Reliability Superintendent - Dublin, GA

Dublin | Georgia | United States

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Reliability Superintendent - Dublin, GA

709 Papermill Rd
Dublin, Georgia, 31027
United States


Reliability Superintendent

Dublin, GA

Career Opportunity:

The Reliability Superintendent provides leadership and support to improve and optimize process and production systems reliability.  This role interacts with all of maintenance and all operating areas.  The Reliability Superintendent reports to the Maintenance, IT & Engineering Manager.


How you will impact WestRock:

  • Utilize WestRock’s Enterprise Asset Management System (J.D. Edwards) to implement world class:
    • Workflow Planning and Execution
    • Precision, Preventive and Predictive Maintenance
    • Lubrication routes, Vibration Analysis routes, IR analyses and other techniques  
  • Ensure systems are in place for maintenance and operations to use to better understand, monitor and communicate the health of all production processes and equipment.
  • Actively participate on Performance Excellence teams.
  • Review and follow-up on equipment failures, utilizing root cause failure analysis, and offer solutions and own corrective action to prevent future failures.
  • Champion and lead the Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) process for the entire mill.
  • Integrate reliability centered maintenance, risk base inspections, equipment condition monitoring, root cause analysis, critical spare parts management and other reliability best practices in normal day-to-day activities
  • Provide mill-wide technical expertise for the analysis, development and evaluation of new maintenance technologies and equipment, and fully utilize all existing technology.
  • Serve as a resource for operators and maintenance to learn and understand more about maintenance processes and their related systems and strategies.
  • Identify opportunities for improvement within processes, equipment/controls, environmental/safety areas, employee work environment, costs, quality, etc…
  • Manage maintenance KPI’s and their reporting.
  • Support the mill’s ISO requirements, especially Maintenance’s requirements.
  • Assist on mill wide projects as needed.


What you need to succeed:


Knowledge of:

  • Paper Manufacturing Process

  • Maintenance best practices

  • RCFA and other formal problem solving approaches.

  • Process and Systems Improvement

  • CMMS, in general and JD Edwards, specifically.






    Ability to:

  • Build consensus among diverse groups with minimal conflict.

  • Accomplish tasks through the use of others.

  • Lead teams of Maintenance employees.

  • Understand business and financial systems and application of systems and data.

  • Form effective business relationships/partnerships at various levels within the company to accomplish desired results.


    These abilities and knowledge are usually obtained through self-study, company seminars and meetings, computer based training, and on the job application.



  • B. S. Degree Engineering (Mechanical, Chemical, Pulp and Paper), or equivalent experiences.


    Preferred Qualifications:

  • The candidate should have demonstrated capabilities and at least 5+ years of experience in paper or paperboard or container board manufacturing and maintenance processes.

  • Experience in troubleshooting problems and finding workable business solutions.

  • Lean Six Sigma and DMAIC problem solving experience is a plus.


    Working Conditions:

  • Duties are performed in an office environment and on jobsites throughout the mill.

  • Infrequent travel to attend meetings or training may be required.


    If this sounds great to you and you think you fit in, please submit your application. We want to hear from you!


WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.






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