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As a driver of innovation, Viega is one of the most important technology leaders in the installation industry. We develop intelligent systems and integrated digital solutions. Quality is incorporated into everything we do. We believe that this is about much more than supplying pipelines. We turn spaces into living rooms: More comfortable. More intelligent. More secure. More sustainable.

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Reliability Technician - 1st shift

Job-ID: 12488; Location(s): McPherson, KS 



The role of the Reliability Technician is to ensure production equipment and systems are maintained such that they are available to deliver quality products according to schedule requirements. This is accomplished by ensuring maintenance processes are efficient and effective, equipment is designed and/or modified to improve maintainability and review ongoing technical problems for continual improvement to reduce downtime and increase the life of the asset.



Reliability and Maintenance

  • Support Reliability/Industrial Engineers with structured system analysis to establish reliability, availability, and maintainability of the plant systems  
  • Support the development and execution of reliability engineering methods to achieve company reliability objectives
  • Utilize predictive maintenance technologies to gather data for identifying machinery defects early enough to schedule repairs during planned down time
  • Provide vibration and reliability technical support
  • Write work requests in CMMS for issues found during routes or database analysis
  • Create maintenance plans for new and existing equipment
  • Create and evaluate spare part packages for new equipment an existing equipment
  • Update PM tasks and schedules in computerized maintenance management system (CMMS).
  • Create and update spare part lists in computerized maintenance management system (CMMS).
  • Assist in developing and maintaining standard operating procedures for preventative maintenance and equipment rebuild activities
  • Support maintenance and spare part optimizations.
  • Support risk management, loss elimination, and RCA workshops. Drive implementations and follow-ups.
  • Develop and execute engineering studies for equipment related issues
  • Determine methods of storage, identification, and location of stocked materials
  • Establish new processes for continuous improvement and drive stock room projects
  • Work with vendors to get items refurbished and establish inventory of refurbished items


Record Keeping and Reporting

  • Create and update system or component reliability analysis engineering documents
  • Upload and maintain OEM equipment documentation
  • Update equipment list using SAP and/or Maintenance Connection; creating labels for equipment and updating machine specifications


Spare Parts

  • Work directly with Reliability Engineer and stock room coordinator to:
  • Establish kitting lists for corrective and preventative work order.
  • Establish spare part stock quantities
  • Receive requests for internal orders, including but not limited to equipment, materials, supplies, merchandise, tools, etc.
  • Request quotes and lead times for new materials and parts
  • Complete Request forms for new materials and parts
  • Verify appropriate approvals for the addition on new materials and parts



  • Support Stockroom coordinator duties as required and/or assigned
  • Perform other duties as required and/or assigned
  • Support the development of AR/VR maintenance related activities
  • Attends meetings as required and/or assigned.


Special Job Dimensions

  • Some travel may be required.



Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SAP
  • Computerized maintenance management system (CMMS).
  • Knowledge of predictive and preventative maintenance procedures.
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate with personnel at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to work well under deadlines, and ability to work well with a cross-functional team to accomplish results.
  • Ability to perform with superior service, reflecting a positive company image while sustain a positive attitude with those you interact with; always going above and beyond to help others out, regardless of their position or department.
  • Ability to adhere to the highest standards of quality while continually performing at the highest possible level


Education, Certification/License & Work Experience

  • High School Diploma
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • OR
  • 5 years of reliability or maintenance experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills


Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.


Your contact person:

Kristi Davis  - -  

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