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Reliability Engineer


Coosa Pines, AL, US, 35044-0555

Department:  Pulp Machine/Dryer (PL01)

We at Resolute are a diverse group of individuals who possess a wide variety of skills. Here, we believe that giving you the ability to maximize your potential without constraint is key to our shared success.

Our Coosa Pines location in Birmingham, Alabama is currently seeking talent to fill the position of Reliability Engineer. This job is full-time, onsite position.

Primary Purpose


The Reliability Engineer is responsible for maintaining and improving the reliability of our manufacturing operation.   


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage the Maintenance Coordinators and Maintenance Planners as direct reports.
  • Eliminate production limiting failures from the manufacturing process.
  • Support plant health, safety, environmental and quality strategies that ensure protection of employee and company property, safety, health environmental compliance and product quality.
  • Lead the equipment/process troubleshooting effort.
  • Work with operations and maintenance leaders to support/troubleshoot the maintenance systems in their area.
  • Improve maintenance techniques, activities, and practices through use of reliability tools (i.e. RCM, FMEA, RCFA, etc…).
  • Assist with implementation of both capital and maintenance improvement projects.
  • Provide information and training to help build technical skills in the workforce.
  • Monitor and analyze all emergency work orders in the area.
  • Example of daily responsibilities (depending on electrical or mechanical) discipline include, but are not limited to:
    • Lead the RCFA process.
    • Manage pressure vessel integrity and tank inspection programs.
    • Manage process safety valve program.
    • Champion mill lubrication and/or PM/PdM activities.
    • Assist with MCC or power distribution integrity activities.
    • Assist coordinating outside contractor services.


Knowledge and Experience 


  • B.S. in mechanical or electrical engineering.
  • Three (3) or more years experience in a related field. 
  • Excellent skills in written and oral communication.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to think “outside the box”.
  • Functional use of Microsoft Office and maintenance systems.
  • Highly organized and uses efficient work methods.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and continue to develop knowledge and skills.                     


Forest products are essential, as are each and every one of our employees and contractors. We take the necessary steps to protect the health and well-being of our employees and to safeguard the integrity of all Resolute facilities.


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Be part of the change. Be part of a dynamic team.
We are a global leader in the forest products industry offering an energetic and safe work environment with opportunities and challenges that will help develop your skills. We are more than 8,000 employees in Canada, the United States and various other international locations.

We are looking for employees with the experience and expertise to improve our efficiency, increase our long-term profitability and deliver first-class products and services to our customers. And you, what are you looking for?

We are a company writing a new story for itself in a rapidly changing industry. We have made important inroads to ensure our viability and to be an environmental supplier of choice. Come take part of our history and be part of the change!

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