Jan 23, 2023

Mgr Reliability

  • Bayer U.S
  • Kansas City, MO, USA
Full-time Engineer - Reliability

Job Description

At Bayer we’re visionaries, driven to solve the world’s toughest challenges and striving for a world where ,Health for all, Hunger for none’ is no longer a dream, but a real possibility. We’re doing it with energy, curiosity and sheer dedication, always learning from unique perspectives of those around us, expanding our thinking, growing our capabilities and redefining ‘impossible’. There are so many reasons to join us. If you’re hungry to build a varied and meaningful career in a community of brilliant and diverse minds to make a real difference, there’s only one choice.


Mgr Reliability 


  • Lead Reliability organization;
  • Ensure Reliability programs and process are documented and implemented this includes asset criticality, FMEA, equipment strategies, spares strategies, lubrication program, predictive maintenance programs, defect elimination, etc;
  • Ensure Mechanical Integrity programs are documented and implemented, including all applicable inspections and equipment condition monitoring;
  • Accountable for identifying equipment reliability improvement opportunities consistent with business needs;
  • Accountable to establish and track appropriate equipment reliability KPIs and deploy resources to facilitate necessary improvements;
  • Coach, mentor and develop Reliability Engineers, Mechanical Integrity Engineers, Inspectors and Reliability Technicians consistent with individual career objectives and business needs;
  • Facilitate creation of IDPs and personal goals, conduct performance evaluations;
  • Lead Planning organization Accountable for creation and maintenance of work planning standards consistent with company requirements;
  • Ensure work orders are planned according to accepted standards;
  • Utilize appropriate Planning KPIs to track performance of organization and identify areas for improvement;
  • Coach, mentor and develop Planners consistent with individual career objectives and business needs;
  • Facilitate creation of IDPs and personal goals, conduct performance evaluations;
  • This position leads the Reliability organization that includes Reliability Engineering, Mechanical Integrity Engineers, Inspectors and Maintenance Planners at the Kansas City site;
  • The site includes two active ingredient manufacturing plants, a waste treatment and incineration operation, a utilities operation and three large Key Tasks: formulations and packaging plants;
  • The site has a $30M annual maintenance budget and produces in excess of $3B in annual revenue.



Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our life values, more specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:


Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or similar field;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong decision making and problem solving skills;
  • Computer proficiency in Windows based software;
  • Lead multi functional teams;
  • Strong safety ethic and mindset;
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment as a leader/facilitator and team member;
  • Strong leadership skills, including the ability to drive change, influence without authority, and to model the Bayer LIFE (Leadership, Integrity, Flexibility, and Efficiency) values are vital for success in this role.


Preferred qualifications:

  • 10 years of relevant Engineering experience;
  • Working knowledge of applicable codes and methodologies is preferred (OSHA PSM, ACA/FMEA, API, etc.);
  • Maintenance/Reliability professional certification;
  • Managerial experience demonstrating proficiency in selection and people development.

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and want to impact our mission Science for a better life, we encourage you to apply now. Be part of something bigger. Be you. Be Bayer. 
To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.
Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans
Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below. 

IMPORTANT NOTE for POTENTIAL US CANDIDATES: Bayer expects its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Bayer active employees are also expected to disclose their vaccination status and if fully vaccinated, provide proof of vaccination status to Occupational Medicine. Bayer defines fully vaccinated in alignment with CDC which is two weeks after completing the two-dose vaccine regimen or two weeks after completing the one-dose regimen. Additionally, Bayer employees are also required to comply with state, local and customer requirements.

Location:    United States : Missouri : Kansas City        
Division:    Crop Science       
Reference Code:    783620           
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