Reliability Leader


Baton Rouge, LA

Industry: Manufacturing / Printing & Paper


5 - 7 years

Posted 251 days ago

  by    Michelle Hill

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Our client is a well recognized Global leader with a tremendous opportunity based outside of the Baton Rouge, LA area (about 25 minutes). We are looking for a Reliability professional that offers five plus years of experience managing a Reliability Equipment group. Some additional details include the following:

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Improve and lead the maintenance organization, designing and implementing long-term continuous improvement applications and systems to enhance the longevity of the site?s equipment.
  • Lead and support continuous improvement processes through decision making, employee involvement, systems and training.
  • Meet and exceed objectives and metrics for safety, cost and productivity performance.
  • Responsible for maintaining records associated with mechanical integrity.
  • Responsible for operating with an annual maintenance budget.
  • Lead development of skills and knowledge in the Maintenance Department
  • Monitor key reliability measures and establish additional measures as needed.
  • Lead/participate in the root cause analysis (RCA) process to identify and drive out long-term chronic problems and failures.
  • Track RCA recommendations and ensure they are completed.
  • Coordinate handoffs to the Asset Reliability group.
  • Work with Production and asset care management members to develop and improve PM inspection routes and systems.
  • Lead efforts to promote operator equipment ownership through operator essential care program.
  • Actively participate in planning and executing outages for the facility
  • Lead continuous improvement efforts. Use Decision Making Framework process to advance beneficial projects for full funding.
  • Provide leadership to meet/exceed key operation targets and daily support to the operating area as needed.



Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of an Associates Degree
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience managing a maintenance group in a manufacturing, industrial or military environment
  • Minimum of five (5) years of maintenance and reliabilityexperience with industrial equipment and/or manufacturing systems (rotating equipment)
  • Must have experience in leading improvement efforts in Maintenance, Reliability, and Predictive and Preventive Maintenance
  • Working knowledge and experience in maintenance planning, scheduling, and coordination
  • Experience routinely utilizing Root Cause Analysis (RCA) or other similar problem solving tools.
  • Working knowledge and experience with computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS)
  • Must be able and willing to work in a manufacturing plant environment, including extended periods of time in noisy, non-air conditioned or unheated areas.



Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Industrial, Mechanical, Electrical, or Chemical Engineering
  • Certification as a Maintenance Reliability Professional
  • Pulp and Paper experience


Our client is willing to assist with relocation. For immediate consideration and additional information, please submit a Word document resume directly through this posting. Sorry, no H1B Visas offered. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.


$90K - $120K
$90K - $120K base, Bonus bonus