Reliability Engineer

Our client is a leading global supplier of a broad range of innovative nonwoven, flexible, and rigid products used every day within consumer and industrial end markets. Unmatched global capabilities, sustainability leadership, and deep innovation expertise serve their customers of all sizes around the world

We are searching for an experienced Reliability Engineer who could step up into a higher-level management role quickly. This role offers a very competitive base salary with a bonus/plant profit sharing plan. Relocation assistance is offered for the right candidate.

You will be responsible for uptime of process, ancillary, and facilities equipment, ensuring all equipment is safe to operate, and will lead continuous improvements efforts for the team. You will serve as a site resource for preventive and predictive maintenance and will lead technical problem-solving efforts.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Establish and lead plant safety objectives
  • Ensure compliance to all safety policies and procedures
  • Ensures team members and contractors work safely and comply with all safety policies
  • Responsible for holding employees and contractors accountable for working safely, effectively and within all organizational guidelines
  • Maintains drawings for site equipment
  • Maintains ISO compliant maintenance records for site equipment
  • Identifies chronic yield, uptime, and productivity issues and identifies corrective actions to address
  • Assists with budget preparation
  • Implements preventive and predictive maintenance to improve productivity and reduce costs
  • Prepares cost justifications for projects
  • Participates in identifying and developing training to ensure department has skills needed to support the business
  • Participate in, support and champion safety initiatives
  • Support and maintain a culture of continuous improvement, quality, high performance and process excellence
  • Assist with site regulatory compliance
  • Partner with Operations Team, asking for clarification and conferring with the requestor for additional clarification when needed


  • BS in Engineering or equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities
  • Professional certification preferred (TPM, CMRT or other relevant certification)
  • Six Sigma Black or Green belt preferred
  • OSHA 10 hour certification
  • Certified or eligible to become certified CPR/First Aid/BBP

Work Experience:

  • 3+ years in Maintenance, Reliability or related field

All Candidates must be able to provide work related references.

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