21 May, 2024

Reliability Engineer

  • Syngenta Global
  • Omaha, NE, USA
Reliability Engineer Chemicals

Job Description

This position is responsible for guiding efforts to ensure reliability and maintainability of process equipment, utilities, facilities, controls, and safety/security systems. Identify and manage asset reliability risks that could adversely affect plant or business operations.   This person will also oversee equipment replacement and will do design-through-installation of small projects.   Additionally, the individual is responsible for assisting Maintenance and Operations departments in problem solving, continuous improvement efforts, progressing Lean Manufacturing initiatives, actively participating in site HSE programs and self-development.


  • Professionally and systematically defines, designs, develops, monitors and refines an asset maintenance plan that includes:
    • Value-added preventive maintenance tasks.
    • Effective utilization of predictive and other non-destructive testing methodologies designed to identify and isolate inherent reliability problems.
  • Mange Maintenance Programs:  Mechanical Integrity, Grounding, Electrical Safety.
  • Assist in systems design for maintainability, equipment commissioning and management of change.
  • Analyzing equipment performance, failure data, and corrective maintenance history to develop and deploy engineering solutions, improved maintenance strategies, preventative maintenance optimization, and other reliability techniques.


Company Description


As a world market leader in crop protection, we help farmers to counter these threats and ensure enough safe, nutritious, affordable food for all – while minimizing the use of land and other agricultural inputs.  

Syngenta Crop Protection keeps plants safe from planting to harvesting. From the moment a seed is planted through to harvest, crops need to be protected from weeds, insects and diseases as well as droughts and floods, heat and cold.  

Syngenta Crop Protection is headquartered in Switzerland. 




  • B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering, or similar. 
  • Strong knowledge of reliability maintenance programs and the tools associated with failure detection (i.e. vibration analysis, ultrasound analysis, thermography).
  • Strong understanding of chemical process design, project management, material handling, preventive maintenance procedures, utility management, safety standards, and government regulations effecting project design standards.


Additional Information


What We Offer: 

  • A culture that celebrates diversity & inclusion, promotes professional development, and strives for a work-life balance that supports the team members. Offers flexible work options to support your work and personal needs 
  • Full Benefit Package (Medical, Dental & Vision) that starts your first day  
  • 401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution  
  • Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts, among other benefits 

Syngenta has been ranked as a top employer by Science Journal. 
Learn more about our team and our mission here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OVCN_51GbNI 

Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. 

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