Reliability Engineer

Job description:

Reliability Engineer

This is a leadership position where the Reliability Engineer is responsible for improving equipment and area reliability in the designated business area.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring prompt completion of RCFAs and corrective actions.
  • Tracking equipment related downtime data and causes, using this data to identify opportunities for improvement, and selling these opportunities to area stakeholders.
  • Leading RCFA (Root Cause Failure Analysis) process to identify root causes and implement corrective actions to prevent recurrence.
  • Analyzing downtime to identify significant and/or chronic failures and lead reliability improvement efforts.
  • Assisting in development and utilization of key reliability metrics to consistently measure performance.
  • Maintaining reliability improvement plan for departmental machinery.
  • Ensuring critical reliability improvement projects are on capital and repair job plans.
  • Ensuring reliability improvements are incorporated into routine and major outage work scopes.
  • Providing oversight for mill lubrication plans.
  • Providing mill-wide ownership of some critical reliability systems (i.e.: lubrication, vibration, pumps, gearboxes, etc).
  • Providing technical support to the area Reliability inspectors and lubrication mechanics.
  • Improve utilization of predictive technologies to reduce unscheduled downtime.
  • Providing technical support of supervisors and craftsmen as needed.
  • Supporting planner work systems and master data improvement efforts such as PM development and store room inventory adjustment recommendations.
  • Implement GPI Reliability Best Practices.
  • Support Capital and Repair Projects
    • Engineering Liaison. Develop and handoff capital work to mill engineering
    • Champion the element of Design for Reliability in all capital and repair jobs.
    • Facility Plan Development. Support 5-year repair plan development and provide input for capital planning



  • BS Degree in Engineering(preferred) or demonstrated equivalent practical/technical experience
  • 5+ years reliability experience in an industrial maintenance organization. Paper industry and or power plant experience preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of reliability concepts and application
  • Demonstrated leadership
  • Demonstrated ability to create and sustain change
  • Demonstrated ability to engage a work force
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proactive problem solver

Required Competencies

  • Functional / Technical Skills
  • Organizing
  • Priority Setting
  • Drive for results
  • Action Oriented
  • Peer relationships
  • Decision Quality
  • Perseverance

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

Worldwide company with excellent benefits and relocation. One of the leaders in their industry.

Salary Type : Annual Salary

Salary Min : 95000

Salary Max : 140000

Currency Type : US Dollars