Maintenance Planner/Scheduler

Company Name Taylor Farms
Location North Kingstown
Date Posted June 6, 2019
Job Type Full-time


Purpose of Role:

Under the supervision of the Engineering Manager, the Maintenance Planner/Scheduler is responsible for planning and scheduling all maintenance activities for the existing equipment and facilities. The Planner/Scheduler will maintain the PM and Work Order program as well as the parts storeroom inventory using the provided CMMS. This position will include providing key performance indicator reports for the department.

Job Responsibilities:

-Determines feasibility of work orders and receives approval to pursue.
-Organizes all pertinent parts and tooling. Verifies equipment availability for all maintenance work requested. Utilizes the kitting process to increase effectiveness.
-Estimates maintenance labor hours and materials to complete work orders.
-Prioritizes work to be completed.
-Prepares requisitions and allocates material to work orders.
-Coordinates work with production and follows up to assist in any problems encountered.
-Scheduled preventive maintenance on all equipment in the plant and surrounding areas and maintains accurate records of work done.
-Maintains history on all equipment parts costs and man-hour costs in the plant and outlying areas.
-Schedules work orders to assure timely completion of work according to established priorities.
-Maintains work order documentation including date, description of work, completion time and cost of project.
-Prepares reports as directed.
-Communicates with other supervisors, leads and mechanics to find out about equipment problems.
-Reports major equipment problems to manager as needed.
-Maintains the equipment list and preventive maintenance schedules for all new equipment.
-Contact outside vendors and contractors to determine cost and availability of components when needed.
-Manage all phases of repair projects from origination to completion.
-Research, develop, and document critical spare parts for equipment.
-The ability to perform and apply calculations (belt speeds, sprocket ratios, etc...) with the formulas supplied.
-Other duties as deemed necessary by Management.

Work Experience and Qualifications Expected:

-Two-year degree in specialized trade or equivalent combination of education and experience of related industry experience.
-Must have mechanical and electrical aptitude to efficiently assign work and audit for effectiveness.
-Must have experience with CMMS software.
-High standard of integrity and professionalism
-Strong interpersonal skills, positive attitude and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels
-Ability to read, write and understand English.
-Detail oriented and able to multi-task.
-Ability to read and interpret documents such as SOP’s and safety documents.
-Demonstrates the importance of quality and food safety.
-Prefer experience in the food industry. 

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