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Reliability Engineer

Date: Nov 15, 2021

Location: Memphis, Tennessee, US, 38141

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Requisition  ID : 199201 

Job Description


We are hiring a Reliability professional to join our Health & Biosciences division as a Maintenance Reliability Engineer to join our team at Memphis plant site.


At Nutrition & Biosciences (now part of IFF), we boldly bring together science and creativity to create what the world needs. An industry leader in food, beverage, health, biosciences and sensorial experiences, we create essential solutions – from global icons to unexpected innovations and experiences. Equal parts outspoken and analytical, our international collective of thinkers partners with customers to bring scents, tastes, experiences, ingredients and solutions for products people crave. With over 110 manufacturing facilities, 100 R&D centers, and 33,000 customers across the world, we’re poised to make a difference on an unprecedented scale. Without our boundary-pushing passion and end-to-end expertise, the future wouldn’t be the same.

Health & Biosciences (formerly from DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences) is one of the four business divisions within IFF. Inspired by nature and distinguished by its world-class bioscience and microbiome capabilities, IFF’s Health & Biosciences (H&B) division is a leading innovation partner for customers across a broad range of consumer product, industrial and agricultural sectors. H&B works closely with our customers to enhance products – and their processes – to deliver safer, healthier and more sustainable solutions

We serve a large variety of end markets and our products can be found in thousands of products around the world. Our portfolio includes animal health solutions & feed enzymes, cultures for plant-based food, dairy cultures, dietary fibers, food enzymes, and enzymes and yeast for fuel ethanol. Our specific end-markets include home & personal care, animal nutrition, grain processing, microbial control, food and dietary supplements.


The person will work with site resources to identify and resolve equipment reliability issues. Work will consist of analysis of historical work completed, analysis of maintenance practices and techniques, application of preventive and predictive maintenance technologies, and defect elimination. Also will have a high level of knowledge in at least one area or equipment type. Work is performed under general supervision.


Main responsibilities:

  • Identification, Design, and Implementation of facility and equipment upgrades
  • Assist in the identification and resolution of recurring reliability issues
  • Coordination of Predictive Maintenance activities
  • Assist in the planning and coordination of plant shutdown maintenance repairs including direct supervision of contract maintenance crews
  • Assist in the identification and tracking of plant critical spare parts
  • Assist in revision and development of written mechanical maintenance procedures
  • Assist in the analysis and improvement of site precision maintenance techniques
  • Lead and participate on reliability improvement teams
  • Perform job duties in a manner that follow food safety and quality guidelines including but not limited to HACCP, GMPs, QA Policies, Sanitation, and Pest Control

Job Requirements

  • B.S. Degree in a technical field
  • Preferred Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • 5 years of experience in maintenance and reliability with high speed rotating equipment


Knowledge of:

  • Theories, principles, methods and procedures of applicable field of engineering
  • Statistics and experimental design
  • MS Office package including Visio


Ability to:

  • Manage projects
  • Collect, process and analyze data
  • Develop creative solutions to problems
  • Communicate effectively both in writing and orally
  • Execute Six Sigma methodology
  • Work effectively both independently and within teams

We are a global leader in taste, scent and nutrition, offering our customers a broader range of natural solutions and accelerating our growth strategy. At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential. We value the diverse mosaic of the ethnicity, national origin, race, age, sex or veteran status. We strive for an inclusive workplace that allows each of our colleagues to bring their authentic self to work regardless of their religion, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, or disability.


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