Reliability Engineering & Maint Leader

Maintenance / Entretien Ashdown, Arkansas






Job Title: ReliabilitySuperintendent

Position Reports to: Reliability Superintendent 

Level/Grade: 18A

Supervisor Name/Title: Reliability Superintendent

Department: Maintenance

Relocation Available (y/n): Yes

Type of Position:

                 Full time                      Part time


                 Exempt                      Non-exempt


Job Summary:

The Reliability Superintendent provides leadership and support to improve and optimize process and production systems reliability. This role interacts with all of maintenance and all operating areas. The Reliability Engineer reports to the Maintenance Manager.



  • Lead the following “One Domtar” Reliability Work Stream efforts for an area of the mill:
    • Planning and Scheduling
    • Precision, Preventive and Predictive Maintenance
    • Lubrication routes, Vibration Analysis routes, IR analyses and other techniques
  • Ensure systems are in place for maintenance and operations to use to better understand, monitor and communicate the health of all production processes and equipment.
  • Review and follow-up on equipment failures, utilizing root cause failure analysis, and offer solutions and own corrective action to prevent future failures.
  • Champion and lead the Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) process for the area.
  • Lead Asset Strategy Development for the area
  • Integrate reliability centered maintenance, risk based inspections, equipment condition monitoring, root cause analysis, critical spare parts management and other reliability best practices in normal day-to-day activities
  • Provide technical expertise for the analysis, development and evaluation of new maintenance technologies and equipment, and fully utilize all existing technology.
  • Serve as a resource for operators and maintenance to learn and understand more about maintenance processes and their related systems and strategies.
  • Identify opportunities for improvement within processes, equipment/controls, environmental/safety areas, employee work environment, costs, quality, etc…
  • Manage maintenance KPI’s and their reporting.
  • Support the mill’s ISO requirements.
  • Assist on mill wide projects as needed.


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# of Direct Reports



Required Qualifications/Professional Experiences

Years of Experience/Education/Certifications:



  • 5+ Years Heavy Industry Experience preferred
  • B.S. in Engineering preferred.



Preferred Qualifications/Professional Experiences/Years of Experience:



  • Must have good interpersonal and leadership skills with the ability to interact at all organizational levels.
  • Be highly motivated, self-directed, innovative and results oriented.
  • The ability to prioritize and make sound decisions, and resolve issues efficiently and effectively.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with various departments/areas and individuals (internal and external).
  • Strong organizational, planning and time management skills.
  • Analytical, critical thinking and proven problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team.
  • Results focused and detail-oriented.


This description is a summary of the position and not all-inclusive of responsibilities. It is subject to change at any time. 


Domtar offers competitive compensation and bonuses, as well as benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, disability, 401(k), paid vacation and holidays, employer supported development and continuing education.


Candidates must successfully pass a selection process that includes interviews and written assessments. The candidate must also successfully complete a criminal background investigation, reference and education verification, and pre-employment drug and alcohol screenings.


Domtar is an equal opportunity employer. We are also committed to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.



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Candidates must successfully complete a selection process that includes interviews, aptitude tests, references verification, drug screening (US), and required background checks (including criminal).  Domtar is an Equal Opportunity Employer, EEO/AA Employer.

Domtar is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, color, sex (including gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), marital status, religion, national origin, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.