Maintenance Planner in Tipton, PA at Vitro

Date Posted: 2/10/2021

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Job Description


Welcome to Vitro! The Maintenance Planner work with the Maintenance Supervisor in developing the scheduled maintenance programs and processes for the production facility to minimize impact on production.

  • Establish, maintain and improve the Maintenance Planning and Scheduling business flow process; ensure key performance indicators (KPIs) are captured and reported for equipment reliability, maintenance department performance and planning and scheduling business flow process; continually improve planning, scheduling, purchasing, stores, data management and job reporting systems to increase planning effectiveness and efficiency
  • Plan the full extent of maintenance work needed to conduct the relevant repair/preventive, predictive/design-out activities on plant and equipment
  • Comply with all safety standards and rules set forth by the company and ensure all workers do the same
  • Insure plant and equipment run properly when it is required for operation, and to correct equipment and machines when necessary to keep them running for the life of the organization
  • Print new work orders daily, distribute weekly and emergency work orders for completion. Maintain files of PM work orders and ensure all work orders are completed in a timely manner
  • Close work orders daily and maintain files of completed work orders for a 2 year period
  • Schedule and plan maintenance work into a maintenance plan
  • Use maintenance plan to create a daily maintenance plan
  • Compile KPI’s and daily maintenance plan into a daily maintenance report
  • Use maintenance plan to create a weekly maintenance plan
  • Compile KPI’s and weekly maintenance plan into a weekly maintenance report
  • Keep a master schedule of all required maintenance needed on yearly basis
  • Schedule maintenance work in conjunction with production planning
  • Purchase parts, equipment, services and documentation needed ahead of scheduled planned work
  • Write applicable maintenance procedures that promote defect-free work quality
  • Maintain and keep updated preventative maintenance work orders and procedures in work order system
  • Maintain list of all equipment and ensure all preventative maintenance needed for equipment is entered into work order system
  • Accurately track equipment maintenance history and job records, and technical information on processes, plant and equipment in work order system
  • Apply good stores management practices and parts management to ensure parts and equipment retain full reliability
  • Collaborate with maintenance supervision to schedule manpower and resources for the most effective production and maintenance outcomes



Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Operations Management, Industrial Engineering, Management Science, Logistics, or Business Administration or related fields preferred or equivalent experience
  • Previous maintenance planning experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Solid appreciation of risk management strategy and practices related to plant and equipment
  • Sound and correct understanding of equipment reliability concepts; solid appreciation of quality management methods and practices related to plant and equipment reliability
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent leadership and organizational skills
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Computerized Maintenance System (CMM)
  • Knowledge with computerized drafting skills preferred.
  • Individual must be able to work productively in a team environment
  • Individual must be self-motivated and be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Must possess strong time management skills

Individual must be accurate and trustworthy with a positive attitude and embracing of change in a dynamic manufacturing environment

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