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Reliability Engineer 

Category Manufacturing  

The objective of the Reliability 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 identifying problem areas lead investigation of the causes of downtime and promote 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, 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 Plants Inspection and preventive maintenance programs 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 address reliability issues.
  • Actvely engaged in all safety and continuous improvement inticatives and processes.
  • Assist in setting departmental objectives.
  • Assist with the implementation of recommendations developed through reliability initiatives (RCFA).
  • On call support for the Maintenance department.

Position Requirements
  • 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 trouble shooting skills.
  • Experience with Computerized Mechanical Maintenance System
  • 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 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
  • Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP) Preferred.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Position Reliability Engineer  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Hiring Manager(s) Greg Krizan  
Req Number MAN-19-00012  
Location Buchanan  
About the Organization At Continental we manufacture a full range of Bison Board brand drywall and Rapid Coat brand joint compound to provide our customers with the materials and service they need for all of their commercial and residential building projects. We are committed to doing the right thing 100% of the time by investing in smart operations, experienced support and consistent product quality. Our customers can count on us to help them build their business Bison Strong™. We put the highest priority on the health, well-being and safety of our team, customers and stakeholders. We strive for operational excellence throughout our business and provide professional development to our associates through a multitude of cross-functional experiences. Our team prides itself on our approachability, our professionalism, and our 'get it done' philosophy. In searching for new team members, we look for upbeat, talented professionals with entrepreneurial spirit who share these ideals.  

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