Reliability & Engineering Manager* – Middleton, MA USA

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Our client is a world leader in Adhesives. The Reliability & Engineering Manager will lead and manage the maintenance team to continuously improve equipment reliability and productivity at the site, while reducing operating cost. The Reliability & Engineering Manager ensures the site operates to PSM regulations and exceeds all corporate and regulatory EHS requirements. The Reliability & Engineering Manager reports to the Site Manager and is responsible for Maintenance Supervisor, Facilities & EHS Specialist, two Process Engineers, and a Project/Reliability Engineer



— Manage the maintenance budget and oversee capital budgeting, planning, and spend execution

— Lead Maintenance team and engineering team to service multiple production units on site

— Provide direction to the engineering team: support of project development and implementation.

— Develop execute strategic improvement plan including plant infrastructure, equipment maintenance, facility maintenance, security, instrumentation, electrical, and control systems.

— Implement maintenance-related PSM requirements per OSHA 29 CFR 1910.119, maintain full compliance, including maintenance and development of the site Mechanical Integrity program.

— Develop manage the Critical Spares program in alignment with the business needs of the site.

— Lead the maintenance department in safe work practices in accordance with OSHA and EPA

— Coach, train and develop team members to achieve desired performance.

— Continuously drive improvements in the operational efficiency and reliability by improvements in maintenance processes and equipment downtime and efficiency.

— Use lean tools, including OEE, to identify priorities.

— Develop and achieve maintenance team improvement goals and objectives in alignment with both Business and Plant Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).

— Provide project management for cost / capital projects & initiatives, as required.

— Manage a small team of process engineers, ensuring targets and objectives are set for the team.

— Knowledge of Mechanical Integrity and Reliability methodologies, programs, managing systems, and best practices.

— Interpersonal Skills & Relationship Management working with co-workers and stakeholders.



— BS degree in engineering and Chemical or Adhesives background required

— Must have industrial experience in a PSM certified plant with OSHA 29 CFR 1910.119 including the maintenance and development of a site Mechanical Integrity program

— Ability to analyze mechanical failure data and implement revise equipment reliability plans and preventative maintenance program to improve Safety, (OEE), and life cycle costs

— Prioritize maintenance activities with the needs of Manufacturing and Planning departments.

— Coordinate 3rd party onsite maintenance activities

— Comfortable in a fast paced, high pressure environment



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