Reliability Technologist (Process & Pre-Process)

Job Location US-ID-Nampa
ID
2022-6155
# of Openings
1
Category
Maintenance
Type
Direct Hire

Overview

Allied Reliability is seeking a Reliability Technologist is Nampa, Idaho. The Reliability Technologist is responsible for improving operational performance (OEE) thru improved technical performance of the plant equipment. This role has specific responsibilities related to preventative maintenance programs and maintenance training programs.

Responsibilities

Job Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Partner with other Technical Services team members and Maintenance personnel to prescribe, plan and ensure effectiveness of preventive and predictive maintenance processes for the facility. Recommend changes as appropriate.
    • Create and updates the maintenance plans (equipment, FMEA , spare parts, technical documentation)
    • Establish and own the adjustment sequences of equipment.
    • Own the red point process
    • Help to define the indicators of maintenance communication board
    • Suggest solutions for the elimination of obsolete equipment
    • Collaborate with the Parts Room, Maintenance Supervisors, and Technical Services team members to standardize and optimize the parts room inventory levels while meeting MTBF (meantime between failure) and cost requirements.
    • Partner with Maintenance Supervisors in maintaining effective organization of the maintenance workshop, including organization, 5S adherence, etc.
    • Provide technical expertise to the plant maintenance team in troubleshooting activities.
  • Assume ownership for development and execution of one or more reliability programs, which may include metrology management, red point management or training programs.
  • Develop, maintain, and implement maintenance training programs.
  • Facilitate maintenance training and technician qualification/validation in partnership with Maintenance leadership.
  • Collaborate with Reliability Engineers to maintain and improve the CMMS software system (CORIM), including maintenance task management practices, technical profile management, etc.
    • Design or edit the equipment tree as needed to support proper information input/output
    • Train others how to use the CMMS and the desktop tools for monitoring malfunctions
    • Create, implement, and audit maintenance indicators and inform of any deviation
    • Participate in the development of maintenance budget (for major planned maintenance)
    • Suggest and implement the structure changes of CMMS to be more efficient
  • Collaborate in the design of engineering proposals to ensure maintainability of equipment. Manage and lead small engineering projects as required.
    • Participate in the analysis and the development of the project.
    • Write the functional FMEA and validate it.
    • In partnership with suppliers, evaluate and define technical solutions and validate their feasibility.
    • Consults and participates in the selection of suppliers.
    • Follow the technical side qualifications as needed and complete new PM tasks and PM plans.
    • Organize the appropriate technical files for projects as they are completed
    • Ensure the transfer to production and maintenance (qualification, documentation, and follow-through)
  • Ensure the technical reliability of Pre-Process and Process Equipment and help to improve their level of OEE and quality performance through facilitating the meetings and follow-ups of the OEE Group.
    • Participate actively in OEE groups for each workshop.
    • Help to prioritize actions from the daily results in the maintenance work order meeting.
    • Participate in any progress plans with the suppliers.
    • Take into account the requirements of industrial and food safety in the interventions, procedures, of preventive and predictive maintenance ranges.
  • Mentor and provide support/ training/ guidance to others within the plant in areas related to troubleshooting, repairs, root cause analysis, continuous improvement,

    Job Responsibilities & Tasks:

    • Partner with other Technical Services team members and Maintenance personnel to prescribe, plan and ensure effectiveness of preventive and predictive maintenance processes for the facility. Recommend changes as appropriate.
      • Create and updates the maintenance plans (equipment, FMEA , spare parts, technical documentation)
      • Establish and own the adjustment sequences of equipment.
      • Own the red point process
      • Help to define the indicators of maintenance communication board
      • Suggest solutions for the elimination of obsolete equipment
      • Collaborate with the Parts Room, Maintenance Supervisors, and Technical Services team members to standardize and optimize the parts room inventory levels while meeting MTBF (meantime between failure) and cost requirements.
      • Partner with Maintenance Supervisors in maintaining effective organization of the maintenance workshop, including organization, 5S adherence, etc.
      • Provide technical expertise to the plant maintenance team in troubleshooting activities.
    • Assume ownership for development and execution of one or more reliability programs, which may include metrology management, red point management or training programs.
    • Develop, maintain, and implement maintenance training programs.
    • Facilitate maintenance training and technician qualification/validation in partnership with Maintenance leadership.
    • Collaborate with Reliability Engineers to maintain and improve the CMMS software system (CORIM), including maintenance task management practices, technical profile management, etc.
      • Design or edit the equipment tree as needed to support proper information input/output
      • Train others how to use the CMMS and the desktop tools for monitoring malfunctions
      • Create, implement, and audit maintenance indicators and inform of any deviation
      • Participate in the development of maintenance budget (for major planned maintenance)
      • Suggest and implement the structure changes of CMMS to be more efficient
    • Collaborate in the design of engineering proposals to ensure maintainability of equipment. Manage and lead small engineering projects as required.
      • Participate in the analysis and the development of the project.
      • Write the functional FMEA and validate it.
      • In partnership with suppliers, evaluate and define technical solutions and validate their feasibility.
      • Consults and participates in the selection of suppliers.
      • Follow the technical side qualifications as needed and complete new PM tasks and PM plans.
      • Organize the appropriate technical files for projects as they are completed
      • Ensure the transfer to production and maintenance (qualification, documentation, and follow-through)
    • Ensure the technical reliability of Pre-Process and Process Equipment and help to improve their level of OEE and quality performance through facilitating the meetings and follow-ups of the OEE Group.
      • Participate actively in OEE groups for each workshop.
      • Help to prioritize actions from the daily results in the maintenance work order meeting.
      • Participate in any progress plans with the suppliers.
      • Take into account the requirements of industrial and food safety in the interventions, procedures, of preventive and predictive maintenance ranges.
    • Mentor and provide support/ training/ guidance to others within the plant in areas related to troubleshooting, repairs, root cause analysis, continuous improvement, industrial safety, and food safety.
    • Make basic changes to automated controls programming, as necessary. Collaborate with Reliability Engineers or subject matter experts on more complex programming needs.
    • All other duties as assigned

     

    Key Performance Indicator (KPI):

    Plant OEE, Maintenance Breakdowns, PM Efficiency

    industrial safety, and food safety.
  • Make basic changes to automated controls programming, as necessary. Collaborate with Reliability Engineers or subject matter experts on more complex programming needs.
  • All other duties as assigned

 

Key Performance Indicator (KPI):

Plant OEE, Maintenance Breakdowns, PM Efficiency

 

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Qualifications

Position Requirements:

 

  • Bachelor's Degree in a technical field or an Associate Degree in a field related to industrial maintenance combined with significant relevant experience.

 

EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in reliability or as a specialized maintenance professional in a process manufacturing environment (diary process or similar).
  • Experience in food manufacturing with strong knowledge of Pre-Process and Process Equipment (similar to dairy processes) is strongly preferred.
  • Experience applying lean manufacturing and six sigma principles.
  • Experience implementing 6S standards and other Lean practices, including Visual Performance Management

SKILLS

  • Must have strong skills in mixproof valve, heat exchanger, vacuum pumps technologies.
  • Must have strong skills in electrical, mechanical and controls.
  • Must have basic PLC programming skills.
  • Must have strong skills in Excel, CMMS systems and data modeling.
  • Must have the ability to lead thru influence, work cross-functionally, and provide guidance, feedback, and coaching to plant employees
  • Well-developed time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to see the “big picture” and work independently.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Be a champion for safety, quality and GMP standards, as needed

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