Rotating Equipment Engineer

Description:

About LSB Industries, Inc.

LSB Industries, Inc. manufactures and sells chemical products for the agricultural, mining, and industrial markets throughout the United States. For more information, view our website at lsbindustries.com.

The vision of LSB Industries is to be a best-in-class, diversified chemical manufacturer that operates our facilities safely and efficiently, creates value and partnerships with our customers, suppliers, and logistics providers, and attracts and retains talented team members all while generating superior financial performance. The company is seeking you to help meet this vision!

Position Summary:

The Rotating Equipment Engineer assists the maintenance and operations departments at all sites to improve equipment reliability. With a concentration on multi-stage, high pressure centrifugal compressors and reciprocating compressors.

This position is accountable for working with relevant stakeholders across the sites to drive continued improvements in the following areas, with the ultimate goal of sustaining high reliability and on-stream rate:

Troubleshooting and resolving reliability issues with centrifugal compressors, pumps, and other rotating equipment
Assist with Turnaround Planning and Execution
Establish PM’s for compressors and pumps
Health, Vibration, and/or other Predictive monitoring systems
Precision maintenance procedures and execution
Defect elimination programs (RCA, FMEA)
Mechanical Integrity programs
Improving the knowledge and skillset of plant craftsmen and supervisors on centrifugal compressors
Essential Functions:

Functional expert on centrifugal compressors, reciprocating compressors and positive displacement pumps for the Company
Contributes to the development, and performance management of the maintenance and reliability resources
Oversees the implementation, improvement, maintenance, and monitoring of compressor health monitoring systems. Ensures appropriate plant personnel are trained in system use and analysis.
Provides input into capital projects to incorporate maintainability and reliability into the project design and installation.
Provides leadership and direction for standardization and quality of purchased components, including input/interface with procurement personnel at corporate and sites
Assists in troubleshooting equipment and operational problems for the Maintenance and Operating departments
Assists in defect elimination programs, including Work Order analysis, Root Cause Analysis (RCA), FMEA
Assists in the development execution of precision maintenance through standards, procedures, training, and continuous improvement.
Implement the use of KPIs to drive performance and implementation of improvements
Oversees major overhauls of compressors and pumps for the Company during maintenance turnarounds
Provides input into each site’s future years’ Maintenance budgets
Analyzing Problems/Troubleshooting & Problem Solving: Systematically determine the root cause(s) of problems through questioning and inspecting, and then identify the best course of action to take.
Ability to quickly and accurately compare similarities and differences to optimize or detect abnormal conditions within the process
Analyzing Problems/Troubleshooting & Problem Solving: Systematically determine the root cause(s) of problems through questioning and inspecting, and then identify the best course of action to take.
Ability to quickly and accurately compare similarities and differences to optimize or detect abnormal conditions within the process
Computer Programs—Requires knowledge of vibration analysis systems, data analysis and planning software tools i.e. JD Edwards, Viziya, Excel spreadsheets, Access relational databases, and basic Microsoft Office software
Education and Experience:

Bachelor Degree in Engineering (Mechanical discipline preferred) or verifiable experience and expertise in proactively managing multi-stage, high pressure centrifugal and reciprocating compressors
5 years relevant experience in maintenance, engineering, and reliability
Required skills and competencies:

Communication, interpersonal relationships, facilitation, influencing. Must be able to develop others and foster relationships with site-based personnel, including Plant Managers, Maintenance Managers, Operations Managers, Engineers, and Maintenance Technicians.

Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations:

Preference given to an engineer who is working on or has obtained their Professional Engineers License or CMRP

Work environment:

While performing the duties of his job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts, and in outside weather conditions and is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee must be able to wear and operate in all necessary Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which includes hard hats, ear plugs, safety glasses, goggles, fall protection harnesses, chemical exposure suits, and respirators. The employee may occasionally work in close proximity to chemical processes with toxic or caustic chemicals, airborne particles, fumes, extreme heat, extreme cold, vibration, and electrical hazards.

Special Attention:

COVID19 Vaccination Preferred
This position is safety and security sensitive in nature.

This position deals with hazardous materials and/or industrial processes that can pose a risk to employees and the general public. These facilities comply with security standards under Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and/or the United States Coast Guard.

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