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Maintenance Planner

PaperWorks Industries, Inc.
Job Description


Responsible improving equipment reliability by preparing detailed job plans, coordinating key scheduling activities with other departments, and ensuring work order data integrity. Facilitates and champions the advancement of the fundamental principles of the Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) program. Maintains all levels of the computerized maintenance management system (CMMS). Requires good technical, analytical and communication skills. Maintenance Planner reports to Maintenance Superintendent


PaperWorks Work Management Process:

o Continually facilitate the effective, efficient completion of the PaperWorks Wabash Mill Work management process

o Continually improve the PaperWorks Wabash Mill Work management process

o Complete the responsibilities, accountabilities, and duties, as outlined in the work management process RACI document

o Utilize, comply with, and strive to continually improve the PaperWorks Work Management System Process Guide

o (Note: see 3 separate documents for details on the above points)

· Uses engineering principles to accurately scope jobs and plan maintenance work to increase overall equipment reliability.

· Utilizes CMMS for the creation of task lists and maintenance plans to assist in job planning.

· Estimates the skills and labor hours needed to perform work by visiting job site of new work order requests and coordinating with technicians

· Ensures the accuracy of the information on work order requests before converting them to work orders

· Obtains all technical and engineering documents, specifications, and drawings required for each scheduled job

· Converts work requests to work order in the CMMS/EAM system

· Manages work backlogs (planned and unplanned) utilizing the CMMS system

· Prepares the weekly schedule and reviews it with Maintenance Management

· Establishes job priorities, with the assistance of Production and Maintenance Management

· Plans for interruptions in work and develops backup plans

· Defines scope, cost and engineering needed for outage jobs

· Maintains the Mills Preventive Maintenance Program

· Utilizes predictive data (Thermography, vibration reports, oil analysis, etc.) to assist in setting priorities for outage work

Assist the failure analysis effort by helping implement corrective actions that are needed to prevent reoccurrence of equipment failure

· Assesses and recommends when work will be performed with internal resources or if the work should be contracted to an outside vendor

· Ensures that stores items are available and reserved for scheduled work

· Evaluates the need for replacement parts and places orders accordingly

· Updates equipment history

· Responsible for maintaining all safety notifications and work orders in CMMS.

· Ensures that all completed work orders are properly closed out

· Performs other duties as deemed necessary by the Maintenance Superintendent


Associates Degree in a technical field or comparable technical experience (7+) years’.

· Skilled in PM/PdM (preventative and predictive maintenance)

· Experienced in FMEA (Failure Mode and Effects Analysis)

· Experienced in utilizing CMMS systems

· Extensive knowledge of electrical and mechanical maintenance techniques

· Expert level project management skill

· Knowledgeable in the theory and use of vibration analysis

· Knowledgeable in the theory and application of lubrication technology, analysis, and management


Physical Requirements:


· Able to speak clearly, so that others understand you

· Able to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand

· Able to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences

· Able to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer)

· Able to navigate ladders and stairs in a safe manner

· Able to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).

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