integrated reliability testing activities to ensure product reliability and overall product goals are met.
  • Recommend design changes, test methods and statistical process control procedures to achieving required levels of product reliability.
  • Enabled multiple ODM/OEM partners and design centers as part of Globalization initiative to ensure consistent product reliability.
  • Improved product reliability and yield by investigating failure trends and implementing engineering changes and process changes.
  • Performed Reliability prediction and allocation to determine product reliability using field data, LambdaPredict3 and MIL-HDBK-217.
  • Reviewed product labeling to improve customer satisfaction, customer safety, and product reliability.
  • Worked with design and manufacturing to improve optical network product reliability and quality.
  • Monitored Product Reliability Acceptance Tests, reviewed, and published results to management.
  • Designated to perform different types of End-product Reliability test and inspection.
  • Provided suggestions and implemented design modifications to improve the product reliability.
  • Supported suppliers in failure analysis to understand factors limiting product reliability.
  • Develop and maintain product reliability scorecards to prioritize issue escalation.
  • Support military engine product reliability.
  • Worked with product design engineers and reliability analysts in concept, design, testing and manufacturing phase to improve product reliability.
  • Developed internal product metrics that could be retrieved via remote diagnostics to track and improve product reliability at customer sites.
  • Applied Reliability tools to ensure robust product design early in the design cycle and demonstrated product reliability and confidence levels.
  • Designed measures and graphical displays of product reliability for division quality manager's, monthly reports.

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35. Reliability Issues

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Here's how Reliability Issues is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Key member of teams which determined root cause, implemented corrective action and notified principal customers of several major reliability issues
  • Provided precision maintenance techniques and technical support to maintenance personnel on equipment repairs, troubleshooting problems and equipment reliability issues.
  • Worked closely with maintenance and contracted resources to engineer innovative solutions to safety, quality, and reliability issues.
  • Provide assistance to maintenance personnel on reliability issues and corrective actions to improve system performance and attain reliability goals.
  • Specify technical solutions to known reliability issues in conjunction with discipline Engineers, specialist vendors and equipment suppliers.
  • Work with other disciplines as well as outside customer/government representatives to resolve reliability issues.
  • Support plant maintenance and reliability issues that are impacting plant performance and production capabilities.
  • Prepared formal written reports and presentations to upper management on reliability issues.
  • Led component commodities in Production, Supplier Management and Reliability issues.
  • Led several six sigma projects to resolve high-priority reliability issues.
  • Provide engineering support for equipment maintenance and reliability issues.
  • Handled reliability issues verification and problem analyzing.
  • Solved reliability issues of heads/media.
  • Evaluated and provided engineering changes (design changes and temporary modifications) to support emergent plant issues and equipment reliability issues.
  • Provided feedback to design engineering, senior management, and other departments about field issues, reliability issues, etc.
  • Developed tool to analyze reliability issues due to product level Soft Errors caused by cosmic rays and alpha particles.
  • Generate a top reliability issues report for the program and develop risk mitigation plans for each issue.
  • Assisted with troubleshooting, equipment redesign, electrical related safety, as well as general reliability issues.
  • Directed regular EMMQR meetings with LMIS and vendors to discuss reliability issues and implement corrective action plans.
  • Facilitated Root Cause Analysis to address reliability issues on various systems including tanks, pumps and piping.

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36. New Equipment

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Here's how New Equipment is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Evaluate equipment to determine and justify new equipment or rebuild and creating justifications for capital replacements.
  • Analyze testing results to determine acceptability of new equipment installations.
  • Provide trouble shooting and technical support on the floor during breakdowns, planned maintenance, projects and new equipment installation.
  • Prepare cost estimates and recommend improvements or purchase of new equipment to be included in the annual outages.
  • Involved in specifying new equipment for plant expansions, retrofits, and new product development.
  • Planned and budgeted for new equipment installations around the plant through coordination and communication.
  • Provide technical, maintenance and safety support for Engineering Services and New Equipment groups.
  • Support Sustaining engineering in characterization of new equipment for use in the wafer fab.
  • Performed basic FEA and Flow Simulation to design and optimize new equipment.
  • Trained on new equipment purchases for brush manufacturing at vendor's plant.
  • Establish PMs for existing equipment, new equipment installations or modifications.
  • Create and perform testing required for new equipment installations.
  • Coordinate new equipment purchases with conveying vendors.
  • Develop equipment maintenance plans for new equipment.
  • Evaluate and purchase new equipment's.
  • Create performance, installation, and operational qualification validation documentation for new equipment installations.
  • Managed multiple projects from new equipment introduction through installation & startup/acceptance testing.
  • Performed Engineering Studies of 4.16kV, 12.47kV, & 34.5kV Distribution Circuits to facilitate new equipment installation and upgrades.
  • Designed, managed, and negotiated the purchase of new equipment and led many largescale projects.
  • Redesign of Packaging for Improved Process Original Engineering Design Work for New Equipment and Processes.

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37. Capital Projects

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Here's how Capital Projects is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Developed justification and scope for maintenance and capital projects, utilizing input from operations personnel and root-cause analysis action items.
  • Assist engineering with capital projects utilizing electrical technical experience by interpreting National Electrical Code and evaluating best practice designs.
  • Supported the development of Maintenance and Integrity programs for existing operating facilities and Major Capital Projects.
  • Participated in turnaround and capital projects, reliability improvements, process hazard analysis and safety reviews.
  • Initiated and executed change controls and managed capital projects for equipment improvements and replacements.
  • Developed and managed capital projects involving replacement of pressure vessels and piping.
  • Identify and lead capital projects to improve equipment performing below established standards.
  • Provide engineering support for capital projects from project initiation to completion.
  • Complete maintenance capital projects related to improving reliability.
  • Supported plant maintenance and managed capital projects.
  • Develop and implement Capital projects.
  • Implemented numerous capital projects in line with the company s 5 year plan to increase the plants competitive advantage.
  • Managed and completed capital projects by coordinating with plant production, plant maintenance, suppliers, and contractors.
  • Managed the design, procurement, and construction of capital projects in accordance with OSHA and PSM requirements.
  • Provide technical support to the Capital Projects team for the selection of fixed equipment for reliability improvement projects.
  • Organized and executed assessment, planning and evaluation for capital projects at MAP (Molybdenum Autoclave Process).
  • Manage (15) contract design resources that work on expense and capital projects across the complex.
  • Lead small capital projects to update and improve bad actors per the failure analysis results and recommendations.
  • Served as maintenance and reliability representative on more than two dozen expense and capital projects.
  • Performed Life Cycle Cost Analysis to support equipment and technology selection for capital projects.

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38. Reliability Program

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Here's how Reliability Program is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Improved the Operator Driven Reliability program by developing and amending technical spreadsheets containing pump performance curves, data sheets and operation parameters
  • Lead in development of site reliability program and involved in implementing reliability best practices across the entire maintenance structure.
  • Developed and maintain the company's reliability program using Excel and an in-house designed manufacturing delay system.
  • Implement production reliability programs including Total Productive Maintenance, Preventive Maintenance, and Predictive Maintenance.
  • Generated Safety Program Plan, Reliability Program Plan, and Reliability Demonstration Plans.
  • Developed and established key initiatives and strategies to implement a phased Reliability program.
  • Monitored equipment performance and tracked anomalies detected as a Reliability program metric.
  • Established Reliability Program: developed program plan, specifications, allocations.
  • Supervised planners and data entry clerk in implementing Reliability program.
  • Develop and implement an electrical reliability program across fleet.
  • Set up reliability program in the facility engineering department.
  • Supported reliability program for mechanical seals at customer facility.
  • Highlighted Experience: o Reliability Program Development.
  • Ensured that subcontractors conducted an acceptable reliability program, including the review and approval of all documents and negotiations of contracts.
  • Develop and implement an asset reliability program for the three potash processing facilities and two underground mines.
  • Established reliability programs with TPM (Total Productive Management) to improve production and quality.
  • Developed Reliability Program Plan for complex Variable speed drive controls and ESP motors.
  • Led the maintenance team in maintenance best practices and managed reliability programs.
  • Develop and implement reliability programs, focusing on long term issues.
  • Implemented a reliability program to include lubrication, and partsstandardization.

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39. ISO

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Here's how ISO is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Used failure analysis to isolate process reliability interconnect weakness, and worked with development team to design improvements in process.
  • Act in a supervisory capacity to relieve and/or supplement maintenance supervisors to ensure that the necessary maintenance work is completed.
  • Assist Maintenance Supervisor and Specialists in the timely execution and forecast and track area maintenance budget for nonstandard maintenance items.
  • Collaborate with maintenance department supervisors in repairs and provide expert advice of materials selection, welding procedures and inspection requirements.
  • Performed fault isolation, failure analysis and developed corrective action for all failures occurring during reliability test programs.
  • Developed plan and leading test efforts demonstrating compliance with fault detection and fault isolation requirements.
  • Created isometric images of entire plant and detailed illustrations of bad actor applications.
  • Reported problem equipment and recommended solutions to the Maintenance Supervisors and Superintendent.
  • Act as an engineering liaison between corporate headquarters and other manufacturing facilities.
  • Assisted Supplier Quality on Vendor Certification Audits using ISO 9000 methodology.
  • Interfaced with area operating supervisors to dispatch technicians to problem areas.
  • Assist depot supervisors improve reliability by advising on quality improvements.
  • Used microscopes to identify and isolate failed customer returns.
  • Served as backup supervisor for Vibration Technicians.
  • Performed BIT analysis and Fault Detection/Isolation calculations
  • Managed assembly subcontractor and technical liaison.
  • Assisted in design of a lube truck design that proved ISO cleanliness improvements from bulk storage to the end point application.
  • Supported ISO 9001 certification activities leading to approval as well as FDA, ISO 9001, and parent company audits.
  • Have ownership of the functionality and health of all installed equipment and facilities at the Madison, WI manufacturing site.
  • Served as the liaison between the assembly plant and suppliers (3rd party vendors) regarding part defects and issues.

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40. Weibull

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Here's how Weibull is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Determined power and temperature acceleration factors for MTTF/lifetime estimation using high power tests and Weibull statistics.
  • Estimated time to failure by Weibull distribution, and equipment availability using Monte-Carlo.
  • Interpreted Weibull plots to understand failure mode and/or improvements made in reliability.
  • Performed Weibull analysis on time-to-failure field return data to predict trend.
  • Developed Reliability Test plans to determine Weibull parameters for mechanical parts.
  • Consolidate data from all available sources and conduct reliability analyses, including Weibull and other methods, as required.
  • Develop failure models (Weibull, MCF) to allow government better understanding of equipment performance over time.
  • Researched field events and build predictive models using models such as Weibull-type methods and other statistical tools.
  • Created Weibull Analysis for probability of failure and proactive replacement models using on time based wear units.
  • Managed large data sets to create weibulls for component life calculations.
  • Executed RDT based on Weibull++ calculation and legacy product field data.
  • Tracked progress of improvements by using Weibull plots.
  • Developed Reliability Analysis software using Mathematica to compute Weibull parameter estimation and failure rates on hardware systems.
  • Led reliability product issue resolution and predicted product failure rate Performed warranty and Weibull analysis.
  • Performed Weibull analysis using Weibull++ software tool.
  • Used Weibull+ software to model and predict printhead reliability to identify and address key failure modes.
  • Performed reliability evaluations such as Weibull Plots and Crow-AMSAA plots.

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41. Data Collection

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Here's how Data Collection is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Supervised Reliability laboratory data collection and analysis.
  • Trained reliability engineers on development and creation of condition based inspections and corrective work orders using data collection software and CMMS.
  • Defined and scheduled package reliability data collection and coordinated electrical data collection to complete package qualification on schedule.
  • Developed and coordinated external data collection program for reliability monitoring of cameras.
  • Implemented first ever industrial electronic data collection using union employees.
  • Developed software tools to support data collection and analysis.
  • Succeeded in creating a data collection system for all returned products to help identify failure modes and trends with system components.
  • Assisted in the conceptualization of the data collection activities for WD Data Warehouse deployment in the San Jose production line.
  • Led data collection and troubleshooting efforts to ensure system delivered required rate while meeting HACCP and GMP requirements.
  • Developed and implemented a computerized data collection process reducing off-site time by 50%.
  • Determined problems and developed solutions through field work, data collection, and analysis.
  • Developed a FRACAS Database in Access for failure data collection and reporting.
  • Constructed and maintained the data collection system for their mainframe computers.
  • Analyze data collection and reporting systems.
  • Implemented electronic data collection routes to insure all lubrication points were being checked and lube tasks were completed on schedule.
  • Trained inspectors on the use of data collection software and PDA handheld devices for inspections.
  • Developed FRACAS forms in Word for offsite failure data collection.
  • Spear-headed the use of tablets/handhelds for data collection purposes.

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42. Cost Savings

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Here's how Cost Savings is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Orchestrated various LEAN process/reliability improvements to increase OEE/TEEP generating unexpected cost savings for the plant.
  • Composed and submitted reports for cost savings and effective recommendations.
  • Identified design improvements on NASA's Fermi (formerly GLAST) satellite resulting in $50K - $100K cost savings.
  • Delivered $11 million in cost savings to entire converting operation via improvements in line efficiency and scrap reduction efforts.
  • Monitor plant operations through manual and automated techniques that produced a cost savings of $23 million.
  • Eliminated the test parametric failure item with a financial cost savings of $0.655 million annually.
  • Initiated HVAC units conversion to synchronous belts for a 5% annual energy cost savings.
  • Developed cost savings related to PdM findings and component upgrades based off downtime.
  • Established cost savings for the modeled designs by varying part tolerances.
  • Delivered $4.6M rework cost savings for single low ESR capacitor project
  • Cost Savings - $33,000 yearly maintenance cost savings.
  • Documented cost savings $550K in 2014 and $250K in 2013.
  • Collect data for Weibull analysis, and present robust design offers to Product Engineering for reliability and cost savings.

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43. Mechanical Integrity

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Here's how Mechanical Integrity is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Conducted risk based mechanical integrity analysis of equipment ensuring minimal failure and breakdowns.
  • Served as a reliability engineer for the mechanical integrity and predictive maintenance division.
  • Revised existing mechanical integrity procedures as necessary to improve repair quality.
  • Supported and assisted field Reliability Engineers with site reliability/mechanical integrity assessments.
  • Risked Based Mechanical Integrity program using Capstone.
  • Managed Mechanical Integrity program for acid plant.
  • Lead Reliability and Mechanical Integrity teams.
  • Developed the plant mechanical integrity manual.
  • Manage, document and implement maintenance programs such as Mechanical Integrity, Relief Valve Program and Maintenance KPI's.
  • Coordinated and executed a comprehensive study of the mechanical integrity and thickness of all vessels and piping in extraction.
  • Assure all Electrical and instrumented systems are in compliance with OHSA 1910 Mechanical integrity requirements.
  • Performed API 579 fitness for service assessments to support the mechanical integrity inspection group.
  • Led GMISS (Global Mechanical Integrity Safety Standard) team for plant.
  • Improved the mechanical integrity program within the Tissue Mill area.
  • Lead Ammonia system mechanical integrity audit and follow up.
  • Administered the OIMS 6.4, Mechanical Integrity System.
  • Conducted 1st Party PSM Audits on Mechanical Integrity and Quality Assurance Spokes Developed Site Metrics for Improvement Opportunities
  • Performed mechanical integrity testing leveraging visual and ultrasonic inspection methods as well as die penetrant.
  • Study was first of its kind for Lyondell; many principles later adopted into company's formal OSHA Mechanical Integrity program.

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44. Troubleshoot

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Here's how Troubleshoot is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Performed maintenance tasks and failure analysis, supporting vibration technicians in troubleshooting equipment issues; provided recommendations for further enhancements.
  • Managed reliability programs and served as troubleshooter for 14 plants ensuring all machinery and equipment functioned efficiently with minimum downtime.
  • Performed Spectrum server maintenance, file configuration and troubleshooting during normal work-hours and after-hours when critical problems developed.
  • Provide technical advice and troubleshooting capability to maintenance, operations, project engineering, and process engineering.
  • Provided expertise and support during troubleshooting efforts in resolution of immediate mechanical issues involving plant equipment.
  • Provided technical support to operating units, including troubleshooting and supervision of maintenance on process equipment.
  • Lead troubleshooting of equipment problems and apply Root Cause Analysis practices to equipment failure investigations.
  • Use of electronic troubleshooting techniques * Suggested improvements to reliability of circuits using tantalum capacitors.
  • Collaborated with and assist area engineers and operators in accurately troubleshooting electrical and instrumentation problems.
  • Scheduled development of source data troubleshooting for inclusion in technical manuals and product documentation.
  • Provided pump familiarization training to operators to help them in troubleshooting problems.
  • Supported manufacturing technicians on product test failures that were difficult to troubleshoot.
  • Created non-destructive faults procedures for troubleshooting validation procedures for fault insertion tools.
  • Provide equipment condition assessments, troubleshooting, and management level reporting.
  • Developed instructions manuals describing operating, maintenance, and troubleshooting procedures.
  • Design analysis and troubleshooting of digital guidance and acoustic processing systems.
  • Developed and executed process flow troubleshooting strategies to correct yield problems.
  • Worked closely with maintenance supervision in evaluating and troubleshooting technical stoppages.
  • Troubleshooted instrument problems for operations, maintenance, and engineering.
  • Performed electrical and mechanical troubleshooting on appliances and components.

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45. PLC

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Here's how PLC is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Installed downtime tracking system and developed the infrastructure necessary to access and allow servers to collect data from the PLC.
  • Prepared detailed design packages in support of project needs, experience with Allen Bradley PLC's and DCS systems.
  • Design, develop, and deliver electrical technician training program based PLC and HMI equipment used at the facility.
  • Automated WindTunnel Airflow and Temperature level settings and measurement using ModBus RTU protocol and Allen Bradley PLC system.
  • Programmed a PLC for a test fixture used to perform various life testing on an infusion pump.
  • Provided DCS (Delta V) and PLC (Texas Instruments)programming and support.
  • Designed and managed the PLC programming and drive configuration modifications for the packaging equipment.
  • Provide training for PLC's, reliability measurements and other maintenance related issues.
  • Manage programmable logic controller (PLC) maintenance for the Honeywell Hopewell site.
  • Developed PLC programs to run continuous and batch chemical processes.
  • Develop and Maintain new PLC programs for all projects.
  • Managed PLC, Honeywell DCS training for Electricians.
  • Manage PLC program for the Honeywell Hopewell site.
  • Limited PLC design, but conceptual understanding.
  • Administer programming, parameterization, and diagnosis of Siemens 840D Solution Line, Step-7 300 PLC, and WinCC-based HMI panels.
  • Lead Electrical Safety Program and serve the mill as Champion for electrical power distribution, drives, plc, and motors.
  • Work hand in hand with DCS Engineer in maintaining Yokogawa DCS system and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC's).
  • Designed and built text fixations, utilizing PLCs and other control and automation technologies.
  • Qualify PLCC and SO package .

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46. System Reliability

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Here's how System Reliability is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Participated in next generation design activities by writing and reviewing component, assembly, device and system reliability requirements and specifications.
  • Conducted sample size deduction for system reliability demonstration testing by using Bayesian prior distribution derived from subsystem testing data.
  • Led HPWS business unit, and implemented electrical and control system reliability improvements for 22-converter diaper manufacturing operation.
  • Tasked to identify and manage system reliability to prevent failure modes from potentially affecting plant or company operations.
  • Formulated system reliability models for chiller systems and allocated reliability goals for individual components and subsystems.
  • Analyzed historical reliability data to develop strategies aimed at improving T&D system reliability.
  • Performed modeling/ analysis to evaluate system reliability, availability & cost for alternative designs.
  • Apply Windchill Quality Solutions application for total life cycle analysis and system reliability.
  • Analyzed flight termination system reliability using Monte Carlo simulation for RQ-4 Global Hawk.
  • Apply generalized renewal process to assess repairable system reliability and reliability growth models.
  • Project leader on electrical projects relating to electrical system upgrades and system reliability.
  • Provided end of life cycle spare part analysis to maintain system reliability requirements according to Space Shuttle program requirements.
  • Performed PW6000 Electronic Engine Control (EEC) System Reliability tasks within Reliability and Safety team.
  • Increased system reliability and safety by adding a reactor tank to the chill water system.
  • Handled the tasks of developing methods, protocol, and techniques to achieve system reliability.
  • Assisted system reliability in the completion of the FPSC Annual Distribution Report.
  • Performed circuit card and system reliability calculations per MIL-STD-217.
  • Conduct post-startup checks to insure system reliability.
  • Review contract statements of work for compliance to customer requirements for system reliability, part selection, derating, vendor sourcing.
  • Performed electrical system reliability audits at other Celanese plants as a member of the Reliability Center of Excellence (COE).

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47. Maintenance Activities

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Here's how Maintenance Activities is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Advised maintainers and technicians on proper execution and documentation of repair and preventive maintenance activities for both rotating and fixed assets.
  • Developed and maintained a mechanical integrity program that detailed specific preventative and predictive maintenance activities for over 700 pieces of equipment.
  • Completed documentation to ensure equipment/systems have adequate preventive maintenance activities created and implemented.
  • Planned and scheduled maintenance activities for 15 non-union personnel including semi- annual shutdown.
  • Eliminate non value added activities in preventive maintenance and include predictive maintenance activities.
  • Involved in Six Sigma project that identified maintenance activities directly impacting quality.
  • Performed engineering inspections for generation stations and outage maintenance activities.
  • Coordinated maintenance activities with production to minimize downtime.
  • Facilitate the evolution/refinement of Maintenance activities to minimize planned and unplanned downtime (PM's, changeovers, etc.).
  • Managed and organized maintenance activities for the can line operation including daily, weekly shutdown and overhaul planning.
  • Developed the equipment database for future maintenance activities and set up the preventive and predictive maintenance program.
  • Provide on-site engineering review and technical guidance for all maintenance activities on within the facility.
  • Designed, modified and ordered components using AutoCAD and Solid Works to support maintenance activities.
  • Tracked OEE of mineral mining sites and processing plant to help guide maintenance activities.
  • Maintained updated CMMS records by adding and removing equipment and logging maintenance activities.
  • Supported maintenance activities as SAP Super User maximizing benefits of SAP.
  • Perform time cycle studies of the maintenance activities to increase productivity.
  • Performed various maintenance activities on U.S. Army aircraft.
  • Maintained program for plantwide regulatory inspection of elevators and stationary lifting devices and arranged maintenance activities when necessary.
  • Make equipment recommendations, assist in prioritizing maintenance activities and supervise new equipment startup.

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48. Criticality Analysis

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Here's how Criticality Analysis is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Performed Criticality Analysis of over 2500 pieces of equipment
  • Contributed Failure Modes, Effects & Criticality Analysis on Finishing Plant.
  • Lead Failure Mode Effects and Criticality Analysis and Risk Management activities.
  • Lead the evaluation for PFEAs, criticality analysis for equipment and responsible for timely deliverables.
  • Initiated plant criticality analysis and asset health management program to optimize the maintenance strategy.
  • Co-led site-wide Asset Criticality Analysis for assessment and prioritization of operating assets.

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49. Maintenance Personnel

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Here's how Maintenance Personnel is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Coordinated and technically supported union contract maintenance personnel, including Architectural Trades that operated and maintained all pilot plant utilities.
  • Identified need for PdM technology training; facilitate certification for direct reports and provided familiarization for mill-wide maintenance personnel.
  • Redefined maintenance personnel administrative roles and responsibilities improving the quality control of equipment maintenance and repairs.
  • Led cross discipline proactive-thinking team consisting of management, engineers, operators and maintenance personnel.
  • Supervised/directed maintenance personnel and contractors in correcting deficiencies noted during implementation of inspection program.
  • Work closely with operations and maintenance personnel to make recommendations on plant equipment.
  • Conducted rotating equipment training for operations and maintenance personnel.
  • Supported Maintenance personnel in a technical capacity.
  • Plant Planner in the Complex maintenance section of facility that includes 200 unionized maintenance personnel and 20 salaried personnel.
  • Updated the Site's Root Cause Investigation trigger criteria and coached RCI investigations for Operations and Maintenance personnel.
  • Created procedures for use by operations and maintenance personnel when performing tasks on equipment.
  • Helped to train maintenance personnel and perform initial setup of the program.
  • Work closely with Human Resources, Operations, and other Maintenance personnel.
  • Developed and delivered training to the site maintenance personnel.
  • Assist the maintenance personnel on correct API repair plans.
  • Managed predictive maintenance personnel, systems, and processes.
  • Developed machine alignment procedures for all plant equipment as well as repeatability alignment checks to be performed by maintenance personnel.
  • Assisted in Evaluation and Training of Maintenance Personnel for better planning and utilization of Multicraft capabilities.

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50. Pressure Vessels

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Here's how Pressure Vessels is used in Reliability Engineer jobs:
  • Improved regulatory compliance by developing and implementing routine equipment inspections for API 510 pressure vessels.
  • Directed contractor setting up inspection program for pressure vessels covered by Process Safety Management.
  • Determined repair requirements for damaged pressure vessels.
  • Led multiple projects to ensure all plant fire loss prevention equipment and pressure vessels met appropriate standards.
  • Experience with design, fabrication, installation and inspection of pressure vessels and API 650 tanks.
  • Managed NBIC and API inspection for boilers, pressure vessels, storage tanks and process piping.
  • Specialized in Pressure Vessels, Agitator gear boxes, mechanical seals, & pressure relief devices.
  • Established updated bolt torque procedure for large coded pressure vessels and five H2 reactors.
  • Repaired four pressure vessels in accordance with API 510 Pressure Vessel Inspection Code.
  • Inspected pressure vessels as an API 510 Certified Pressure Vessel Inspector
  • Managed the repair of state registered pressure vessels.
  • associated with pressure vessels, heat exchangers, furnaces, storage tanks, piping etc.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Reliability Engineer

Failure Analysis17.5%
Preventative Maintenance10.4%
Maintenance Procedures10.2%
Corrective Action8.5%
Fmea7.4%
Data Analysis3.8%
Mtbf3.6%
Effects Analysis3.4%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Reliability Engineer

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Failure Analysis
Failure Analysis
11.4%
11.4%
2
2
Preventative Maintenance
Preventative Maintenance
6.8%
6.8%
3
3
Maintenance Procedures
Maintenance Procedures
6.6%
6.6%
4
4
Corrective Action
Corrective Action
5.6%
5.6%
5
5
Fmea
Fmea
4.8%
4.8%
6
6
Data Analysis
Data Analysis
2.5%
2.5%
7
7
Mtbf
Mtbf
2.4%
2.4%
8
8
Effects Analysis
Effects Analysis
2.2%
2.2%
9
9
Maintainability
Maintainability
2.2%
2.2%
10
10
Equipment Reliability
Equipment Reliability
2.1%
2.1%
11
11
Sigma
Sigma
2.1%
2.1%
12
12
Test Cases
Test Cases
2.1%
2.1%
13
13
Spare Parts
Spare Parts
2.1%
2.1%
14
14
Cmms
Cmms
2%
2%
15
15
Vibration Analysis
Vibration Analysis
2%
2%
16
16
Technical Support
Technical Support
1.7%
1.7%
17
17
RCM
RCM
1.7%
1.7%
18
18
Equipment Failures
Equipment Failures
1.7%
1.7%
19
19
Process Improvement
Process Improvement
1.6%
1.6%
20
20
RCA
RCA
1.6%
1.6%
21
21
Fmeca
Fmeca
1.6%
1.6%
22
22
Oil Analysis
Oil Analysis
1.6%
1.6%
23
23
Critical Equipment
Critical Equipment
1.5%
1.5%
24
24
Rcfa
Rcfa
1.5%
1.5%
25
25
Fracas
Fracas
1.5%
1.5%
26
26
Reliability Predictions
Reliability Predictions
1.4%
1.4%
27
27
R
R
1.3%
1.3%
28
28
Maintenance Strategies
Maintenance Strategies
1.3%
1.3%
29
29
Reliability Analysis
Reliability Analysis
1.3%
1.3%
30
30
Improvement Projects
Improvement Projects
1.2%
1.2%
31
31
Engineering Support
Engineering Support
1.2%
1.2%
32
32
PDM
PDM
1.2%
1.2%
33
33
Fault Tree Analysis
Fault Tree Analysis
1.2%
1.2%
34
34
Product Reliability
Product Reliability
1.1%
1.1%
35
35
Reliability Issues
Reliability Issues
1.1%
1.1%
36
36
New Equipment
New Equipment
1.1%
1.1%
37
37
Capital Projects
Capital Projects
1.1%
1.1%
38
38
Reliability Program
Reliability Program
1.1%
1.1%
39
39
ISO
ISO
1.1%
1.1%
40
40
Weibull
Weibull
1.1%
1.1%
41
41
Data Collection
Data Collection
1%
1%
42
42
Cost Savings
Cost Savings
1%
1%
43
43
Mechanical Integrity
Mechanical Integrity
1%
1%
44
44
Troubleshoot
Troubleshoot
1%
1%
45
45
PLC
PLC
0.9%
0.9%
46
46
System Reliability
System Reliability
0.9%
0.9%
47
47
Maintenance Activities
Maintenance Activities
0.9%
0.9%
48
48
Criticality Analysis
Criticality Analysis
0.9%
0.9%
49
49
Maintenance Personnel
Maintenance Personnel
0.8%
0.8%
50
50
Pressure Vessels
Pressure Vessels
0.8%
0.8%

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