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Engineer I - Mechanical Reliability, PE&O

Company: Westlake Chemical
Location: Lake Charles
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Engineer I - Mechanical Reliability, PE&O page is loaded Engineer I - Mechanical Reliability, PE&O Apply locations US - Lake Charles, LA time type Full time posted on Posted Yesterday job requisition id R20844 Westlake offers you the potential to enrich your work life and career experience in an entrepreneurial environment. We work together to enhance peoples' lives through our products and presence in the communities in which we operate.SUMMARYThe following is a position description for Mechanical Engineer I.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Provide technical support to Operations and Maintenance departments for mechanical equipment in operating units. Develop and maintain reliability improvement / tracking programs for critical assets for mechanical equipment in operating units. Serve as member of cross-functional teams to resolve equipment problems, investigate incidents, and improve reliability. Assist in root cause failure analysis on critical equipment failures Perform component failure analysis as required. Assist in the development of equipment repair strategies and detailed plans in accordance with internal standards, RAGAGEP, codes, and regulatory requirements. Participate on capital project teams and assist in development of specifications and supporting detail design efforts. Review project design packages for proper design regarding reliability, application and maintenance. Assist in the development and monitoring of the preventative maintenance program. Develop / Review / Maintain equipment specifications as related to purchasing, installation, operation, and maintenance/repairs. Develop and implement alterations and revisions to mechanical equipment to continuously improve business performance of the operating units. Assist department clerk in maintaining mechanical equipment files by reviewing changes to files based on Management of Change Process and new installations. ADDITIONAL DUTIESPerform the primary thinking encompassed by this job description. Comply with all Company policies and procedures. Fully supports Company goals of continuous improvement and operational excellence at strategic and tactical levels including reviewing area of responsibility for improvement opportunities to initiate projects or communicate ideas to management as well as active participation on project teams. Any additional responsibilities or tasks as assigned. Perform duties in a manner that protects personal safety as well as the safety ofothers. Promptly report Safety, Health or Environmental issues or incidents to management.EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Successful candidates must satisfy background screening, including motor vehicle record screening, drug testing & pre-employment physical requirements before starting work.
  • A current, valid Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card is required.
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering required.
  • 2 years with some internship experience.
  • Familiar with ASME and API codes on pressure vessels, piping, boilers, and rotating equipment; knowledge of repair techniques for fixed equipment and familiar with components and overhaul of rotating equipment typical to operating plants; excellent oral and written communication skills.PHYSICAL DEMANDSThis job is performed mainly in a control room or office setting. Physical presence and predictable attendance required. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to touch, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. This job requires response to audible emergency alarms inside of the plant. Employee must be able to evacuate when required.WORK ENVIRONMENTThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderate as normally based in an office. Some of the work may be required in the operating units which can require usage of required PPE including safety glasses, hearing protection, etc. May also result in exposure to outside elements and may require usage of stairs and elevators. Travel including air travel or auto travel may occasionally be required. Westlake is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristics protected by applicable legislation. If you are an active Westlake employee (or an employee of any Westlake affiliates), please do not apply here. -Please go to your Workday homepage and click on -the "Careers" worklet and view "Westlake Career Opportunities". Similar Jobs (4) Process Engineer - PE&O locations US - Lake Charles, LA time type Full time posted on Posted 30 Days Ago Assistant I - Petro Unit, PE&O locations US - Lake Charles, LA time type Full time posted on Posted 2 Days Ago About Us Westlake is a global manufacturer and supplier of materials and innovative products that enhance life every day. Headquartered in Houston, with operations in Asia, Europe and North America, we provide the building blocks for vital solutions - from housing and construction, to packaging and healthcare, to automotive and consumer. For more information, visit the company's web site at .
    Westlake (NYSE: WLK) is a global diversified industrial company that manufactures and supplies essential products that enhance the daily lives of people around the globe. Our products, now under a One Westlake brand, supply the necessary building blocks for everyday products across housing and infrastructure, packaging and healthcare, and automotive and consumer goods. Consumers gain the benefits of materials Westlake produces in products such as food packaging, medical devices, soaps and detergents, car interiors, fashion, toys, shoes, furniture, electronics, siding, stone veneer, windows, outdoor living, roofing, and pipe & fittings. Westlake is proud to contribute to driving a sustainable future through the creation of essential products that are Enhancing Your Life Every Day -.
    To view other career opportunities at Westlake and our family of companies, visit

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