Saint-Gobain Reliability Engineer in Latrobe, Pennsylvania
The Reliability Engineer owns the maintenance strategy and supervision of the maintenance group. This position is responsible for increased performance of machinery and equipment by addressing throughput, run to run, and downtime related issues through failure analysis. The Reliability Engineer will coordinate activities according to World Class Manufacturing (WCM) standards (particularly the Reliability Pillar, Autonomous activities, and EEM support) while impacting the overall equipment effectiveness, through a systematic approach of planning and executing key maintenance enablers and coordinating all activities of maintenance personnel.
The Reliability Engineer role requires a collaborative leadership style and ability to work with others; is self-motivated; able to work with minimum supervision; possesses skill set that will enable and drive continuous improvement; and proven leadership. This critical, high-profile position is expected to drive a cultural change with emphasis on improving equipment reliability by increasing mean time between failures and finding ways to reduce the mean time to repair equipment. This position will work to set up standards for the maintenance process that will be needed, such as, standardized maintenance parts and procedures, as well as setting strategies for the replacement of equipment, capital investment analysis, and related project management.
The position focuses on the overall equipment maintenance plan and entails active work in the areas of planned, predictive, and autonomous maintenance with the goal of eliminating unscheduled downtime and increasing the availability of machinery and equipment.
Bachelor's degree in a Technical Engineering. Pumps, hydraulics, vacuums and press systems. Engineering degree in mechanical or reliability preferred.
A minimum of 3 years of experience in a leadership/supervisory role in maintenance within a manufacturing environment. Manufacturing and or skilled trades supervisory experience in an union environment. Experience with machine and systems operation and integration, preferred.
Demonstrate understanding of Six Sigma & Lean Manufacturing concepts.
Knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems, preventive and predictive maintenance systems, and condition monitoring and fixed time maintenance strategies.
Knowledge of Computer Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
Total Productive Manufacturing (TPM), World Class Manufacturing (WCM) and continuous improvement experience is preferred.
Able to draft, design, and build prints for various applications.
Computer proficiency, including a strong command of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
Strong project management skills with emphasis on the design & development phases on product life-cycle
Independently manage a workload consisting of long-term projects and unplanned day-to-day priorities.
Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.