Reliability Engineer

BP International Ltd
Contract Type
Expiry Date
29/08/2021 14:00:00
We are a global energy business involved in every aspect of the energy system. We have 75,000 employees in 80 countries, working towards delivering light, heat and mobility to millions of people, every day.

Job Description

Key Accountabilities

Asset Reliability

  • Leads or supports key activities of the reliability program (facilitation of RCFA (Root Cause Failure Analysis), VAA (Vulnerability Analysis & Assessment) and Equipment class reliability analysis that leads to the optimization of the maintenance build.
  • Provides insights on equipment availability perspective and an equipment reliability strategy. This includes documenting problematic equipment and providing input into the maintenance, operations, and outage/turnaround strategies.
  • Responsible for analysing data and providing input and context to operational and maintenance activities.
  • Support the overall life cycle cost of the asset to meet business strategies by advising on yearly budgets (including TAR, CAPEX, Maintenance routine Expenditure and Major Mechanical) based upon knowledge of the inspection, unit reliability plans, and the PM requirements.
  • Provides "Area Influence" (ownership and direction) related to discipline engineering for TARs.
  • Identifies reliability/availability improvement type projects and develops initial justification, incentives and business value to support the funding request.
  • Expected to play a leading role in the reliability mentoring and development of asset staff and advocate for a reliability perspective in asset decisions.

Essential Education:

  • Bachelor of Engineering in a relevant engineering discipline
  • PE and or CRMP desirable but not required

Essential Experience and Job Requirements:

  • Significant experience in Maintenance & Reliability roles.
  • Solid understanding of reliability fundamentals.

Root Cause Failure Analysis

  • Vulnerability Assessments
  • Weibull and CROW-AAMSAA analysis
  • Modern online and offline equipment surveillance practices

Maintenance Strategies and optimization of said strategies

  • Excellent people skills with experience in facilitation of workshops.
  • Strong influencing skills with experience of engaging with Senior Leadership.
  • Excellent skills in data analysis and a natural curiosity and ability to challenge the norm.

Desirable criteria

Ideally the candidate is an experienced reliability professional, not necessarily within oil and gas application. Experience in Defect Elimination and delivery of significant reliability improvement would a be helpful. Proactive, self starting and experience in Agile working (scrum, kanbanise, kaizen, lean, 5S) and with a growth midset would be of benefit.


bp office location in Houston, Chicago, or near our refineries based out of Toledo, Whiting, or Cherry Point is preferred but not required.

Why join us

At bp, we support our people to learn and grow in a diverse and challenging environment. We believe that our team is strengthened by diversity. We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment in which everyone is respected and treated fairly.

There are many aspects of our employees' lives that are meaningful, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits can include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, and excellent retirement benefits, among others!

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

If you are selected for a position in the United States, your employment will be contingent upon submission to and successful completion of a post-offer/pre-placement drug test(and alcohol screening/medical examination if required by the role) as well as pre-placement verification of the information and qualifications provided during the selection process. The drug screen requires a hair test for which BP must be able to obtain a sufficient hair sample for analysis (~4 cm/1 ½" scalp, or > 2 cm/¾" body - arms & armpits/legs/chest)

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