Reliability Manager

Location: Northern Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Salary: Great environment
Contact: Dale Young

About the company

Our client is seeking a high calibre Reliability Manager to join the team at this highly automated continuous manufacturing facility based in the North Western suburbs of Melbourne. The business is a specialist FMCG manufacturer that supplies local and international customers with highly innovative, market leading products. They are proud of commitment to innovation and are seeking to invest in growth for the future.

About the role

This opportunity exists for a degree qualified Reliability Manager. The role is responsible for a leading a great team of qualified engineers and maintenance professionals delivering engineering and maintenance services in a fast paced environment. The role will report to the Operations Manager and will coordinate all aspects of the reliability program including planned / proactive maintenance, breakdown response and monitoring downtime issues with problem solving techniques and root cause analysis. The responsibilities for this role include:

  • 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;
  • Implement best practice reliability programs and training 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 develop and implement reliability best practice. Further to this, you will have a track record of problem solving and troubleshooting plant issues, developing process improvement opportunities with the aim of improving overall plant performance and output. You background will likely include either FMCG or high speed manufacturing and you will possess a degree in Engineering.


The business is a privately owned, medium sized manufacturer with a great history of innovation. This role presents a great challenge to shift the focus from a reactive maintenance culture to start the journey towards best practice reliability performance. They have an excellent facility with planned capital investment making today a great time to join the team.

How to apply

Click on the APPLY button or contact Dale Young on (03) 8613 3503 for a confidential discussion quoting reference number DY18343.