Reliability Engineer

Coopersville, MI 49404

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Technician Job Number: Js718070119 Compensation: $110000-120000 / year

Job Description

Title: Facility Reliability Engineer

Location: Coopersville, MI - relocation available 

The Facility Reliability Engineer is responsible for ensuring the overall reliability of all plant utilities, including boiler and steam supply, high and low-pressure compressed air, water utilities, process chillers, cooling towers, and HVAC equipment. Will also be responsible for managing reliability improvement initiatives and capital projects.


  • Serve as a technical lead for all plant utility systems, offering advanced troubleshooting and support as needed.
  • Drive improvement through the execution of reliability and capital projects.
  • Standardize and implement situational awareness tools to monitor plant utilities.
  • Manage all local vendors and contractors supporting plant utilities.
  • Plan, coordinate, and manage preventative maintenance activities.

Skills/Qualifications Required:

  • Professional, positive, organized, and ability to collaborate with others.
  • Engineering Degree in mechanical, electrical, or industrial engineering, or 15 years of applicable experience.
  • 10 years of experience in plant maintenance and equipment reliability.
  • Working knowledge of industrial utility systems (boilers, compressors, chillers, etc.).
  • Hands-on experience working with plant utility systems.
  • Experience with BMS (Building Management Systems) (Tridium, Honeywell, Niagra).
  • Ability to create and review utility trends for troubleshooting.
  • Ability to read schematics, mechanical and electrical drawings, and P&IDs.
  • PLC programming experience preferred.
  • Capital project management experience.
  • Ability to handle ambiguity and work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.
  • Travel Requirements: 5-10%


Food Safety Requirements:

  • Notify supervision of any repairs or adjustments required that may affect product quality or food safety.
  • Understand, observe, and comply with the handling and usage of the color-coded container policy in Production Areas.
  • Perform all duties necessary to meet Company, Customer, and/or Government requirements/standards prioritized by the Company.
  • Ability to initiate action to prevent nonconformities relating to Food Safety and the Quality of the product, processes, quality system, or safety system.
  • Identify and record any problems relating to Food Safety and the Quality of the ingredients, processes, quality system, or safety system.
  • Control further processing or delivery of nonconforming product until deficiencies or unsatisfactory conditions are corrected.
  • In the event of absence, another employee with the same skill level will assume the duties and responsibilities as required.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to sit/stand/walk for prolonged periods of time.
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Reaching/bending as necessary to service equipment.
  • Exposure to industrial hazards (plant utility systems).

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. 

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