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Maintenance Planner and Reliability Manager

Maintenance Planner and Reliability Manager

Track and schedule maintenance in a 24/7 plastic extrusion facility. The position is Monday through Friday with
availability on weekends and nights for emergency support.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as safety champion to promote safe behavior and wellness within the strapping department.
  • Develop and implement Predictive and Preventative Maintenance Programs
  • Track department KPIs.
  • Analyze production equipment failures, determine causes, make necessary repairs, and establish plans for preventive action.
  • Identifies critical spare components and develops a strategy for maintaining adequate inventories at lowest possible costs.
  • Procure and coordinate contractors support as needed.
  • Establishes relationships with vendors that can perform quick turnaround of critical work.
  • Track and trend machine and component performance.
  • Develop and support a culture of continuous improvement and teamwork.
  • Deploy Maintenance Excellence concepts for maintenance, repair, and installation of equipment.
  • Work with other team leaders to meet Safety, Quality, Production and Budgetary goals.
  • Provide off-hour support to the Production Team as needed to keep equipment uptime as a maximum.

Profile and Background:

  • Minimum AA degree in mechanical or electrical engineering or applicable technical field of study (B.S. a plus).
  • Ability to interpret mechanical and electrical drawingWorking knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical systems, and automation controls.
  • Working knowledge of drives, PLC’s, programming, and industrial communication networks.
  • Minimum 5 years’ industrial maintenance experience
  • Minimum 2 years’ maintenance planning experience
  • Project Management Skills.
  • Professional demeanor with attention to detail in a fast pace work environment.
  • Experience in plastic extrusion industry a plus.
  • Experience in developing and maintaining a Maintenance Excellence program preferred
  • Lean Six Sigma experience desired