Reliability Manager

Reports to

Maintenance and Engineering Manager

Position Summary

Reliability Manager will be responsible for developing and implementing reliability improvements in support of the mills production and operational goals. In addition the Reliability Manager will be responsible for developing and implementing predicative and preventive maintenance programs, as well as leading planned maintenance outages

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement reliability improvement plans for major mill areas
  • Develop 5 year major maintenance plan in all mill areas
  • Identify and scope major maintenance jobs for major mill areas
  • Develop and manage capital jobs for improving reliability
  • Develop and manage Root Cause Analysis program
  • Develop, with Operations input, and implement Operator Assisted Maintenance Training Process
  • Lead preventive and predictive maintenance program, including lubrication and vibration analysis
  • Provide troubleshooting support for operations and maintenance
  • Provide 24x7 support to production operations, as needed


  • Bachelor degree mechanical engineering
  • 10+ years’ experience in a process based manufacturing company
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to listen and communicate effectively
  • Experience in a pulp and paper mill a plus

Desired Skills

  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Knowledge of pulp and paper equipment
  • Ability to interface effectively with mechanics and operators
  • Management of projects for safety, quality, cost and schedule