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Reliability Engineer

Company: Land O'Lakes
Location: Stratford
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Join Land O'Lakes, Inc., and help us bring food from farmer to fork, building vibrant communities along the way. We're a global, Fortune 250 company and a farmer-owned cooperative, which means we work for one another-not Wall Street. We're proud to rank a Top Workplace. We offer:

  • Competitive compensation and rewards
  • Best-in-class healthcare for you and your family
  • Powerful savings programs
  • Training and career progressionReliability EngineerThe Reliability Engineer reporting to the Maintenance Manager will work to drive out top losses on a 24-hour cycle. The position uses continuous improvement tools, leadership skills, and is responsible for fostering a team environment. The reliability engineer is responsible for eliminating maintenance and breakdown related losses, building capability in Operating Teams and Equipment Owners to deliver overall line performance. This position is in our Spencer, WI manufacturing facility.Job Responsibilities:
    • Drive standard practices around preventative and predictive maintenance process.
    • Maintain a high level of effectiveness around CMMS and Spare parts availability, ensure equipment maintenance strategies and reliability standards are in place for the Spencer, WI facilities.
    • Drive reduction in unplanned down time, discovery work and repeat events (incidents and near miss) therefore reducing overall life cycle cost and increasing operating profit
    • Develop engineering solutions to repetitive failures and all other problems that adversely affect plant operations including capacity, quality, cost, or regulatory compliance issues
    • Define and implement Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for measuring progress.Education, Experience and Skills Required:
      • Bachelor's degree in Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical or Computer Science or related) and 3+ years of experience in an Industrial Manufacturing setting or High School Diploma and 10+ years of related technical experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.--
      • Experience in a Food/Dairy or Chemical Manufacturing environment, developing, leading, and executing proven maintenance reliability programs, management of maintenance budgeting processes, and frontline maintenance leadership.
      • Ability to develop strategic partnerships across the company and with third party contractors to increase overall reliability.
      • Strong understanding of industrial, mechanical and electrical technologies.
      • Proficient with CMMS and working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Power Point.
      • Thorough mechanical, solid electrical and controls knowledge of all lines supported.
      • Understanding of process and follows quality guidelines (GMP's HACCP, etc).Competencies Skills Required:
        • Must be able to work with others in such a manner to promote positive outcomes and attitudes among fellow employees.
        • The desire to make a meaningful difference. Must be self-motivated with the ability to work independently.
        • Strong analytical, leadership, and communication (both written and verbal) skills, Excellent PC skills including Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and Outlook
        • Strong technical problem-solving skills, critical thinking and proven project management experience with coordination of multiple projects simultaneously.
        • Effectively communicate strategy, goals and results across the organization as it relates to Maintenance and within the Maintenance Organization.
        • Labor Relations and union experience highly desired.Physical Requirements for production positions regularly include:
          • ---Frequent movement including walking, standing, bending/stooping, turning, twisting, pushing, pulling, raising arms, lifting, climbing and other active movements
            • Performing duties while wearing personal protective equipment
            • Working across temperature zones that may include cold and/or hot environments for extended periods and may include work in environments where dust is presentNote:-- This role may require off shift hours, weekend or holidays as require.Land O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. The company maintains a drug-free workforce, including pre- and post-employment substance abuse testing pursuant to a Drug and Alcohol Policy.Neither Land O'Lakes, nor its search firms, will ever contact you and ask for confidential information over the phone or in email. If you receive a call or email like this, please do not provide the information being requested.----Land O'Lakes endeavors to make accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact the HR Solution Center at 844-LOL-HR4U (844-565-4748) M-F 8:00am-4:30pm CT.

Keywords: Land O'Lakes, Madison , Reliability Engineer, Engineering , Stratford, Wisconsin

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