Senior Reliability Engineer

5 - 7 years experience  •  Manufacturing / Plastics

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/26/17
Mason, MI
5 - 7 years experience
Manufacturing / Plastics
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/26/17

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.

As part of the Operational Excellence initiative we promote a culture of continuous improvement throughout the company. Emphasis is placed on performance improvements through Dart’s Operational Excellence process, as well as leading problem solving and process optimization efforts across the organization. 

Strategies and plans are developed in alignment with company goals and objectives. This role will focus on development and  implementation of a Reliability Centered Maintenance Process throughout Engineering and Manufacturing.

Day-to-Day Role:

  • Manage and prioritize projects or programs of large size, scope, and duration
  • Lead the development, implementation, and maintenance of a life cycle asset management process for components, equipment, and processes at all facilities
  • Troubleshoot, analyze, identify, evaluate, propose, implement, and document maintenance plans and performance metrics; failure, analysis, and corrective action procedures; equipment capacities and risks; and otherengineering solutions
  • Lead the development and implementation of preventive, predictive, autonomous, and reliability centered maintenance plans
  • Leadinvestigation of root-cause for repetitive damage and failure rates
  • Lead change in equipment risk management and reliability processes
  • Develop and implement analysis methods for determining reliability of components, equipment, and processes
  • Oversee the review and analysis of engineering designs, and determine if proposed design modifications will achieve reliability and efficiency objectives
  • Evaluate, recommend, and acquire tools for use, including process analysis software, and other physical tools and resources specific to reliability and maintenance improvement
  • Identify broad conceptual ideas and develop them into useful solutions
  • Establish continuous improvement plans where efficiency, quality, safety, or service can be improved
  • Coach and lead manufacturing maintenance and production staff 

Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Requires one of the following:
    • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in engineering or related field of study and six (6) years of reliability  engineeringexperience
    • Associate’s degree and twelve (12) years of reliabilityengineeringexperience
  • Experience developing and implementing Preventative Maintenance (PM) and Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) programs
  • Experienceapplying Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
  • Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, and procedures to the design and production of various products and equipment
  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models
  • Knowledge of production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of products
  • Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Ability to successfully prioritize, and manage large, complex projects, deadlines, and tasks with little supervision in both team and independent environments
  • Strong verbal and written skills necessary to communicate intricate job-related information
  • Work is split between an office environment, production facility, and/or warehouse depending on the project
  • Up to 40% domestic and international travel with periods of travel up to 75%
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license and passport
  • Requires a favorable motor vehicle report upon hire

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Maintenance Reliability Professional Certification (CMRP)
  • Certifications in Predictive Maintenance Technologies
  • Experience using Computer Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)
  • Experience with SAP
  • Experience working with plastics extrusion, thermoforming, injection molding, paper printing and/or paper converting processes
  • Bachelor’s degree.

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