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Reliability Program Leader- Charlotte, NC Area

Requisition ID:  9565
Category:  Services & Solution Delivery
Career level:  Professional
Contract type:  Permanent

Reliability Program Leader – Charlotte, NC


Reports to:  Service Manager Pulp and Paper

Location:  Charlotte, NC


Job Description

The performance program leader is responsible to successfully implement a performance-based contract at one of SKF’s strategic industrial end user customers in the Charlotte, NC Area. The individual will work onsite at the end user and manage all aspects of the program whose goal is to increase rotating equipment performance at the facility.


Key Accountabilities

  • Lead delivery of KPI’s and outcomes based on contractual obligations
  • Manage scope, schedule and budget for the performance contract including predictive maintenance, reliability improvements, bearing consumption, lubrication management, resource utilization, program scorecard, etc.
  • Build partnership with end user team while identifying opportunities for rotating equipment improvement
  • Coordinate activities for the effective use of all SKF resources who are part of the program team.
  • Facilitate completion of bearing inspections, RCFA, and remanufacturing processes using best practices
  • Coordinate plant rebuild processes & quality with third parties to ensure rebuilds are delivered in precision state
  • Drive preparation and execution of operations reviews with the end user; present successes and challenges
  • Coordinate with distributor personnel to identify and plan for bearing and component replacements. Discuss bearing and component inventory levels and lead times with SKF Territory Manager and distributor to ensure adequate delivery of spares.



Job Requirements

  • Mechanical Engineering or relevant degree/experience preferred
  • 3+ years working in the reliability systems environment with at least a Cat II vibration certification, Infrared Thermography, and MLT1 certifications.
  • 5+ years of experience working in an industrial continuous process environment
  • Proven leader who can build and drive a team to achieve program goals
  • Effective communicator who can drive activities/improvements with urgency and high quality
  • Ability to collaborate well with cross-functional teams to accomplish multiple assignments and deliverables in a complex environment
  • Strong in Microsoft Office 365 applications and other computer tools
  • Must have the ability to read, analyze & understand technical subjects such as technical specification, prints, technical procedures & process descriptions.
  • Must be a self-starter and can plan your time for effective utilization and allocation of your resources.
  • Must have strong business, people, communication skills.
  • Must be fluent in spoken and written English.
  • Must have a strong desire and enjoy a career in Machine Reliability.



What You’ll Love About SKF:

Rest and Relaxation. Enjoy a robust PTO policy and 13 paid holidays!


Work/Life Balance. A possibility for flexibility and to work remote


Health and Wellness Benefits.  SKF cares about the wellbeing of our employees. Many options for best in class medical and dental plans to fit your needs; a wellness plan that includes biometric screening and health risk assessment for you and your spouse and incentives for healthy living!


Invest in your Future. SKF offers amazing retirement options! You can participate in our 401K program immediately.


Much more! Growth opportunities, tuition reimbursement, voluntary critical illness coverage, voluntary legal plan, employee assistance program, life insurance, vehicle discount programs, mobile phone discounts, and with so many benefits to working for SKF, we could not name them all!




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About SKF

SKF’s mission is to be the undisputed leader in the bearing business. SKF offers solutions around the rotating shaft, including bearings, seals, lubrication management, condition monitoring and maintenance services. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has around 17,000 distributor locations worldwide. Annual sales in SEK is around 85 billion and the number of employees ca 45,000.

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia