Reliability Engineer

Job location:
Marble Hill, Georgia, USA
Created moment:
April 16, 2022
Job reference:
REQ - 05744

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

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The Position

Reliability Engineer

Job Summary

Imerys is a world leader in mineral-based specialties, offering high value-added solutions to many different industries, ranging from process manufacturing to consumer goods.

Job Title: Reliability Engineer

Location: Marble Hill, GA

Position Summary:

Provides expertise supporting the Marble Hill manufacturing site. This role will provide analysis, alternatives, recommendations, implementation plans of maintenance initiatives intended to improve safety, regulation compliance, increase production capacity, improve equipment availability/reliability, and reduce costs.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for complying with EH&S rules and regulations.

  • Participate in Visible Felt Leadership on safety matters.

  • Project Management: Develop project ideas into well-defined project scopes, implement to complete on time and within budget delivering scope

Position Duties:

  • Lead process enhancement initiatives in productivity which feeds operational improvements and reliability.

  • Coordinate efforts with plant personnel to drive and establish best practice manufacturing improvement efforts.

  • Reliability & Maintenance Management:

  • Participate in Contractor Management to include adherence to approved costs and all site safety regulations.

  • Work with CMMS tool for work order tracking and improvements.

  • Participate in the maintenance improvement initiatives identified through failure root causes analysis and/or compliance, growth or cost reduction requirements.

  • Develop, implement and provide mentoring for World Class Asset Management techniques, including implementation of documented work management practices.

  • Participate in the process of benchmarking successful Maintenance organizations and processes.

  • Develop and monitor departmental performance key indicators (KPI’s). Liaison with purchasing to identify and negotiate purchase of needed components, equipment and contract services.

  • Prepares reports, analyzes data, and makes recommendations for improving plant operations and solving maintenance related problems.

  • Be aware of maintenance spending per month, per quarter and per year

  • Ensure all department objectives are completed on time and within budget.


  • Successful US-based candidates must be fully Covid-19 vaccinated before the employment start date unless exempted by applicable law.

  • Minimum 3 years experience in a heavy industrial, continuous processing manufacturing environment

  • Demonstrated ability to identify maintenance constraints (manufacturing process, budget, schedule, etc.) and either eliminate the constraints or manage within


Sitting up to 40% of work time including meetings. Standing and walking on uneven surfaces up to 60% of work time.

Position Type

Full time



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