New-Indy Containerboard

Reliability Superintendent

SUMMARY:  The Reliability Superintendent is responsible for leading reliability programs of a world-class pulp and paper manufacturing operation.


  • Develop long-range maintenance strategy through life cycle tracking, Failure Modes Effect Analysis FMEA’s for critical assets and reliability tables
  • Develop and maintain maintenance and reliability standards and specifications, SOP’s
  • Act as a Maximo CMMS system driver for reporting, PM creation, modification, and tracking
  • Coordinate and deliver training when required to the team, enhance testing/qualification program
  • Responsible for predictive maintenance program including mechanical integrity, NDT testing, vibration analysis, electrical testing (EPD & MCE), PM & OBC & lubrication machine inspections/routes, and machine alignment
  • Management of contract serviced vibration analysis monitoring program, infrared monitoring, oil analysis programs
  • Leader of mill rebuild and refurbishment programs, coordinating shop audits, vendor selection and contract resource
  • Responsible for leading, maintaining and reporting on Root Cause Analysis program
  • Maintains KPI database through periodic updates
  • Responsible for creating and reporting a predictive “watch list” from Vibration monitoring program, IR, oil analysis.
  • Member of coverage on a rotating “on-call” for weekend/after-hours maintenance emergences.


  • Lead/mentor/develop a team of inter-disciplinary reliability engineers.


  • 4-year engineering degree in related field
  • 10+ years in manufacturing setting; preferably in the pulp & paper industry
  • 4+ years supervisory experience preferred
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in reliability tools, including RCM, FMEA, and RCFA
  • Excellent skills in written and oral communication.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to train on Maintenance/Reliability tools and practices


  • 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, climb stairs, 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.


  • SMRP, CRL, CRMP, or Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE) preferred


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.

Manufacturing / Mechanical

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