Disciplined Engineer Reliability Asset Integrity

Department:  Engineering
Date:  Nov 12, 2022

External Overview:

FMC Corporation is a leading specialty company focused on agricultural technologies. FMC provides innovative and cost-effective solutions to enhance crop yield and quality by controlling a broad spectrum of insects, weeds and disease, as well as in non-agricultural markets for pest control.


FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives. Your education and professional experience are valued and put to use from day one. Your success at completing key initiatives can result in a varied, progressive, and fulfilling career with FMC.


With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility, and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets.  If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.


Function Overview:


The Discipline Engineer – Reliability and Asset Integrity will be responsible for developing and implementing plans to improve and standardize FMC technology related to plant equipment reliability and asset integrity processes across manufacturing sites. Establish, generate and drive technology improvement plans related to reliability and asset integrity improvements required to strengthen the process safety of our units.


The role will also work to establish and maintain network(s) related to reliability and asset integrity to leverage best practices and apply technology tools working with plant reliability/maintenance, inspectors and technology resources.




  • Develop a vision and strategy for implementing an Asset Integrity structure across FMC manufacturing units
  • Define systems and procedures for calculating and tracking Asset Utilization, Maximum Demonstrated rate, debottlenecking etc. and ensure effective deployment across the operating units, owned and tolled.
  • Develop overall capability related to reliability of manufacturing units with the plant maintenance and technology resources, covering formulation and active ingredients synthesis units
  • Lead discovery, evaluation and selection of key partners and suppliers for asset integrity program, covering mechanical integrity, quality assurance, inspection, and certifications to include plant infrastructure, process equipment and piping
  • Key liaison and technical expert on establishing specifications and scope of work for key suppliers to conduct inspections, repairs and certifications across different countries and jurisdictions
  • Develop with plant inspectors and technical experts a documents database establishing the proper tools for internal and external inspections, repair plans and inspection briefs on pressure vessels, piping and storage tanks
  • Identify skills and training requirements for plant inspectors, improvement engineers, reliability engineers and technology guardians to understand asset integrity impact in process safety and the use the proper leverage tools
  • Leads the creation of a network across manufacturing sites to work on asset integrity practices and a network on equipment reliability working closely with other Discipline Engineers and Technology Guardians
  • Develop plan and strategy to maintain the best practices around reliability, and the implementation of the improvement needs to increase asset utilization
  • Provide technical leadership, lead and/or consulted on all major capital projects related asset integrity and equipment selection in terms of reliability
  • Active participation in external industry forums, professional associations and testing societies related to asset integrity
  • Develop a network with plant reliability, inspectors and improvement engineers to identify subject matter experts and provide technical guidance and mentorship


Required Education:


  • Mechanical or Chemical Engineering (Bachelor, Master or PhD’s in science)




  • Minimum 15+ years of technical experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Minimum 10+ years of experience with asset integrity including design, testing, inspections, equipment basic operations in a chemical manufacturing environment with process experience in wet and dry material handling systems
  • Leadership experience in asset integrity evaluations
  • Interaction with service providers related to reliability and asset integrity on a global basis, across jurisdictions
  • Previous management responsibilities, desirable
  • Ability to travel 25+% of time
  • Strong operations and project management experience in related industries


EEO Statement:

At FMC, diversity and inclusion are in our DNA. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to creating an inclusive workplace where all employees can thrive – regardless of race, gender, sex, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, color, age, religion or religious creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. FMC also supports employee participation in company employee resource groups that celebrate the diverse backgrounds of our workforce by providing communities for employees to connect with each other and raise awareness throughout FMC.


FMC complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact our Talent Acquisition department at talentacquisition@fmc.com.




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