Senior Asset Reliability Manager


Eau Claire, WI, US, 54703

Perrigo Company is dedicated to making lives better by bringing Quality, Affordable Self-care products that consumers trust everywhere they are sold.  Help us do it.

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Description Overview

The Sr. Asset Reliability Manager is responsible for assisting in development of Asset Care Program with Corporate Reliability Leader and execution of it at the Plant level.  The position will provide supervision, support, coaching, training, and development of Plant Asset Care team to enable execution of the program within the Plant. The role will be responsible for monitoring day-to-day execution of Planned and Unplanned Maintenance and drive improvements over reduction in unplanned & planned stoppages. Direct reports to this role include Execution team lead by Maintenance Area Manager and Proactive team which is led by Reliability Engineer.

Scope of the Role

  • Promote company culture, values and principles as well as participate in company functions.
  • Drive continuous improvement in reliability of assets through the application of technical expertise by providing effective solutions that drive performance improvement in Safety, Quality and Production.
  • Develop effective utilization of conditional monitoring and/or predictive and other non-destructive testing methodologies (vibration, thermal imaging, oil analysis, ultrasound, etc.) designed to identify and isolate inherent reliability problems.
  • Responsible for Maintenance Asset Database maintenance, Planning/Scheduling Process, Storeroom Management, and execution/development of Proactive Maintenance strategies including Preventative, Predictive, and Precision Maintenance based on Asset.
  • Develop individual training and development plan for direct and indirect team reports that maximize the team resources.
  • Perform and Lead Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA), for unreliable assets based on economic evaluation.  Utilize Critical thinking: use of logic, reasoning, and calculations to identify alternative solutions, conclusions, and approaches to solve equipment problems.
  • Responsible for Business Sponsorship Program, Maintenance Skills Program and Apprentice Program to produce result in building talent pipeline and retention.
  • Monitor key performance indicators in accordance with the Best Maintenance Practices and encourage close teamwork between all functions (Engineering, Production, Quality Management, etc.) to close gaps.
  • Drive Conformance to Reliable Manufacturing Standards and Maintenance processes with Plant Personnel through partnership and education.
  • Ensure the implementation of all repairs/modifications resulting from gap assessments, plant audits, notifications, and loss improvement activities of existing equipment.

Experience Required


  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or electrical engineering from an accredited University or equivalent technical experience.
  • Must have Continuous Improvement Knowledge (5S, Kaizen, Standard Work, TPM, RCA).
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Rotating and/or Fixed Equipment, Reliability, Maintenance or Engineering roles.
  • Demonstrated use of SAP, Oracle, or other CMMS as an effective maintenance management tool for pulling equipment information and history.
  • Working knowledge of rotating and fixed equipment including design, fabrication, operation, repair, failure analysis and reliability improvement.
  • Applied knowledge of Predictive and Precision Maintenance for rotating and fixed equipment evaluations.
  • Computer Systems: Microsoft Suite


  • Corrosions Protection to control the corrosion of metal surfaces through materials selection and Cathodic Protection.
  • Reliability Software (Wiebul Analysis, RCM, Mechanical Integrity Software)

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We are an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or other characteristics protected by law.  Our full Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement is available on our main career site in English and Spanish and will be provided in other accessible forms for persons with disabilities. #DIV

Nearest Major Market: Eau Claire