Pharmaceutical Maintenance & Reliability Consultant

Raleigh, North Carolina  /  South Atlantic  /  Full Time

About CAI
CAI is a 100% employee-owned company established in 1996 that has grown to over 600 people worldwide. We provide asset induction and maintenance program creation associated with operational readiness as well as asset performance improvements, maintenance work optimization and reliability associated with operational excellence to FDA regulated and other mission-critical industries.
Please check CAI out on Glassdoor to get a better perspective on our culture. We are extremely proud that our employee owners have given us so many 5-star ratings.
Meeting a Higher Standard
Our approach is simple; we put the client’s interests first, we do not stop until it is right, and we will do whatever it takes to get there.
As owners of CAI, we are committed to living our Foundational Principles, both professionally and personally:
We act with integrity
We serve each other
We serve society
We work for our future
With employee ownership, one person’s success is everyone’s success; we work diligently to accomplish team goals. We place Team Before Self, demonstrate Respect for Others, and possess a Can-Do Attitude (our core values). That is how we have grown exponentially.
Employment Benefits
Our full time positions offer competitive compensation and benefits which include: up to 15% retirement contribution, 24 days PTO and 5 sick days per year, health insurance at extremely low cost to employee, financial support for both internal and external professional education as well as 70% long term disability paid for by the company.
You will have an opportunity to work with recognized subject matter experts allowing YOU to be a key player in bringing lifesaving therapies to market. As part of our company culture, we invest in YOUR future, and commit to hands on certifications as well as professional training. Our collaborative culture ensures that our customers benefit from exemplary work across our entire range of professional services.
Requirements include
As a Maintenance & Reliability Consultant in the pharmaceutical world, you provide technical and strategic expertise in terms of life cycle asset management implementation. Develops risk-based maintenance strategy plans that ensures our clients are protected against both compliance and business continuity risks.  Prepares diagrams, charts, drawings, calculations, and reports for defining reliability problems and makes recommendations for improvements. Conducts an analysis of reliability problems and investigates to determine the reliability required for the particular situation considering the life cycle costs, client production demand and regulatory compliance expectations.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Capture/Clarify/Align the strategic business objectives of our clients by creating a 3 to 5-year deployment plan that will quantify our clients’ current state and create a road map to address gaps where objectives are not being achieved.
Develop equipment system and location hierarchy
Perform criticality analysis and determine risk priority for various equipment
Create maintenance plans that contain failure modes mapped to technologies or task
Assess both condition and preventive maintenance maturity
Evaluate maintenance strategy plan
Conduct root cause failure analysis
Establish continuous improvement of the work planning and scheduling process through the review and use of maintenance metrics, analysis of work order flow, project demands and expectations
Implements best practice maintenance, repair, operations (MRO) programs to minimize downtime for clients and avoiding unnecessarily inventory write offs
Position Requirements:
BS in an Engineering or Science field or equivalent relevant experience
Certifications may include: CRE (Certified Reliability Engineer), CMRP (Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professionals) and/or (CRL) Certified Reliability Leader
Experience in applying Six Sigma methodology. Black Belt certification a plus
Advanced understanding of reliability goals, growth and prediction
5 to 15 years of experience in reliability engineering and work management related processes
Demonstrated experience in supervising maintenance, operations, engineering principles, and activities as well as building and developing teams.
Development and implementation of site-specific risk-reducing strategies that meet and/or exceed established targets
Solid understanding of database structure with the ability to pull data, interpret, analyze, and present technical information using practical judgment. Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques, i.e. Weibull a plus.
Extensive knowledge of pharmaceutical systems (MEP and Process)
Other Requirements:
Excellent presentation skills in a group setting as well as one on one
Proficient in Microsoft office products, including Excel pivot tables and charting
Capable of functioning effectively in a team environment
Strong communication skills both verbal and written
Strong organizational skills coupled with the leadership and interpersonal skills to be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Able to travel domestically and internationally if required
Able to work (paid) overtime if not salary
Able to work in the US without sponsorship now or any time or in the future



(Varies by Country, Below is a General Overview)

  • 100% Employee Owned
  • 24 Days PTO/5 Sick days per year + Additional Holidays depending on Country
  • Medical / Dental / Vision (In accordance with each countries’ applicable regulations)
  • Professional Development (Approximately $5,000 paid career-related, continuing education)
  • ESOP/401k – 15% Company Contribution
  • Company Paid Long-Term Disability
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Company Paid Parental Leave (In accordance with each countries’ applicable regulations)
  • Other Benefits Depending on Country