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  • Job reference: RMS0127911

Senior Lubrication Technologist

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 05/08/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (31/01/14)
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The Company:
Our client is a Multinational Chemical company responsible for the Construction, Ownership and Operation of it's own Plants.

The Role:
• Acquires proficiency in specific technical/ industrial skills through job-related training and considerable on-the-job experience.
• Contributes to identifying improvement opportunities in technical/industrial work processes.
• Participates in coaching team members with less experience. Participates in coordinating and prioritizing work activities within a team.
• 5-8 years' experience in similar technical/ industrial field of work.

The purpose of this job it to provide sampling and analysis of rotating equipment lubricants on a routine periodic basis (PPM), as well as oil filtering, oil reclamation, proper lubricant application selection and technical consultation for automatic grease systems, oil mist systems, and lubrication related failure analysis.

1. Provide recommendations in establishing equipment specific maintenance strategies pertaining to: lubricant sampling frequency, proper lubricant sampling point / collection procedures and most effective analytical testing protocol for lubricant and application.
2. Ensure proper oil specifications are used to the required OEM specifications for different types of equipment.
3. Provide filtration and chemical treatment recommendations to restore oil fitness.
4. Troubleshoot lubricant delivery systems (oil mist and grease); scope repairs.
5. Design automated centralized grease systems.
6. Act as SME for RCIs involving lubrication issues.
7. Analyze failed equipment to determine root causes of failure and determines measures required to prevent recurrence.
8. Improve MTBF of mechanical equipment through improved lubrication and practices
9. Evaluate impact and action related to lubricant availability and formulations changes. Provide technical guidance to/for purchasing.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Two-year associate’s Technical Degree
• 5-8 years experience in similar technical/ industrial field of work, or 7-10 years related experience is required.
• CLS Certification in Lubrication
• Society Tribology Lubrication Engineering (STLE) Certification
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