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Reliability Engineer

East Pleasant Run Road 940,
75146 Lancaster

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available from 31.07.2023

This is WITRON

The WITRON group is a strong partner for highly automated logistic systems. From planning to realization and up to maintenance. Our teams – far more than just mechanics, electronic technicians, mechatronic engineers – follow the beat and lend a hand with our high-tech systems. Professional and perfectly equipped with full power for finding the best solution.

The US Engineering Team needs an expert who can track system and component failure patterns within our WIOSS sites. This position will partner with our Spare Parts, Engineering, and Design departments to test, track, and recommend long term and cost-effective engineering adaptations to Witron technology.

Primary ResponsibilitiesPartner with our European counterpart to ensure maintenance strategies are in alignment.Focused on tracking component failures by cost, frequency, and performance loss.Linked with many other Engineering departments.Report and deliver RCA reports with follow-up recommendations.Assist the US PLC & Controls specialist team with project implementation.Assist the US Mechanical Engineering team with project implementation.Update the US leadership with team projects and timelines to completion.Coordinate with all US sites on recommended adaptations.Familiarity and ability to use and conduct research within our Witool CMMS platform.Works with Europe on forming obsolescence contingencies and works with Training Team to form courses on obsolescence improvements.

Education & Experience5 + Years of experience in the following:Technical experience in production environments that utilize a range of mechanical automation and material handling equipment as well as electrical systems and PLCsTechnical experience in an industrial environment with production or manufacturing equipmentPreferred: Associates degree or Certificate in a relevant subject with 3-5 years' experience in an Engineering or Technical role in a fast-paced warehouse, light industry, or related environmentFamiliarity with automated material handling systems strongly preferred.Certificates of training in industrial controls, process engineering, lean manufacturing, or root cause analysis.

Skills and Knowledge

Ability to coordinate meetings, projects, and deadlinesKnowledge and basic skills in Lean Manufacturing and Project Management.Strong understanding of automated material handling systemsKnowledge of wiring diagrams and electrical measuringFamiliarity and/or experience with:Electrics/mechanics in drive technology (motors/gears)Control technology (controls/inverters)3 Phase 480v, DC and 24v ControlFamiliarity with basic logistics and supply chain principlesAnalytical and problem-solving skillsAble to prioritize multiple tasks and workloadProficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)Knowledge of OSHA Safety guidelinesExtensive maintenance knowledge including job planning and coordinationCMMS and data handling proficiencyRoot Cause Analysis, Pareto Charts, The 5 Whys, Fishbone Diagrams, Scatter Diagrams, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)

TravelThis position will require the availability to travel. Travel will can be coordinated with US leadership if required.

Scheduling & AvailabilityMust be able to work all shifts including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidaysMust be available by phone 24/7 in the event of irregular operations and/or escalationPhysical RequirementsAbility to work in cold environmentsAbility to work at heights of 80-100 feetAbility to walk/stand during a designated shiftLifting, pulling and pushing up to 50 pounds

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Paid special days, health services (e.g. medial, dentist and vision insurance), retirement bonus, ...

Additional benefits

Team Spirit

We are there for one another and as a company we strive to always become better. You can look forward to being part of a great team environment.


Employees will have the opportunity to participate in our WITRON bonus program once eligible.

Social Benefits

WITRON has a tradition of observing “Special Days” in our employees lives and will provide added benefits or bonuses to help celebrate certain milestones.

Top Equipment

We will provide you with brand name work apparel and professional tools to make sure all of our employees have the right equipment to do the job.

Corporate Culture

Collaboration, an open-door policy, various company events and team building measures are a part of WITRON. A company with modern values and positive culture is waiting for you.

Support & Opportunity

Performance is worth the effort. Your potential will be both recognized and supported. Career opportunities are available for all of our employees, come grow with WITRON. 

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Kirby Oostdyk

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