22 Mar, 2024

Global Reliability Engineer

  • Dow
  • Deer Park, TX, USA
Reliability Engineer Chemicals

Job Description

At Dow, we believe in putting people first and we’re passionate about delivering integrity, respect and safety to our customers, our employees and the planet.  


Our people are at the heart of our solutions. They reflect the communities we live in and the world where we do business. Their diversity is our strength. We’re a community of relentless problem solvers that offers the daily opportunity to contribute with your perspective, transform industries and shape the future. Our purpose is simple - to deliver a sustainable future for the world through science and collaboration. If you’re looking for a challenge and meaningful role, you’re in the right place. 



About You and this Role


As a Global Reliability Engineer at Dow, you will serve as the steward for the Performance Monomers Business to ensure sustained reliability improvement through utilization of proven practices and techniques. Your primary focus will on opportunities that over a long-term period or historically have impacted the plant’s measured asset capability and the opportunities identified as "high-risk" in risk assessments, reliability models, and other evaluations.



  • Sets and Achieves plant PSR targets.
  • Creates Equipment Reliability Strategies based upon Top Opportunity List, Critical Equipment List, and identified plant/business needs.
  • Validates ERS implementation and closes gaps to improve/sustain reliability improvement.
  • Develops and maintains extended ERS plan in conjunction with Business Reliability partners. Supports ERS leveraging ensuring validation, value capture and fidelity of implementation.
  • Changes existing PPM programs and/or develops new ones based on definitive analysis of cost and benefits.
  • Serves as the SME for equipment prioritization.
  • Identifies and resolve Top Reliability Opportunities and decrease equipment failure losses and leverages those solutions both into and out of the facility. Ensures consistency in the Reliability Opportunity List process.
  • Has oversight on GMISS compliance , and provides technical expertise and counseling on Mechanical Integrity Practices
  • Develops and maintains a model that identifies the unit operations, equipment, process, etc. that identifies the value of opportunities for improvement.
  • Serves as Reliability SME and coaches others in the use of reliability engineering principles and tools (Weibull, RCI, FMEA) to identify and eliminate negative reliability trends and equipment performance.
  • Develops and implement the Facility Reliability Strategy and provides input into the Business Reliability Strategy.
  • Recognized RCI SME, coaches others on RCI excellence. Performs critical RCIs at other plants when requested.
  • Provides front end loading support for plant Turnarounds.
  • Facilitates the Reliability Team and implement of the HRO principles within the unit, building strong partnerships and coaching/teaching as needed.
  • Facilitates the annual maintenance budget setting process.
  • Represents the facility in business reliability teams and initiatives.
  • Identifies key learning with significant value and leverage across the site reliability network through E&AT LER's.




  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in engineering or relevant military experience at or above a U.S. E6 or Canadian Petty Officer 2nd Class or Sergeant ranking.
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience (i.e. reliability, engineering, manufacturing or related)
  • Ability to work comfortably and safely at elevated heights. Candidates must be familiar with, or willing to undergo training in, the proper usage and maintenance of safety equipment to ensure safe movement and operations at heights.
  • A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States.  No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.



Additional Notes

  • This position is located in Deer Park, TX.
  • Domestic relocation assistance is available for this role and may be provided based on eligibility.
  • Flexible/hybrid work arrangements are available and may be accommodated within the parameters of Dow’s Design Your Day workplace model.  





Benefits – What Dow offers you 

We invest in you. 

Dow invests in total rewards programs to help you manage all aspects of you: your pay, your health, your life, your future, and your career.  You bring your background, talent and perspective to work every day. Dow rewards that commitment by investing in your total wellbeing.  

Here are just a few highlights of what you would be offered as a Dow employee: 

  • Equitable and market-competitive base pay and bonus opportunity across our global markets, along with locally relevant incentives. 
  • Benefits and programs to support your physical, mental and emotional well-being, to help you get the care you need...when you need it. 
  • Competitive retirement program that may include company-provided benefits, savings opportunities, financial planning and educational resources to help you achieve your long term financial-goals. 
  • Become a Dow shareholder through various employee stock programs.
  • Opportunities to learn and grow through training and mentoring, work experiences, community involvement and team building. 
  • Workplace culture empowering role-based flexibility to maximize personal productivity and balance personal needs. 
  • Global Paid Time Off (PTO) policies:
    • Paid time off for new parents (birthing and non-birthing, including adoptive and foster parents).  
    • ​Paid time off to care for family members who are sick or injured.  
    • Paid time off to support volunteering and Employee Resource Group’s (ERG) participation. 


Join our team, we can make a difference together. 


About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) is one of the world’s leading materials science companies, serving customers in high-growth markets such as packaging, infrastructure, mobility and consumer applications. Our global breadth, asset integration and scale, focused innovation, leading business positions and commitment to sustainability enable us to achieve profitable growth and help deliver a sustainable future. We operate manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employ approximately 35,900 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $45 billion in 2023. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. ​​​​Learn more about us and our ambition to be the most innovative, customer-centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company in the world by visiting www.dow.com(opens in a new tab).



As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to equal opportunities in employment.  We encourage every employee to bring their whole self to work each day to not only deliver more value, but also have a more fulfilling career. Further information regarding Dow's equal opportunities is available on www.dow.com(opens in a new tab).


Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and is committed to providing opportunities without regard for race, color, religion, sex, including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity, national origin, age, disability and genetic information, including family medical history. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may call us at 1-833-My Dow HR (833-693-6947) and select option 8.

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