Manager, Reliability & Maintenance Systems in Oak Brook, IL at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 2/13/2021

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Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


IL Oak Brook

Job Type:


Job Posting Title:

Manager, Reliability & Maintenance Systems

Job Description:

*Open to several locations throughout U.S.


  • The purpose of this role is development and execution of the TreeHouse Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) objectives across all TreeHouse Plants to deliver:
    • Increased OEE, Equipment Uptime, Outputs/Hour, etc.
  • Works closely with Plant Managers, Maintenance Leaders, and Plant RCM Champions (i.e. Planner, Storeroom, Predictive, Lubrication, etc.) to provide technical expertise, strategic guidance, and overall coaching for success.
  • The position provides a high level of technical expertise and data driven analysis for helping plants develop RCM plans around equipment and/or processes.
  • This person will monitor, track, follow up, and escalate Plant progress against the RCM Objectives Dashboard, RCM KPI Dashboard, and RCM Leading Indicators.   
  • This position has an active role in the Community of Practices (CoP), Steering Teams, and Pilot Teams to develop TreeHouse RCM objectives and programs. 


  • Execute TreeHouse and Division RCM Goals and Objectives at the plant level.
  • Assist with Equipment Performance Improvement Teams at plants on new or existing equipment or lines to improve performance and achieve plant deliverables.
  • Lead training sessions at Plants on Reliability, Maintenance, and Continuous Improvement of Asset Life Cycle processes.
  • Mentoring and technical support for Maintenance Leaders and Plant RCM Champions.   
  • Lead the Plant specific RCM Plan review with the Maintenance Leaders, RCM Champions, and Plant Manager for opportunities to achieve business deliverables. 
  • The duties and responsibilities described are not a comprehensive list of all tasks. Additional tasks and duties may be assigned from time to time as necessitated by business needs


  • Must be an excellent change agent who is skilled in sequencing and communicating change.
  • Must be a highly collaborative and servant leadership style.
  • Must be skilled at influencing others
  • Must be able to assess talent and RCM culture in a manufacturing setting.
  • Ability to lead and promote teamwork in multiple locations across all functions.
  • Must be able to coach, mentor, and develop at all levels of the organization. 


  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred or Equivalent Experience
    • Engineering, Continuous Improvement, Reliability, Supply Chain, or related 


  • Minimum of 6 years of RCM experience in a manufacturing environment required.
  • Experience in Reliability & Maintenance Systems including but not limited to: 
    • 1) Predictive Maintenance; 
    • 2) Preventive Maintenance & PM Optimization; 
    • 3) Planning, Storeroom, & CMMS Optimization; 
    • 4) Autonomous Maintenance experience preferred;
  • Continuous Improvement experience applied to equipment and lines.
  • Food and Beverage industry experience preferred. 


TRAVEL:  Average 50% of the time. 


Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

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