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Operations Maintenance Planner

95,000 – 120,000 yearly

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 9/25/23

Job Description

Job description:

The OMC acts as liaison between the maintenance and operational group prioritizing, planning and verifying maintenance assets are utilized as maximum efficiency. They understand and align business operations as he/she executes their role to exceed customer expectations and align with company business, cultural, financial and operational objectives.

JOB FUNCTIONS:Job functions include but are not limited to the following.

  • Coordinates with Maintenance Supervisors to ensure all work is prioritized and scheduled.
  • Participate in Daily Operations meetings.
  • Lead monthly/annual outage meetings and ensure project cost, scope and timelines are within budget.
  • Works with Operations and Maintenance teams to identify work for the area and generate work order requests based on need and priority for the day/week.
  • Review Basic Care reports and finds to generate work requests for corrective action.
  • Responsible for ensuring all requests are correctly prepared with the following criteria.
    • Work request contains detailed and necessary information and documentation.
    • Work order has the correct equipment location and work type.
    • Realistic priority, target completion date is consistent with the overall needs of the area.
    • Determines if improvement, indirect, work is expense versus capital and takes actions accordingly.
    • Appropriate use of the management of change process
  • Utilizes up-to-date backlog reports to coordinate maintenance activities in his/her area of responsibility. Uses this backlog as a guide to specify planned work to be scheduled and planned, not a separate priority list.
  • Follows up with Maintenance Supervisors on work being performed by maintenance, and contractors in his/her area of responsibility ensuring efficient execution and completion. Work with Maintenance and Operations to prioritize work and approve work requiring OT.
  • Supports the Maintenance Planner in detailed planning for daily, weekly and shutdown process.
  • Takes steps to have engineering involved in chronic problems addressed to identify RCFA and resolve.
  • Develop/maintain chronic equipment list, and when down do list and uses it for resource allocation and scheduling.
  • Coordinates lock out tag out (LO/TO) events with maintenance and operations to ensure all equipment is safely locked and available for work to begin on time.


Required Skills

  • Excellent trouble shooting skills
  • General Mechanical, electrical and controls knowledge
  • Skilled in utilization of Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), preferably SAP.
  • Multi-tasking skills with the ability to meet deadlines on a continuous basis.
  • Skilled in Microsoft Project, Excel and Word.
  • Strong team player and communicator

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

Worldwide billion dollar company. Excellent relocation and benefits. Promotional opportunities.

Salary Type : Annual Salary

Salary Min : 95000

Salary Max : 120000

Currency Type : US Dollars

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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