Reliability Engineer

Pulaski, VA, US, 24301

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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This is an exciting opportunity for an individual with a solid maintenance reliability and project management background to assist in the development and application of James Hardie’s core maintenance strategy.
 

What You’ll Do: 

  • Assist the manufacturing operations with the execution of the reliability center maintenance activities necessary to eliminate unplanned asset failures.
  • Lead root cause analysis events in the identification and elimination of production losses and high maintenance costs associated with asset failures.
  • Develop engineering solutions to repetitive failures and all other problems that adversely affect plant operations.  These problems include capacity, quality, cost or regulatory compliance issues.
  • Develop and implement best practices for assets to ensure their maximum the mean time between failures.
  • Guide efforts to ensure best practices are being implemented to ensure reliability and maintainability of equipment, processes, utilities, facilities, controls and safety systems.
  • Assist with the analysis of asset utilization, OEE, remaining useful life and other parameters that define the operating condition, reliability and costs of assets.
  • Assist plant personnel in the classification and development of material lists for assets.
  • Review and apply statistical methods to identify reliability trends.
  • Establish and track reliability metrics by understanding and setting up CMS program.

 

What You’ll Bring:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, mechanical preferred.
  • 3-5 years of experience in an industrial continuous operating (24/7) manufacturing environment
  • Strong communication (written, oral and interpersonal) skills
  • Prior expeirence with Hexigon preferred.
  • Ability to lead and be part of cross functional teams
  • Advanced knowledge in reliability centered maintenance, failure modes & effects analysis, criticality analysis
  • Demonstrated ability to diagnosis and correct opportunities to improve mean time between failures of assets
  • Experience with computer maintenance management systems (CMMS), INFOR BE or equivalent
  • Advanced skills in basic personal computer software (Microsoft applications)
  • Assist with training as needed.

 

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 


 

Apply now and come “home” to Hardie!
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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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Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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