Reliability Engineer - RAM Engineer

Req Id:  14612
Job Family:  Reporting & Support

Marly, 1723


Our Vision.

SBM Offshore believes the oceans will provide the world with safe, sustainable and affordable energy for generations to come. We share our experience to make it happen.


Our Profile.

We design, build, install and operate offshore floating facilities for the offshore energy industry. As a leading technology provider, we put our marine expertise at the service of a responsible energy transition by reducing emissions from fossil fuel production, while developing cleaner solutions for renewable energy sources. More than 7,000 SBMers worldwide are committed to sharing their experience to deliver safe, sustainable and affordable energy from the oceans for generations to come. Together, we are driving progress forward in a TRUE. BLUE. TRANSITION. 



Reporting to the RAM and Spare Parts Lead, as a Reliability Engineer specialising  in Reliability, Availability, and Maintainability (RAM), you will play a key role in ensuring the optimal performance, availability, and efficiency of our systems and assets.

The RAM Engineer will develop models to quantify the production performance and make recommendations to optimise reliability and availability, whilst balancing cost considerations.




The successful applicants general responsibilities will include (but not limited to) :


1)  RAM Analysis

Perform reliability, availability and maintainability (RAM) studies to the support the bid, design phase and operational phases

Ensure that RAM models are kept up to date during operating life cycle to achieve optimum balance between cost and availability/reliability

Management of RAM subcontractors including scope of work development, technical / commercial bid evaluation and technical management during works

Support project team during FPSO risk assessment study to ensure that equipment with the highest availability impact are identified and help evaluating the risk mitigation strategy for high risk areas.


2) Reliability Data Evaluation

Implement advanced methodologies for collecting, analyzing, and interpreting reliability data from various sources.

Develop statistical models and trending techniques to identify patterns, anomalies, and potential failure modes.

Support the development of the SBM Reliability Data Bank containing all reliability data for Equipment Types and Failure modes based on SBM fleet i.e. SBM’s version of the OREDA database.


3) Management System, Documentation and Reporting

Support the development of SBM internal standards, work processes, guidelines and instructions

Maintain thorough documentation of reliability analyses, actions taken, and lessons learned.

Prepare regular reports and presentations for leadership, highlighting achievements, challenges, and recommendations for continuous improvement.

Support business cases for RAM-related projects, outlining the financial implications and anticipated returns






  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a related field; advanced degree preferred.
  • Proven experience as a Reliability Engineer with a focus on RAM with 2 years experience.
  • Proven success in utilizing RAM strategies to optimize asset performance and reduce downtime
  • Proficiency in reliability analysis tools and methodologies.
  • Strong understanding of maintenance strategies and asset management principles.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Effective communication skills for collaborating with diverse teams


Personal:              Analytical mindset for deciphering complex RAM data.

                               Detail-oriented approach in identifying nuances within reliability analyses.

                                Strong problem-solving skills to address root causes effectively


Leadership:          Good levels of written and spoken communication

                               Ability to lead international and multicultural teams 


Technical:             Proficiency in RAM modeling and simulation tools

                               Familiarity with IT / CMMS systems for data collection and analysis



Positions at SBM Offshore offer exposure to industry leading technologies, phenomenal opportunities for career progression and the chance to work alongside some of the industries top talent on the biggest FPSO projects in the world.


We offer excellent salaries, International assignments and comprehensive benefits packages including Bonus, Share options and highly rewarding Pension Schemes.




SBM Offshore N.V. is a listed holding company that is headquartered in Amsterdam. It holds direct and indirect interests in other companies that collectively with SBM Offshore N.V. form the SBM Offshore Group (“the Company”). For further information, please visit our website at The companies in which SBM Offshore N.V., directly and indirectly, owns investments are separate entities.


SBM Offshore is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. SBM Offshore does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law.  All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.