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Reliability Engineer

Who we are

Established in 1951, IKO is a private, family run business, a worldwide leader in the roofing, waterproofing and insulation industry for residential and commercial markets. IKO continues to strive to be among the most technologically advanced roofing manufacturers in North America, and our new plant in Hillsboro reflects that commitment.

At IKO, we are tremendously grateful for the warm welcome we have received from the leadership and citizens of the City of Hillsboro as we open our first roofing manufacturing plant in the Southwest USA. We are looking forward to a long and prosperous future here.

Quality, integrity, and trustworthiness are the values at the root of IKO’s success. We  have built this company by hiring people who uphold these values at home, in the community and on the job. People like you!

The opportunity

We are currently seeking a  Reliability Engineer to join our team at our new plant. This plant should serve for best practices across the country. This is a role for someone who wants to deliver a reliability strategy aligned with our continuous process manufacturing. A strategy to drive quality, service and efficiency to achieve product delivery at the lowest possible cost.

Who we need

You are an experienced Reliability Engineer who thrives in the role of first-point-of-contact addressing reliability issues. Someone who equally enjoys conducting research and analysis to introduce best practices with a focus on lean operations and continuous improvement. You are looking for an opportunity to return to or stay in Hillsboro and be a strong contributing member of the community. You want to play an active role implementing best practices and standards while focusing on analysis to prevent shut downs. This is a proactive role for someone who is excited to hit the ground running and immediately immerse themselves in our operations and processes.

What you will do

  • Develop and upkeep the life cycle management program
  • Interact between maintenance planner, maintenance and management team
  • Participate in planning and scheduling maintenance outages for proper on hand inventory
  • Implement and apply best practices
  • Support safety and quality throughout the facility
  • Strong mechanical and electrical background with an emphasis on successful implementation of systems
  • Participation with suppliers and vendors for best pricing availability
  • Estimate and drive performance expectations of equipment based on life cycle standards

What you bring

  • A Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology.
  • 3-5 years direct experience as a Reliability Engineer  in a continuous process manufacturing plant including:
    • Working knowledge of tool room and assembly processes and practices
    • Hands-on experience in manufacturing and machine troubleshooting activities
    • Knowledge of MS Office and the ability to understand and process CAD drawings, read and understand blueprints and schematics
  • Continuous Improvement experience (Six Sigma, Lean or 5S).
  • Proven team building skills. You have strong written and verbal skills. You can motivate and guide the work of your team and facilitate discussions and learning where needed.
  • Initiative and innovation. You can draw on your past experience and current knowledge to troubleshoot issues.
  • Drive. You are proactive, detail-oriented, highly organized, deadline focused and you have the ability to manage multiple priorities at once.
  • Collaborative approach. You are a team player and you can develop effective working relationships across all levels of the workforce to maximize efficiencies across the organization.
  • Hands-on experience and knowledge of:
    • RCM, CBM, RCFA, and LCA
    • Mechanical drafting practices
    • Design, detailing and checking functions
    • FMEA methodology and applications
    • Electrical and fluid (pneumatic/hydraulic) principles and their use on mechanical systems

Join us

At IKO, we recognize that our success is due to the strength of our employees and to that end we nurture and support our employees’ sense of accomplishment and their contribution. We invest not only in our employees so that they are the most knowledgeable in the industry; but in the community we live and work in.  To join our team, apply here or follow us on LinkedIn for future opportunities.

IKO Industries Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diversity and inclusion and are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.

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