Our client is seeking a talented Reliability Engineering Manager to lead a team of highly skilled mechanics and electricians. In this role, you will optimize equipment and facility usage, ensuring world-class performance through effective personnel, material, and technical resource management.
As the technical and planning resource for equipment, processes, and facilities, you will drive continuous improvement in plant equipment reliability. Collaborating with the Purchasing and Stockroom Manager, you will ensure parts availability for planned maintenance activities, transitioning from a reactive to a predictive maintenance approach.
This position encompasses a range of responsibilities, including project management, supporting various departments, and contributing to safety, quality, service, and cost goals.
Reliability Engineering Manager Job Opening Responsibilities:
- Lead the Maintenance Department in implementing a reliability strategy.
- Develop multi-year plans to improve mechanical reliability to world-class levels.
- Serve as a subject matter expert in predictive maintenance methodologies.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop plant-wide preventative maintenance strategies.
- Work with the Maintenance Department and Engineering Group to implement predictive maintenance strategies and build redundancy in critical areas.
- Utilize World Class Manufacturing (WCM) methodologies to drive continuous improvement and achieve plant KPIs.
- Identify and address cost and downtime trends through corrective actions.
- Coach and lead the maintenance team’s 5S program.
- Supervise maintenance personnel, ensuring effective planning and execution of preventive maintenance activities.
- Prioritize tasks, optimize resource utilization, and promote a self-planning and execution process.
- Communicate effectively, translating technical data into actionable proposals and action plans.
- Demonstrate strong analytical skills, including proficiency in MS Excel, Mini-Tab, and database management.
- Foster a collaborative and professional work environment, resolving conflicts and developing leadership skills within the team.
Reliability Engineering Manager Job Opening Required Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (mechanical, industrial, automation preferred).
- Experience in a manufacturing environment.
- Previous supervisory experience, preferably leading a highly skilled technician workforce.
- Familiarity with continuous improvement methodologies.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to analyze technical data and reports and develop effective proposals and action plans.
- Proficient in MS Excel, Mini-Tab, and computer skills.
- Strong organizational and prioritization skills.
- Ability to lead and direct a team of 30 employees with diverse responsibilities.
- Effective interpersonal skills and professionalism.
- Conflict resolution skills and the ability to drive positive results.
- Experience in a continuous manufacturing environment is desirable.
Reliability Engineering Manager Job Opening Additional Information:
- This position offers a competitive salary based on factors such as geographic region, internal equity, and job-related knowledge and experience.
- An annual bonus of approximately 12% of base salary is available based on company and individual performance measures.
- Our client provides a comprehensive Total Rewards package that includes health and wellbeing benefits, retirement and protection plans, and additional perks to support employees’ overall well-being.
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