Mother Parkers Tea & Coffee
  • 26-Dec-2017 to 25-Feb-2018 (EST)
  • Mississauga, ON, CAN
  • Full Time

Mother Parkers is committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. Accommodation is available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Mother Parkers offers competitive total rewards including company matched retirement plan, comprehensive benefits (medical, dental, life insurance, short term/long term disability), available immediately.


Reliability Engineer - Packaging

Mississauga

Coordinate activities of Continuous Improvement within the Packaging Group.  Working closely to ensure all activities are done safely and follow all GMP, maintenance and quality standards.

Responsibilities:

Leadership

  • Provides leadership in the management of Improvement Initiatives with supervisors, operators and maintenance staff
    • Removes barriers between departments to meet and exceed production targets
    • Applies process knowledge, equipment and system capability to set and deliver stretch targets for individual and department goals.
    • Evaluates, trains, motivates and sets goals and targets with supervisors, operators and maintenance staff
    • Implements consistent communication tools to all plant teams

Goals & Budget:

  • Identifies constraints and or barriers to meeting budget efficiencies
  • Identifies opportunities to improve performance vs budget
  • Oversees all information tracking tools and general results of the packaging departments
  • Establish and roll-out key performance indicators and tracking methods to measure packing results
    • Identify and implement initiatives to reduce the cost of material scrap.
    • Identify and implement initiatives to improve efficiencies & reduce down time costs.
  • Identify engineering & equipment design solutions to reduce labor costs where possible.

Manpower:

  • Plans short, medium, and long term Manpower requirements with supervisors and develops appropriate strategies to overcome obstacles.
  • Fill in for shift supervisors to cover vacations and over time as required.

Training

  • Create specific training aids for easier understanding of processes
  • Develop, facilitate and lead reliability training programs for supervisors, maintenance and operations personnel
  • Lead root cause analysis and failure mode effect analysis Training for operators & maintenance staff.

Continuous improvement

  • Establish and implement engineering best practices such as failure mode analysis, preventative and predictive maintenance strategies including asset life cycle management processes with the objective of reducing operational risk.
  • Understands and develops KPIs following QCDSM, regularly reviewing with key players to drive improvement Drives continuous improvement within the Department in areas with a focus on, Waste Reduction & Efficiency Improvement.
  • Identify and promote continuous improvement initiatives
  • Analyze the downtime reasons, and work with the packaging group to improve efficiencies.
  • Work on projects to enhance packaging capabilities and reduce bottlenecks.
  • Working closely with the maintenance group to improve the reliability of the packaging machines.
  • Support in validating process changes, process flow definition and controls
  • Support development of engineering standards , processes and methodologies to improve the design and reliability of plant equipment.
  • Integrate TPM methodologies and techniques to improve productivity in plant equipment and their efficiencies  
  • Promptly investigates/ reports and follows through with any incident in area of responsibility
  • Work closely with the Maintenance team to reduce downtime on the packaging equipment
  • Have a good understanding of the equipment in the area of responsibility to help operators with troubleshooting
  • Mentor the Continuous Improvement team which utilizes Maintenance expertise
  • Analyze the downtime reason to minimize waste and downtime

Safety

  • Follow up on all incident reports related to the packaging department to ensure items are being addressed.
  • Support safety committee members in conducting work place inspections as required.
  • Lead/support supervisors during RCA of safety trends to identify areas for focus & improvement

 

Quality

  • Understands SQF requirements and audits to support department for compliance
  • Provides key input/supports Pre-PNP and all new product initiatives
  • Utilizes the compliance and effectiveness of HACCP, GMP programs, company policies and procedures and government regulations to comply with all Health & Safety programs.
  • Conduct monthly safety and GMP audits of area of responsibility.

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary or equivalent experience required, University Degree, Engineering or CET preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience inside a manufacturing facility or experience as a designer on packaging or automation systems.
  • Statistical control expertise in evaluating and providing solutions from operational improvements.
  • Must have thorough knowledge of mechanical drafting practices and be proficient in design, detailing and checking functions.
  • Must have in-depth understanding and working experience of FMEA methodology and applications
  • Must have working knowledge assemble processes and practices
  • Hands-on experience in manufacturing and machine troubleshooting activities
  • Experience with applied statistics, Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing processes.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of good manufacturing practices
  • Fluency in English both oral and written

Mother Parkers is committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities.  Accommodation is available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.    Mother Parkers offers competitive total rewards including company matched retirement plan, comprehensive benefits (medical, dental, life insurance, short term/long term disability).

 

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