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Reliability Technician - Mechanical



Evansville, IN, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

We are Reckitt

Home to the world's best loved and trusted hygiene, health, and nutrition brands. Our purpose defines why we exist: to protect, heal and nurture in the relentless pursuit of a cleaner, healthier world. We are a global team united by this purpose.

Join us in our fight to make access to the highest quality hygiene, wellness, and nourishment a right and not a privilege.


Our supply chain is the backbone of our business. It's how we get our trusted products to people all over the world, safely and efficiently. And it's our talented and passionate teams that make this happen.

If you're looking for a career in supply chain, there's no better place to be than Reckitt. We offer a variety of exciting opportunities in all areas of the supply chain, from planning and procurement to manufacturing and logistics. You could join our Global Supply Planning team to develop and implement our global supply strategy, or work with our Procurement Centre of Excellence team to negotiate and manage our supplier relationships.

Our Manufacturing Excellence team help us improve the efficiency, quality and safety of our manufacturing operations, and our Logistics Excellence team develop new and innovative ways to distribute our products to customers.

About the role

Are you looking to play a practical, hands-on role in a company that's at the forefront of consumer health and hygiene? Join us at Reckitt as a Production Employee, and be part of a team dedicated to creating world-changing products. This is an opportunity to develop your skills, make a tangible impact, and work in an environment that values growth and teamwork. If you're passionate about quality and thrive in a collaborative setting, we want to hear from you. Help us meet the everyday needs of people everywhere and be a force for good in the world of manufacturing.

Your responsibilities

• Hold the safety of themselves and others they work with in top regard
• Perform PdM Routes using PdM Technologies (Thermography, Ultrasonic, Vibration Analysis)
• Troubleshoot and repair packaging and processing equipment working with equipment vendors as necessary
• Assist manufacturing representatives, Project Engineering, Contract Engineering, and departmental personnel on new equipment installation
• Provide on-the-job training for machine operators and maintenance trainees
• Modify existing equipment and identify alternative measures for correcting or improving equipment performance
• Assists development of preventive and predictive maintenance procedures for all plant assets
• Must be able to follow and maintain detailed repair procedures and have good communication skills
• Inspect, operate and test machinery or equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions. Provide support for root cause analysis so long term corrective actions can put in place.
• Must be able to work from drawings, schematics, sketches, work orders and verbal instruction. Able to use precision measuring tools and understand tolerances
• Maintain complete records of work performed using CMMS and detailed work/equipment logs
• Must have experience with setup and operations of machining and shop tools
• Contact manufacturers’ service technicians when necessary for assistance in repair or replacement of faulty equipment
• Ability to balance priorities while performing work according to all applicable GMP environmental regulations
• Timely diagnose and repair of equipment to minimize production downtime
• Ability to quickly escalate and communicate equipment issues to others for additional support and resources

The experience we're looking for

• Have a two year Associate Degree in Mechanical Technology (or equivalent), plus at least one (1) year of experience, or
• Have completed a certified machine repair apprenticeship program (or equivalent), plus at least two (2) years experience, or
• Have a minimum of five (5) years of industrial mechanical maintenance experience or manufacturing operational experience
• Have strong team oriented skills and excellent interpersonal skills
• Be a self-starter, be able to work effectively with minimal supervision, and good organizational and planning skills
• Be willing to learn new job-related skills, and have good troubleshooting and analytical skills

The skills for success

Business Partnership, Collaboration and partnership building, Relationship Management, Business Accumen, Productivity management, Improve business processes, Distribution Logistics, Logistics Management, Supply Chain Planning, Vendor Negotiation, Contract Negotiation, Category Management Expertise, Supply Management, Procurement.

What we offer

With inclusion at the heart of everything we do, working alongside our four global Employee Resource Groups, we support our people at every step of their career journey, helping them to succeed in their own individual way.

We invest in the wellbeing of our people through parental benefits, an Employee Assistance Program to promote mental health, and life insurance for all employees globally. We have a range of other benefits in line with the local market. Through our global share plans we offer the opportunity to save and share in Reckitt's potential future successes. For eligible roles, we also offer short-term incentives to recognise, appreciate and reward your work for delivering outstanding results. You will be rewarded in line with Reckitt's pay for performance philosophy.


We recognise that in real life, great people don't always 'tick all the boxes'. That's why we hire for potential as well as experience. Even if you don't meet every point on the job description, if this role and our company feels like a good fit for you, we still want to hear from you.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability or medical condition; colour, ethnicity, race, citizenship, and national origin; religion, faith; pregnancy, family status and caring responsibilities; sexual orientation; sex, gender identity, gender expression, and transgender identity; protected veteran status; size or any other basis protected by appropriate law.