Reliability Engineer

Location: Southbank, Victoria
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Salary: Career Opportunities
Contact: Dale Young

About the company

Our client is seeking a high calibre Reliability Engineer to join the team at this fully automated manufacturing facility based in the South Eastern suburbs of Melbourne. The business is a global biotechnology manufacturer with significant manufacturing capability across Australia. They offer an excellent career growth journey, and this role is a great entry point.

About the role

This opportunity exists for a degree qualified Reliability Engineer. The role is responsible for a leading a great team and a wide range of engineering and maintenance activities in a fast paced environment. Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the key aspects of this role includes:

  • Ensuring the maintenance of the electrical and mechanical assets;
  • Maximising utilisation of the maintenance team;
  • Overseeing safety, production, cost management, compliance, plant performance outcomes;
  • Identify and implement continuous improvement opportunities in process, systems and equipment;
  • Manage nominated capital projects;
  • Maintain best practice reliability mindset across the facility.

Skills & Experience

Applicants for this role will be able to demonstrate they possess experience in Plant Engineering or Reliability Engineering roles. Your expertise will include modern reliability / maintenance techniques, the ability to lead and direct trades groups through maintenance activities and capability to utilise the site CMMS. Further to this, you will have a track record of problem solving and troubleshooting plant issues, developing capital projects or process improvement opportunities to resolve with the aim of improving overall plant performance and output. You background will likely include either FMCG, Pharmaceutical or high speed manufacturing and you will possess a degree in Engineering.


The role is a great entry point to a global biotechnology business that continues to grow. They offer a strong career path to senior management positions and will suit a qualified engineer looking to demonstrate well developed skills in leadership with a view of taking on more responsibility.

How to apply

Click on the APPLY button or contact Dale Young on (03) 8613 3503 for a confidential discussion quoting reference number DY17736.

All direct applications or resumes received by our client from external parties will be referred to Six Degrees Executive as the retained recruitment partner on this assignment.