Uncommon Life | St. Joseph, MO

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Reliability Engineer



Software Engineering
St Joseph, MO, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2024

What you will do:

As a Reliability Engineer you will review and participate in capital projects to ensure total cost of ownership is considered, Own and optimize the preventive and predictive maintenance processes and systematically identify and eliminate production losses and asset failures through Risk Based Asset Management and Life Cycle Asset Management (LCAM).

You will lead efforts to ensure reliability and maintainability of equipment, processes, utilities, facilities, controls, and safety/security systems.

  • Professionally and systematically defines, designs, develops, monitors and refines an Asset Maintenance Plan that includes Value-added preventive maintenance tasks and Effective utilization of predictive and other non-destructive testing methodologies designed to identify and isolate inherent reliability problems
  • Applies value analysis to repair/replace, repair/redesign, and make/buy decisions
  • The usage of MFMEA at the plants.

How you will do it:

  • Reduce assets reliability risks for new projects and existing assets
  • Elaborate and validate Master Routines per technology (MR) including Plant´s feedback supported by SME´s
  • Standardization of Master Routines
  • Master Routines long term Governance
  • Preventive Maintenance routines optimization
  • Supports MFMEA and root cause analysis
  • Liaison between Technology SME´s and Plant Maintenance Engineers
  • Spare parts optimization
  • Provides engineering maintenance support to the Plants.
  • Executes PdM master plan in the plants
  • Provides training to PdM Technicians
  • Participates in the development of design and installation specifications along with commissioning plans. Participates in the development of criteria for and evaluation of equipment and technical MRO suppliers and technical maintenance service providers.
  • Participates in the final check out of new installations. This includes factory and site acceptance testing that will assure adherence to functional specifications.

What we look for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering required Mechanical/Electrical Engineering degree or similar discipline preferred
  • 5 + years of experience in a maintenance engineering role required.
  • 5+ experience working with reliability engineering related processes required.
  • Certified Maintenance And Reliability Professional desired
  • Must have an understanding of Lean, Six Sigma and TPM. Lean-Six Sigma Black belt certification desired
  • Must fully domain the Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) process, Asset Management & condition monitoring principles, tools and application
  • Expertise in all areas of maintenance and reliability, material management, planning and scheduling, and/or CMMS / EAM / ERP optimization is desired
  • Proficient on Popular CMMS solutions like Maximo 7.6, SAP Maintenance & Prisma
  • Should have good oral/written communication skills and possess tact.
  • Able to talk in public and teach large groups

What we do here:
St. Joseph - Assembly Plant

St. Joseph, Missouri is home to our assembly plant which manufactures automotive and marine batteries. Several of our customers, including the world’s largest automotive manufacturers, recognized us for supplier excellence. We opened in 1973 and now employ more than 800 people and operate six days per week. We are actively involved in our local community and give back through The United Way, United Cerebral Palsy and Camp Quality.


Who we are:
Clarios is the creator behind the world’s most recognizable car battery brands. We are the car battery found in most new vehicles including leading brands such as Ford, General Motors, Toyota, Honda, and Nissan. Our 16,000 employees develop, manufacture, and distribute batteries for virtually every type of vehicle. We recover, recycle, and reuse up to 99% of our battery materials, leading sustainability practices in our industry. Clarios, formerly Johnson Controls Battery Group, is currently a Brookfield portfolio company. Learn more about us at www.clarios.com.

We recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please apply. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is key to challenging the status quo. Therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process by emailing Special.Accommodations@Clarios.com. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value diversity in our teams in terms of work experience, area of expertise, gender, ethnicity, and all other characteristics protected by laws in the countries where we operate. For more information on our commitment to sustainability, diversity, and equal opportunity, please read our latest report. We want you to know your rights because EEO is the law.

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