Maintenance Planner
Kings Mountain, NC 
Posted 6 days ago
Job Description

Are you inspired by "what's next"? So are we.

When you join the Albemarle team, you contribute to a better tomorrow. You will play a role in powering many of the world's largest and most critical industries, from energy and communications to transportation and electronics. We are putting innovation to work to improve people's lives and we want YOU to be a part of it.

Job Description


Albemarle Corporation, headquartered in Charlotte, NC, is a leading global producer of lithium, bromine, and catalyst products, our products enable the rapid growth in lithium batteries that power everything from pacemakers to cell phones, to electric vehicles. Our unique lithium natural resource position, global derivatization capabilities and technology leadership allow Albemarle to execute an aggressive growth strategy for this business. Come join us to help drive new technologies and materials to scale and accelerate the electrification revolution.

Position Summary

Albemarle Corporation is seeking a Maintenance Coordinator to support the Kings Mountain, NC site. The Maintenance Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating the efforts maintenance, operations, and contract labor to complete maintenance activities both safely and cost effectively. This role will be responsible managing maintenance planning and will need to assist in planning as necessary. This role will monitor for the safe and cost-effective execution of routine and turnaround maintenance work. This role will also provide mentorship to others on the team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the efforts of Maintenance, Operations, and Contractors to ensure safe and efficient execution of maintenance activities.

  • Manage maintenance planning and assist in planning as necessary

  • Manage the planned work order backlog:

    • Monitor schedule of preventative maintenance plans

    • Review backlog and planning list

    • Optimize schedule by grouping work orders to improve uptime.

    • Coordinate job plans to meet the timing requirements of production.

    • Audit work orders for clear documentation of required skill crafts, duration, specialty tools and necessary equipment.

    • Build the job plan library, including ensuring accurate plans exist for high-frequency jobs.

    • Continually update job plans to ensure necessary changes or improvements are incorporated, and efficiencies are captured.

    • Other duties may be assigned

Safety-related Responsibilitiies

  • Adhere to all safety policies and procedures

  • Document mishaps as necessary

  • Assist with safe work permit audits

Education and Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • Combined experience of 10 years in or supervising a mechanical craft (pipefitter, welder, millwright, boilermaker, etc.) and/or mechanical craft field planning/Turnaround planning position

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and be self-directed; able to manage competing priorities and deliver results in a timely manner

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Works well with all employees at all levels of the organization; team oriented

  • Decisive and able to make informed decisions that align with regulatory requirements and company policies

Come join Albemarle for a stimulating experience: you will find a world of learning and development opportunities where inventiveness is at the heart of what we do, in an open, collaborative, and respectful environment

Choose to unlock your full POTENTIAL. Apply today.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
10+ years
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