Maintenance Planner You know us as the food and beverage company behind a lot of your favorites like Stouffer’s, Nesquik, Toll House, Lean Cuisine, and Häagen-Dazs, as well as new discoveries like Sweet Earth and Chameleon Cold-Brew coffee. Across our organization, we’re crafting a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day.
Summary: As Maintenance Planner, you will support the activity of the Maintenance Team and Engineering, and provide plans for Preventive, Predictive, and Project/Backlog Maintenance work. You will insure parts and resources are available and ready; You will lead execution of the plan with the Production schedule. This role provides authoritative guidance and support to the Line Mechanics, acting as a liaison with management if required. The Maintenance Planner will also serve as an NCE Facilitator, championing AMM, tracking results, pushing for execution of improvement projects, initiating focused projects based on Maintenance trends, and participating in process improvement initiatives.
Planning the Predictive/Preventive Maintenance with Manufacturing supply and production plan as well as resource (mechanic, parts, equipment) availability is a large part of this role.
Entering modifications, improvements, or additions made to manufacturing, utilities, and/or other support area equipment
Providing SAP data integrity guidance for team members. Provide support and training to insure meaningful and comprehensive information is available.
Evaluating notifications and converting to Work Orders or giving feedback to requestors.
Verifying that PM, CBM, and PDM planned and unplanned work is complete, logged, collected for future evaluation.
Analyze data, generating and distributing critical metrics and trend analysis reports; providing feedback to Engineering on potential issues and improvement opportunities.
Monitor Workorder Completion, Backlog, and Schedule Compliance to ensure health of maintenance systems.
Drive continuous improvement projects related to maintenance as assigned by working with operations and engineering alike.
Develop and implement training plan for Maintenance for development and growth of associates.
Requirements and minimum education level:
High School diploma or GED required.
Bachelors degree in engineering is preferred.
Experience in a Manufacturing Environment; Food Industry preferred.
Experience with CMMS system (SAP, Maximo, MP2, MLS, etc.)
Proven ability to provide leadership, coaching and guidance to team members across shifts.
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