Reliability Engineer- Electrical

Rio Tinto
ZA
Competitive
May 14, 2022
May 17, 2022
2019524681
Permanent
Full Time
English
Reliability Engineer: Electrical
  • Be part of a group that is safety driven and values inclusion
  • Access to industry-leading technical development programmes
  • Join our global leading business offering outstanding personal development & global career opportunities
  • Location: Richards Bay, South Africa

About the role

All progress begins with pioneers. At Rio Tinto, it begins with you.

We are looking for a Reliability Engineer: Electrical to provide professional maintenance engineering service and technical expertise to RBM in order to ensure equipment reliability through key processes (RCM, RCA, etc) and other reliability methodologies.

Reporting to the Manager: Engineering Services and working in a collaborative community within the Engineering Services department, you will be:
  • Implement the Rio Tinto Asset Management strategy and conduct a critical maintenance performance analysis to ensure optimal efficiency and longer & more profitable equipment lifecycles.
  • Assess the process of failure pattern analysis and ensure that maintenance strategies are updated in order to improve availability and reliability, while trying to reduce lifecycle costs.
  • Analyse asset reliability and produce forecasts & make recommendations for equipment and technology improvements, design changes or strategy amendments.
  • Investigate and assess the desirability and feasibility of proposed asset modifications and approve as required.
  • Coordinate the Rio Tinto Critical Risk Assessment process with regard to plant and mining equipment.
  • Develop and participate in Continuous Improvement Projects and monitor execution as required.
  • Forecast sustainability projects for the 5-year plan.
  • Act as a mentor for external companies via auditing and advisory functions.
  • Manage and direct the process of defect root cause analysis for relevant equipment types to ensure efficient preventative maintenance as the need arises.
  • Manage standards, specifications and work procedures as required.
  • Compile new and review current maintenance strategies for specific equipment types and ensure that these are modelled to assess the impact and then thoroughly documented.
  • Assist in ensuring that standard jobs (preventative, corrective and design-out) are compiled by the Plant Maintenance Engineer according to the maintenance strategy and provide technical skills regarding root cause analysis.

What you'll bring
  • A commitment to the safety of yourself and your team (standard for all job adverts)
  • Tech / BSC Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • EB License
  • At-least 5-10 years appropriate engineering, plant and equipment experience, with sound exposure to failure analysis and defect elimination
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in asset management and reliability engineering
  • Advanced computer literacy (Integrated Information Systems, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Projects, SAP).
  • Well-developed interpersonal and people management skills.
  • Sound judgement, analytical thinking and decision-making skills.
  • Well-developed negotiation and facilitation skills.

What we offer
  • A safety-focused and inclusive working environment
  • A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience
  • Annual cash incentive awards (STIP) for eligible employees
  • Career development & education assistance to further your ambitions
  • Access top tier family-friendly health and medical programs, pension and savings plans
  • Wellbeing benefits
  • Generous Rio Tinto employee share program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Ongoing individual wellbeing support for you and your family for personal and professional matter
  • A comprehensive leave policy that covers all moments that matter in life (vacation/annual, paid parental, etc)Every idea, every innovation, every little thing the world calls 'progress' begins with a first step, and someone willing to take it: explorers, inventors, entrepreneurs. Pioneers. Our iron ore has shaped skylines from Shanghai to Sydney. Our aluminium the world's first to be certified "responsible" helps planes fly and makes cars lighter. Our copper helps wind turbines power cities and our boron helps feed the world, and explore the universe. Our diamonds help us celebrate the best parts of life.
  • For nearly 150 years, Rio Tinto has been a company of pioneers generations of people spanning the globe, all with the grit and vision to produce materials essential to human progress.

About Rio Tinto

Every idea, every innovation, every little thing the world calls 'progress' begins with a first step, and someone willing to take it: explorers, inventors, entrepreneurs. Pioneers.

For nearly 150 years, Rio Tinto has been a company of pioneers generations of people spanning the globe, all with the grit and vision to produce materials essential to human progress.

Our iron ore has shaped skylines from Shanghai to Sydney. Our aluminium the world's first to be certified "responsible" helps planes fly and makes cars lighter. Our copper helps wind turbines power cities and our boron helps feed the world, and explore the universe. Our diamonds help us celebrate the best parts of life.

Where you'll be working

Certified"¯as a Top Employer for 4 consecutive years, located in the Kwa-Zulu Natal province, Richards Bay Minerals (RBM) is part of the Rio Tinto Group and is an internationally recognised sand mining and mineral processing operations leader and one of the world's foremost producers of titanium minerals, high purity pig iron and zircon. We have implemented a sound corporate social development programme and an internationally recognised environmental rehabilitation programme to restore the mined dunes to their natural state once mining operations have ceased.

Every Voice Matters

RBM is an equal opportunity employer and preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups in line with the company's employment equity plan.

We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or anything else that makes us different.