Engineering & Reliability Manager

Imerys SA   •  

Atlanta, GA

Industry: Manufacturing

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11 - 15 years

Posted 121 days ago

JOB  SUMMARY:

  • Fundamental roles of the Reliability Engineer Manger for this North America Division of Imerys
  • Track the production losses and abnormally high maintenance cost assets, then find ways to reduce those losses or high costs. These losses are prioritized to focus efforts on the largest/most critical opportunities.
  • In full partnership with the operations team, develop a plan to eliminate or reduce the losses through root cause analysis, obtains approval of the plan and facilitates the implementation.
  • Manage risk to the achievement of an organization’s strategic objectives in the areas of environmental health and safety, asset capability, quality, and production.

 KEY TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Contribute to this North America Division of IMERYS performance by ensuring sustainable excellence of fixed and variable costs, based on best tailored maintenance policy.
  • Contribute through the I Cubed saving program related to Maintenance
  • Work with Production to perform  analyses of assets including:
  • Asset Utilization Overall Equipment Effectiveness Remaining useful life Other parameters that define operating condition, reliability and costs of assets
  • Provides technical support to production, maintenance management and technical personnel.
  • Applies value analysis to repair/replace, repair/redesign, and make/buy decisions.
  • Plans annual Maintenance shutdown for critical circuits at all sites.

SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES:

Proven ability to oversee projects from conception to implementation, including managing personnel, developing sketches, reviewing detailed drawings, vendor negotiations, supervising contractors, and documenting final results.

  • Proven ability to successfully conduct a cost/benefit analysis, oversee development of key maintenance initiative justification, present project to superiors and gain approval
  • Strong team leader skills to coordinate efforts of multi-disciplinary teams to achieve a common goal
  • Must have participated in the development of and have been held accountable to a multi-million dollar budget
  • Excellent communication skills and proactive communication style to ensure all affected parties are informed regarding the status of a wide range of maintenance repairs
  • Proven ability to develop and adhere to maintenance downtime schedules
  • Strong ability to anticipate questions and prepare answers pertaining to the business case for each maintenance initiative from all affected parties, including the senior management team
  • Demonstrated ability to identify maintenance constraints (manufacturing process, budget, schedule, etc.) and either eliminate the constraints or manage within
  • Proven capability in defining project scope
  • Demonstrated skill in applying detailed technical analysis
  • Broad knowledge of maintenance related program tools, such as, reliability engineering (RCM, On Stream Time, MTBF, OEE, WCAM and TPM)
  • Proven ability to assign priorities to achieve multiple objectives and manage multiple projects.
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement and a positive change agent
  • Strong ability to make decisions by understanding causes, weighing options, and making final decisions based on achieving highest priority objectives
  • Demonstrated knowledge of lean manufacturing concepts
  • Proven ability to implement lean manufacturing principles into an Engineering/Maintenance department
  • Ability to further develop subordinates and by identifying and fostering growth environment. 
  • Effective computer skills, including working knowledge AutoCad, Microsoft Office.
  • Travel is required, at least 30%

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • BS in Engineering or related technical field.
  • At least 10 years’ experience in a continuous processing manufacturing environment
  • At least 10 years’ experience in a lean manufacturing environment
  • At least 10 years managing a department with supervisors leading their own direct reports

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