Dyno Nobel Reliability Engineer in Louisiana, Missouri

Reliability Engineer

Location: US - MO - Louisiana

Job Code: 30004879

# of Openings: 1

Job Brief

Manage a broad range of tasks to support the LOMO effort to continually improve the plant reliability and performance by focusing on improvements.

Dyno Nobel, a wholly owned subsidiary of Incitec Pivot Limited, a global leader in diversified industrial chemicals that manufactures and distributes industrial explosives, industrial chemicals and fertilizers. We provide blasting solutions and quality explosives products throughout North America and Australia, as well as selected customers in the Asia Pacific region. Due to continued results and world-leading innovation, customers in the mining, quarry, construction, pipeline and geophysical exploration industries choose Dyno Nobel

Reliability Engineer II

Position Summary:

To manage a broad range of tasks to support the LOMO effort to continually improve the plant reliability and performance by focusing on improvements and problem solving in collaboration with other LOMO personnel. This work to include engineering, cost estimating, planning, executing, and managing through completion and start-up.

Essential Functions:

  • Demonstrate and/or lead the commitment to the pursuit of achieving Zero Harm through behavioral based safety. (Ensure SAO, JSA, Take 5’s, stretching, and all safety rules are being completed.)

  • Ensure compliance with applicable Company HSE Performance Standards, as well as applicable acts and regulations.

  • Live and foster the IPL Corporate Values.

  • Supports BEx initiatives and ensures participation from all areas of responsibility

  • Daily Support to Operations

  • Small MOC’s, FI or Capex projects

  • Participates in PHA’s

  • Maintain and promote a safe working environment by:

  • Ensuring compliance with appropriate HSEQ performance standards as well as current applicable national and state requirements to drive safety at all manufacturing facilities.

  • Demonstrate and role model safe behaviours.

  • Assistance in preparation of Front End Loading (FEL) phase engineering project proposals including cost estimates and Capital Expenditure Proposal (CEP) development. Develop sourcing specifications and work closely with Dyno Nobel North America (NA) purchasing personnel to secure high value products and services.

  • Responsible for assisting in planning, scheduling cost estimating and conducting and coordinating the technical aspects of projects.Leads the process to define project deliverables to meet requirements by ensuring that technical alternatives are proposed and evaluated. Support the process to develop and maintain a work breakdown structure in the project.Includes developing schedules and forecasts, coordinating and checking of engineering deliverables as well as providing monthly project status reports and change orders.

  • Support the plant effort to optimize the process operation from a reliability and performance view by:

  • Providing technical guidance and being the “go-to-person” for Mechanical and Rotating Equipment issues.

  • Manage plant infrastructure repair and maintenance performed by third parties including Utility systems.

  • Active involvement in scope definition & quality control of new equipment projects and Focused Improvement efforts develop and manage improvement projects as assigned.

  • Active involvement in the planning and execution of Mechanical equipment upgrade or modification.

  • Ensure that engineering design and work packages are structured properly for effective execution.

  • Participate in PHA (HAZOP) and LOPA analysis

  • Review and approve mechanical equipment vendor technical proposals, drawings, operating and maintenance manuals etc. and attend FAT/shop tests, as needed.

  • Review and approval of engineering contractor’s design drawings and documents including:mechanical design and data sheets, plant operating manuals and standards etc.

  • Support and ensure effective fabrication, construction, installation and debug/commissioning by :

  • Ensuring project risks are identified, clearly understood and mitigated in a timely and cost effective manner.

  • Facilitating contracting and materials procurement processes in conjunction with the procurement group.



  • Education: B. S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering


  • 4 + years in chemical plant or refinery maintenance, engineering projects, mechanical design, project supervision and economic analysis.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Technical: Microsoft Suite; an awareness of project management functions and protocols.

  • Mechanical aptitude, with an understanding of plant equipment and documentation skills.

  • Proficient in ACAD.

  • Proficiency in MS office Excel, Word, Visio, Outlook.

  • Ability to apply engineering principles to design of fabricated equipment.

  • Capable of understanding engineering design standards with the ability to apply knowledge to improvement in plant equipment operations.

Work Environment and Physical Requirements:

The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to wear and care for applicable personal protective equipment (such as, safety glasses and shoes, respirator, hard hat and ear protection, safety harness) as required by site specific requirements

Dyno Nobel is an equal employment opportunity employer and will give all qualified applicants consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Being a part of the Dyno Nobel team is a combination of everything that is unique about Dyno Nobel: our culture, our core values, our commitment to safety, but most importantly, it is our people. It is what sets us apart from your average employer, and is everything that makes Dyno Nobel a great place to work. At Dyno Nobel, we are committed to equal employment opportunity.

Dyno Nobel does not accept resumes from headhunters, placement agencies, or other suppliers that have not signed a formal agreement with us. Our supplier base is restricted to specified hiring needs. Therefore, any resume received from an unapproved supplier will be considered unsolicited, and Dyno Nobel will not be obligated to pay a referral or placement fee.