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Position Title: Senior Reliability Engineer 

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time ​

Position Location: Appleton 

Requisition ID: 20021 

 

 

The Senior Reliability Engineer will drive reliability improvement programs such as condition inspection, condition based and predictive maintenance systems throughout North America sites. Support current and future pilots initiated through digital maintenance. Manage and distribute maintenance metrics and data to support data-driven decision making and prioritization within maintenance group. Support site root cause analysis efforts by initiating/participating of meetings and follow up on action items.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
 

• Accelerate the pace of implementation of current and future reliability/OEE improvement programs.
• Identification of the current bad actors and optimization of equipment availability.
• Support any critical and urgent project/effort.
• Further develop and refine strategies towards a predictive maintenance environment.
• Improve uptime and lower maintenance cost by maintaining assets optimally in the maintenance cycle.
• Assist with the transition to AM (autonomous maintenance) systems.
• Research, scope and implement predictive and prescriptive tools to improve reliability.
• Assist to reduce maintenance and food safety related incidents and risks.
• Assist in implementation and sustainability of MDI for Maintenance program, support with the relevant training.
• Process safety compliance and oversight for maintenance including contractors.
• Assisting with safety incident and fryer fire investigations and drive towards zero.
• Support of pro-active safety training, detailed and standardized LOTO procedures which is integrated in all PM’s and Permit-to-Work systems.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this position successfully, the individual must be able to perform each job duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

 5-8 years experience

Education:

 Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience. Food manufacturing experience preferred.

Leadership Abilities: 
• Proven capability to develop and maintain strong collaborative business relationships
• Ability to influence effective decision-making with cross-functional teams
• Highly developed interpersonal skills with diversity and inclusion sensitivity
• Excellent communication skills to effectively and persuasively articulate positions (electronically and verbally) to various audiences and at all levels of the business
• Ability to effectively delegate tasks and measure progress across multiple priorities
• Ability to work independently and within teams on both strategy and tactical projects with minimal supervision.
• Program management skills: identification and management of stakeholders, milestone development and tracking of progress, resource management, risk mitigation, detailed action planning, and basic familiarity with change management.


Business Acumen:
• Ability to propose, evaluate and motivate projects from a technical and financial perspective
• Ability to interact at various levels within the regional and global integrated supply chain
• Ability to interface cross functionally with other functions (e.g., Procurement, Finance, Engineering, etc.)


Required Length & Type of Experience:
• Relevant experience in manufacturing, preferably the food industry
• Detailed understanding of continuous improvement and lean manufacturing programs
• Proven safety improvement track record
• Proven track record in plant maintenance management
• Proven track record to drive results through influencing and collaboration

McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace.  As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger. 
 
McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

The health and safety of McCain employees and their families has been our number one priority since the start of COVID-19 pandemic. With vaccination restrictions easing across the globe we do not currently require employees to be vaccinated, but we reserve the right to change this mandate in line with health guidance and regulations in each country.
 
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Job Family: Engineering & Technical      
Division: NA Supply Chain 
Department: ​Maintenance NA ​
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Company: McCain Foods USA, Inc. 

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