DuPont Reliability & Equipment Engineer (m/w) in Nordrhein Westfalen, Germany

Reliability & Equipment Engineer (m/w) (Job Number: REL00001087)


In your role as Site Reliability Engineer you provide the technical know-how and guidance on all matters of equipment reliability through the lifetime of plant assets. This includes collecting, analyses and interpretation of data and improvement of equipment, procedures individual behaviors and training. The main function of this role is to drive equipment reliability to world class level and focus on improving equipment and overall performance.

Job Profile:

  • Reviewing and analyzing applicable site data; applying theory, practices, and principles to perform physical failure analysis; determining root cause of equipment failures and conducting equipment performance evaluations in order to investigate appropriate reliability improvement measures.

  • Provides the technical expertise/guidance on all matters of reliability engineering, assessment and monitoring for all critical process equipment (including mechanical, electrical and instrument / control equipment).

  • Participate on Mechanical Integrity and Quality Assurance Programs to supply advice on the required maintenance plans to assure the mechanical integrity of the installed equipment

  • Implementing, improving and sustaining effective predictive and preventive maintenance plans

  • Participates on project teams to supply advice to design engineers on the enhancement of reliability of capital projects

  • Giving guidance as part of the site Process Safety Management activities mainly focused on mechanical integrity (MI) and quality assurance (QA)

  • Lead the Uentrop maintenance and reliability networks activities and and be the vocal point for sharing of best practices, successes and failures


  • Master’s degree in Engineering (Mechanical or Process Engineering), minimum Bachelor’s degree with at least 3 years of relevant professional experience, or comparable education

  • Preferably relevant experience in maintenance and/or process engineering, with extensive knowledge of reliability monitoring processes, techniques and equipment

  • Strong leadership & hands-on capability, with good interpersonal skills including teamwork and the ability to lead cross functional teams in reliability improvement efforts

  • Ability to plan, prioritize and implement multiple concurrent projects

  • Good communication and presentation skills (both oral and written) in German as well as in English

  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Firm personal computer and software skills (SAP, MS-Office, Meridium etc.)

Primary Location: EMEA-Germany-Nordrhein Westfalen-Uentrop

Organization: Performance Materials

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Master's Degree (±18 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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