United States, St. Louis, MO, Laundry & Home Care

Reliability Manager

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  • The Reliability Manager is responsible for safety, quality, OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness), people capability, maintenance costs, and reducing the quantity and time of breakdowns in the Production Cell
  • This individual will serve as the Technical Expert who will drive implementation of global best practices across all lines in the Cell
  • Responsible for optimizing industrial equipment performance in the production Cell according to the OEE glidepath
  • Design maintenance strategies, procedures and methods according to TPM DMS (Daily Management System) tool. Plan and undertake scheduled maintenance activities in the cell
  • Lead routine inspections and TPM activities on machines, such as Preventative Maintenance (PM) to avoid malfunction and other problems with equipment.
  • Manage inventory of supplies and equipment. Control maintenance tools, inventory, and equipment. Monitor and control maintenance costs by maintaining statistical and financial records
  • Supervise and train reliability technicians and production operators to increase the staff capability
  • In some cases, machines that no longer work simply cannot be repaired due to the age of the machine or the cost of the repairs. It is then the responsibility of the Reliability Manager to lead the install of new equipment.


  • 5+ years of related experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably within Consumer Packaged Good or closely related industry
  • Bachelor's Degree in a technical field such as mechanical, chemical, electrical, manufacturing, production engineering is highly desired, but not required
  • Lean and/or Six Sigma Certifications preferred. Highly skilled in diagnosis and problem-solving, leading a team and liaising with suppliers, and capacity to understand a range of engineering functions and procedures
  • Highly developed understanding of TPM methodologies and implementation to drive continuous improvement highly preferred.

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Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and other legally protected characteristics.

JOB ID: 22038664
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067
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