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Reliability Coordinator

Req ID 95712BR Job category Operations Countries (State/Region) Ohio Location United States - Ohio - Toledo Apply now

Role synopsis

BP is looking for talented, innovative and driven individuals to join our team. We support our people to learn and grow in a diverse and challenging environment. We believe that our team is strengthened by diversity. BP is committed to fostering an inclusive environment in which everyone is respected and treated fairly.

There are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are important, so we offer benefits to enable work to fit with your life. These benefits can include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy and others.

The objective of this position is to improve the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the Operations and Maintenance organization by coordinating day to day work plans. The Reliability Coordinator is the central figure in the Control of Work process, as he/she functions as the Area Authority (AA). The Reliability Coordinator should have an operations background. The Reliability Coordinator is the primary or single point-of-contact within the Operations team to prioritize and support daily execution of the work schedule and provide approval of work orders and development of short and long term Maintenance schedules. The Reliability Coordinator will work closely with the Unit/Area Supervisors for the unit/area, who will also function as the Area Authority Delegate when the Reliability Coordinator is not present.

This summary is meant to be an overall job description and does not include all tasks that might be required for the position.

Key accountabilities

  • The Reliability Coordinator is accountable for working with the Asset Team to set and maintain work request priorities, in the context of changing business needs.
  • Targets prevention of failures then improvement work as a guiding principal to schedule development
  • Collects & validates work requests (daily) to ensure they meet minimum quality requirements
  • Works with Planner to clarify work request scopes (as needed)
  • Filters work requests that can be completed through Ops Basics, projects, or improvement programs
  • Coordinates Isolation plans and risk assessment activities in advance of work order scheduling
  • Collects reliability data for equipment to be used to determine probability of equipment failure.
  • Works with the Planner and LAM to represent area needs for the weekly craft allocation and scheduling meetings
  • Works with LAMS to communicate emerging issues and to secure additional crafts as needed at the weekly allocation meeting (e.g. crafts to staff outages, address out of range backlogs, etc)
  • Develops and coordinates revision of the annual Area Maintenance Plan, works with the Area Planner to maintain
  • Sets work Target Schedule dates to kick of Planning process
  • Maintains Target Start dates aligned with the area work request priorities
  • Approves the weekly and daily planned work list for their unit/area in consultation with the Unit/Area Shift Supervisor.
  • Coordinates COW activities prior to field execution
    • Coordinates Isolation plans in advance of work order scheduling
    • Decides whether a task may be approved based on levels of residual risk identified by Level 1 or Level 2 RA.
    • Identifies the required levels of approval, using the Task Risk Category Table and Residual Risk matrix.
  • Stops unsafe tasks and CoW non-compliance.
  • Works with equipment specialists to identify opportunities for improved equipment reliability
  • Serves as the primary Operations Team representative in all equipment reliability improvement projects
  • Work with the area maintenance engineer to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of PM programs

Essential Education

Required: High school diploma or equivalent
Preferred: Engineering Degree

Essential experience and job requirements

Required: 5+ years’ experience in refinery operations or an engineering degree with operations experience in a refinery setting.

Other Requirements (e.g. Travel, Location)

There are no additional requirements. Please respond with N/A below.

Desirable criteria & qualifications

Preferred: Supervisory and Operations experience is preferred.

Relocation available


Travel required


Is this a part time position?


About BP

We are a global energy business involved in every aspect of the energy system. We have 75,000 employees in 80 countries, working towards delivering light, heat and mobility to millions of people, every day. We are one of the very few companies equipped to solve some of the big complex challenges that matter for the future. We have a real contribution to make to the world's ambition of a low carbon future. Join us, and be part of what we can accomplish together.

The Downstream segment has global manufacturing and marketing operations. It is the product and service-led arm of BP, made up of three businesses (Fuels, Lubricants, and Petrochemicals).

We aim to run safe and reliable operations across all our businesses, supported by leading brands and technologies, to deliver high-quality products and services that meet our customers’ needs.

Disciplined execution of our strategy is helping improve our underlying performance, capture opportunities for further growth, generate attractive returns and create a more resilient business that is better able to withstand a range of market conditions; and create opportunities for future growth.

The 4,400 employees of BP’s Fuels, North America business refine, store, move, deliver and market a wide range of distinctive and high-quality energy products that drive economic growth. Our U.S. refineries in Indiana, Ohio and Washington have a net daily processing capacity of 746,000 barrels. We manage more than 3,200 miles of pipeline and, through our interest in BP Midstream Partners LP, have an ownership stake in nearly 1,500 additional miles.

We also have a growing network of retail stations that provide fuels and convenience products to consumers at around 7,100 BP- and ARCO-branded sites, and close to 1,000 ampm convenience stores in California, Oregon, Washington, Arizona and Nevada.



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If you are selected for a position in the United States, your employment will be contingent upon submission to and successful completion of a post-offer/pre-placement drug test (and alcohol screening/medical examination if required by the role) as well as pre-placement verification of the information and qualifications provided during the selection process. The drug screen requires a hair test for which BP must be able to obtain a sufficient hair sample for analysis (~4 cm/1 ½” scalp, or > 2 cm/¾” body – arms & armpits/legs/chest)

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, BP is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard for race, color, gender, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, military status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other protected group status. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us or have one of your representatives contact us at or by telephone at 281.366.1999.

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Eligibility Requirements

If you are applying for a position in the United States, you must be at least 18 years of age, legally authorized to work in the United States; and not require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., TN, H1B status), now or in the future.

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