Reliability Engineer - Aerospace & Defence

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    Kidderminster, Worcestershire

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  • Salary:

    £33333 - £44444 per annum + + excellent bens.

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    Sam Bason

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    3 months ago

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Reliability Engineer - Aerospace & Defence

  • Reliability; Maintenance; Maintainability; RCM; RCA; PdM

  • Aerospace; Defence; Electrical; Mechanical; PLC; Continuous Improvement

  • Kidderminster

  • Salary dependent on experience

A cutting-edge Aerospace & Defence organisation have a unique opportunity for a Reliability Engineer. Reporting to the Facilities Manager the Reliability Engineer will coordinate Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM), Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and Predictive Maintenance (PdM) techniques. The role offers the opportunity to achieve consistent plant performance through utilizing your knowledge of reliability best practices.

Key Accountabilities

  • Support operations by identifying and reviewing failures, downtime and lost production to identify opportunities to improve reliability

  • Conduct data analysis, quality tests and inspections to determine the criticality and reliability of assets

  • Contribute to the planning department for ongoing maintenance and reliability related projects

  • Collaborate with production/maintenance staff to coordinate repair work, safety inspections and supply new plant equipment with production schedules

  • Troubleshoot equipment and implement corrective actions

  • Experience with Condition Based Monitoring techniques

  • Experience working with Maintenance Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) in a Computerised Maintenance Management System

  • Take on challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm

  • Plan and prioritize work to meet maintenance commitments aligned with the site and organizational goals

  • Act as problem solving go-to to assist existing maintenance team with reactive maintenance

Preferred Qualifications/Experience

  • HNC or HND in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering qualification, a modern apprenticeship would be an advantage but is not essential

  • Previous proven experience in a Multi skilled Maintenance Engineer (Electrically Biased) role

  • Experience fault finding and programming PLC's is desirable

    • Siemens and Allen Bradley would be an advantage

  • Knowledge of continuous improvement techniques e.g. Kaizen, Lean 6 Sigma, RCA

    • A green or black belt would be desirable

  • Computer Literate including an intermediate level of Excel as a minimum