Director of Corporate Reliability


Director of Corporate Reliability


Provider of building products headquartered in Southeast US.


This position will report directly to the Vice President of Technology and Innovation and lead a project team of 15.


The individual who occupies this position will be responsible for creating and implementing the reliability-centered maintenance strategy; team leadership and collaboration; risk assessment and asset criticality; maintenance optimization, data-driven insights, continuous improvement; budget and resource management; training and development; and reporting and communication.
Specific duties will include, but not necessarily be limited to:

  • Develop, implement, and lead the organization’s reliability-centered maintenance strategy which includes CMMS deployment, maintenance practices, and organizational structure; drive continuous improvement initiatives to enhance maintenance practices and reliability; implement best practices, industry benchmarks, and innovative technologies.
  • Promote the strategies, vision, and values of the organization and hire, train, and manage a team of maintenance engineers, analysts, and technical experts to execute the strategy and maintain safe working conditions and practices; foster a culture of learning and knowledge-sharing within the organization; provide training opportunities for the team.
  • Foster cross-functional collaboration between maintenance, engineering, and operations teams; lead network of maintenance managers across the plants to foster collaboration and sharing of best practices and lessons learned.
  • Identify risks and recommend strategies to mitigate failures and minimize downtime; create frameworks to identify critical assets, failure modes, and maintenance priorities.
  • Visit plants on a regular basis to provide guidance and ensure adoption of the strategy; assure that all plants maintain required training in environmental regulations, and safety to comply with company and governmental guidelines; conduct an annual assessment of plant facilities to identify needed improvement and repairs for input into capital budgeting.
  • Optimize maintenance strategies based on reliability analysis, predictive maintenance, and condition monitoring, and implement strategies to maximize asset availability,¬†performance, and lifespan; drive the standardization of equipment across plants where practicable for modernization and maintenance efficiencies; leverage data analytics and predictive modeling to make informed maintenance decisions.
  • Develop and manage budgets for reliability-centered maintenance initiatives; allocate resources effectively to support the implementation of maintenance strategies.
  • Generate regular reports on maintenance performance, reliability metrics, and key performance indicators.
  • Present insights and recommendations to senior management and stakeholders.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Maintenance Management, or a related field is required; master’s degree is a plus.
  • Proven track record (10+ years) in a leadership role focused on reliability-centered maintenance, including experience implementing reliability-centered maintenance methodologies.
  • Strong knowledge of reliability engineering principles, failure analysis, and predictive maintenance techniques.
  • Familiarity with maintenance regulations and industry standards.
  • Proficiency in data analysis, modeling, and maintenance management software.
  • Exceptional leadership and team management skills.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal abilities.


Compensation will be commensurate with experience including a competitive base salary, bonus opportunity, and competitive benefits package.


Greg Gabel