Maintenance Reliability Engineer

Clitheroe, Lancashire.
15 May 2019
31 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Maintenance Reliability Engineer

A new role for a talented Mechanical or Multi-skilled engineer, to drive continuous day to day plant reliability and an asset improvement programme  

Location:                       Clitheroe, Lancashire, North West

Salary:                          Competitive salary (plus Total Rewards Benefits, including a generous pension plan, a bonus scheme, share purchase plan and flexible benefits)   


Our client, Johnson Matthey is a highly successful FTSE 100 company, an international speciality chemicals company, building into its 3rd century as a leader of added-value sustainable technologies, employing c14,000 talented people worldwide. Its focus is on clean air, clean energy and low carbon technologies. Every day its products help improve the quality of life of millions of people around the world.

This new role is based at the established manufacturing site in Clitheroe, part of Johnson Matthey’s successful 'Efficient Natural Resources’ sector, a world class supplier of catalysts and catalytic processes to the petrochemical, syngas, oil refining and gas processing industries. This is a complex 24/7 top COMAH site, running continuous/semi batch processes, across multiple production plants. To continue its pursuit of Operational Excellence and further enhance its competitive position, the site is undergoing a program of investment in equipment upgrade and developing asset reliability to improve efficiency and plant uptime.   

To support this Maintenance improvement strategy, the Maintenance Reliability Engineer will support the multi-faceted Maintenance team, Operations and Engineering to drive a site-wide RCM programme to improve the reliability of assets, reduce production down time and improve maintenance planning. You will use techniques such as Root Cause Analysis, TPM, MTBF, MTTR, FMEA, Lean and 6 Sigma, liaising with all levels of site personnel and indirectly leading multi-functional reliability teams. Reporting to the Maintenance Manager and with a peer group of Maintenance Team Leaders, this is an independent, day role, although requiring a flexible work approach to be willing to deputise for your manager and peer group, when required.   

The scope of this role requires a self-motivated Mechanical Engineer or Multi-faceted Engineer, a qualified BEng or MEng in an Engineering discipline, or equivalent, with excellent interpersonal skills.  Additional qualifications such as IOSH, or an IAM Certificate would be useful. You must have gained previous hands on mechanical engineering experience in a Process Manufacturing Plant environment which adheres to high Safety standards and has a culture of continuous OEE improvement, and be able to demonstrate experience of delivering sustained maintenance improvements through plant, planning or CAPEX £k’s projects, showing your proactive involvement in driving asset reliability to date.  

If you believe you have the right level of experience and competence to succeed in this excellent career-step opportunity with Johnson Matthey, then please forward your CV quickly to Anita Caldwell at RMG, as the retained recruitment adviser, reference AC12582

No agencies please.

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