North York, Ontario

Reliability Engineer

Reliability Engineer
Pharmaceutical Sector
Contract Duration: 2 year
Location: Toronto


On behalf of our Pharmaceutical Manufacturing client, we are looking for a Reliability Engineer with experience on process pumps, motors, valves and related control components to help develop PM plans for skid mounted systems using Reliability principles and condition based technologies.
The Reliability Engineer will be part of a project Reliability team responsible for developing Maintenance Life Plans for the systems and equipment being installed and commissioned in their new fully automated vaccine plant.
– The Reliability Engineer is a key position to support the asset management life cycle and availability of all facility and equipment systems as part of the B100 project. The key responsibilities are:? Provide maintenance strategies to optimize the utilization of the PM system (PMO) ensuring tasks and schedules effectively drive the equipment Reliability and Maintainability supporting the Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE).
– Utilize the Reliability-centered Maintenance (RCM) process to determine the maintenance requirements of the physical asset in its operating context including Functional Failures, Failure Modes, Failure Effects, and Failure Consequences (Root Cause Analysis, Fault tree analysis, Reliability modeling, FMEA's, Failure reporting, etc.), engineering approaches, the CMMS, other historical data, and industry best practices to improve equipment reliability and performance.
– Provide synergies with the maintenance function and other cross functioning teams to ensure a condition of minimal unscheduled downtime to support the availability of equipment.
– Leads in building and maintaining spare parts inventory supporting the maintenance environment and continuous improvements initiatives.
– Ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements and maintain documentation practices to track all work history and improve data analysis. Educate/train the department on the value of building accurate equipment histories for trending purposes & reliability improvement.
– Work with Project Engineering to ensure the reliability and maintainability of new installations and adherence to life cycle asset management principles. Review projects for maintainability and access, providing input on new equipment selection, defining spare part requirements, communicating PM/ PdM expectations, participating in final check-out of new installations, defining Maintenance related training requirements, and supporting development of Engineering Standards.
– Work with the Reliability Manager to develop and implement:
1. Methodologies, tools and procedures to identify and minimize facility and equipment risks.
2. Effective maintenance strategies for the new facility and equipment
3. Predictive Maintenance program to improve equipment reliability and performance.

– Minimum university Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical Engineering or similar majors
– Minimum ten (5) years of previous relevant experience in manufacturing, maintenance, engineering environments; including five (2) or more working with maintenance personnel (both internal and contracted) in a Reliability Engineering role, preferred in pharmaceutical industry.
– Understanding and experiences in Lean / Six Sigma / TPM methodology. Proficiency user of FMEA, RCA and other reliability tools.
– Strong understanding of all trades, current Maintenance best practices, GMP/GLP, and common issues addressed by Maintenance.
– Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
– Demonstrated ability to pro-actively, and cooperatively work with cross functional teams.
– Professional Engineer of Ontario (P. Eng) and Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) certification is an asset.


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