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Reliability Engineer Mechanical


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Position Title:

Mechanical Reliability Engineer


Pay Rate:

PL 14

$100,700 - $147,700

Multiple factors, including Individual experience, skills and abilities will determine where an employee is ultimately placed in the pay range.


Variable pay may provide additional opportunities for financial awards. This job is eligible to participate in IP’s short –term incentive plan.



Salaried Full-Time


Physical Location:

238 Mays Bridge Rd SW

Rome, GA 30165


The Job You Will Perform:

Provide safe, high quality, cost-effective, technical support to the Rome mill Maintenance/Reliability initiatives. Develop and implement comprehensive Reliability Centered Maintenance strategy within the area(s) assigned through actions that support achievement of mill goals, objectives, and key performance metrics.


· Work with the area Operations and Maintenance staff to implement effective strategic maintenance initiatives that support achievement of reliability goals, objectives, key performance metrics, maintenance cost objectives, and capital projects execution.

· Provide leadership and support to ensure Mechanical/Electrical Integrity program is in compliance with OSHA requirements and Company policies.

· Ensure effective utilization and integrity of the computerized maintenance management system (SAP), including program and equipment upgrades, training, implementation, and modifications as needed to meet established goals and objectives.

· Provide leadership and direction for planning, lubrication, and precision maintenance systems and disciplines in area(s) assigned.

· Provide leadership and direction to area(s) PM/PDM programs, lead maintenance benchmarking activities, and implement and share Strategic Maintenance Performance Metrics to improve cost productivity, plant reliability, and achieve "World Class" maintenance excellence.

· Provide systemic interventions to improve the overall reliability of all equipment, not just a gradual improvement one piece of equipment at a time. Utilize root cause failure analysis (RCFA) to improve overall reliability.

· Precision maintenance (equipment fits and tolerances/alignment/balancing)

· Responsible for development and implementation of effective programs for training employees

· Ensure target, tolerance and test philosophy is a cultural value.

· Actively support the planning effort for annual shutdown to include; job planning, job coordination, resource planning and financial management.

· Minimize unscheduled downtime and ensure the majority of maintenance is planned work.

· Facilitate, plan and direct partial and mill-wide maintenance outages.

· Project manager for Capital Projects in assigned area(s).

· Other duties, projects as assigned.


The Skills You Will Bring:

· B.S. in Engineering, or equivalent professional work experience.

· Minimum 5 years of related work experience.

· Experience with reliability improvement methods, technologies, and tools.

· Experience working with predictive maintenance tools.

· Experience and knowledge of maintenance planning and scheduling practices.


The Benefits You Will Enjoy:

International Paper offers a benefits package that includes health, welfare and retirement plans including Medical, Dental, Life insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Short-term and Long-term Disability, 401(k), Company-funded retirement contributions, Paid Time Off, Education & Development (including Tuition Reimbursement), Student Loan Repayment Assistance, and Voluntary Benefits including insurance for home, auto, vision and pets.


The Impact You Will Make:

We continue to build a better future for people, the planet, and our company! IP has been a good steward of sustainable practices across communities around the world for more than 125 years. Join our team and you’ll see why our team members say they’re Proud to be IP.


The Culture You Will Experience:

International Paper promotes employee well-being by providing safe, caring and inclusive workplaces. We have team members all around the world with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. These are our strengths. We are committed to creating a culture where all individuals are respected, valued, engaged and have an opportunity to do their best work every day. We invite you to bring your uniqueness, creativity, talents, experiences, and safety mindset to be a part of our increasingly inclusive and diverse culture.


The Company You Will Join:

International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global supplier of renewable fiber-based products. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods, and enable

worldwide commerce, and pulp for diapers, tissue and other personal care products that promote health and wellness. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., we employ approximately 38,000 colleagues globally. We serve customers worldwide, with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, North Africa and Europe. Net sales for 2023 were $18.9 billion. Additional information can be found by visiting

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.  International Paper complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact or (877) 973-3919.
Rome  GA  30165

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Rome, GA, US, 30165

Category:  Manufacturing
Date:  May 18, 2024

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