Mechanical Reliability Engineer - Heavy Industrial Manufacturing

Job title : Mechanical Reliability Engineer - Heavy Industrial Manufacturing
Location : Waikato
Job type : Permanent
Contact name : Kerry Rowlands
Job reference : KR71185

My client is a global leader across 17 countries at the heart of innovation within raw material manufacturing. They are committed to delivering innovative, environmentally sustainable products with manufacturing operations for pulp, paper and packaging across NZ and Australia. A unique to market role as Mechanical Reliability Engineer has arisen within one of their Central North Island Plants.

Reporting to the Reliability Engineering Manager, and as an integral member of the Reliability Maintenance team, the purpose of this role is to increase plant reliability, oversee reliability improvement projects, ensure delivery aligns with the company asset strategy and assist to develop long term reliability strategies for widely used plant. You will have extensive experience in strategically delivering predictive and preventative engineering in a heavy industrial or manufacturing environment. Your proven relationship building skills will be complemented by well developed, interpersonal and influencing abilities. A competitive package in the $115 - $125 K range will be provided dependant on experience.

The Role:

The Mechanical Reliability Engineer will provide maintenance and operational expertise and support to the plant with responsibilities including:

  • Scope maintenance work for completion by contractors

  • Ensure quality, productivity and adherence schedules are maintained

  • Increase reliability through improving reliability maintenance practices

  • Perform root cause analysis to ensure maintenance reliability issues resolved

  • Take a medium to long term strategic approach for reliability engineering activities

Your Skills:

  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering or similar

  • 5-10 years experience working within a large industrial, MHF, manufacturing environment

  • Proven expertise in Reliability Engineering with Pulp and Paper knowledge preferred

  • Be a strong communicator and effective influencer with excellent people skills

  • Have strong operational and maintenance knowledge

  • Sound leadership with the ability to motivate and problem solve

In return you will be rewarded with excellent working conditions, an engaged and progressive team, a high value safety culture, excellent remuneration package and ongoing development and career opportunities within the organisation. Benefits include subsidised Medical / Life / Disability and Income Protection, purchasing benefits and enhanced superannuation. This role is a predominately Monday to Friday position and will pay in the $115 - $125 K package

For further information contact Kerry on 09 951 5006 / 021917913 or send your CV to quoting reference KR71185 or apply online.