Reliability Leader

Job Location US-TX-Dallas
ID
2023-6829
# of Openings
1
Category
Maintenance
Type
Direct Hire

Overview

Allied Reliability is seeking a Reliability Leader for a  beverage manufacturing facility. The Reliability/Maintenance Leader will support an assigned business unit and will be directly responsible for planned maintenance pillar activities and leadership of mechanics supporting their team on a 24/7 basis. This role requires 60% to 80% floor leadership time and is responsible for daily tactical execution of Daily Direction Setting priorities, coordination of mechanics, execution and follow up of planned work and will be responsible for developing planned maintenance strategies that support safety, people engagement, quality, cost, reliability, and continuous improvement initiatives. This position may be fixed on day shift or support off shifts; independent of shift schedule, this position is responsible to coach and develop leads / teams on every shift within their area/lines.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities:

  • Attend and support all line meetings as part of the Daily Direction Setting (DDS) process.
  • Work with Production Leaders and Operational Excellence Leaders in the development and execution of Plan for the Day and loss elimination activities. 
  • Communicate metrics for maintenance and reliability activities.  Owns and drives improvement around planned and unplanned downtime, # breakdowns, MTBF & MTTR metrics for their lines. 
  • Owns Breakdown Elimination, Defect Handling, & Planning and Scheduling. Coach team members through effective execution of these processes and builds capability and ownership of these systems down to the team level over time.      
  • Meet with each shift daily to review work completed and provide direction and follow up.
  • Maintain Maintenance schedules for owned lines and ensure adequate coverage in a consistent and equitable way that is consistent with the contract and state regulations.
  • Create daily assignments for mechanics on each shift the support planned maintenance and loss elimination initiatives.  Focuses on engaging mechanics in proactive work that will improve line predictability/stability. 
  • Provides resourcing and support to line owned autonomous maintenance activities.
  • Follow up on safety, quality and major losses with root cause analysis.
  • Support off shift critical work and emergency repairs where required.
  • Identify gaps and roadblocks to successful execution of line maintenance plans and develop plans to close gaps.
  • Monitor metrics, develop plans, and propose solutions for improvement.
  • Participate in the annual budgeting process, support cost goals, and identify productivity opportunities.
  • Support Planned Maintenance Pillar, System and Tools implementation.
  • Support Systems and Equipment Ownership capability development.
  • Lead and Support Early Equipment Management Activities, including possible startup leadership for projects within their area..
  • Own respective QMS standard and execute all processes, including all documentation specification requirements.
  • Reviews work orders to determine work priorities. Schedules repair, maintenance, and installation of machines, tools, and equipment to ensure continuous production operations.
  • Coordinates activities of workers fabricating or modifying machines, tools, or equipment to manufacture new products or improve existing products.
  • Directs maintenance activities on utility systems to provide continuous supply of heat, steam, electric power, gas, or air required for operations.
  • Monitors and helps to modify preventive maintenance program in conjunction with the plant maintenance manager and maintenance staff.
  • Reviews with Maintenance Manager production, quality control, and maintenance reports and statistics to plan and modify maintenance activities.
  • Inspects operating machines and equipment for conformance with operational and regulatory standards.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma and have at least years 10 related experience, required. A bachelor's degree in an engineering or related field is preferred.   
  • Prior supervisory experience within a manufacturing environment, required.  Previous experience supervising unionized employees is preferred.  
  • Understand TPM and continuous improvement methods, required. 
  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance, required. 
  • Have the skills to communicate effectively (both written and verbal) in a technical manner with employees of all levels of the organization, as well stakeholders outside the business, required.  This may include outside vendors, suppliers, contractors, and customers.
  • Have strong computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office programs and CMMS systems (such as MVP) as well as possess programming and ladder logic knowledge, preferred.
  • Have knowledge of OSHA, local, state, and federal health and safety regulations.
  • Have knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Have the ability to perform routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.

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