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Company Name: Marathon Petroleum Company LP 
Location Name: MPC Garyville LA Refinery
Grade Min: 10
Grade Max: 13
Education Level: Bachelor's Required
Relevant Experience Level: Mid Career (4-10 Years)
Employee Group: Regular - Full Time
Employee Subgroup: Salaried Exempt


Rotating Equipment Reliability Engineer


Position Overview:

Overall, the position entails managing rotating equipment reliability at the Garyville Refinery. This includes budgeting for planned equipment replacements, troubleshooting existing issues, implementing new solutions and creating new reliability programs targeting longer run-times, higher MTBF and safer operations. The position requires a large amount of team work and interfacing with all departments of the Garyville Refinery.



Listed below are the main responsibilities of the Rotating Equipment Reliability Engineering position:

  • Provide technical assistance/troubleshooting assistance in resolving rotating equipment design, operation and maintenance problems; contact internal and external experts as required
  • Utilize reliability tools such as Meridium Reliability Analytics, failure evaluations, and cost analysis to improve reliability of rotating equipment systems.
  • Write PRF’s for equipment upgrades including financial justification (life cycle cost analysis) and assist in DSP development.
  • Develop and review turnaround work lists and scopes for critical equipment.
  • Lead multi-department investigation teams to solve recurring rotating equipment failures.
  • Provide leadership and decision-making skills during turnarounds and unplanned equipment outages regarding repair solutions.
  • Provide technical expertise and support to capital project development
  • Display a commitment to training and continuous improvement through innovation
  • Periodically review of rotating equipment corporate specifications for potential improvement based on industry and site-specific experience
  • Help establish equipment monitoring plans and control limits.
  • Conduct post-audits to measure the effectiveness of significant reliability related projects and activities.
  • Develop cost justification for reliability improvement projects.
  • Support multiple Area Teams
  • Champion Management of Change for maintenance driven changes.
  • Ensure equipment repairs meet or exceed OEM specifications.
  • Experience with reciprocating/centrifugal compressors, special purpose condensing turbines, and System 1 is a plus.
  • Formal training in vibration analysis (Level 2 Analyst) and MLT (mechanical lubrication technician Level 1) is a plus
  • Provide technical expertise and training for maintenance crafts and operators to support our reliability programs.



Minimum Requirements:

B.S. Mechanical Engineering degree required and 4 years minimum experience with Rotating Equipment, preferably in the Refining/Petro-Chemical Industry.



About Marathon Petroleum Corporation

Headquartered in Findlay, Ohio, Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) operates an integrated refining, marketing and transportation system.

MPC is the nation's second-largest refiner, with a crude oil refining capacity of approximately 1.9 million barrels per calendar day in its six-refinery system. Marathon brand gasoline is sold through approximately 5,600 independently owned retail outlets across 20 states and the District of Columbia. In addition, Speedway LLC, an MPC subsidiary, owns and operates the nation's second-largest convenience store chain, with approximately 2,730 convenience stores in 21 states.

Through subsidiaries, MPC owns the general partner of MPLX LP, a midstream master limited partnership. Primarily through MPLX, MPC owns, leases or has ownership interests in approximately 10,800 miles of crude oil and light product pipelines. Also through MPLX, MPC has ownership interests in gathering and processing facilities with approximately 5.9 billion cubic feet per day of gathering capacity, 8.2 billion cubic feet per day of natural gas processing capacity and 610,000 barrels per day of fractionation capacity. 

MPC's fully integrated system provides operational flexibility to move crude oil, NGLs, feedstocks and petroleum-related products efficiently through the company's distribution network and midstream service businesses in the Midwest, Northeast, East Coast, Southeast and Gulf Coast regions.


Job Function: Ref, Terminals, Pipeline
Travel Expected: Up to 10%


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Marathon Petroleum Company LP (“MPC”) is an equal employment opportunity employer.  All applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status or other legally protected status.

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