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The Reliability Manager is responsible for all elements of the reliability plan to include Failure Mode Effect Analysis, Root Cause Analysis, PM optimization, oil analysis, vibration, infrared thermal imaging, alignment, balancing, and lubrication.

The Reliability Manager is expected to be a role model in our safety standards and on-the-job behavior by living our core principles of integrity; fairness, creating a positive, inclusive work environment, and ensuring open communication among leaders and associates.  Accountabilities include ensuring compliance with all applicable Weyerhaeuser, federal, state, and local laws and regulations.  

The Reliability Manager is responsible for:

Metrics tracking Performance after  start-up, uptime, recurrence rate of issues, process reliability, PM completion rate, & Work Order backlog

Best Practice Replication; Innovation encouragement among team members

Contractor selection for Maintenance, SOP definition and Process Improvement

Implementation of equipment improvements/replacements

Maintenance team skill development

Continuous improvement efforts involving preventative and predictive maintenance

Problem solving to maximize facility improvements in safety, housekeeping, waste reduction, quality, productivity and cost

SOPs documented, updated and incorporate BPs from benchmarking

Accountability for maintenance team uptime & improvement

Project lead for activities during maintenance down day functions

Committed availability for after-hours call-out as needed to support continued, efficient operation of mill

Support training and development plans to improve skills, knowledge & team performance

Other duties as assigned


Minimum High School Diploma/GED- BS/BA in a related degree highly preferred.

Minimum three years of reliability focused expertise within a mill/plant environment

Business leadership skills and understanding of site vision, strategy, goals and targets

Strong relationships with production & maintenance team and leaders

Down day planning, scheduling & execution

Zwolle meeting corporate safety standards (HSE, LOTO, RADAR)

Ability to determine condition of equipment

Ability to lead and direct installation of new equipment

Maintenance Process Improvement

Strong written and verbal communication

Understands manufacturing process and knowledgeable in the areas of electrical, mechanical and basic PLC programming

Strong decision and problem solving skills

Able to lead and executive assigned maintenance activities

Collaborative and inclusive leadership style

Key Leadership Behaviors

Act with Integrity - Be forthcoming, consistent and fair; challenge each other if needed; speak up if we are not meeting a commitment

Be a Role Model - Follow guidelines; be first to embrace change; support other lead team members' initiatives

Be passionate about improving the mill - Take calculated risks; investing time & effort when needed; challenge perceived constraints & historical norms

Set the standard of excellence - inspecting what we expect; be respectfully critical of each others work to drive improvement

Ensure Accountability - Provide clear expectations & address respectfully; give credit where credit is due; be ready to take accountability for something

About Wood Products

We've been delivering quality building products and solutions to our customers for more than 100 years. From builders and dealers to specifiers and homeowners, we offer exceptional product performance and unparalleled support.

For more than a century, we’ve been building our reputation as a leader in sustainable wood products.

About Weyerhaeuser

We sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that make the world a better place. We’re serious about safety, driven to achieve excellence, and proud of what we do. With multiple business lines in locations across North America, we offer a range of exciting career opportunities for smart, talented people who are passionate about making a difference.

We know you have a choice in your career. We want you to choose us.

Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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