Reliability Maintenance Manager

West Virginia, United States

Posted on 10/08/2020

Position Details




Manufacturing & Dist / Chemical



Job Level:

Standard Management (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)


Bachelor's Degree

Reference ID:


We have an exceptional opportunity for a Reliability Manager to join a manufacturer of graphite materials products used in a wide variety of industries. You will provide leadership for an experienced unionized maintenance team of 30. As a Change Agent, you will train and lead them beyond current reactive maintenance practices to develop predictive/preventative programs.  You will also advance and run maintenance and engineering projects that improve plant processes and equipment uptime.

If you are looking for a challenging role working with a close-knit team of skilled professionals, then this could be your ticket! This position leads a team of direct reports.  This is a great role in an area that has:

  • Cost of living that is 210% below the US average
  • Great family environment in an absolutely beautiful area
  • Very affordable housing
  • Great schools that have a very low student/ teacher ratio
  • You are close to a wide range of outdoor activities that include hiking, camping, great skiing, and rafting
  • Close to nationally known universities 

A competitive compensation package and generous benefits are offered for this key role that include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, EAP, Educational Reimbursement, Employer Retirement Account, Travel Accident Insurance Prescription / Drug, 401K Match, Vacation, and a Flexible Spending Account.  Relo provided to Clarksburg, WV.



  • Assist in the development and maintenance of the Mechanical Integrity (MI) and Maintenance Scheduling and Planning Processes
  • Lead, develop, and improve maintenance excellence programs such as vibration analysis, lubrication, and equipment alignment.
  • Ensure inspection, testing and remediation techniques, technology identification, best practices sharing, failure, and root cause analysis
  • Ensure that the developed MI procedures, processes, systems and practices provide continued integrity of the business unit facilities for their required operational life
  • Maintain state certification of ASME pressure vessels
  • Improving equipment reliability 
  • Identifying equipment deficiencies
  • Manage all existing PM work orders, generation of new PM and non-PM work orders
  • Manage key capital projects
  • Writing purchase requests for capital and expense items, receiving goods and services, generation and administration of blanket purchase orders
  • Provide key technical knowledge for rotating equipment repairs
  • Maintain Mechanical Integrity Equipment Lists and Maintenance documentation.
  • Work closely with vendors to develop efficient and cost-effective maintenance strategies for all equipment.
  • Provide problem-solving of critical or repetitive problems.
  • Support production operators and engineers, maintenance mechanics as a plant technical resource
  • Take the lead on plant utility equipment (boilers, air compressors, chillers, etc.)
  • Develop personnel in mechanical reliability and PSM programs.
  • Utilize the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) for improving electronic equipment documentation.
  • Establish equipment reliability goals and objectives for the entire site.


  • A Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical or Electrical or Chemical Engineering
  • 3+ years of manufacturing experience as a reliability engineer is required.
  • Previous reliability/ maintenance experience in steel operations is highly valued.
  • The incumbent must be well versed in
    • Knowledge of systems and processes
    • Inspection, Testing, Preventative Maintenance ITPM Plans
    • Root Cause Analysis (RCA)
    • Equipment troubleshooting
    • Vibration analysis, alignment
    • CMMS Software
    • Mechanical Integrity Maintenance & Documentation 
    • Equipment selection
    • API, ASME, ISA Codes 
    • Mechanical Integrity Equipment Lists
    • Process Safety Management (PSM)
    • Management of Change (MOC)
    • Preventative and Predictive Maintenance
    • NDE Methodologies
    • Replacement in Kind Parts Program
  • Computerized Maintenance Management System / CMMS experience preferred
  • A high level of organization and the ability to prioritize is essential to success
  • Can identify critical issues and formulate action plans with all levels of management
  • The individual must be able to operate with a high degree of autonomy and self-reliance
  • Ability to lead and work within cross-functional teams.
  • Professional training/certifications are a plus
  • Advanced education is a plus