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Reliability Engineer - Cleveland, TN


Cleveland, TN, US, 37311


A mutually rewarding experience.

Work. Realize your ambitions. And realize there’s more to being in business than just making a profit. That’s the Mars philosophy. And the opportunity we offer every one of our Associates. An opportunity to take what you do and make it mean more for you, for those around you and for the planet.  What you get here is challenging, interesting work. You get the tools you need to do a great job and you get to have the best possible people on your side to help you do it. And at the same time as getting to find ways to do business better today than we did it yesterday and driving a great career, you also get to build a more enlightened business and drive sustainability.

Because it’s never just about a single person, a single project or a single brand. It’s about how you can grab everything that’s within your reach here and use it to pursue mutual, long-term gain. It’s about having ideas. And ideals. Being prepared to risk failure because the promise of success means we’ll all be a little better off. It’s that mix of integrity and ambition that makes Mars such a special place to work. And why working here is always about more than just a job.

About Mars, Incorporated 

Mars is a family-owned business with more than a century of history making diverse products and offering services for people and the pets people love. With almost $35 billion in sales, the company is a global business that produces some of the world’s best-loved brands: M&M’s®, SNICKERS®, TWIX®, MILKY WAY®, DOVE®, PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN®, WHISKAS®, EXTRA®, ORBIT®, 5™, SKITTLES®, UNCLE BEN’S®, MARS DRINKS and COCOAVIA®. Mars also provides veterinary health services that include BANFIELD® Pet Hospitals, Blue Pearl®, VCA® and Pet Partners™. Headquartered in McLean, VA, Mars operates in more than 80 countries. The Mars Five Principles – Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom – inspire its more than 100,000 Associates to create value for all its partners and deliver growth they are proud of every day.


Reliability Engineer – Cleveland, TN

The Reliability Engineer will have a keen interest in data and numbers, often collecting and analyzing metrics from processes or components. From there, creating statistical analysis, charts, drawings, and reports to help build the Technical Strategy and showcasing Maintenance Excellence and Reliability. Guiding the execution of the Technical Strategy involves taking a macro look at other factors and helping the factory make the best decisions. These efforts ensure reliability and maintainability of equipment, processes, utilities, facilities, controls, and safety/security systems. 


What are we looking for?


  • Bachelor’s degree in Technical discipline is preferred (Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, etc.) 
    10+ years of related experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP) or American Society for Quality – Certified Reliability Engineer (ASQ CRE) is preffered.  Candidate is required to complete one of two within first year of job.
  • Excellent people collaboration skills and approachability. This individual must have the ability to convey communications clearly and concisely.
  • Proven ability to participate in and at times lead cross-functional teams, inclusive of leadership teams, at the Site and Regional level.
  • Team Working - Ensure that the Maintenance Team functions in a team-working environment, respecting all points of view to drive the most optimal outcomes. 
  • Regional Strategy - Working in conjunction with the Regional PM (Progressive Maintenance) Pillar Coach and other Leaders to develop and execute the Regional Technical Strategy.


What would be your key responsibilities?


  • Professionally and systematically define, design, develop, monitor and refine the maintenance strategies for both new and existing equipment at the site.
  • Analyze equipment failure data patterns to establish P-F Curves and Intervals for potential failures and use to appropriately prioritize, plan, and schedule to minimize downtime.
  • Coordinate with Planner/Scheduler to ensure that PM/PdM services and inspections are scheduled and performed when due and that resultant corrective work is promptly prioritized and performed.
  • Gate keeper of all new projects and changes at the site to ensure that proper failure mode analysis is applied before the design and installation.


What can you expect from Mars?


  • The opportunity to learn and develop, taking charge of your own career across Mars
  • An industry competitive salary and great benefits package
  • 401(k) match
  • Chance to work cross functionally, and add value and impact to the business
  • If you are passionate, a great problem solver, resilient and have a high drive for results, then we want to hear from you!




Mars is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.


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