New-Indy Containerboard

Mechanical Reliability Engineer

SUMMARY:  The Mechanical Reliability Engineer is responsible for maintaining and improving the reliability of a world-class pulp and paper manufacturing operation.


  • Eliminate production limiting failures from the manufacturing process.
  • Work with operations and maintenance leaders to support/troubleshoot the maintenance systems in their area.
  • Improve maintenance techniques, activities, and practices through use of reliability tools (i.e. RCM, FMEA, RCFA).
  • Assist with implementation of both capital and maintenance improvement projects.
  • Provide information and training to help build technical skills in the workforce.
  • Example daily responsibilities (depending on electrical or mechanical candidate) could include, but are not limited to:
    • Facilitate the RCFA process.
    • Manage pressure vessel integrity and tank inspection programs.
    • Manage process safety valve program.
    • Champion PM/PdM activities Assist coordinating outside contractor services.


  • B.S. in mechanical engineering or technical field.
  • Three (3) or more years’ experience in a related field. 
  • CMRP or CRL preferred
  • Excellent skills in written and oral communication.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to think “outside the box”
  • Functional use of Microsoft Office and maintenance systems.
  • Highly organized and uses efficient work methods.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and continue to develop knowledge and skills.


  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to handle or feel.
  • The employee frequently is required to talk or hear.
  • The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


  • The noise level in the work environment can be loud at times.
  • Regular exposure to moving mechanical parts.
  • May be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.
  • Occasionally exposed to high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles; vibrations.


  • No license requirement.


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Engineering / Architecture / Manufacturing / Mechanical

Tagged as: Industrial maintenance technician, maintenance, Mechanical Engineering Technology, mechanical reliability engineer, reliability engineer