Maintenance Planner/Scheduler

MAC Incorporated

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Maintenance Planner/Scheduler Carlisle, Ohio
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Essential Functions:

  • Maintaining and responsibility for the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).

  • Manage the work order process to ensure a robust and thorough use of the system.

  • Track many activities and communicate effectively to all stakeholders.

  • Optimize maintenance plans and schedules for predictive, preventive, routine, scheduled and emergency maintenance services to production, utility operations and infrastructure systems as necessary to provide for safe operations, regulatory compliance and equipment availability related to equipment and systems plant wide.

  • Coordinate work and work closely with planning and production on needed line downtime and prioritization of activties.

  • Collaborate with Spare Parts Coordinator to develop, implement and optimize kitting process.

  • Ensure all equipment in the plant is in the CMMS with all necessary PMs in place.

  • Work closely with maintenance technicians to ensure work is completed on time and in full.

  • Improve current maintenance systems and monitor the processes.

  • Set up any new equipment PMs into the CMMS.

  • Track Maintenance KPIs and develop and execute improvement plans.

  • Develop and maintain robust and detailed PMs

  • Support continuous improvement activities and best practice reapplication between areas.

  • Effectively plan shut down time and utilize Plan, Do, Check, Act to improve.

  • Plan and schedule 3rd party maintenance and ensure activities are accurately reflected in CMMS.

  • Must be able to fill in as a backup for the Spare Parts Coordinator and Maintenance Supervisor as necessary.

  • Train maintenance staff to effectively utilize the CMMS.

  • Manages resources effectively to meet both deadlines/promise dates as well as financial and production targets.

  • Change agent and leader in the maintenance organization.

  • Adheres to company policies, procedures, GMPs, and SOPs.

  • Actively encourages coworkers to work safely.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Technical field (or equivalent experience) plus three (3) years experience in manufacturing, maintenance planning or inventory coordination. Strong maintenance program experience preferred.

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Windows, Excel, & Outlook) with the ability to learn new applications as required.

Position-Specific Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability and capability to perform and succeed in an environment of schedule and cost pressure.

  • Capability to professionally deal with changing priorities and requirements.

  • Technically strong in regard to understanding manufacturing and packaging equipment and processes as well as complex diagrams.

  • Thorough technical knowledge in the field of industrial maintenance, including relevant regulations, standards and codes.

  • Thorough understanding of engineering principles and maintenance practices.

  • Objective judgment and fact based decision making approach.

  • Strong multi-tasking competency.

  • Flexibility to work all shifts, weekends and holidays as necessary.

Working Environment:

  • Occasionally exposed to the following environmental factors: dirt, grease, fumes, cold, noise, dust, and extreme heat.

  • Required to follow all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), Safe Quality Food (SQF) and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) policies.

  • Exposure to noise in the office.

Refresco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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