Location US-CA-Kingsburg
  • Overview

    Based in Auburn Hills, Michigan, Guardian Industries is a diversified, global company with a vision to create value for customers and society through constant innovation using fewer resources. Guardian, its subsidiaries and affiliates employ 17,000 people and operate facilities throughout North America, Europe, South America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Guardian Glass is a leading international manufacturer of float, value-added coated, and fabricated glass products and solutions for architectural, residential, interior, transportation and technical glass applications. SRG Global is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of advanced, high value coatings on plastics for the automotive and commercial truck industries, providing solutions for greater surface durability, structural integrity, functionality, vehicle efficiency and design flexibility. Guardian Building Products is a leading U.S. based distributor of specialty building products. For more information, visit


    Guardian is an entrepreneurial environment for results-oriented individuals with a unique culture that focuses on results, playing to win and rewarding employees for their commitment to excellence.


    This position is located at our Kingsburg, California Plant (Central Valley)





    Guardian Industries currently seeking a Reliability and Engineering Manager to join our Kingsburg, CA team. This position is responsible for leading the Engineering and Maintenance team in maximizing long-term value creation around Safety, Compliance, Quality, Customer Service, and advancing our MBM culture.  This position is also accountable for providing leadership and demonstrating a clear commitment to continually improving operations and advancing the culture.


    • Manage all activities within the engineering and maintenance department to include process improvement, design, equipment troubleshooting, project management, reliable and stable operations, capital expense project, cost savings, technical strategy, roadmap, and execution plan.
    • Build relationships with operations to improve customer focus and translates their needs into reliability activities.
    • Coach, develop and mentor a team of engineers and maintenance employees
    • Promote an environment where the team achieves zero incidents in Environmental, Health, and Safety.
    • Ensure projects are executed in legal, safe, and environmentally responsible manner.
    • Provide strong leadership in a manner that fosters participation in continuous improvement efforts, open communication and a self-directed team approach.
    • Support reliability initiatives and ensure the vision is being fully supported throughout the plant.
    • Collaborate with production ensure their needs are met in support of yield improvement and operational efficiencies.


    The background and experience requirements for this position are as follows:

    • The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or a technical related field. Business related field is secondary but acceptable depending upon related experience in a manufacturing environment.
    • Minimum of 5-7 years’ supervisory experience working in a fast pace, high pressure, 24/7/365 manufacturing environment
    • Demonstrated knowledge of Reliability Engineering and Predictive Maintenance.
    • Demonstrated success in measuring and improving processes to meet organization goals
    • Demonstrated experience in leading continuous improvement efforts
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Willingness and ability to support a 24/7/365 manufacturing environment.
    • Demonstrated experience in leading positive employee relations in order to maintain a union-free environment
    • Ability to coordinate with other departments and managers and work as a team
    • Knowledgeable at maintaining accurate employee documentation and files
    • Proficiency using MS Office applications, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Only those with a High Energy, Team Orientation and Positive Attitude need apply!

    What do we have to offer?

    Why work for Guardian?


    • A culture that places top priority on integrity and compliance
    • Encouragement to challenge the status quo and share knowledge
    • Responsibilities and rewards based on contributions
    • Competitive compensation and a wide variety of benefits including health/dental/life insurance, prescription coverage, STD and optional LTD, paid vacation and holidays, and a 401 (k) with a $1 for $1 match up to 7%.


    For more information about Guardian Industries Corp., visit us at


    Guardian Industries Corp. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  


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