Maintenance Leader / Reliability Engineer – Manufacturing

Kings Lynn
£48000 - £58000 per annum
02 Oct 2017
30 Oct 2017
Martina S
Process / Chemical
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Maintenance Leader / Reliability Engineer

Location: Kings Lynn

Salary: £48,000 - £58,000 dependent on experience

The company is harnessing the power of science and technology to improve the lives of people around the world. They are accomplishing this by empowering their people - the Human Element - to lead change. To recognize their outstanding efforts and contributions, they offer a total rewards package which is considered top tier in their industry.

The company has currently an interesting job opportunity for a Maintenance Leader/ Reliability Engineer to be located at their site King's Lynn, United Kingdom.

The King’s Lynn site is seeking a motivated, self-directed individual to serve as the Maintenance Leader/Reliability Engineer to support the manufacturing of its products.

Role Overview:

* Reliability and Maintenance process / discipline owner, and administrative resource leader, within the site. The Maintenance Leader is responsible for safety, reliability and cost management. Responsible for work process utilization, enhancement of the process/operating discipline, defining skills necessary for the work process and tracks / analyses work process results. The Maintenance Leader is responsible for developing and leading the facility maintenance (reliability) strategy.
* The Reliability Engineer is responsible for developing and leading the business maintenance (reliability) strategy and providing business input and expertise to the plant maintenance and reliability programs, enabling the plant to implement the business asset strategy.

Key Responsibilities:

* Responsible for developing and leading the facility maintenance strategy.
* Accountable for implementing Equipment Maintenance Strategies.
* Accountable for the overall application of the Maintain Facility Work Process and overall alignment to the business' needs.
* Responsible for carrying out cost management elements.
* Functions as the administrative leader of all maintenance resources within an organization and assures proper staffing levels.
* Ensure full integration of work processes that have reliability and maintenance involvement.
* Accountable for resourcing reliability and maintenance reps for small capital projects and maintenance improvement projects.
* Promotes the Leveraging of MET through partnership with the Businesses and functions (i.e.: DAS, Tech Center, SME's).
* Achieve AC and AMR business objectives.
* Participates in the Facilitation and implementation of the Global RCI process to include application of the cause and effect methodology in all areas where reliability opportunities are identified and where the RCI triggers are met.
* Creates Equipment Reliability Strategies based upon Top Opportunity List, Critical Equipment List, and identified plant/business needs.
* Evaluates effectiveness of individual aspects of the PPM program by showing quantitatively the impact of failures and PPM.
* Facilitates and/or contributes greatly to driving proactive PPM Optimization activities to support overall productivity improvements.
* Uses reliability engineering principles and tools (Weibull, RCI, FMEA) to increase AC and AMR.

Key Requirements:

* Master degree or higher.
* At least 5 years’ experience working in a relevant industrial setting.
* Fluency in written and verbal English.
* Previous experience in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook (or similar email program) required.
* Must be a self-starter with high initiative and able to work independently.
* Experience of people leadership would be an advantage, but not essential.
* The ability to work effectively in a team environment is critical.
* Previous experience of maintenance processes and systems and a track record of achieving results.
* Knowledge of reliability tools such as Weibull, RCI, FMEA.


* Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits.
* An annual variable pay program that rewards team and individual performance and shares, company, business, or functional success.
* Employee stock ownership - and the commitment to long-term success that it brings.
* On-going learning opportunities in a rewarding work environment.
* Career experiences that can span different businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth.
* The chance to work on global teams with colleagues around the world and in different locations.

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Candidates with the relevant job titles and experience of; Factory Technician, Manufacturing Technician, Factory Engineer, Maintenance Technician, Manufacturing Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Maintenance Support, Manufacturing Maintenance Technician, Mechanical Engineer, Maintenance Support Technician, Maintenance Support Engineer, Repairs Technician, Maintenance Team Leader, Engineering Manager, Maintenance Supervisor may also be considered for this role.

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