O-I Plant Maintenance Reliability Manager in Auburn, New York

Plant Maintenance Reliability Manager

  • Job ID #:5958

  • Functional Area:Engineering

  • Position Type:Full-Time Regular

  • Relocation Provided:Yes

  • Location:Auburn, NY

  • Department:Engineering

  • Education Required:Bachelors Degree

  • Experience Required:7 - 10 Years

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Position Description:

Who we are:

Remember the last time you opened a bottle of champagne? A cold beer after a hard day’s work or a bottle of sparkling mineral water to quench your thirst? Well, it was probably made by us. We are O-I and we love that we make more glass containers than anyone in the world.

O-I has more than a century of experience crafting pure, sustainable, brand-building glass packaging for many of the world’s best-known food and beverage brands. We are proud to provide high quality glass packaging for beer, wine, spirits, food, non-alcoholic beverages, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.

With nearly 27,000 employees and an unparalleled footprint spanning almost 80 plants in 23 countries, O-I is a truly global maker of glass packaging.

From engineering and manufacturing to brand development, design and innovation, we are dedicated to providing unique solutions to exceed our customers’ expectations and fuel consumers’ desire for glass.

Position Description

Your Role:

As a Plant Reliability Maintenance Manager, you will be accountable for managing the maintenance of the plant’s production equipment, furnace, electrical systems, and building and grounds. In thois role, you will manage a staff of three who, manage approximately forty-five hourly staff. In this position, you will be responsible for coordinating all vendors scheduled and ensure the new equipment is arriving on time. You must ensure the plant is in compliance with environmental and safety regulations.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Conducts periodic inspection of all plant systems, equipment, facilities and grounds.

  • Oversees all changes or upgrades.

  • Ensures preventive maintenance is followed on production equipment by scheduling repairs and upgrades while simultaneously working to maximize plant uptime.

  • Supervises training of personnel to ensure all crafts (electrical, hydraulic and mechanical). Ensures efficiency and high standards are maintained.

  • Communicates and directs the application of prescribed safety and environmental regulations.

  • Consults with and provides information and guidance to engineering personnel on projects related to plant systems, furnace, building and grounds.

  • Coordinates and directs outside contracting work associated with plant system, furnace and facility.

  • Prepares estimates and specifications of plant projects, determining crew size, trades involved, and materials required to complete projects.

  • Ensure departmental personnel are properly trained and provided with appropriate development as required.

  • Carry out, with involvement of floor personnel, weekly/monthly workplace safety inspections.

  • Ensure safety corrective actions are implemented.

  • Investigate all accidents or safety incidents within the Plant, ensuring proper “root cause analysis” to provide remedial action to prevent reoccurrence.

  • Champion energy savings initiations.

  • Ensure effective management of department budget.

  • Support job change initiatives to improve performance.

  • Remain consistent with lean six sigma principles, ensure the development of a continuous improvement culture within the Plant by involving relevant salary and hourly workforce in the ongoing identification, development and implementation of improvements to the manufacturing process / performance, ie: implementation of lean six sigma principles.

  • May oversee plant apprenticeship program.

Position Requirements:

Reporting Relationships:

This position reports to the Plant Manager.

Position Requirements

About You:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in engineering is preferred.

  • You must have eight to ten years’ experience in plant maintenance.

What We Offer:

  • Opportunity for future growth and advancement

  • Generous, Award-winning 401(k) plan w/ employer contribution & match

  • Comprehensive benefits package

  • Relaxed and contemporary dress code

  • Education Assistance program

  • Adoption Assistance program

  • and much more…

If you are smart, passionate, innovative, culturally open, curious and collaborative, we’d like to hear from you.

O-I is committed to fostering an inclusive environment that attracts and embraces the brightest minds and creates a culture that welcomes a diversity of ideas and perspectives while encouraging growth and rewarding performance.

Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.

Must be authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis.

O-I is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact O-I at hr.recruiters@o-i.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.