• Posted on: Dec 13, 2023
  • Location: Lebanon, TN
  • Job ID: 06231c04
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Engineering, Management
  • Posted on: Dec 13, 2023
  • Location: Lebanon, TN
  • Job ID: 06231c04
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Engineering, Management

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Position: Reliability Engineering Manager

Location: Lebanon, Tennessee

Our client, a global leader in water technology, is seeking a dedicated and experienced Reliability Engineering Manager to join their innovative team at the Product Development Center in Lebanon, TN. With a rich history dating back to 1874, our client is a $3.5 billion company that spans manufacturing operations across the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, India, and Europe, with a global presence in over 60 countries. Committed to continuous improvement, they are looking for individuals who thrive on analyzing problems and taking decisive action.

What Makes This Opportunity Exceptional?

  • Cutting-Edge Expansion: Join a state-of-the-art expansion at our client’s Product Development Center in Lebanon, TN.

  • Visionary Company: Be part of a company with a vision that unites people to consistently deliver innovative, high-quality solutions, driving increased customer demand.

  • Top-of-the-Line Products: Represent a company known for producing products that enhance the quality of life and are considered top-notch.

Primary Function

As the Reliability Engineering Manager, you will provide strategic direction to your team for specific projects or products. Managing the entire reliability program lifecycle, you will ensure projects are completed on time and within budget, applying advanced engineering principles within your specialized field.


  • Oversee all reliability-related activities.
  • Onboard new products and support existing ones, including water heaters, tankless water heaters, water filtration systems, etc.
  • Coordinate the creation of reliability test plans for residential engineering projects.
  • Supervise FMEA activities for residential engineering projects.
  • Analyze warranty data and collaborate with engineering project teams.
  • Coordinate engineering support for field issues across multiple departments.
  • Develop and execute objectives for yourself and your team.
  • Manage projects, providing guidance, mentoring, and conducting performance reviews.
  • Utilize CAE tools such as Solidworks, MATLAB, LabView, Minitab, EES, CFD, FEA, and interpret results.
  • Develop and apply engineering standards and procedures, providing advice on engineering issues.
  • Communicate technical material effectively to internal business units.
  • Identify valuable projects and establish technical requirements.
  • Set objectives for timing, resources, and funding requirements for projects.
  • Manage budgets and timelines to ensure project goals are met.
  • Conduct regular status meetings, keeping the team informed of changes or progress in project direction.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Role-Specific Responsibilities


  • BS, MS, or PhD + 7 years in engineering or related sciences.
  • Minimum of 10+ years of related work experience as a product engineering manager.
  • 4+ years of supervisory/leadership experience.
  • Ability to travel as required.

Additional Qualifications

  • Excellent analytical skills for reviewing costs and preparing budget reports.
  • Strong general problem-solving skills.
  • Established reputation of expertise and accomplishment, maintaining significant scientific and technical knowledge.

What They Offer

  • Competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits plans.
  • Medical and dental insurance, company-sponsored life insurance, retirement security savings plan, short- and long-term disability programs, and tuition assistance.
  • Eligibility for up to two days of remote work per week after the initial 90 days of employment and training.

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