Reliability Manager

Bowling Green, KY, United States
August 31 2021
Other, Other
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Other Corporate
Job Type

At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That's why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.
  • Defines scope of Continuous Improvement (CI)/ Reliability projects and services. Responsible for building best practices into design phase through installation and implementation
  • Develops and improves Henkel Production System (HPS) training materials; facilitates internal HPS workshops
  • Responsible for planning, scheduling, and budget of Machine rebuild projects
  • Leads CI specialists, and Technical Managers; works all manufacturing disciplines to develop and improve CI plans
  • Manages all cost savings projects development and tracking; leads cost control and reduction programs
  • Investigates and recommends techniques to maintain the teams competitive edge; develops and documents best practices
  • Gathers information to evaluate current work processes to determine the flow of work, time requirements, costs, and duration
  • Recommends methods for improving worker efficiency and reducing waste of materials and utilities such as restructuring job duties, reorganizing workflow, relocating workstations and equipment, and cost justification of new equipment as necessary
  • Teaches and coaches the philosophies and tactics of HPS and builds these capabilities in team members
  • Focus on value delivery e.g. cost reduction, productivity improvement, behaviors and practices
  • Bachelor Degree Engineering Related field with proven success in Improvement Activities.
  • 7+ years of demonstrated experience in using continuous improvement tools and leading project teams and Kaizen events in an industrial setting
  • Understanding of Reliability Centered Maintenance Activities
  • Experience leading preventative and predictive maintenance teams
  • Six Sigma Certification, i.e. Black Belt, preferred
Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and other legally protected characteristics.

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