Reliability Lead L2

Posting Start Date: Sep 14, 2023

Location: Schenectady, NY, US

Company: Cascades

Your challenge!

Reporting to the Production Manager, the Reliability Lead’s mission is to be responsable for all outcomes associated with the maintenance of his/her area. You ensure communication between operations and maintenance and correct prioritization for maintenance activities and manages defects/failures. You also provide support to the Asset Owner and Process Lead.

Individual responsibilities

Define standard processes and tools to handle defects (DH) and ensures that processes are executed properly to improve equipment reliability and performance
Define / execute on standards for Breakdown Elimination (BDE) minor issues execution (6W2H) and major issues execution (root-cause analysis)
Monitor repair paths

Follow up with operators to ensure that any defects were handled properly
Support operators in identifying and solving problems that caused breakdowns
Determine planned maintenance needs and prioritize work orders / schedule the process for conducting planned maintenance
Share best practices with other Reliability Leads
Ensure constant communication with the maintenance department to establish area priorities
Continuously improve established maintenance processes including Defect Handling and Breakdown Elimination
Train and coach operators to handle different aspects of maintenance including DH and BDE
Reduced negative impact of maintenance needs and machine reliability
Support CI Pillar and Reliability Management Pillar

Experiences and strengths

Experience leading and coaching teams
Knowledge / expertise in maintenance processes
Demonstrates good analytical and problem-solving skills 
Demonstrates ability to overcome ambiguous and complex situations
Brings strong organizational and prioritization skills
Experience and understanding of Lean Production System principles
Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work well and communicate with others

Core competencies defined for this job

*Health and safety
Advisory role
Planning and organizing
Continuous improvement

Nearest Major Market: Albany

Job Segment: Engineer, Engineering