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Reliability Engineer

Reliability Engineer

Country:  United States
City:  Cloquet
State:  Minnesota
Location:  Mill Cloquet
Department:  Maintenance/Stores
Posting date:  Jun 20, 2024

Sappi North America
Sappi Cloquet, established in 1898, produces high-quality graphic papers used in premium magazines, catalogs, books, direct mail and high-end print advertising for the fashion, automotive and travel industries, as well as speciality papers. Cloquet manufactures Verve, a dissolving pulp used for the textile and home goods markets. Energy saving and clean water initiatives at Cloquet have won environmental recognition, aligning with the mill's commitment to sustainability.

Sappi North America
Sappi Cloquet, established in 1898, produces high-quality graphic papers used in premium magazines, catalogs, books, direct mail and high-end print advertising for the fashion, automotive and travel industries, as well as speciality papers. Cloquet manufactures Verve, a dissolving pulp used for the textile and home goods markets. Energy saving and clean water initiatives at Cloquet have won environmental recognition, aligning with the mill's commitment to sustainability.

The Reliability Engineer/Supervisor will manage predictive and preventative maintenance and reliability on mill assets through lubrication, IR, vibration monitoring, NDT, and inspection programs.  This role requires strong management and technical skills in the use and application of motor spectral and rotating equipment vibration analysis as well as other non-destructive testing methods.  Analysis of this and other data is used in monitoring and predicting equipment failure as part of the reliability maintenance program.  The successful candidate will also be responsible for the development and implementation of reliability improvement projects across the site including the expanded use and leadership of the tools such as Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA), Failure Modes Effects Analysis (FMEA), and maintenance work management best practices and key performance indicators (KPI’s).
 

Entry Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering required.  A minimum of two years experience in reliablity and/or maintenance preferred. 
  • Previous experience in vibration analysis and machinery lubrication preferred. 
  • Demonstrated leadership in implementing latest technology.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead cross functional teams in a matrixed organization with other departments such as operations, engineering and procurement preferred.
  • Must demonstrate strong leadership and interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate and work with all levels of management and hourly personnel.
  • Must be a self-starter and require only general direction.
  • Must demonstrate strong mechanical aptitude to be able to relate data analysis to physical components.
  • Must have good computer skills and be familiar with various software programs.

 

The Reliability Engineer/Supervisor will manage predictive and preventative maintenance and reliability on mill assets through lubrication, IR, vibration monitoring, NDT, and inspection programs.  This role requires strong management and technical skills in the use and application of motor spectral and rotating equipment vibration analysis as well as other non-destructive testing methods.  Analysis of this and other data is used in monitoring and predicting equipment failure as part of the reliability maintenance program.  The successful candidate will also be responsible for the development and implementation of reliability improvement projects across the site including the expanded use and leadership of the tools such as Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA), Failure Modes Effects Analysis (FMEA), and maintenance work management best practices and key performance indicators (KPI’s).
 

Entry Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering required.  A minimum of two years experience in reliablity and/or maintenance preferred. 
  • Previous experience in vibration analysis and machinery lubrication preferred. 
  • Demonstrated leadership in implementing latest technology.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead cross functional teams in a matrixed organization with other departments such as operations, engineering and procurement preferred.
  • Must demonstrate strong leadership and interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate and work with all levels of management and hourly personnel.
  • Must be a self-starter and require only general direction.
  • Must demonstrate strong mechanical aptitude to be able to relate data analysis to physical components.
  • Must have good computer skills and be familiar with various software programs.

 

Salary is determined by a number of factors including the value of the job to the organization, market forces, internal equity and skills brought to the job.

Sappi provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Sappi complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Salary is determined by a number of factors including the value of the job to the organization, market forces, internal equity and skills brought to the job.

Sappi provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Sappi complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

ABOUT SAPPI

Sappi is a leading global provider of everyday materials made from woodfibre-based renewable resources. As a diversified, innovative and trusted leader focused on sustainable processes and products, we are building a more circular economy by making what we should, not just what we can.

HR Contact for Questions:

Name:  Danna Skull
Email:  danna.skull@sappi.com
Telephone number:  (218) 879-2393

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