Philadelphia, PA

Job Description

Our client is a leading manufacturer of the polymer – Nylon 6.  It is used to produce engineered plastics, fibers, filaments and films. These products, in turn, are used in a wide range of applications, including automotive, food and industrial packaging, carpeting, wire and cable, building and construction, and sports apparel. 


The Electrical Reliability Engineer reports to the Maintenance & Reliability Manager and is responsible for electrical reliability projects supporting the Maintenance and Reliability organization. 



  • Support all electrical maintenance in a plant environment.

  • Evaluating recurring electrical and controls failures to determine root cause and corrective action

  • Oversee preventative and predictive maintenance programs for electrical equipment and controls

  • Support capital projects from design phase to startup
  • Research and recommend preferred equipment manufacturers, specialists, and consultants including spare parts

  • Train and assist people how to prepare Reliability Plans for critical electrical equipment: Preventive Maintenance, Predictive Maintenance, Operator Monitoring, Critical Repair activities, and Spare Parts bills of materials quality assurance
  • Functional Owner of the electrical elements of Inspection, Testing and Preventive Maintenance standards for OSHA 1910.119 Mechanical Integrity element of Process Safety Management
  • Develop and implement reliability control plans for electrical systems as part of an ongoing asset risk management initiative
  • Lead electrical equipment performance troubleshooting as requested/required

  • Actively participate in plant safety programs and maintain a knowledge and understanding of Process Safety Management, OSHA requirements, and other safety standards



  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering (ABET accredited preferred)

  • 7+ years of experience as a reliability engineer specializing in instrumentation and controls experience in a manufacturing setting

  • Experience in electrical reliability (low and medium voltage electrical distribution equipment, VFD’s, motors and motor control systems)
  • Knowledge in the use and application of predictive technologies (infrared, testing history, diagnostic software/systems)

  • Familiarity/experience with Fault Current, Coordination and Arc Flash Studies.

  • Experience using SAP work management system, Meridium, or similar system for reliability data collection and analysis

  • Familiarity with Lean and Six Sigma tools for business process improvement
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