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Unilever

Reliability Engineer

Production

All

Full Time

On Site

No

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Background & Purpose of the Job

The Reliability Supervisor position supports the Maintenance Manager and Maintenance Lead. This position coordinates the team of maintenance technicians in their area of assignment. This position is responsible for ensuring completion of all maintenance tasks in their assigned area, making sure the lead and manager is aware if there are any gaps. The position ensures the correct resources are being applied to each problem and escalates to the manager and lead when additional help is needed.

Who You Are & What You’ll Do

Continuously strive to increase the efficiency and reliability of equipment in their area of focus

Communicate with all shifts of the maintenance team to ensure a consistent message and consistent application of all company policies, programs, rules and regulations.

Support maintenance team in troubleshooting, finding/procuring parts, or escalating issues as required

Carries out periodic audits to ensure depth of work order material is adequate and works with lead and planner to ensure gaps are addressed

Ensure maintenance, quality and safety audits are carried out by the team to ensure compliance with internal requirements

Work with the maintenance lead and planner to track breakdowns and develop countermeasures for repeat issues

Review short and medium-term plans for equipment maintenance with the maintenance lead and planner and operations team. Develop long term plans with input from the managers, supervisors and operations team and ensure execution of the plans.

Working as a team with Supervisors, Maintenance team members, and Operations to plan, procure and document activities for the enhancement of machines in the assigned area

Contacting vendors and manufacturers as needed for support in resolving issues or deploying projects

Participate in safety or quality reviews and ensure corrective actions are carried out

Assisting in the development and implementation of reliability centered maintenance strategies

Key Skills and Competencies:

Bias for Action. By providing consistent and near real time information, decisions can be taken quickly which leverage our resources.

Building Talent & Teams. Our vision is to move to semi-autonomous teams and we require Maintenance Reliability Engineer’s with a passion for achieving results through great teamwork, an ability to teach new tools and methodologies and ensuring that you and your colleagues are fully aligned, and drawing on one another’s strengths.

Accountability & Responsibility. Taking responsibility for building your team’s performance and sharing your best interventions to help support other lines’ in their improvements.

Process and Organizational Design. Leverage technical knowledge and a systems approach to ensure factory lines and processes are optimally resourced (e.g. manpower ratios are efficient and sustainable).

Analytical capability. Collect and analyze complex data to penetrate problems’ phenomena and understand root causes.

What You’ll Need To Succeed

4 year degree in a technical field and at least two (2) years of experience as a maintenance supervisor/coordinator in fast paced manufacturing environment.

Strong troubleshooting skills

Excellent communication skills

Ability to coordinate and communicate with teams working different shifts across a 24/7 schedule.

Experience leading a team of maintenance technicians toward a common goal

Must be capable of working independently and in a team environment

Experience making reliability/maintenance decisions to meet needs

Proven track record of implementing improvement ideas

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience using a CMMS system

Controls/Automation experience with a strong preference to Allen Bradley controls

Please note: as part of the job application, you will be asked to complete pre-screening questions. Completion of the pre-screening questions are mandatory in order to be considered. Please allow yourself plenty of time to complete both the application and pre-screening questions. If the pre-screening questions are partially answered or not at all, it will adversely affect the progress of your application. Please be aware that you will have to complete the pre-screening questions at once as you will be unable to return to it later.

Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business.

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Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. For more information, please see[Register to View] target="_blank" rel="noreferrer">Equal Employment Opportunity Postersopens in a new window

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