Maintenance Planner


Manufacturing and Production

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Up to USD65 per year

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Louisville, KY - East - (USA) 1221 S Hurstbourne Pkwy KY Louisville , KY 40222

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Job Description

Manpower is now hiring for a Maintenance Planner in the East End of Louisville! This position is a permanent opportunity at a food production warehouse!

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Job Summary

Responsible for the planning and scheduling of all plant maintenance activities including the coordination of preventive, planned, and un-planned maintenance . Processes and prioritizes work orders, examines and determines best approach for work order completion. Analyzes all planned change parts and makes recommendations for Preventative Maintenance changes. Ensures functional standards are maintained between maintenance, accounting and production departments along with accountability of external vendors. Initiates requisitions for maintenance and indirect purchases. Acts as a liaison between the production, engineering, and maintenance departments.

Position Responsibilities

Ensures parts inventory is adequate to support production/drumbeat activity and at the lowest possible level.

Leads Pre and Post Drumbeat meetings as well as all Drumbeat activities.

Responsible for maintenance budget adherence

Ensures work orders are accomplished and correctly prioritized.

Communicates daily with maintenance, production, accounting and vendors to resolve any issues.

Communicates daily and weekly notes on planned and unplanned work

Supervisor functions. (Weekend Rotation, Cover absences, First Hours and ensuring standard work process adherence)

Makes equipment numbers, tasks and task numbers

Adds parts to tasks. (PM03 PM01).

Requisitions parts and materials as needed for work order packages and non-stocked items.

Creates reports as needed

Attends weekly departmental RR

Identifies and develops projects for continuous improvement within the department and the plant, including reliability improvements

Identifies and implements cost reduction projects in the facility.

Reviews work order backlog and rework to determine root cause and provide improvement recommendations

Reduces inventory through standardization - (excess inventory)

Develops standard work order templates for jobs that are repetitive and require only time planning

Works with other planners on updating PM's (hour based, functionality, recommended changes, etc…)

Supports other departments and project work as needed.

Position Qualifications

High school diploma required, bachelor's degree preferred

SAP or CMMS experience

Formal planner training or experience

Three to five years' experience in maintenance role in a manufacturing environment

Food manufacturing experience

Background in Allen-Brady PLC's.

Machine repair background.

Computer skills, MS-Word, MS-Excel, and CAD.

Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with individuals at all levels of the organization.

Ability to define problems collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

Ability to interpret a variety of technical information in mathematical and/or narrative form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Ability to understand people and have good inter-personal skills when working with skilled and/or unskilled people.

Ability to understand how to work with the customer and who the customer is.

Ability to know what the priorities are and how to set those priorities when working with the customer.

Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently with good time management skills and flexibility.

Call our office at (502)426-2025 to speak with one of our recruiters!