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Reliability Engineer

Job Category:  Operations and Production
Work Location:  Corbion Site
Office Location: 

Montmeló, ES

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  3724

At Corbion, we exist to champion preservation in all its forms, preserving food and food production, health, and our planet.




Our lactic acid and derivatives plant In Spain, Montmeló (Barcelona), services all of our markets; Food, Biochemicals and Pharma. This site is labeled as an Innovation Plant within Corbion, meaning that this is often the first location to produce new products and implement new technologies.


As our Reliability engineer, your main responsibility is to identify and manage risks that can affect asset reliability and business operations.




* Improvement of equipment-reliability with a focus on systems improvement, operational enhancement and cost reduction.

* Implementing specific programs and develop consistent workflows for execution within a given maintenance organization.

* Advisor for the project department about design, material choice, lay-out and equipment selection.

* Assist the maintenance department on maintenance processes related questions.

* Maintain/develop internal and external regulation standards.


Result areas


1.- Development of maintenance concepts for new and existing equipment:

* Creation of up to data master equipment list and asset hierarchy

* Facilitation of criticality rankings

* Creation Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA)

* Performing, Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM)

* Development of accurate maintenance concepts

* Load balancing of preventive and predictive maintenance programs

* Implementation of (new) maintenance program


Initiator/leading in improvement initiatives:

* Perform failure analyses

* Perform cost analyses

* Analysing results from preventive and predictive inspections, manage Condition Based Monitoring (CBM) alarms and track Asset Health.

* Implementing and Supervising Precision Maintenance tasks.

* Initiating/facilitating Root Cause Failure Analyses (RCFA)

* Introduction of new maintenance techniques (preventive, predictive and precision) and maintenance management techniques.

*Technical support to mechanical and electrical workshops, including the development of standards and task instructions.

* Makes proposals and lead modifications following Management Of Changes process.

Trouble shooter for appearing complex problems, reoccurrences and high cost failures on the site.

Assists and advises project teams regarding:

* Material choice issues, maintanability of the installations, Equipment design/specifications & Legal regulations

 Keeps equipment and installations compliances with the current internal and external regulations.

 Participates and supports the global maintenance team to achieve best practices on maintenance.

 Participates on continuous improvement teams and events.

 Ensure safety, health, quality and environmental rules, procedures and instructions compliance that affects your own job and department.




* Mechanical or Electrical Engineering bachelor’s degree.

* Intermediate English and MS-Windows user.

* At least three years’ experience as maintenance engineer in a Chemical or Pharma industry.

* Maintenance experience including electrical, mechanical and general services (Gas & Steam, Air compressed, HVAC)  as well as knowledge of CMMS (preferably SAP-PM) would be desirable.

* Experience in the implementation of maintenance programs (preventive, predictive, precision), RCM2 principles knowledge and continuous improvement experience as an advantage

* Cost effective attitude.

* Strong safety, environmental and quality attitude.


About Corbion 

What makes Corbion truly special is our talented global team of people, who are consciously dedicated to connecting the work we do together with the difference it makes in the lives of consumers, including our own friends and families. At Corbion, innovation is in our DNA; we explore, we discover, we create, and then we do it all over again, finding ever-better ways to help the world solve some of its most pressing challenges. When you come to Corbion, you will find that for us, sustainability is not simply a corporate program, it is at the very heart of our business, giving direction to our work, our investments and our creativity. We exist to preserve what matters.


As a company where day-to-day priorities and decisions are shaped by a shared purpose and vision, we enjoy a working environment energized by empowerment and opportunity. By joining Corbion, you can be part of :


  • A culture open to great ideas wherever they come from, and where your work can make a real difference in the world
  • An organization that values diversity of thought, background and experience
  • A company ready to invest in you, helping you grow toward your personal ambitions
  • A workplace that’s friendly and informal, while being focused and professional
  • An international team small enough to stay agile, but large and talented enough to make an impact today, and for future generations


Our corporate values – Collaboration, Care, Courage and Commitment – define what it takes to overcome obstacles and create the sustainable breakthroughs the world sorely needs. As a member of the Corbion team, you’ll see these values put into action every day, and you’ll have the chance to make your own unique contribution to our collective achievements.


Corbion does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to hiring managers. All candidates must be submitted by approved Corbion vendors who have been expressly requested to make a submission by our Talent Acquisition team for a specific job opening. No placement fees will be paid to any firm unless such a request has been made by the Corbion Talent Acquisition team and such candidate was submitted to the Corbion Talent Acquisition Team.

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