Maintenance Reliability Leader

At Danone, Manufacturing the best products and supplying them to meet demand is a key driver for our plant teams.   We have an opening for a  Maintenance Reliability Leader in Salt Lake City, Utah.    As a Reliability Leader, you will support the Business Unit with multiple lines, value stream teams, or technology groups. You will be directly responsible for planned maintenance pillar activities and leadership of mechanics supporting their team on a 24/7 basis. Reliability Leaders are responsible for daily tactical execution of Daily Direction Setting priorities, coordination of mechanics, execution and follow-up of planned work. In addition, you will be responsible for developing planned maintenance strategies that support safety, people engagement, quality, cost, reliability and continuous improvement initiatives.

  • You will ensure the safety of our people and our products always
  • You will attend and support all line meetings as part of the Daily Direction Setting (DDS) process.   You will meet with each shift daily to review work completed and provide direction and follow up
  • You will work with Production Leaders and OpEx Leaders in the development and execution of Plan for the Day and loss elimination activities. 
  • You will communicate metrics for maintenance and reliability activities.  Owns and drives improvement around planned and unplanned downtime, # breakdowns, MTBF & MTTR metrics for their lines. 
  • You will own the Breakdown Elimination, Defect Handling, & Planning and Scheduling. Coaching teams through effective execution of these processes and builds capability and ownership of these systems down to the team level over time.     
  • You will maintain maintenance schedules for owned lines and ensure adequate coverage in a consistent and equitable way that is consistent with the contract and state regulations
  • You will create daily assignments for mechanics on each shift to support planned maintenance and loss elimination initiatives.  Focusing on engaging mechanics in proactive work that will improve line predictability/stability. 
  • You will follow up on safety, quality and major losses with root cause analysis and support off shift critical work and emergency repairs where required 
  • Other duties as assigned

About you

  • You will have a HS Diploma or GED.  Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field is preferred.   Additionally you will have five to ten years related experience and/or training preferred.
  • You understand TPM and continuous improvement methods and have strong troubleshooting and problem-solving ability
  • You have knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources
  • You have knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
  • You are proficient in the use of computers and an understanding  in programming and ladder logic
  • You have knowledge of OSHA, local, state, and federal health and safety regulations
  • You have strong communication skills, written/verbal/interpersonal. 


At Danone North America, you’ll work with some of the best-known food and beverage brands in the world like Activia, Silk, Horizon Organic, Two Good, Oikos, evian, and Happy Family. You’ll be part of the largest Certified B Corp™ in the world, working together to make sure our brands create real benefits for people, communities, and the planet. We have 6,000+ employees across the U.S. and Canada. Come join our movement for a healthier world: One Planet. One Health BY YOU.

Danone North America doesn’t just welcome what makes you unique, we value it. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit and business needs. We recruit, employ, train and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other protected status. Faithful to our values of openness and humanism, all of our employees share in the commitment to engage one another with dignity and respect.

Salary Range
$30,000.00 - 48,000.00
per Year
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Salt Lake City, Utah, UT 84101, US