Reliability Engineer

Location: Sterling, IL
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $75,000.00 - $90,000.00
Degree: Bachelor;
Date: 2/12/2018
Job ID: 02565323
Job Description
Our food manufacturing client is seeking a Reliability Engineer in the Sterling, IL area. The facility is nestled among the rolling hills of beautiful northwest Illinois and is just east of the Mississippi River. Get the best of both worlds – employees can either live in the country, small towns, or a city environment in the Quad Cities (Davenport, IA, Bettendorf, IA, Rock Island, IL, and Moline, IL). For a large city enjoyment, Chicago is just a short drive away!
Must Have:
  • Bachelors degree of Engineering required;
  • Minimum of 3 years reliability engineering experience – can come out of any industry!
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work independently with minimal supervision;
  • Facilities engineering processes, principals, and maintenance & reliability functional excellence capability;
  • Ability to lead multiple improvement teams in the various production areas and network with appropriate networks such as MIQANET and ME&I;
Key Responsibilities:
  • The Reliability Engineer is responsible for assessing the quality, robustness, and capability of the process and the reliability of the equipment within the process;
  • Provide reporting of Key Performance Indicators (KPI) such as applicable ‘Big 10’ Metrics, Uptime, Bad Actors, and training & development metrics, etc. 
  • Utilize reliability engineering tools to maximize equipment reliability such as: SAP, RCFA, spare parts optimizations, PM Plan optimizations, reliability modeling, equipment history analysis, failure predictions and other reliability tools or techniques as needed to drive reliability solutions;
  • Prioritize and drive reliability and maintenance improvements efforts based on the above tools, cost, business objectives, etc.;
  • Apply objective reliability tools and techniques through personal and area experience for making appropriate business-based decisions;
  • Provide reliability leadership to technicians for preventive-predictive maintenance programs (lubrication, vibration, thermography, shock-pulse, motor current analysis, etc.);