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Reliability Manager - MRO

Company: Post Consumer Brands
Location: Lakeville
Posted on: November 27, 2022

Job Description:

Business Unit Overview:

At Post Consumer Brands, we have more than 125 years of experience making the breakfast cereals that people love. And even after a century, we're still innovating. We are driven by our mission to Make Better Happen - and we want YOU to join our team!


With names like Pebbles, Honey Bunches of Oats, Great Grains, and Malt-O-Meal in our portfolio, we've earned more spots in the top 50 best-selling brands than any other cereal company. And as the third-ranked company in the cereal category, our business is growing. That's where you come in. Our company is a hearty mix of ambitious people who want to make great things happen.

Location Description:

Post Consumer Brands corporate headquarters in Lakeville, Minn. is about 20 miles south of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Lakeville has all the benefits of smaller town living with access to everything a large metropolitan area has to offer. Join more than 400 team members collaborating on the two-building campus to help put breakfast on the tables of millions of consumers in North America.



The Reliability Manager - MRO (Maintenance Repair & Operating) is an enterprise best practices role focused on standardization and process improvements that drive improved business results across all manufacturing sites. It ensures we have the right quantity of the right parts, in the right location, at the right time, in the right condition and at the lowest overall cost. Key areas include organization and management, training and skills, information systems, data integrity, performance management, storage and facilities, storeroom operations, inventory strategies, user coordination, and procurement coordination. Additionally, this role is responsible for parts master data processes across the enterprise. Ensures projects are turned over to maintenance with all the needed details and information. This position will closely work plant leadership, maintenance and operations teams to implement the associated best practices.

Working Location: Office/Remote Hybrid. This role is based out of the Lakeville, MN Corporate office

This position is in-office with a flexible schedule that may entail working from home a couple of days out of the week. #LI-hybrid


Own MRO Standards and Processes across the enterprise.
Be the champion for MRO best practices across the organization.
Drive standardization, improvements and maturity across all plants in organization and management, training and skills, information systems, data integrity, performance management, storage and facilities, storeroom operations, inventory strategies, user coordination, and procurement coordination.
Establish KPIs and metrics to ensure standardization and improvements are being realized across the enterprise.
Own the MRO assessment process. Assist plants with development of short- and long-term improvement plans.
Audit, drive improvements, and provide feedback to plant and corporate leadership for MRO process.
Maximize plant asset availability, efficiency, and predictability through implementation of best practices.
Create and deliver training across the enterprise.
Own standard and process for parts master data. Drive standardization and improvements to drive business results.
Participate in the turnover of projects from Engineering to Maintenance to ensure adherence to the MRO processes.
Support, manage and lead roll out of best practices across the enterprise.
Provide training and technical support in utilization of Hexagon EAM to optimize the MRO work processes.
Work with sites and enterprise maintenance reliability team to roll out new processes, functionality, and capabilities in EAM.
Function as the liaison between the plant MRO Teams and the EAM basis team to develop new reporting and EAM functionality enhancements as required.
Stay abreast of new developments within the MRO materials management field and determine if incorporating these can improve PCB business results.
Identify opportunities for improved procurement processes (enterprise parts standardization, vendor standardization, etc.) to implement across the organization to reduce overall procurement costs.
Collaborate and share knowledge across all plants. Coordinate roundtable meetings and networking calls.
Work with plants and enterprise maintenance reliability team to roll out new processes, functionality, and capabilities in EAM to improve business results.
Support and partner with sites to drive continuous improvement in best practices driving business results.
Support cultural improvement in safety, inclusion, and engagement by serving as a role model for Vision/Values/Behaviors.
Promote and follow company and safe work practices and procedures.
Other duties as assigned.



Four-year degree (or the equivalent work experience) in Engineering, Maintenance, Manufacturing, or related fields strongly preferred.
SMRP or other similar certifications are desirable.


10+ years plant experience leading and supervising high-performance MRO teams. Maintenance MRO buying, MRO supervision and management experience is desirable.
Knowledge of maintenance management principles and best practices including but not limited to work management, MRO, precision maintenance, preventive maintenance, root cause failure analysis, shutdown and contingency planning.
Strong background with EAM Systems, Hexagon EAM is experience is desirable.
Knowledge and experience managing MRO master data and processes.
Fundamental understanding of plant production and packaging processes.
Experience in data analysis, identifying performance gaps, and delivering actionable solutions.
Experience in developing and delivering training
Familiar with business system development, documentation and driving change across plants and enterprises.
Customer and project management experience.

Other Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Must be self-driven, organized and be able to work in a fast-paced team environment.
Ability to influence broadly across enterprises to drive change and results
Ability to manage large and complex initiatives
Excellent problem-solving ability and skills are required. Must be able to evaluate root cause and address technical issues with long term solutions, sustainable solutions.
Ability to communicate and coordinate with different levels and multiple departments within the organization.
Strong interpersonal, communication, and time management skills.
Ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment.
Strong written and verbal communication skills and internal customer focus.
Ability to work with multiple priorities and prioritize work.
Ability to teach and train new employees.
Utilize data to drive improvements.


Work Structure: Works under general guidance of the Enterprise Maintenance Reliability Leader. Works closely with Maintenance Manager, Engineering Manager, Reliability Leader, Reliability Engineers, OMC, Maintenance Supervisors and Planners. Work is highly independent, collaborative in nature. Must be willing to work occasional altered work schedules to support plants and execute job duties.

Travel: Travel is required to support duties, typically 2-3 trips per month.%36321104%

Keywords: Post Consumer Brands, Lakeville , Reliability Manager - MRO, Executive , Lakeville, Minnesota

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