• Reliability Manager

    Job Locations US-MI-Grand Rapids
    Requisition ID
    Manufacturing & Operations
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Grow your career. Grow with Caraustar.
    Caraustar Industries, Inc., established in 1938, is one of North America’s largest integrated manufacturers of 100% recycled paperboard and converted paperboard products. The company is a socially responsible corporation, is committed to environmentally sound practices and is dedicated to providing customers with outstanding value through innovative products and services. Caraustar has developed its leadership position in the industry through diversification and integration from raw materials to finished products.
    With over 4,000 employees serving the unique needs of the organization, you can imagine that it takes a vast range of skills to keep our organization growing. What does that mean for you as a job seeker? Room to grow in any number of directions, any number of places, and any number of roles. Your path begins here.
    We believe in encouraging, challenging and empowering each other to be the healthiest we can be. When we are each at our personal best, so are our customers, our communities and so is our organization.  We understand that to be a world-class organization we need to practice, encourage and support employee health and wellness. Today, some of the tools and resources offered to employees to improve wellness and work/life balance include:
    - Employee assistance programs – this free and confidential guidance service is available to you and your dependent family members
    - Tobacco-free campuses
    - Health and wellness tools
    - Comprehensive benefit package 


    Improve the productivity and work quality of the Maintenance Department by anticipating and eliminating potential delays through planning, scheduling and coordination of manpower, parts and materials, and equipment access.  Improve reliability through precision maintenance practices.
    - Coordinates, arranges and supervises the completion of corrective and preventive and predictive maintenance (PM,PdM) in accordance with company safety procedures and integrates these PMs into the daily plans of the plant.
    - Understand the ideals of precision maintenance, precision assembly. Will need to coach this practice to all reports to eliminate infant mortality in our repairs.
    - Organizes, determines, leads, and coordinates projects from initiation to completion, including scheduling.
    - Assures that major equipment and furnishings are maintained in a safe, operable condition. Arranges replacement components or notifies management of the need to replace.
    - Works with all departments to schedule projects and/or develop project scope.
    - Coordinates all PM/TPM activities with plant supervisors.
    - Evaluates long-term needs in relation to major projects and property improvements, and makes recommendations to Management.
    - Develops, implements, reviews, updates and improves equipment records in the computerized maintenance management system (CMMS), including: entering work orders; entering existing and new equipment; organizing the hierarchy of the equipment; update equipment change outs; closing completed work orders; entering safety documents and SOP (Standard Operating Procedures) that will be linked to the work orders; create and maintain maintenance spare parts inventory.
    - Establishes procedures and policies for spare part control to ensure availability to critical spares to support operational efficiency, while being sensitive to working capital considerations.
    - Arranges or provides training for personnel as it relates to the safety and maintenance needs of the facilities.
    - Adheres to all safety policies. Participates in complex-wide safety, housekeeping, and continuous improvement programs (Operational Excellence, Lean Manufacturing, etc.).
    - Ensures that high standards of safety are developed, communicated and met within the department.  Create an atmosphere of personal accountability.
    - Comply in all respects with the provisions of the Caraustar Standards of Business Conduct Policy required.
    - Participates in the development of policies and procedures related to maintenance and safety.
    - Participates in annual budget preparation as it relates to safety and maintenance of facilities, grounds and equipment and capital projects.
    - Completes other assignments as deemed appropriate.


    Job Requirements
    - At least 5-7 years of Reliability Management experience required
    - Precision Maintenance, preventive and predictive maintenance (PM,PdM) experience
    - Computerized maintenance management system (CMMS), SOP (Standard Operating Procedures) and Reliability Solutions experience
    - Strong writing and verbal communication skills.
    - Scheduling and planning workflow experience
    - Demonstrated ability to read standard blueprints, machine and process drawings with the ability to sketch or redline existing drawings.
    - Knowledge and understanding of the maintenance processes and proper use of the work order system, planning and scheduling, and storeroom processes.
    - Ability to manage multiple priorities or projects and keep them progressing to completion.
    - Ability to accurately estimate labor hours, material requirement and skills needed to complete a job and must be able to visualize and communicate the execution of work.
    - Must be able to practice time management skills.
    - Ability to adhere to healthy safety practices.


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