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Mechanical Reliability Engineer

Rome, GA · Manufacturing
What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100 years crating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it.
 
Function and Scope
Provide safe, high quality, cost-effective, technical support to the Rome mill Maintenance/Reliability initiatives.  Develop and implement comprehensive Reliability Centered Maintenance strategy within the area(s) assigned through actions that support achievement of mill goals, objectives, and key performance metrics.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Work with the area Operations and Maintenance staff to implement effective strategic maintenance initiatives that support achievement of reliability goals, objectives, key performance metrics, maintenance cost objectives, and capital projects execution.
  • Provide leadership and support to ensure Mechanical/Electrical Integrity program is in compliance with OSHA requirements and Company policies.
  • Ensure effective utilization and integrity of the computerized maintenance management system (SAP), including program and equipment upgrades, training, implementation, and modifications as needed to meet established goals and objectives.
  • Provide leadership and direction for planning, lubrication, and precision maintenance systems and disciplines in area(s) assigned.
  • Provide leadership and direction to area(s) PM/PDM programs, lead maintenance benchmarking activities, and implement and share Strategic Maintenance Performance Metrics to improve cost productivity, plant reliability, and achieve "World Class" maintenance excellence.
  • Provide systemic interventions to improve the overall reliability of all equipment, not just a gradual improvement one piece of equipment at a time. Utilize root cause failure analysis (RCFA) to improve overall reliability.
  • Precision maintenance (equipment fits and tolerances/alignment/balancing)
  • Responsible for development and implementation of effective programs for training employees
  • Ensure target, tolerance and test philosophy is a cultural value.
  • Actively support the planning effort for annual shutdown to include; job planning, job coordination, resource planning and financial management.
  • Minimize unscheduled downtime and ensure the majority of maintenance is planned work.
  • Facilitate, plan and direct partial and mill-wide maintenance outages.
  • Project manager for Capital Projects in assigned area(s).
  • Other duties, projects as assigned.
 
Education and Experience
  • B.S. degree in Engineering, or equivalent professional work experience.
  • Minimum 3 years of related work experience.
  • Experience with reliability improvement methods, technologies, and tools.
  • Experience working with predictive maintenance tools.
  • Experience and knowledge of maintenance planning and scheduling practices.
 
International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.

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