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Reliability Technician

City:  Wanamingo

We are Reckitt

Home to the world's best loved and trusted hygiene, health, and nutrition brands. Our purpose defines why we exist: to protect, heal and nurture in the relentless pursuit of a cleaner, healthier world. We are a global team united by this purpose.

Join us in our fight to make access to the highest quality hygiene, wellness, and nourishment a right and not a privilege.


Our supply chain is the backbone of our business. It's how we get our trusted products to people all over the world, safely and efficiently. And it's our talented and passionate teams that make this happen.

If you're looking for a career in supply chain, there's no better place to be than Reckitt. We offer a variety of exciting opportunities in all areas of the supply chain, from planning and procurement to manufacturing and logistics. You could join our Global Supply Planning team to develop and implement our global supply strategy, or work with our Procurement Centre of Excellence team to negotiate and manage our supplier relationships.

Our Manufacturing Excellence team help us improve the efficiency, quality and safety of our manufacturing operations, and our Logistics Excellence team develop new and innovative ways to distribute our products to customers.

About the role

The Reliability Technician is responsible for initiating processes and using appropriate tools to identify wear and potential failures of equipment. The individual will have strong previous background in industrial maintenance, to include both electrical and mechanical skills.  The individual must develop spreadsheets and presentations to communicate findings. The individual is responsible to follow-up with work order generation, parts identification, and resolution in collaboration with the Maintenance Manager, Reliability Engineer, Maintenance Supervisor, and Maintenance Planner to ensure all findings are action planned and repaired.

Your responsibilities

  • Follow and exemplify all safety and food safety rules, processes, policies and procedures.
  • Develop predictive maintenance routes in conjunction with the Maintenance Manager and the Reliability Engineer, using critical equipment and component identification processes to prioritize the routes.
  • Establish all routes in the work order system. Adjust frequency of the tasks based on the previously assigned criticality of the equipment.
  • Utilize appropriate PdMx tools to identify issues of pending failures or unusual wear.  These predictive maintenance processes include but are not limited to Vibration measurement and analysis, Infrared Scans and analysis, and Ultrasonic Scans and Analysis.
  • Develop and own a comprehensive air leak find and repair program
  • Write work requests and communicate the need for the repairs to the maintenance supervisor and planner.

  • Provide feedback and follow-up on the repair of equipment.  
  • Participate in the repair of equipment which was identified.  Communicate the issue to the mechanic, assist in the repair, and verify the repair was effective.
  • Identify repeat issues and premature wear and create spreadsheets to track recurring issues. Quarterly be able to present all issues identified and repaired, and % repeat issues.
  • Participate in annual site infrared scanning, performed by an outside contractor, and read report.
  • Participate in site electrical PM’s and report out hot spots and pending failures of electrical panels. Assist in coordinating the repairs of electrical IR audit findings.
  • Learn new job-related skills as required.  This includes all trainings on new equipment.
  • Demonstrate intellectual curiosity and a “can-do” approach to problem solving.


  • Have a two-year associate degree in industrial maintenance, Electrical, or Mechanical Technology plus at least one (3) years of experience
  • Have a minimum of five (5) years of industrial maintenance to include electrical and mechanical experiences
  • Be a collaborative leader. strong team player, and solid interpersonal skills.
  • Be a self-starter, able to work effectively with minimal supervision, with good organizational and planning skills.

The skills for success

Business Partnership, Collaboration and partnership building, Relationship Management, Business Accumen, Productivity management, Improve business processes, Distribution Logistics, Logistics Management, Supply Chain Planning, Vendor Negotiation, Contract Negotiation, Category Management Expertise, Supply Management, Procurement.

What we offer

With inclusion at the heart of everything we do, working alongside our four global Employee Resource Groups, we support our people at every step of their career journey, helping them to succeed in their own individual way.

We invest in the wellbeing of our people through parental benefits, an Employee Assistance Program to promote mental health, and life insurance for all employees globally. We have a range of other benefits in line with the local market. Through our global share plans we offer the opportunity to save and share in Reckitt's potential future successes. For eligible roles, we also offer short-term incentives to recognise, appreciate and reward your work for delivering outstanding results. You will be rewarded in line with Reckitt's pay for performance philosophy.

US pay transparency

The base salary range for this role will vary based on experience in job and industry, training and education, skills relevant to the position, and other factors permitted by law.  In addition to the base salary, the position is eligible for an annual discretionary bonus, which is subject to change each year.

Reckitt offers eligible employees competitive benefits including medical, prescription, dental, vision, life and disability insurance; paid time off for vacation, sick, and Company recognized holidays; a 401(K) plan; generous paid parental leave; adoption and fertility support; tuition reimbursement; product discounts; and much more!

If reasonable accommodation is needed to complete your application, please contact Reckitt is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals.


We recognise that in real life, great people don't always 'tick all the boxes'. That's why we hire for potential as well as experience. Even if you don't meet every point on the job description, if this role and our company feels like a good fit for you, we still want to hear from you.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability or medical condition; colour, ethnicity, race, citizenship, and national origin; religion, faith; pregnancy, family status and caring responsibilities; sexual orientation; sex, gender identity, gender expression, and transgender identity; protected veteran status; size or any other basis protected by appropriate law.

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