Reliability Engineer
in Doaktown, NB

Doaktown, NB
Full-time - Permanent
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Competition Number: 22007920

The Company:
At J. D. Irving, Limited, you are a part of an energetic team of professionals who lead with integrity, are passionate about achieving results, and committed to the service of sound environmental management. We are focused on continuous improvement and use leading edge technology to grow our businesses and provide increasing career opportunities.
Founded in 1882, J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI) has operations in Eastern Canada (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Ontario, Newfoundland and Labrador), and the United States. We are a team of over 19,000 dedicated employees.
A leader in the Maritime Forest Products Industry, the Doaktown Sawmill is currently seeking a motivated individual to fill the position of Reliability Engineer.
The Perks:
J. D. Irving is a family-owned company that is focused on safety, sustainability, and teamwork. We are offering the opportunity to lead a team working on the maintenance of a brand-new sawmill with state-of-the-art technology. We are proud to be able to provide current and future opportunities to join a small community and grow your career in Atlantic Canada.
We offer a competitive compensation package including:
  • GRSP matching
  • Flexible benefits
  • Paid Vacation days
  • Paid Sick days
  • Comprehensive health and wellness programs
  • A uniform allowance
  • Corporate discounts
  • Continuing education opportunities

The Job:
As the Reliability Engineer, your primary responsibilities are to optimize the maintenance and performance of our site equipment and to always approach every task with a safety-first mindset. The ideal candidate for this position will understand that though this position will operate primarily on a regular 5-day workweek, there may be times when weekend and evening work is required.
Some key responsibilities for this role will include:
  • Improve on current site preventative reliability maintenance program
  • Implement site equipment inspection process using DMSI tool
  • Improve current site lube program
  • Develop and implement vibration analysis program
  • Monitor weekly schedule performance and respond to schedule gaps
  • Participate and lead initiatives for equipment and site improvement projects
  • Support new equipment purchasing decisions from a PM planning and reliability perspective
  • Ensure equipment bill of materials are current and up to date in PM system
  • Identify training needs and develop plans to improve mechanical skills for our skilled trades workforce
  • Collaborate with the maintenance team to plan the weekly and monthly maintenance schedule
  • Implement root cause analysis program
  • Utilize equipment productivity data to determine maintenance area of focus
  • Review weekly allocation of all Maintenance/Facilities assets to ensure full utilization

The Qualifications:
The ideal candidate for this role will have mechanical knowledge of production and manufacturing equipment, experience prioritizing competing demands, and strong organizational skills. This position will be filled by a person who has a self-starter mentality, a drive to persevere through complex problems, and a passion for leading change.
Education, certifications, and experience required:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Certification in Mechanical Engineering
  • 1-5 years of related experience

Education, certifications, and experience considered an asset:
  • Lean Six Sigma certifications
  • Microsoft Office experience
  • JD Edwards E1 experience

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:
Please apply online.
We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
To learn more about our products and services, click here .
J.D. Irving, Limited, Sawmill Division is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.
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