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Reliability Specialist Analyst

Posted by: Land O' Lakes, Inc.

Posted date: 2019-Sep-05

Location: Arden Hills, Minnesota 55112

Arden Hills, MN (USA)

Full time

Imagine what you can do at Land O'Lakes. Our growth relies on extraordinary talent and boundless thinkers who are always looking for a better way and believe anything is possible. Like you, innovation and technology drive us.

At Land O'Lakes, you will also be part of a community with creative doers and dreamers, who want to make a difference. We work together combining our global perspective and direct access to the source to create practical, new solutions to meet agriculture's toughest challenges.

Join the team at any Land O'Lakes location or with one of our retail-owners and you'll sense the optimism, honesty and innovation that goes into everything we do. Together, we strive to feed human progress.

Job Posting Title:
Reliability Specialist Analyst

Job Description:

The Reliability Specialist Analyst role is vital to improving and supporting our plants by increasing the reliability of assets through performing Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), training on the process, and aiding the Plants and Businesses in executing root cause analysis and incident investigation. Additional activities include design for reliability interacting with Land O'Lakes Engineering Teams, Asset Reliability Teams, and OEM's. Actively train and engage Maintenance personnel in the root cause analysis process.

This individual will perform FMEA's, beginning on critical assets in all business units within Land O'Lakes. Develop a solid Root Cause and Failure Analysis program for all levels. Participate in PSIR investigations and communicate findings and best practices across all facilities.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Identification of Critical Assets through analysis and discussions with Leadership - both Plant and corporate.
  • Perform Failure Mode and Effects Analysis on this equipment and provide repeatable results.
  • Actively participate in development of programs around Root Cause and Failure Analysis, defect elimination, and Preventative Maintenance program optimization.
  • Engage actively in PSIR investigation as well other product safety incidents.
  • Other activities linked with the improvement of Reliability in our Plants.

Education-Experience Required:

  • Bachelor's in engineering or related field.
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in a Manufacturing operation.
  • 5+ years' experience with strong understanding of the FMEA process, best practices and tools.
  • Solid understanding of Failure Analysis tools and processes.
  • Experience in training on programs and processes.
  • Have or gain familiarity with JD Edwards and Express Maintenance.

Competencies Required:

  • Experienced with Microsoft Office especially Excel, Word, Power Point and Power BI a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills - you're able to work with a wide variety of people and collaborate with geographically distributed teams and effectively communicating everything from data points to critical feedback.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to be highly motivated, self-directed who can work with limited daily supervision or instruction.

Travel: This role will require a minimum 60% travel.

Land O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. The company maintains a drug-free workforce, including pre- and post-employment substance abuse testing pursuant to a Drug and Alcohol Policy.

Neither Land O'Lakes, nor its search firms, will ever contact you and ask for confidential information over the phone or in email. If you receive a call or email like this, please do not provide the information being requested.

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We are a fast-growing, farmer-owned agriculture and food cooperative working to overcome the world's greatest food challenges. Our unique farm-to-fork business model works across crop inputs and insights, animal nutrition, dairy foods and sustainability to get high quality food to those who need it. Land O'Lakes provides opportunities to build a career in a vibrant industry that allows you to play a critical role in delivering on this, and by working together to advance humanity and to help communities around the world.

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Job Title Reliability Specialist Analyst
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Posted By Land O' Lakes, Inc.
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Location Arden Hills, Minnesota 55112
Location Location -> USA - Midwest
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Classification Job Classification -> Reliability Specialist
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