SABIC Maintenance Engineer in Burkville, Alabama

Position Title Maintenance Engineer

Auto Req ID 8868BR

Relocation Assistance Yes

Region/Pole Americas

Functional Work Area Manufacturing

Job Purpose & Responsibilities Responsible for providing daily engineering support to site Maintenance Teams. This includes support of PM program execution, PdM program implementation, analysis of PdM data, support of Precision Maintenance program and support of technical training of craft-personnel. In addition, he/she will be responsible for tracking and reporting of all key maintenance and reliability metrics and driving continuous improvement efforts as they pertain to maintenance effectiveness. The Maintenance Engineer will drive PM and spare parts inventory optimization efforts, manage maintenance procedures, conduct root cause failure analysis related to equipment failures, drive maintenance related turnaround scope development and lead identification and prioritization of long range CapEx maintenance plans. Responsible for ensuring regulatory/SHEM required equipment PMs are scheduled and completed on time, SHEM/EHSS requirements for maintenance jobs are properly planned (permits, deviations, work practices, etc.), own and drive closure of maintenance related MOCs/TMOCs and SAFERs.


Provide engineering support to maintenance craft-persons. This includes, but may not be limited to:

equipment troubleshooting,

equipment repair scope development, and

identification of technical training needs of maintenance personnel.

Lead and manage all Precision Maintenance initiatives. This includes, but may not be limited to:

development & specification of techniques,

development of acceptance criteria,

coaching of maintenance personnel, and

auditing of effectiveness.

Provide technical support related to analysis of PdM data. The Maintenance Engineer will be the initial point of contact for PdM Specialists for support in regards to PdM data analysis for all equipment types. He/She will not be expected to be fluent in analysis of all types of PdM data but must be able to identify and engage expert resources in order to solve data analysis problems.

Manage and drive implementation of maintenance and reliability procedures. This includes, but is not limited to:

periodic review & revision of maintenance procedures,

driving of procedural training of maintenance personnel, and

periodic auditing of maintenance & reliability procedure compliance.

Drive execution of and continuous improvement of existing equipment maintenance strategies. This includes, but is not limited to:

identification & tracking of equipment Bad Actors,

driving of proactive maintenance focus through on-time PM execution & PM optimization,

periodic review & optimization of equipment critical spare parts strategies,

facilitation of root cause analysis (RCA) studies related to equipment failure events, and

participation in the MOC & capital project review processes.

Track and report performance related to key maintenance and reliability metrics. The Maintenance Engineer will be responsible for gathering data and performing calculations required to report key maintenance and reliability metrics. He/She will drive metric accuracy through identification and correction of errors. He/She will identify opportunities for improvement and regularly report performance to site leadership.

Drive development of maintenance related turnaround scopes and CapEx maintenance plans. He/She will ensure development and communicate turnaround scope and CapEx plans to site leadership prior to freeze dates. Own and oversee 5 10 year capital maintenance plan based on AAA analyses, defined maintenance strategies and know equipment condition and risk.

Requirements Education/Background Requirements:

BS Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering strongly preferred

8 (or more) years of experience in a manufacturing environment highly desired. Equivalent translatable experience including Military, R&D, and Engineering Consulting will also be considered.

Minor in Industrial Reliability & Maintenance or Similar Course Work Preferred

Certified Maintenance & Reliability Professional (CMRP) Certification Preferred

5 to 10 Years of Industrial Equipment Maintenance Preferred

Knowledge & Experience in Precision Maintenance Techniques & Practices

General Knowledge & Experience in Predictive Maintenance Techniques, Practices & Data Analysis

Proficiency in Technical Writing

Knowledge & Experience in Root Cause Analysis Techniques

General Knowledge & Experience in Equipment Criticality & Risk Assessment

General Knowledge & Experience in Turnaround Scoping & Work Management

General Knowledge & Experience in CapEx Planning & Strategy Execution

Proficiency with SAP Preferred

Proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications

Excellent Oral & Written Communication Skills

Experience Working in a Team Setting

Proficiency in Leading Cross-Functional Teams to Develop Aligned Solutions to Problems

Eligibility Requirements:

You must submit your application for employment online to be considered. Please submit your resume using the apply online option on this page.

You must be 18 years or older

You must be willing to take a drug test as part of the selection process

You must be willing to submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process

You must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

Country United States of America

City Burkville

State/Province Alabama (AL)


Weve always believed that it takes special people to make a difference. They need ingenuity, brilliance and the freedom to turn their ideas into reality. At SABIC, this is our culture. We find open-minded, gifted and questioning people. Then we create the conditions for their talent to flourish: fulfilling work environments, state-of-the-art technology and the empowerment they need. So when you work for SABIC, youre the person who can find new solutions and possibilities that change the world for the better.

At SABIC, we know that our success depends on your success. Were committed to nurturing your talent, to help you achieve both your career ambitions and life goals. Weve created tailored training and development programs for our employees which are among the best in the petrochemical industry. This is not a job where you dream about the weekend. This is a job where you dream about how you can change things for the better, for everyone. And this is a company where your dreams can be realized, where your ideas can be made reality, and where what you make can make a difference.

SABIC is a global leader in chemicals headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. From making cars and planes more fuel-efficient, to helping conserve the worlds water supply and enabling colorful smartphone cases, we find solutions to the challenges of today to help our customers achieve their ambitions and build a better tomorrow.

Operating in the Americas since 1987, SABIC employs over 5,000 people and operates from 17 office locations and 17 manufacturing sites and technology and innovation centers in Exton, PA; Houston, TX; Mt. Vernon, IN; and Selkirk, NY.

SABIC is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and as such will not discriminate in its employment practices, including recruiting and hiring practices, based on a persons race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

Disclaimers (USA):

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