Senior Reliability Engineer

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Date: Feb 19, 2019

Location: Mason, MI, US

Company: Dart Container

Are you a passionate and dedicated Engineer looking to create positive change within an organization?


Dart Container is seeking a Senior Reliability Engineer to help develop, guide, and maintain the processes used to manage the maintenance, performance and health of our manufacturing equipment. In this role you will have the opportunity to participant in diverse activities such as, strategic planning, implementing tactical initiatives, problem solving, developing and delivering training materials, and coaching and mentoring others. 


With a foundation built on honesty, integrity, teamwork and respect for the individual, we’ve created a workplace where people who share our values thrive. We also invest in providing an environment centered on safety, community, health and wellness.


Day-to-Day Role:

  • Lead the development, implementation, and maintenance of a life cycle asset management process for components, equipment, and processes at all facilities
  • Troubleshoot, analyze, identify, evaluate, propose, implement, and document maintenance plans and performance metrics; failure, analysis, and corrective action procedures; equipment capacities and risks; and other engineering solutions
  • Lead the development and implementation of preventive, predictive, autonomous, and reliability centered maintenance plans
  • Lead investigation of root-cause for repetitive damage and failure rates
  • Lead change in equipment risk management and reliability processes
  • Develop and implement analysis methods for determining reliability of components, equipment, and processes
  • Oversee the review and analysis of engineering designs, and determine if proposed design modifications will achieve reliability and efficiency objectives
  • Evaluate, recommend, and acquire tools for use, including process analysis software, and other physical tools and resources specific to reliability and maintenance improvement
  • Identify broad conceptual ideas and develop them into useful solutions
  • Establish continuous improvement plans where efficiency, quality, safety, or service can be improved
  • Coach and lead manufacturing maintenance and production staff 


Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal Senior Reliability Engineer candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Requires one of the following:
    • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in engineering or related field of study and six (6)years of related engineering experience
    • Associate’s degree and twelve (12) years of related engineering experience
  • Experience developing and  implementing Preventative Maintenance (PM) and Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) programs
  • Experience applying Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
  • Ability to travel up to 40% domestic and international with periods of travel up to 75%
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license and passport

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Maintenance Reliability Professional Certification (CMRP)
  • Certifications in Predictive Maintenance Technologies
  • Experience using Computer Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)
  • Experience with SAP
  • Experience working with plastics extrusion, thermoforming, injection molding, paper printing and/or paper converting processes
  • Bachelor’s degree


Overview: As the manufacturer of Dart® and Solo® brand products, Dart Container is an industry leading single-use food and beverage packaging company. With 15,000 employees and 40+ locations worldwide, Dart offers more than 4,000 products used every day in restaurants, hospitals, schools and homes around the globe.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.


If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (800) 545-3278 Ext 3390 or email us at for assistance.


Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (800) 545-3278 Ext 3370 or email us at Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.



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