Senior Reliability Engineer

Minooka, IL 60410

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Piping/ P&ID Job Number: It64850455 Compensation: $155000-165000 / year

Job Description

Sterling Engineering is a growing Chicagoland recruiting firm that specializes in placing top engineering talent. We have partnered with an industry powerhouse in the chemicals manufacturing space on bringing in a Senior Reliability Engineer to join their team. This will be a good opportunity for someone to step into a well-rounded organization with plentiful development opportunities.

Base: 140-155k


  • Evaluate specification exception requests for potential deviation or specification update
  • Verify Vendor manufacturing designs, drawings, and/or specifications to ensure compliance with site engineering standards as required.
  • Support reliability and data analysis efforts of plant operating unit teams to meet their reliability improvement goals
  • Identify and develop new cross-site programs for reliability and precision maintenance


  • Bachelor’s degree in a mechanical engineering discipline
  • 10 year’s engineering experience in a Petrochemical manufacturing environment
  • Experience in vessel, piping, and rotating equipment Selection, Installation, Commissioning, Operations, Repair.
  • Knowledge of reliability processes (Reliability Analysis, Failure Analysis).
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information 

Meet Your Recruiter

Ashley Schmitt
Technical Recruiter

Ashley Schmitt is a dedicated and experienced Senior Recruiting Team Lead passionate about empowering individuals through career opportunities. With an impressive track record of 8 years at Sterling, she has significantly impacted the organization's talent acquisition and development strategies.

With a remarkable 12-year career in the field of recruiting, Ashley has garnered a deep understanding of the industry's dynamics and trends. She has witnessed the ever-changing job market and thrived in guiding people through its complexities. For Ashley, the most rewarding aspect of recruitment is finding people roles that can genuinely improve their professional lives.

As a Senior Recruiting Team Lead, Ashley's leadership abilities shine through as she leads her team to excel in their roles. She believes in fostering a collaborative and inclusive work environment where all team member's strengths are recognized and utilized to achieve collective success.

Advice for candidates from Ashley: “Reflect on your skill sets and what makes you happy, be realistic about your strengths and weaknesses. Strengthen your online presence and always be networking!”

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