Area Reliability Manager

Maintenance and Repair Greenville, South Carolina


Position at Advanced Technology Services, Inc.


Enhances the effectiveness of our industrial maintenance organization through developing and implementing various Asset Management strategies and technologies designed to achieve maximum asset performance. Responsible for managing and improving operational risks, equipment reliability and system integrity through the leadership of Maintenance and Reliability Engineering resources across the assigned area of responsibility. Creates a culture of ownership and capability at the site and delivers results through proactive strategies, solutions and tool implementation.

Principal Duties/Responsibilities:

• Promotes and adheres to the ATS safety culture.
• Identifies top potential issues leading to lost production and preventable maintenance spending. Communicates findings with leadership and drives actions to reduce downtime and costs.
• Development and delivery of multi-year asset reliability strategy in order to deliver critical KPI’s.
• Responsible for coordinating, mobilizing and working with disciplines across all functions to identify solutions to eliminate repetitive line failures and reduce unplanned MRF occurrences.
• Leading and facilitating the strategy for asset reliability through Reliability and Maintenance Team Members and Site Management.
• Support of new asset start-ups at the sites to ensure optimization from the start.
• Actively drives the implementation of equipment improvement projects.
• Identifies and implements current and new processes / technologies to increase equipment performance and uptime
• Champions systems and best practice procedures towards a proactive manufacturing culture.
• Analyzes equipment performance, failure data, and corrective maintenance history to develop and deploy engineering solutions, improved maintenance strategies, preventative maintenance optimization, and other reliability techniques.
• Provides technical service to operations and manufacturing personnel on equipment related troubleshooting efforts.
• Utilizes predictive, preventative, and precision maintenance technologies and strategies designed to identify or control risks prior to failure and ensure optimum maintenance execution.
• Collaborates with the maintenance team to prioritize assets and actions by determining failure probabilities and evaluating the risk of compliance, supply, strategy, and cost.
• Provides training and coaching in ATS Root Cause and Reliability Analysis and takes ownership for ongoing corrective action tracking, implementation and follow up to ensure that all Root Cause Analysis projects are documented.
• Ensures compliance with regulatory requirements and ATS policies and procedures.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities (KSAs), & Competencies:

Essential KSAs:

• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and minimum 5 years’ experience with machine reliability projects
• Strong Project Management skills
• In depth knowledge of Systems Integration
• Demonstrates ability to perform full array of reliability tool sets
• Strong technical understanding of electrical and mechanical components, tools, and designs
• Robust problem solving, mathematical, analytical, and decision making skills
• Ability to complete a failure mode effects analysis, cause and effect diagrams, root cause failure analysis, life-cycle costing, and risk analysis
• Ability to research and apply new equipment technology / trends
• Proficiency with computers, maintenance systems, and applications, including Microsoft Office
• Excellent verbal communication, facilitation, and presentation skills
• Strong reporting and technical writing capability
• Ability to build and maintain positive, professional relationships


• Ability to build and maintain positive, professional relationships

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands/fingers to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb, ascend/descend or balance to heights that may require a ladder or lift; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl in confined spaces; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 50 pounds. The employee is regularly required to use close vision and color vision. The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. Work is typically performed in a factory environment and is usually very loud. In the factory environment, the employee may be exposed to hazardous materials and/or greasy or slippery factory floors.