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Maintenance Planner

Company: AAK USA
Location: Richmond
Posted on: September 8, 2023

Job Description:

Maintenance Planner - Richmond CAOur story goes back more than 150 years, to the chilly southern coast of Scandinavia. From our early success in Sweden and Denmark, we've grown into the world's leading specialist producer of plant-based oils, employing more than 4,000 people all across the globe.We work with our customers to make the products you love even better. The oils we produce go into making your chocolate extra-creamy or putting the crunch into your croissant. And it's not just food - we work across industries to make products that are higher quality, healthier and better for the planet.Everything we do is about Making Better Happen---.AAK Richmond Richmond, CAAbout the role The Maintenance Planner coordinates planning activities between production planners and maintenance groups for scheduled intervention of assets for preventative maintenance activities, mitigation of defects and repairs or equipment modifications. Supports management of MRO inventory for the manufacturing areas.Responsibilities Conduct/participate in weekly planning meetings with production management and planners to establish asset availability for intervention, work order priorities, as well as review recommended planned maintenance actions for the following week, coordinate asset access and availability to meet needsDevelop / validate job tasks associated with PM and PDM procedures for manufacturing equipment and enter into CMMS, update as needed.Develop long range as well as short range planning, long range planning includes regular analysis of backlog and open work orders (PM, PdM, corrective. project).Responsible for screening initial job orders, receives all requests for maintenance work except those to be completed on the same day and screens the work order for proper format.Analyzes job requirements and assesses best methods for accomplishing the task through conference with requester, operations team, engineering and the maintenance supervisor.Research job requirements, review equipment history, review previously completed similar jobs, and identify safe work practices required.Create detailed job plan, sequence of events, and task dependenciesDetermine resource requirements including crew size and hours, prepares a bill of materials, (source materials not in stock and forward to purchasing Specialist for acquisition, procure as needed, determine special tools, external resources (rigging, scaffolding, etc), provide total cost in terms of labor, materials, external resources.Prepares job detailed work order, detailed job plan, labor deployment by craft and skills with man-hour estimates, shutdown requirements, Bill of materials for the job (requisitioned for job use), required permits, prints, sketches, pictures, special procedures, etc.Submit a job preparation package to the appropriate maintenance lead or manager for scheduling with production, must review the job package with the supervisor to ensure clarity of execution strategy and vision.Review work order closeout information including man-hours charged, materials used, and comments noted, checks proper disposition of leftover materials, specials tools, or stock itemsWork with the maintenance/reliability manager in developing maintenance procedures for new equipment and/or systems considering any recommendations from the OEM's and asset performance.About you High school diploma or equivalent (GED)5 to 10 years' of maintenance planning experience with large rotating equipmentExperience working in chemical, food, pharmaceutical manufacturing environment is strongly preferredProficient knowledge of mechanical/chemical plant equipment, parts, and suppliesExperience reading, analyzing and interpreting technical procedures and cataloguesAbility to write reports, business correspondence, and SOPsAbility to effectively present information and respond to questions managers, co-workers, customers, vendors and the general workforce.Ability to work with mathematical concepts and apply those concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word, and Excel software, and CMMS systems.CMRP Certification preferredWorking ConditionsThe job is performed in both a standard office and manufacturing plant environment. Exposure to loud noises, dust, dirt, heat, sparks, oil, and smoke may occur. Personal protective equipment (safety glasses, steel toed shoes, appropriate clothing, hard hat) is required in manufacturing plants. Activities include extended periods of sitting and standing.Physical RequirementsReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required toUse hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach, push, pull, twist with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, for extend periods of time and on regular basis, or crawl; talk, hear and smell.The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.Ability to be on call as necessary and provide technical assistance as required, including evenings, holidays and weekends, via telephonic or on-site work.In return AAK offerLeadership development, e-learning and tuition reimbursement programs offering potential for you to progress your future careerComprehensive health insurance (medical, dental and vision) starting date of hireHealth Savings Account with AAK annual contribution of $1,000-$1,500401(k) Plan with 100% matchFree Life and Disability insuranceEmployee Assistance ProgramSupplemental Pet Insurance, Identity Theft Protection and Legal Insurance PlansDiscounts on travel, amusement parks, concerts, movies, and moreCelebrations, events, and activities on site and supporting our communitiesAmazon AwardCo recognition incentives for service and peer to peer recognitionAbout AAKEverything AAK does is about Making Better Happen---. We specialize in plant-based oils that are the value-adding ingredients in many of the products people love to consume. We make these products better tasting, healthier, and more sustainable. At the heart of AAK's offer is Customer Co-Development, combining our desire to understand what better means for each customer, with the unique flexibility of our production assets, and a deep knowledge of many products and industries, including Chocolate & Confectionery, Bakery, Dairy, Plant-based Foods, Special Nutrition, Foodservice and Personal Care. Our 4,000 employees support our close collaboration with customers through 25 regional sales offices, 15 dedicated Customer Innovation Centers, and with the support of more than 20 production facilities. Listed on Nasdaq Stockholm and with our headquarters in Malm, Sweden, AAK has been Making Better Happen--- for more than 150 years.AAK prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, religion, veteran status, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under state or federal law in any aspect of the access to, admission, or treatment of students in its programs and activities, or in employment and application for employment. #zr

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