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Reliability Engineer



Guardian Glass is seeking a Reliability Engineer in Richburg, SC!

Who are Guardian Industries? When you are looking at a city’s skyline or any of the latest cars and trucks, chances are you’re seeing our products. Through Guardian Glass, a Guardian Industries company, we make high- performance, energy efficient glass for homes and buildings. SRG Global™, a Guardian Industries company, makes automotive trim products that define a vehicle’s DNA and help improve fuel efficiency.

And perhaps most of all, we make the ideas, formulas and processes that make these products possible. Guardian Industries is 18,000 people working to make products that improve people’s lives! To learn more, visit our website at: https://www.guardian.com.


What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Participate and support in all areas to meet Environmental, Health & Safety excellence
  • Provide support to operational areas with emphasis on short and long‐term reliability
  • improvements
  • Provide leadership to drive continuous improvement with asset and site reliability
  • Participate and lead Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) and Failure Mode Effects Analysis
  • (FMEA) efforts to identify root causes of complex and/or repetitive problems and put in place
  • executable corrective actions
  • Develop, implement, and support preventative and predictive maintenance strategies for new
  • and existing equipment (vibration analysis, lubrication program, oil analysis, ultrasonic, infrared,
  • NDT, thermography, MCE testing and precision maintenance)
  • Review plans for new equipment and contribute to the Design for Reliability process by
  • validating reliability and maintainability of the systems
  • Support implementation of reliability processes aimed at developing skilled maintenance and
  • operating personnel who operate with a reliability‐centric mindset
  • Analyze operational data (KPIs, OEE, etc.) to identify gaps and areas of potential improvement
  • Actively participate in design and implementation of Asset Improvement Strategies for systems
  • to improve production and uptime
  • Apply sound logic and scientific principles to problem solving
  • Effectively manage multiple priorities and customers simultaneously
  • Work both individually with little supervision and together with a team

The Experience You Will Bring


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Reliability experience in a manufacturing/industrial or military environment
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, and Outlook

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Glass manufacturing industry experience
  • Certification or continued education in reliability applications, practices, and management
  • Experience with Reliability Improvement tools (Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA),
  • Preventative/Predictive maintenance, KPIs

This role is not eligible for Sponsorship. 

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. 
This employer uses E-Verify.  Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf


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