Mechanical Reliability Engineer

Tomahawk, WI

Req #9787
Posted: 03/28/24

The Tomahawk Mill is seeking a Mechanical Reliability Engineer. 


The Mechanical Engineer will be part of the reliability department and is responsible for coordinating the planning, organizing, and completion of mill reliability programs within the area of assigned responsibility. The engineer will help to define and participate in the development of reliability programs to improve maintain and improve reliability of machinery in the mill. This includes providing technical direction, assistance, and solutions to maintenance and operating personnel.


Principle Accountabilities:

Responsible for managing all phases of developing key maintenance programs from conception through final implementation.

Work with key maintenance and engineering personnel to support daily, monthly and annual scheduled maintenance outages within the field of reliability maintenance and engineering.

Work with mechanical maintenance/engineering and operations personnel to complete mechanical maintenance projects and programs including: necessary training, stocking of spare parts, preventive maintenance checklists, drawing creation and updates, etc.

Support the Mills goals for safety, environmental, and other areas of need.

Focus on equipment reliability.

Manage equipment tracking and rebuild programs.

Utilize predictive & preventative maintenance programs to identify and correct equipment issues.

Input and update equipment information and documentation.

Develop equipment manuals for precision inspection and maintenance of equipment.

Manage area equipment PM and maintenance programs.

Plan and execute capital projects for maintenance replacements of equipment.

Effectively manage jobs for best result at lowest cost.

Look for opportunities to solve issues, reduce cost, and improve planning performance.

Solve problems utilizing the mill’s RCFA program.

Effectively manage contractors for job performance.

Perform other responsibilities as needed.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent education and experience.

2-5 years’ experience in mechanical/reliability maintenance.

Experience using Microsoft Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Project, and AutoCAD.

Authorization to work in the U.S.

Preferred Qualifications

Pulp & Paper industry experience.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Ability to be able to work well under pressure and within time constraints, multi-task, and build sound relationships with both internal and external customers.

Ability to exhibit excellent communication, analytical, organizational and computer skills.

Capable of independently making sound decisions through creative problem-solving, ambiguity, and change.

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple requests simultaneously.

Ability to read and understand technical correspondence, memos, instructions, and reports.

Ability to apply skills to continuous process improvement while maintaining maximum levels of safety.

Demonstrated leadership skills and abilities.

Strong planning and follow up skills.

Excellent people and process management skills.