Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change.

Senior Reliability Engineer

Your tasks and responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of this role, Senior Reliability Engineer, are to: 


 • Manages and executes both global and local maintenances strategies and
 systems at the site, including being a strong member of the Maintenance
 team in planning maintenance activities
 • Analyzes and optimizes equipment performance and maintenance processes
 with the goal of improving reliability and availability through various
 risk and criticality based tools
 • Implements monitoring and continually evaluates reliability KPIs at
 the site level, with frequent communication between global functions and
 comparable sites
 • Utilizes tools for diagnosis, root cause analysis, and risk management
 in order to obtain valuable maintenance and equipment reliability data
 which highlights areas of need and triggers improvement projects
 • Ensures overall regulatory compliance of facilities, equipment, and
 associated documentation
 • Coordinates and supports reliability strategies and interfaces with
 supporting internal and external functions as well as service providers
 • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of Bayer Group best practices, internal
 regulations, and overall strategies in the fields of Maintenance and
 Reliability, and continually implements these at the site level
 • Promotes a culture of maintenance strategy, asset care, continuous
 improvement, and overall reliability, and assists in training and
 supporting site colleagues on maintenance and reliability practices and
 • Support Principle Plant Engineer with production equipment uptime
 through preventive or predictive measures as well as small modifications
 and repairs; establish and initiate and analyze preventive maintenance
 (PM) and calibration programs.

Who you are


Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values.  More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:


Required Qualifications:


 • Minimum Education BS Degree in Engineering or related discipline
 • B.S. 6+ years working experience or Masters 2 years.
 • Proven knowledge and expertise regarding process technology,
 pharmaceutical plant equipment, maintenance processes, operational
 excellence, and reliability engineering
 • Proficiency in risk and criticality based reliability tools (e.g. Risk
 Analysis, FMEA, PHA, Criticality Analysis, Root Cause Analysis, etc.)
 • Excellent software skills (most importantly, MS Office and SAP
 • Vendor/contractor management
 • Open minded "Change Agent" and team player
 • Creativity and the ability to involve and influence stakeholders
 • Proven analytical and presentation skills
 Special Skill/Knowledge
 • Aware of and have been involved with Reliability systems and
 • Use of SAP for maintenance systems.
 • Aware of use of digital data for reliability.
 • Must have an understanding of industry guidelines, regulatory and cGMP
 requirements for pharmaceutical manufacturing

Your application

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans


Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.


Country: United States
Location: CA-Berkeley
Functional Area: [sap_fa_2]
Entry Level: 5