Title:  Reliability Engineer

Requisition ID:  2638

Monroe, LA, US, 71203

Department:  Manufacturing & Operations
Travel:  No Travel Required

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At Graphic Packaging International, we produce the paper cup that held your coffee this morning, the basket that transported those bottles of craft beer you enjoyed last weekend, and the microwave tray that heated your gourmet meal last night. We’re one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world’s most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are collaborative, diverse, innovative individuals who create inspired packaging while giving back to our communities. 


With over 25,000 employees working in more than 130 locations worldwide, we strive to be environmentally responsible in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry’s best to reward the talented people who make our company successful.


If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we’d love to hear from you.

A World of Difference. Made Possible.


Reliability Engineer – Graphic Packaging International, LLC – 430 Highway 594, Monroe, LA 71203


DUTIES: Responsible for developing, implementing, and sustaining reliability plans and programs to reduce unscheduled equipment downtime and improve overall process reliability. Manage PM/PdM maintenance resources (vibration and lubrication). Develop, implement, improve, and manage predictive maintenance programs including vibration analysis, thermal imaging, ultrasound, motor circuit analysis, and lubrication analysis. Develop, implement, improve, and manage preventive maintenance programs including equipment lubrication, facility preservation, and time based inspection. Manage asset specific preventive and predictive maintenance plans through SAP to ensure tasks effectively manage failure risk and are cost effective and sustainable. Act as SAP/CMMS data owner, monitoring data integrity and resolving issues through policies, procedures, training, and coaching. Analyze downtime to identify chronic/sporadic failures and lead reliability improvement efforts. Develop and publish weekly, monthly, and annual reliability metrics to assist maintenance group in monitoring. Review and critique outage and PM execution to identify obstacles and recommend improvements. Lead RCFA (Root Cause Failure Analysis) process to identify root cause and implement corrective actions to prevent recurrence. Troubleshoot chronic issues and develop action plans to minimize impact on equipment availability. Develop, implement, and sustain reliability best practices to reduce unscheduled maintenance downtime and costs. Participate in project review for reliability deliverables during design, installation, startup, and operation phases. Manage plant infrastructure including compressed air, water (potable and process), and fire systems.


REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and Technology Management, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related techinical field required. required. Three years of experience in reliability engineering required, including predictive maintenance, root cause failure analysis, and maintenance planning and scheduling. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Outlook, and CMMS required. In lieu of a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and Technology Management, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related technical field and three years of the above-listed experience, a Master’s degree in Engineering and Technology Management, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related technical field and one year of the above-listed experience is acceptable. Must have legal authority to work in the U.S. EEOE.


Nearest Major Market: Monroe