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Reliability Manager at Georgia Pacific in Modesto , California

Posted in Manufacturing 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Who is Georgia-Pacific?Watch to find out!


Georgia-Pacific is currently seeking an engineering minded Reliability Manager for our corrugated box facility in Modesto California.  


The Reliability Manager is responsible for creating and implementing a reliability program and setting a strategy to improve machine reliability and uptime. They will be working with new and aging assets, building a preventative/predictive maintenance program to reduce unplanned downtime. The reliability manager will work with a team of salaried and hourly maintenance professionals as well as corporate technical SMEs to execute on their strategy. It is imperative that the reliability manager be able to prioritize work to achieve long term value and be flexible to adjust to ever-changing conditions. This role will be expected to be available nights and weekends as needed.




A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Taking ownership of the results of the people, processes, and equipment that impact the reliability of the operation while fully utilizing the maintenance & reliability resources

  • Deep diving and analysis of downtime for each capital asset

  • Developing and implementing a predictive and preventive maintenance strategy to include operator basic care

  • Fostering an environment where safety is a value not just a priority

  • Enforcing a safe work environment and ensuring personnel are practicing safe work practices

  • Working with operations leaders to ensure that the equipment meets required specifications

  • Managing of financial resources and accountability of equipment parts inventory

  • Assessing machine conditions by using technical, electrical, and mechanical skills

  • Developing cohesive teams between the operations and maintenance groups to improve reliability

  • Engaging with crews and supervisors on a daily basis, within each department, to ensure that each department is focusing on the performance of the people, processes and equipment

  • Advancing a Market Based Management (MBM®) culture

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:


  • High school diploma or GED

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in industrial/manufacturing or military experience managing people

  • Experience using Microsoft Office programs such as Word (to write business correspondence), Excel (for use of spreadsheets, reporting, simple formulas) and Outlook (for internal and external correspondence)

  • Willing and able to work off hours, overtime, weekends, and holidays, as needed

  • Willing and able to work in an industrial environment

  • Willing and able to wear the necessary Personal Protection equipment (PPE) (i.e. hard hats, safety glasses, face shield, chemical suit, respirator, ear plugs, hearing protection, steel-toe boots or safety shoes and other PPE required by specific jobs) 

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Engineering

  • Experience as Reliability Manager OR Maintenance Manager

  • Experience with programmable logic controllers (PLC)

  • Experience with drives

  • Experience in capital budgeting & management

  • Experience within the corrugated packaging industry

  • Experience with a CMMS (computerized maintenance management systems)

  • Experience using preventive and predictive maintenance programs

  • Experience managing financial resources and equipment parts inventory & controls


Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
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