Reliability Engineer

Plant City, FL, US, 33566

James Hardie Building Products Inc. is the North American leader in fiber cement home siding and exterior design solutions. Hardie® products offer long lasting beauty and endless design possibilities with trusted protection and low maintenance. The company pioneered modern fiber cement building products and continues to invest in innovation to transform the industry. James Hardie is a high-performance organization, with an unwavering commitment to Zero Harm. The company proudly employs a diverse workforce of over 3,000 employees across operations in North America.

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As a member of the maintenance improvement program reporting to the Maintenance Improvement Manager, the Reliability Engineer performs functions to implement a preventive /predictive maintenance program which will maximize site equipment reliability and develop strategies and methods that improve site preventive/predictive maintenance. 

What You’ll Do:

  • This program is in its infancy and will require ground up population of the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) by: 

  • Identifying all equipment and creating equipment identification lists and assigning respective numbers to each piece of equipment; 

  • Creating bill of materials for all equipment; 

  • Writing preventive maintenance procedures and frequencies  based on vendor recommendations, professional experience, and best available practice; and 

  • Drawing updates for fabricated parts. 

  • Works and collaborates with various departments to develop and maintain specific targets, strategies and tactics to maximize equipment availability to drive asset productivity improvement by:  

  • Reviewing preventive maintenance (PM) procedures and modifying accordingly; 

  • Reviewing existing data to investigate equipment trends; 

  • Identifying failure modes and writing preventive procedures; 

  • Implementing predictive maintenance (PdM) technology; 

  • Writing work process improvements; 

  • Setting up reliability based metrics while ensuring compliance with all regulatory agency and company requirements; and 

  • Designing and developing new and unique repair methods and procedures.  

  • Work closely with maintenance and/or production personnel to resolve chronic equipment related issues by appropriately using reliability tools such as:  

  • Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM); 

  • Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA); 

  • Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA); and 

  • Predictive technologies such as thermal imaging, vibration analysis, and acoustic monitoring. 


What You’ll Bring:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required (Industrial, Mechanical, Electrical or Chemical Engineering preferred) Degree must be from an accredited institution.
  • 3 -5 years experience in a manufacturing maintenance environment. 


What You’ll Receive:

At James Hardie, we recognize that our success depends on our people. We've worked hard to build a generous and competitive benefits program that demonstrates our commitment to our employees. 

  • Comprehensive low-cost co-pay Health Insurance; medical, dental, prescription, and vision insurance benefits for every 30+ hour full-time employee. Insurance starts on day one!
  • 401(k) Retirement plan that will match 100% of employees saved dollars up to the first 6% of your salary
  • Paid holidays, paid vacation including Jury Duty and bereavement leave
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Parental Leave
  • Community Involvement & Sustainable Solutions - Fire Resistant Siding to Help Rebuild the Grizzly Flats Community | James Hardie
  • And more 


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James Hardie Building Products Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, veteran's status, marital status, pregnancy, disability, or any other basis protected by law.

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