Plant Reliability Engineer

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Location

British Columbia

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Job Description:

  • Support and implementation of the Root Cause analysis program.
  • Analyze equipment histories to identify and address specific repetitive failures.
  • Drive lean initiatives across the processes.
  • Further development and administration of the downtime tracking program to ensure consistency of tracking throughout the mill.
  • Regularly review downtime reports and equipment histories to identify solutions for reoccurring maintenance problems.
  • Oversight of the Plant Condition Monitoring/PM Program
  • Coordination with Maintenance Planner/Scheduler/Area Leaders ensuring correct Condition Monitoring/PM activities are scheduled and performed when due.
  • Responsible for the Plant Lubrication Program/including administration of oil analysis program
  • Apply value analysis to make maintenance decisions, i.e., repair/replace and repair/redesign.
  • Specify and develop standard repair techniques for major repetitive tasks, such as component replacements.
  • Works with Maintenance Planner/Scheduler/Area Leaders, as necessary, to develop job scopes for major unique jobs.
  • Develop the standardization processes, which influence new construction and equipment purchases including materials, equipment and spare parts.
  • Identify potential cost reductions through extended parts life, reduced labor cost, and other part-related improvement techniques.
  • Participates in the review phase of design of capital additions and changes in plant layout to ensure full maintainability of equipment, utilities, and facilities.
  • Participates in approval of all new installations and technologies, including those done by contractors, to ensure their maintainability and reliability as influenced by life cycle costing
  • Perform all duties in accordance with safety rules and regulations.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.


Job Requirements:

  • In-depth practical knowledge of manufacturing process
  • In-depth knowledge of Maintenance and Reliability systems and process improvement process.
  • Knowledge of safety, health and environmental rules, laws, requirements and applicable programs.
  • Ability to interpret and apply HR, Safety and Environmental policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of correct application of systems and processes that ensures continuous improvement (safety, maintenance, quality and manufacturing).
  • A creative approach to new ideas.
  • Knowledge of engineering and design principles.
  • Demonstrated oral, written communication, and problem solving, effective organizational, motivational and project management skills.
  • Effective interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Basic budgeting and financial analysis skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage time and resources.
  • Ability to effectively implement change.
  • Ability to use computer and supporting software.
  • Associates' degree in Business, Manufacturing, Engineering, or equivalent.
  • Bachelors’ degree preferred.
  • Must be Black Belt certified within 12 months of assuming assignment or completing Blackbelt training, whichever is greater
  • 0-3 years’ plant experience
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position.