Reliability and Maintenance Manager

Date: Jan 22, 2023

Location: Mukwonago, WI, US, 53149

Company: Aptar Group

At Aptar, we use insights, design, engineering, and science to create innovative packaging technologies that build brand value for our customers, and, in turn, make a meaningful difference in the lives, looks, health and homes of people around the world.


Every day, Aptar creates “a-ha moments” for its customers and their consumers and patients by continually bringing innovations to market that convert non-dispensing packaging into breakthrough product-dispensing systems, including those that give people more effective ways to put on their favorite fragrance, kids the opportunity to pour ketchup without making a mess and patients connected technologies that help them more easily adhere to treatment.


We have manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe, Asia and South America and over 13,000 dedicated employees in 18 different countries.



•    Attract and develop high performing people.
•    Promote a diverse and inclusive work environment.
•    Allow for failure by allowing people to make mistakes through an open and trusting environment.
•    Invest in the development of employees through local, regional, and global career opportunities.
•    Contribute to the communities where we reside.



We have an exciting position open in Mukwonago, WI: Reliability and Maintenance Manager


The Reliability and Maintenance Manager role is an integral part of the project execution process and forms an integral link between all departments, procedures & resources involved in its success.


Reporting to the Director of Mukwonago, the Reliability and Maintenance Managers primary responsibility is to lead the Technical Services Team to achieve industry excellence in safety, quality, efficiency, and service through performance management, rigorous problem solving, and a people-first mindset.  The Manager of Technical Services will transform maintenance and asset reliability to maximize asset utilization.



  • Lead execution of the Reliability and Maintenance program to ensure efficiency, quality, and service at top quartile performance.  Develop and lead a work management program that maximizes the efficiency of maintenance and technical personnel; prioritizes for machine capacity utilization and minimizes cost of materials.
  • Implement and sustain maintenance processes including spare parts, CMMS, and TPM. 
  • Lead the Scheduling and Planning functions working towards 90% or greater planned work vs. reactive work. 
  • Develop, manage, and continuously improve an asset reliability program that maximizes asset availability and total life cycle value.  Implement reliability analytics (Weibull, Monte Carlo, reliability block diagram, and similar statistical methods) and reliability centered maintenance (Failure Mode and Effects Analysis) to transform maintenance from reactive to proactive performance.
  • Accountable for administering all site maintenance shop policies and practices related to the employees
  • Collaborate with operations, maintenance, engineering, reliability personnel and suppliers to ensure the reliability of equipment on all existing and new assets
  • Lead the site implementation of reliability engineering improvements, manage site contractors, and develop end-of-life asset replacement plans.
  • Motivate and engage people through strategic vision, role clarity, coaching/feedback cycles, action-oriented culture, and clear two-way communication.
  • Model and drive an attitude and mindset of technical excellence and continuous improvement across the whole team, champion key processes and techniques, e.g., performance management, self-directed work teams, and asset reliability.
  • Create a Rewarding environment that motivates the team to use their talents and energy.  Build team’s capabilities to create a sustainable talent pipeline for leadership and technical skills.
  • Willingness to be on call as needed to include being on site for specific operations/situations.
  • All other duties as assigned.





  • 4-year Technical Degree with emphasis on Reliability Engineering.


Experience and Skills:

  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in industrial maintenance, reliability, and engineering; with increasing responsibilities from supervisory through site management.
  • Experience building reliability centered maintenance and work management programs from the ground up.
  • Understanding of Maintenance and reliability planning
  • A motivational leader and communicator at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to prioritize in a complex environment
  • Application of reliability analytics and statistical models (e.g., Weibull Analysis), and predictive maintenance techniques.
  • Results Driven Aptitude 



•    An exciting, diverse and value based working environment. 
•    Award-winning corporate university offering personal development and training opportunities.   
•    Competitive base salary and performance-based bonus plan. 
•    Contribute to the communities where we reside. 

•    An outstanding benefits package, which includes 401(k), retirement savings plan. vacation, medical, dental, vision, maternity/paternity leave, life insurance for you and optional for your dependents, LTD, STD, flex spending, pet care, auto & home, critical illness, and a wellness program.


Aptar is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that a diverse workforce is key to our success. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion, or belief. 

Nearest Major Market: Waukesha
Nearest Secondary Market: Milwaukee