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Continental Reliability Engineer - TT Tire Assembly in Mt. Vernon, Illinois

Reliability Engineer - TT Tire Assembly

Mt. Vernon, IL


Job Description


Continental Tire has been around for nearly 150 years, we’ve been changing the way the world moves while making it more safe, smart, sustainable and accessible to all. Our Mt. Vernon, IL location is seeking a highly self-motivated and passionate Reliability Engineer to join our Engineering & Maintenance group. The ideal candidate has strong analytical and excellent mechanical skills, is dependable and accountable. Are you ready to shape the future with us?


Responsible for Area Machine/ Equipment Reliability and it’s improvement. Monitoring, Analysis and Improvement of Machine/ Equipment Downtime (MTTR, MTBF) and Spare part usage. Leading of Area Reliability Team Meetings with main focus on ensuring proper Machine/ Equipment function. Assisting in ensuring all drawings, technical literature, parts lists and preventive procedures are prepared, kept updated and made available for Engineering/ Maintenance Department.

  1. Responsible for Area Machine/ Equipment with focus on Reliability improvement.

  2. Root cause analysis of chronic equipment process issues, develop & implement solutions in a timely fashion.

  3. Support Maintenance in troubleshooting, repairing, replacing problem equipment.

  4. Assist maintenance trainer in preparation/conducting maintenance training on all equipment as needed.

  5. Maintain documentation of training manuals, spare parts lists, schematics and drawings to support the maintenance technicians.

  6. Responsible and leading routine reliability team meetings, maintain and utilize reliability data

  7. Assist Planner in acquiring spare parts for all new and obsolete equipment.

  8. Perform other duties as directed by the Area Engineer or Area Lead Engineer


· Immediate Benefits

· Paid Time Off

· Tuition & Employee Discounts

· Annual Bonus

· Employer 401(k) Match

· And more benefits that come with working for a global industry leader!

Job Requirements


· Associate's Degree in a technical field required, Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent field preferred.

· Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

· Continental is not able to pay relocation expenses for this opportunity.


· Previous manufacturing facility experience of 5 years or more.

Job Type


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About Continental

The Business Area Tires offers the perfect tires for a wide range of different applications - from cars, trucks and buses to special vehicles, bicycles and motorcycles. Through continuous investment in Research & Development, Continental makes a major contribution to safe, cost-effective and ecologically efficient mobility. The portfolio of the Business Area Tires includes services for the tire trade and for fleet applications, as well as digital management systems for tires.

Job Category

Manufacturing Operations and Production


United States



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