Maintenance Planner
Manawa, WI 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


WI Manawa Receiving & Bldg 30

Job Type:

Production Maintenance

Job Posting Title:

Maintenance Planner

Job Description:

  • Determining the level of planning required. i.e. estimating time, cost, and parts required.
  • Scoping jobs to determine materials, tools, and labor resources required for work resourced internally, or externally through OEM, vendor, contractor, etc.
  • Researching OEM manuals and prints when required to support the planning process.
  • Provide planning work package as required for OEM rebuilds:
    • Scope of Work
    • Criticality and Priority
    • Associated Equipment number
    • Craft & Skill level required (internal or external resources)
    • Coordinate External Resources to conduct onsite equipment inspections to define scope of rebuild.
    • Estimated job duration, schedule / timeline.
    • Safety and Permit information.
    • Materials List
    • Copy of contractor orientation check sheet if work is to be contracted.
    • Coordinate Work & Parts with TPM - Planner & Scheduler (Contractors & MRO)
    • Standard Maintenance Procedures (SMP)
    • Define tools list required to complete work, especially unique or special tools required.
    • Special instructions unique to work package.
    • Sketches and/or drawings as required.
    • Special resource requirements (engineers, vendors, consultants)
    • Obtain quotes.
  • Verification of parts availability prior to scheduling of work.
  • Coordinate and schedule rebuilds with OEM, BPO, and Plant Production Scheduler.
  • CMMS/SAP oversight of data and accuracy. i.e. equipment list, PM's, etc.
  • Ensure drawings are kept current.
  • Lead and Maintain PM Optimization and administering PM program for all equipment.
  • Assuring PMs for all new equipment are in SAP prior to startup for new equipment.
  • Reviewing equipment history to eliminate repetitive problems.
  • Maintain a current Bad Actors list of equipment with highest maintenance labor, parts usage, and cost.
  • Providing reports, graphs, and charts as required and keep the Maintenance KPI boards updated.
  • Conduct part usage analysis by dollar and quantity for reliability improvement.
  • Lead and/or co-lead Kaizen Events on TPM/PMO/CILTC
  • Define scope, obtain quote, create req, and schedule 3rd party contractors for asset and/or equipment rebuilds or major work for asset reliability. Hold 3rd party contractors accountable for quality and quantity of work as defined in agreed to scope.

Primary Scheduler Roles & Responsibilities

  • Assisting the Maintenance team to complete all high priority work required for protecting equipment reliability.
  • Utilizing Maintenance resources as efficiently as possible.
  • Development and publishing of the work identified form the Ready Backlog.
  • Optimize scheduling of Maintenance to available Production windows.
  • Work with THS SAP and/or 3rd Party to integrate a capacity leveling tool of assigned work load to the technician level.
  • Oversight of the process for scheduling and assignment of work to the technician level:
    • Ensure each Technician has sufficient work.
    • Publish (make available) a schedule for those that require it.
      • Adopt schedules (i.e. weekly, daily, etc.) as required by THS, Division, or Plant.
  • Communicating with appropriate production and maintenance team member's status of jobs.
  • Follow-Ups to rebuilds extending past scheduled down period or equipment not performing to expectations.
  • Identifying and communicating to reliability partners when emergency work may need to interrupt the schedule, along with Maintenance Supervisors
  • Lead identifying and communication of a cross functional input to creating a schedule which may, or may not include a scheduling meeting.
  • Schedule and coordinate equipment shutdowns.
  • Schedule major equipment rebuilds.
  • Post a Preventive Maintenance (PM03) Schedule. Set frequency to THS, Division, or Plant requirements and business need.
  • Obtain, categorize and file (electronic and/or hardcopy) OEM manuals prior to new equipment startup.
  • Maintain the electronic and/or hardcopy OEM library at the Manawa locations and Shared drive.
  • Support HACCP initiatives by attending scheduled meetings to represent the department and/or backup to Department Manager.
  • Follow-up internally or with 3rd party on corrective actions.
  • Integrate Predictive Maintenance technologies (thermography, infrared, oil analysis) into the PMO process and equipment PMs where applicable.
  • Work with the Maintenance Supervisors and Leads to identify, review, approve, and assign resources for rebuilds, projects, etc.

Administrative Duties

  • Compete work-order and purchase order paperwork as needed.
  • Knowledge and ability to use SAP to include writing work orders, looking up work orders, finding parts and writing requisitions to order parts. Insure SAP is kept current for infrastructure, utilities, and asset care with assignment of labor and/or parts accordingly.
  • Backup to the TPM - Planner & Scheduler (Contractors & MRO)

Beverage Division

  • Support Beverage Division Plants in identified areas such as: PM Optimization, THS SAP Support, THS SAP Training, Planning & Scheduling, etc.
  • Lead and/or Co-Lead training sessions in Manawa or at division plant locations as identified.
  • Factory designate for initiating improvements and changes to THS SAP corporate team and keeping plant leadership informed of status.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities (List all required):

  • Advanced SAP knowledge preferred or equivalent Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
  • Computer skills required.
  • Knowledge and use of Microsoft Office preferred such as: Work, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Technical aptitude and experience with equipment maintenance and rebuilds preferred.
  • Ability to coordinate and work with OEM's, Vendors, Contractors, 3rd Party's
  • 5 years' experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to lead teams and Kaizen events.
  • Working knowledge of maintenance.
  • Working knowledge of equipment.
  • Preventive Maintenance knowledge and experience required.



Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
3 to 5 years
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