Establishes and manages systems, processes, and personnel plans for the reliability group to advance reliability and improve overall equipment effectiveness throughout the mill.
Builds a reliability vision for the mill and executes a year by year improvement plan.
Manages the reliability team and leads the overall reliability improvement effort of the plant. Specific responsibilities include leading the group for: RCFA, failure analysis, predictive maintenance, lubrication and precision maintenance.
Provides technical expertise for troubleshooting and problem solving. Evaluates new technologies and techniques for plant improvement.
Develops and priorities plant reliability opportunity lists, leads process improvement projects, and sets the expectation for the plant and departments in the area of reliability.
Creates, manages and optimizes the plant preventative and predictive maintenance program (vibration analysis, ultrasound, thermal imaging, motor circuit analysis, oil sampling) and leading design for reliability on capital improvement projects.
Trains area personnel in key mill reliability techniques (Bad Actor Analysis, Equipment Strategy Development, Root Cause Analysis, Reliability Fundamentals, etc.). These include processes and guidelines developed within the Technical Resource Group (TRG)
Develops and monitors Key Performance Indicators (KPI) to determine the value of the mill reliability effort.
Provides leadership in implementing and maintaining preventive and predictive maintenance programs
Manages oversight of the mill lubrication efforts.
Manages oversight of the mill tank integrity and safety relief valve programs.