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Site Fixed Equipment Reliability Engineer (Sr. Engineer) at Invista S.a.r.l.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Orange, Texas

Job Description:

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''Innovation is facilitated by having the right people in the right roles with the right skills and values.''
- Charles Koch, Koch Industries Chairman and CEO

INVISTA brings to market the proprietary ingredients for nylon 6,6 and recognized brands including STAINMASTER®, CORDURA® and ANTRON®. INVISTA is a subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., which is one of the largest private companies in America with estimated annual revenues as high as $110 billion, according to Forbes. With a presence in about 60 countries, Koch companies employ nearly 130,000 people worldwide, with about 67,000 of those in the United States.


Site Fixed Equipment Reliability Engineer (Sr. Engineer)
INVISTA is looking for a Site Fixed Equipment Reliability Engineer to join our team in Orange Texas. This individual will report through the Site Field Services Manager.  A successful candidate will have the following attributes:

  • Strong mentoring skills to develop and train Area Reliability Engineers.

  • Initiative and ability to work with minimal supervision and as part of cross functional teams.

  • Strong technical proficiency in fixed equipment and systems commonly used in the petrochemical industry.

  • The ability to solve technical problems and drive economic decisions while working with a diverse workforce.

  • The ability to produce accurate, high quality work in a time-sensitive fast paced environment.

  • The ability to organize, prioritize, and own multiple initiatives while meeting and/or exceeding deadlines.


  • Manage the site Fixed Equipment Mechanical Integrity Program

  • Provide technical support to Area Reliability Engineers, Fixed Equipment Inspectors, and Maintenance Professionals

  • Continuously improve the reliability of fixed equipment by identifying and resolving equipment system failures

  • On a site-wide scale, develop and lead reliability programs and strategies

  • Actively participate in mentoring and development of personnel supporting the Reliability group.

  • Provide reliability engineering support for project work including development of options to achieve the project objectives and ensuring engineering guidelines and the Mechanical Integrity program requirements are followed.

  • Provide guidance and specifications for sizing, selection, testing and installation of new fixed equipment

  • Review and approve scopes of repair for site critical fixed equipment

  • Provide technical expertise for onsite and offsite repair

  • Ensure that current API guidelines are enforced such that the equipment will operate with high reliability over the expected run life at the lowest cost possible


  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field

  • 5+ years of Mechanical Engineering experience maintaining and repairing fixed equipment including tanks, towers, vessels, piping, etc.


  • 10+ years of Mechanical Engineering experience maintaining and repairing fixed equipment including tanks, towers, vessels, piping, etc.

  • Experience applying statistical tools to identify "Bad Actor" equipment (ie: Reliability Modeling, Root Cause Analysis, Weibull analysis, RCA, RCM)

  • Plant experience in the chemical, petrochemical, manufacturing or utility industry

  • Working knowledge of compliance and engineering standards (ASME, ASTM, ASNT, PIP, API, OSHA, EPA, and other RAGAGEP’s)


  • Must be able to enter and move about in confined spaces and wear personnel protective equipment.

  • Must be able to climb stairs and/or ladders in a plant environment.

  • Must be able to work in extreme temperatures and weather conditions for various periods of time.

  • Must be willing to work periodic workdays in excess of 8.5 hours.

  • Must be willing to relocate to Orange, Texas.


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