Rendela Wenzel, a U.S. Army veteran and certified Green Belt and RCM facilitator, currently travels across the country and around the world as Eli Lilly’s global plant engineering, maintenance, and reliability champion. Now in her 15th year with Eli Lilly, Wenzel designs and implements reliability programs and then facilitates reliability discussions and on-site failure analysis for the company’s 21 manufacturing sites in 13 countries. In 2009, Rendela Wenzel took the reins of Eli Lilly’s corporate lubrication technical team. She has continued to grow the lubrication program and has recently taken on a new role to further drive reliability. As global process owner for reliability, Wenzel is responsible for all of Lilly’s policies and direction for reliability and predictive maintenance (PdM).