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Maintenance Planner - Engineering
Promotion opportunities available
Full Relocation offered
About Our Client
There are three main pillars to the Maintenance Planner - Engineering role: Continuous Improvement, Preventative, and Curative.
Further to the company strategy on Maintenance planning, the Preventative Main Pillar is broken down into three additional pillars: Predictive, PM, and Planned work respectfully
The Maintenance Planner - Engineering will prioritize, plan, to prevent reoccurrence of equipment downtime to achieve the highest throughput possible. They are expecte to also prioritize through a deep understanding of unplanned work this is the leading indicator to prevent equipment downtime.
Our client expects the Maintenance Planner - Engineering to have a shop floor presence, and great collaboration with all shift technicians. The clients ideal is that the only way to truly understand how Maintenance Planning works to to show humility on the floor to walk and talk the process, collaborate with operations associates to identify true point of detection, and drive improvements.
- Understand priorities of unplanned work, converted to planned work to ensure the team is working on priorities to prevent real time repeat failures.
- Maximize small windows of downtime through recommended OT work schedules, combining planned/PM trigger dates, capitalized operations downtime, modular PM structure, operations involvement, Target planned work per technician.
- Ensure weekend planning has been vetted with Reliability Engineering Manager while receiving input from technicians. This will ensure we focus on priorities that will ensure maximum equipment uptime.
- All planned-predictive-pm work must be visible and updated regularly to ensure the plant is clear on pending backlogs, and status of workload.
- Train, educate, and develop all associates on the CMMS process to ensure we utilize the tool to its 100% capabilities.
- Close and enter work orders to ensure backlog accurately reflects priorities, this may include the omitting of requests that have been determined as non-value added, or duplications in the process.
- Ensure accurate representation of continuous improvement works orders are documented accurately.
- Identifies and obtains necessary materials, work instructions, manuals, appropriate tools, etc. to execute the planned work order.
Develops the parts clerk for future succession as a planner scheduler, including the technical requirements needed to be successful.
- Analyzes maintenance performance metrics such as: Planned vs. completed work, accuracy of work plan estimates (time, labor, and materials), percent work orders awaiting scheduling, schedule compliance, overtime, contracted maintenance costs, overdue work orders, and returned work orders in order to improve work planning and reviews analysis and recommends corrective action with Maintenance Manager.
DECISION MAKING AUTHORITY AND IMPACT:
- The planner makes decisions concerning equipment maintenance; screening work orders, planning how to accomplish work orders evaluating least cost options with minimum risks to product quality, consumer safety, and associate safety; and parts procurement, and determines work priority based on the business and production associated risks.
- Lead the weekly scheduling meetings to ensure stakeholder priorities are balance with preventative work that ensures equipment uptime, human safety, and food safety.
- Planner works with a team of associates to determine plant schedules for production and maintenance that best meets business needs.
- Planner is accountable for the following: maximizing production system availability; the cost of downtime per shift; planning and scheduling the maintenance for production assets; facilitating the efficient use of labor, contractor services and parts.
The Successful Applicant
Minimum: 2+ years of manufacturing experience in a technical position within maintenance, HVAC, Steam and Hot Water Systems, controls, electrical or mechanical.
Experience in the following categories, maintenance / facilities / machine shop / electrical / PDM or HVAC.
Minimum: 1 to 3 years of experience in the use of personal computers and related software including; Excel, Word, Access, and SAP.
Minimum: The craft planner must be proficient Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook (email).
Have the ability to multiple tasks and set priority simultaneously,
Demonstrated Drive for Results, is action oriented, and Customer Focus.
What's on Offer
Full relocation offered to candidates that are not local to Erie, PA