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Reliability Manager

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The Operation Excellence – Reliability Manager will be responsible for new and existing reliability process transformation, development, and improvements.The candidate will be able to work in a collaborative work setting as well as communicate with Guardian manufacturing facilities throughout the world.

The desired candidate will provide technical reliability knowledge to support complex, multi-disciplinary technology advancement projects. The candidate must interact with regional operations and local plant personnel to develop a point of view on current and future reliability and maintenance improvements which requires leadership skills to influence these personnel. This will drive long-term value creation for Guardian Glass.This candidate will support the initiatives for both asset life cycle and stable operations.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Participate in setting the vision for reliability for the region and priorities for reliability improvements for Guardian operations
  • Engaged in the Guardian reliability transformation and support the operations team on the plan for execution (Reliability Knowledge, Change Management, Asset Strategies)
  • Support reliability input for the capital process for float and fabrication operations (DFMEA, Maintainability analyses capability)
  • Function as a resource for the follow up on reliability issues to enable continuous improvement (RCA, FMEA leadership capability)
  • Continuously improve the region’s reliability systems to reduce unplanned events
  • Build relationships with the Operations organizations to improve customer focus and translate their needs into reliability activities

The Experience You Will Bring


  • B.S. degree in Engineering, or Associates Degree in Engineering and 5 to 10 years of work experience in reliability and maintenance within a manufacturing enterprise.
  • Reliability / maintenance process knowledge and experience in full scale manufacturing and development.
  • Leading through influence and example to drive change within our operations
  • Experience in maintenance leadership positions or background reliability fundamentals and maintenance work-flow processes
  • Strong problem-solving skills (Root cause mapping – facilitation)
  • Solid technical writing and presentation skills
  • General personal computer knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, and Power Point
  • Strong communication skills are required to project information in a professional manner to both technical and non-technical groups
  • Open minded with a strong desire to work with and contribute to an innovative team 
  • Flexibility to regional travel to Guardian sites to promote reliability projects / transformation.

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Solid educational or work experience and experimental foundation with a working knowledge of reliability and maintenance strategies (Certified Reliability Professional – CMRP/CAMA).
  • Project management and executing of projects that require multi-functional involvement for implementation
  • Lean/Six Sigma Experience (Green / Black Belt)

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