Reference : USA00160

Reliability Engineer

  • Technical Production
  • United States PALATKA
  • Permanent / Regular
  • Posting date : 03/15/2022

Position description

CertainTeed's Gypsum group is now hiring a Reliability Engineer for their manufacturing site in Palatka, FL. This engineer is to lead the plant Reliability Program toward meeting corporate reliability targets for all the major systems in the Plant. The incumbent will proactively identify problem areas, lead the investigation of the causes of downtime, and promote the elimination of reliability issues. In addition, strategies for overall plant improvement, as well as departmental operational improvements, will be developed.

  • Track and “champion” all aspects of plant reliability
  • Develop priority listings, equipment criticality reports, master schedule, etc. for reliability and plant improvement projects.
  • Prepare solutions to long-term and chronic problem areas.
  • Investigate and provide reports with recommendations on equipment failures
  • Provide engineering support for the maintenance department.
  • Assist in developing and achieving Maintenance Department development goals
  • Oversee the plant's inspection and preventive maintenance programs with increasing visibility and provide support to the Planning and execution teams
  • Assist in the implementation of machinery improvement. Promote and use problem-solving tools such as Root Cause Failure Analysis.
  • Research and develop new methods and approaches to addressing reliability issues. 
  • Assist in setting departmental objectives.
  • Assist with the implementation of recommendations developed through reliability initiatives (RCFA).
  • On-call support for the Maintenance department.


  • Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial preferred) or equivalent field experience.
  • Previous experience in a Reliability Centered Maintenance role is preferred
  • Extensive experience in equipment repair.
  • Demonstrated analytical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Experience with Computerized Mechanical Maintenance System (such as SAP or JDE)
  • Knowledge of problem-solving techniques (Statistical Process Control, Root Cause Failure Analysis, etc.)
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Strong communicator (both oral & written).
  • Excellent interpersonal skills demonstrated the ability to interact with plant personnel.
  • Highly motivated, ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated commitment to achieving organizational and personal goals.
  • Proven ability to work well in a team environment (co-workers, suppliers, etc.)
  • Well organized and systematic.

Who are we ?

Through the responsible development of innovative and sustainable building products, CertainTeed, headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, has helped shape the building products industry for more than 110 years. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Manufacturing Company, the firm's slogan "Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed," inspired the name CertainTeed. Today, CertainTeed is a leading North American brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, insulation, drywall, and ceilings.

A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest and oldest building products companies, CertainTeed has more than 6,300 employees and more than 60 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada.

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