Lead Reliability Engineer - Aerospace Manufacturing Plant Maintenance and Services

Hartford, CT 06120
K+S Services – Engineering /
Engineering Roles /
K+S Services, a SunSource company, offers a full range of industrial repair capabilities with over 866 different Manufacturers and over 122,000 unique part numbers supported. We provide our customers with quality industrial repair services, effective solutions and efficient service through continuous quality improvements. With a growing number of operations throughout the USA, Canada, and Mexico, we offer a variety of exciting opportunities and strive to recognize our associates for their hard work and dedication.  www.k-and-s.com

Advance your career with K+S Services (a SunSource Company), the leader in repair of industrial electronic and mechanical components!  With a growing number of operations throughout the USA, Canada and Mexico we offer a variety of exciting opportunities and strive to recognize our associates for their hard work and dedication. Since 1981, our elite team has given us the ability to provide our customers with quality repairs, effective solutions, and efficient service through continuous quality improvements. If you want to grow your skills with an industry leader, apply with us today! We are seeking a Lead Reliability Engineer to join our Team in the Hartford, CT area.

This position will focus on the management of a plant services reliability program running at multiple aerospace manufacturing facilities in the New England area, with additional sites in North Carolina and Georgia.

Competitive salary, bonus opportunities, medical, dental, vision insurance and 401K program benefits are included.  Contact us to find out more!

What You'll Do

    • Build working relationships with customers at all levels of their organizations with a focus on Maintenance departments.
    • Focus on high-cost areas, critical manufacturing processes with significant machine down time, and high impact repetitive failures to create Kaizen materials for improvement of process & equipment to reduce unplanned downtime. 
    • Drive OEM conversions and reverse engineering as needed.
    • Suggest reliability models to end users with business case, timeline, and anticipated results.
    • Review and suggest predictive maintenance plans for increased service life and reduction of unplanned downtime.
    • Conduct up-front engagement for critical equipment in support of bill of material creation and spare part analysis.
    • Help solve customers problems and keep industry running!

What We Need From You

    • Preferred 2-year Technical Associates Degree or equivalent in a related field. 
    • Preferred 3-5 years of experience in reliability work, field service work, project management, or machine design for manufacturing.
    • Experienced and trained in one or more of the following management approaches: TQM, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigman, ACE, 6S. 
    • Ability to interpret technical manuals.
    • Experience working within a quality program in a manufacturing work environment.
    • Understanding of a union environment and our contracted role in the plant.
    • Excellent communication skills-ability to speak clearly, confidently, and professionally on the telephone and the ability to write clear and succinctly through email communication.
    • Strong solution selling skills & problem-solving abilities.
    • Strong computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.)

We Offer

    • Industry-competitive salary and bonus opportunities.
    • Medical, dental, vision insurance and 401k match.
    • Positive and engaging team mentality with upward mobility opportunities.
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