We are looking for a Maintenance Planner to join our growing team in Albany, GA.

The Maintenance Planner will ensure that Maintenance Planning, Scheduling methods and techniques are used to maximize system availability, throughput, quality, safety, and environmental performance by reducing equipment repair time. Some methods would include accurately documenting work orders so that work description, time estimates, and proper codes are captured in our database. Parts and tools required for the work are identified, ordered and available for the work.


Duties and responsibilities:

  • Facilitates development of the weekly maintenance schedule in conjunction with appropriate maintenance, operations, and engineering personnel
  • Responsible for consistency of format for all job plans and work lists
  • Manages the PM program daily
  • Ensures that new equipment information, parts, PM’s, etc., is properly entered in CMMS prior to start-up
  • Ensures correct parts and consumables are included in all job plans
  • Works with Storeroom to ensure that spares are stocked at appropriate levels
  • Manages the timing and CMMS system output for PM and PdM work
    • Completes job plans with manpower scheduling and parts verification per company standards for:
    • Outages/Turnarounds
    • Equipment modifications
    • Standard Work
    • PMs and Condition Based Monitoring Inspections
  • Develops the master plan for outages/turnarounds
  • Assists with Bill of Material (BOMs) updates
    • Manages the life of Work Requests/Work Orders:
    • Uses feedback to update Standard Work
    • Monitors proper completion and return
    • Ensures correct closing codes are applied to completed work orders
  • Helps to maintain the equipment hierarchy in CMMS
  • Ensures data integrity is upheld in all maintenance related data in CMMS
  • Maintains accurate and up to date Work Order Backlogs
  • Other duties as assigned


Skills & Knowledge:

  • 7+ years of relevant experience
  • Experience in maintenance in a manufacturing environment
  • Associates degree in relevant technical area or 7+ years of relevant experience as a maintenance craft in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong understanding of maintenance planning and scheduling principles
  • Demonstrated Leadership Skills
  • Strong written, verbal, communication, and presentation skills
  • Proficient computer skills including:
    • MS Office Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
    • CMMS Capability
  • Able to handle multiple priorities
  • Familiarity with Lean methods and processes
  • Strong Organizational Skills