KIK Custom Products

Maintenance and Reliability Planner

3 months ago
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We are seeking a Maintenance & Reliability Planner to join our team at KIK Danville. The successful candidate is responsible for the continued implementation and leadership of a progressive and integrated Reliability Centered Maintenance and Equipment Reliability Improvement process in a large multiple product processing organization. Ideal candidate is responsible for driving step change improvement of plant reliability-championing the continued move from reactive to proactive maintenance.  He or She will apply knowledge and experience to ensure continuous improvement to optimize the company's physical assets and maintenance and reliability processes and strategies. Leads implementation, acceptance and adoption of enterprise asset management system.



Essential Job Functions


The primary function of the position is to improve both equipment and plant’s OEE to maximize the use of all plant production and service equipment. Utilize analysis methods for determining reliability of components, equipment, and processes. Determine the cost advantages of alternatives when developing action plans to comply with internal/external customer demands for reliable processes/equipment to avoid failures.

Duties will include, but not be limited to the following:

  • PM reviews, PM modifications, Root Cause Analysis (RCFA), CMMS data mining to investigate equipment trends, failure defense identification and planning, PdM technology implementation, work process improvements, and setup of reliability based metrics while ensuring compliance with all regulatory agency and company requirements. Develop Lubrication Specifications Standards, aligned with and according to accepted Industry Standards.
  • Work closely with maintenance and/or production personnel to resolve chronic equipment related issues. Lead or participate in Kaizen/TPI events and coordinate activities with plant engineering as required.
  • Perform equipment evaluations to determine and justify new equipment, equipment replacement(incorporate into capital plan), or overhaul needs. Develop and maintain contingency plans for catastrophic failure of each major system.
  • Coach and mentor the utilization of Reliability Best Practices and teach other basic principles of reliability engineering. Maintains/Attains expert status in the reliability engineering discipline.
  • Lead application of reliability methodologies such as Reliability Centered Maintenance Analysis, Root Cause Failure Analysis, Failure Modes and Effects Analysis, equipment criticality analysis, etc. to transform the organization from reactive maintenance to reliability focus




  • BS Degree in Engineering field with specialized training in Reliability Engineering concepts and Minimum five (5) years reliability engineering experience in heavy industrial setting.
  • BS Degree may be waived with appropriate specific experience.
  • CMRP certification or enrolled and pursuing is an asset.
  • Strong leadership, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated Work success in Lean Manufacturing environment.
  • This position does not offer employment visa sponsorship now or in the future





KIK is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer



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