Tyson Foods Engineer III - Reliability Engineer in Fayetteville, Arkansas


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Job Description:


The primary role of this position is to identify and manage asset reliability risks that can adversely affect plant or business operations. This position is responsible for performing the following tasks for a group of plants / locations: communication targeted to the Operational VP/General Manger and staff concerning specific divisional opportunities and company-wide processing optimization activities; Capital Plan Management / project filtering which would includeEngineering, Information Systems, Industrial Engineering, and Technology review; CIR support at the plant level (this may include review and recommendations); This position is also responsible for strategic asset utilization and managementwhich includes line and plant rationalization, vehicle utilization, maintenance labor resource analysis, consistent and improved use of vendor partnerships and support; coordination of the company's shared resources within the division which include Engineering, Information Systems, R&D, Q.A., EH&S, Purchasing VMRs (Value Managed Relationship) - Nalco PFP (Preventative Failure Plan) program, Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), Tyson's eLearning Program usage and development, Process Safety Management standards - USPI Ammonia Oil Program; utilize and drive corporate standard reporting and processes - KPIs, Data Packs, Maintenance Continuous Improvement, equipment reliability, equipment level budgeting (ELB), maintain master data CMMS recording standards. Position is required to attend regular corporate level meetings with SAP-PM group and other design engineers to ensure/develop improvements of corporate programs; process line and plant assessments; facilitate maintenance planning & scheduling processes across many locations; processing plant optimization - enforcement, development and use of standard maintenance processes and standard PM program strategies, tapping into plant process knowledge by celebrating success stories; facilitating tag team opportunities; encouraging individual growth, promotion and succession planning programs and opportunities; maintain corporate level reporting standards so VPs, SVPs, CEO and CFO can easily understand and compare operations; any other duties as assigned.


Education: B.S. in a technical field, engineering preferred or equivalent experience.

Experience: 6+ years' Food or Maintenance Operations preferred.

Computer Skills: Standard computer skills; MS Project, SAP CMMS and or other CMMS systems.

Communication Skills: Excellent communication skills are mandatory; will be facilitating operations change in diverse groups.

Special Skills: Process knowledge in poultry slaughter and cut-up and or processed meats; must have a customer service business attitude; ability to work in an unsupervised environment answering to multiple internal customers at all levels.

Certifications: Any Operations or management certifications are a plus.

Supervisory: N/A Travel: 50% or more

Facility Name (Location):

Fayetteville Office (MLK Blvd)

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Engineer III - Reliability Engineer







Job Function:

Engineering/Manufacturing Services

Full Time / Part Time:

Full Time

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Company Culture, Inclusion and Diversity Statement:

Tyson Foods proudly embraces diversity and is committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment. Our Culture is rooted in our Core Values and brought to life each day through our 5C Team behaviors (Caring, Candor, Creativity, Collaboration and Commitment). Team Members are the heart of our company and its success and culture is the connecting thread which drives our Talent Strategy to Attract, Grow, Reward and Retain the best talent.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.