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Senior Reliability Manager (Boise, ID)


Boise, ID, US, 83702-6924

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


The Senior Reliability Manager is responsible for providing strategic and tactical leadership in the area of Reliability to the AgriBusiness Mining and Manufacturing division. The position provides guidance and direction to ensure efficient operation and minimize downtime within manufacturing/mining operations. This role interacts directly with the maintenance, reliability, and production departments at the production facilities, promoting efficiency and consistency throughout.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement, and maintain the asset management strategy across Mining and Manufacturing facilities.
  • Investigate and analyze equipment and system reliability issues and determine best approach to minimize production losses and optimize repair / replacement costs.
  • Lead Root Cause Analyses (RCA), Failure Mode and Effects Analyses (FMEA), and other qualitative risk assessment strategies.
  • Establish Continuous Process Improvement methodologies for equipment and assets.
  • Provide input to technical reports, projects, and capital planning.
  • Work closely with Senior Maintenance Manager in asset management for Mining and Manufacturing facilities

Typical Education

Bachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from 4 year college or university

Relevant Experience

5+ years related experience and/or training

Other Information

Experience in industrial manufacturing preferred. Demonstrated ability to manage priorities, meet deadlines and manage projects. Must be able to show initiative and be a 'self-starter' to achieve working goals. Must possess excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. 

Job Requisition ID: 2920

Travel Required: Up to 50%

Location(s): Simplot Headquarters - Boise 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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