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Automation Reliability Engineer, Princeton NJ

At Firmenich people are at the heart of the company, we are committed to equal employment opportunities and value diversity in the workplace.

Key Responsibilities:


•    Provide direction, technical support and mentoring to the Maintenance Department’s staff to meet plant equipment uptime targets. · 
•    Develop schedule and execute RCM (Reliability Centered Maintenance) program ·
•    Job is heavily weighted on continual process optimization improvements to maximize asset uptime and output through increased automation
•    Drive cost reduction through reliability and automation: · 
•    Identify the plant’s critical equipment and instruments and develop the spare parts program.
•    Develop, maintain, and optimize the Preventive Maintenance program for the plant 
•    Maintain PM procedures & tasks, generate equipment maintenance strategies for: - RCM review and critical equipment selection - Generate equipment maintenance strategies (predictive and preventive) based upon RCM results
•    Solid project management skills for capital installations up to $250K
•    Develop and monitor standard maintenance metrics: MTBF (Mean Time Between Failure), MTTR (Mean Time To Repair), equipment availability.
•    Partnering and collaboration with Production and Maintenance Technicians for efficient PM maintenance scheduling
•    Develop the gate keeper process, execution and implementation



•    Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain/Logistics, Engineering or related field
•    Five (5) years of experience of professional experience working with Food/Chemical/Pharmaceutical process industry machinery and instrumentation
•    Working knowledge and application of Risk Based Inspection & Reliability Centered Maintenance principles and concepts.
•    Knowledge of cGMP standards pertaining to manufacturing operations is an asset.
•    Experience with repairs and maintenance of processing equipment.  
•    Project management skills 
•    Expertise in plant automation maintenance and design


We value:

•    Ability to analyze and influence with data 
•    Experience working with an MRP system, SAP a plus 
•    Experience with Supply Chain Planning techniques
•    Business Objects/Business Warehouse experience a plus

We offer:


•    High Challenge and High Reward Environment
•    Entry to exciting and inspiring world of perfumes and taste
•    Culture that values diversity where people are at the heart of the company
•    Opportunity to work for a company that cares about the environment and sets and achieves ambitious sustainability objectives


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.

Firmenich is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran


At Firmenich, we create an environment in which employees are valued, motivated and encouraged to reach their full potential. We foster entrepreneurial spirit and imaginative teamwork with freedom to act within our strategic plans. We recruit and develop the best talents, rewarding them accordingly. We offer competitive pay, career growth opportunities, and an outstanding benefits program that features:

* Generous Paid Time Off!
* Quarterly Bonus Potential!
* Retirement Plans!
* 401(k) with Company Match!
* Low Cost Medical, Dental & Rx & Vision Coverage!
* Tuition Assistance for Employees and Children!
* Flexible Spending Accounts!
* Tobacco-Free Campus!
* Subsidized Cafeteria!
* And Many More Employee-Friendly Programs!


Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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