Plover Maintenance Planner/Scheduler in Plover WI

Monogram Food Solutions
Plover Maintenance Planner/Scheduler
Job ID: 
Plover WI
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Job Types:
Maint Planning/Scheduling

$1000 Referral Bonus & Up to $2000 sign on bonus - Conditions and restrictions apply

Job Summary:

Monogram Foods is seeking a motivated Maintenance Planner/Scheduler (MPS) to be a part of Monogram's&##160;operation. This position, which reports&##160;to the Plant engineer, is responsible for the efficient and effective use of planning and scheduling resources who perform maintenance at the facility. The primary objective is to minimize downtime and maximize productivity.&##160;

In order to fulfill these responsibilities in the most effective manner, the MPS is empowered to manage work priority, develop job plans, define parts and material, define crafts and skills and engage the proper resources to develop a safe, effective and efficient work control plan.&##160; In addition, the Maintenance Planner/Scheduler provides the equipment-related expertise and technical guidance on improving Preventive Maintenance (PM) activities.


  • Principle contact and liaison between the maintenance department and operations planning. Ensures that the area, department, or facility in which PM work is assigned receives professional maintenance service in a timely manner.
  • Gather information for and prepare Preventative Maintenance tasks (PM&##8217;s).
  • Review all planned work requests from assigned areas, determine the validity and accuracy of information, and engage the appropriate resources to set a priority.
  • Reviews work request for accuracy and clarity: clear scope of work, realistic completion date, proper lead times, correct equipment identification, proper charge number (if applicable), proper authorization, and discuss details with originator of the work order.
  • Review the work to be performed and determine the best way to accomplish the work. Consult with Leads, Supervisors, Originator, Production Supervisors, Production Planner/Scheduler and Stores as necessary.
  • Obtain and organize all information required for the mechanics to perform the work: drawings, vendor manual, supplemental instructional materials, special procedures, and other file material which is appropriate. Verifies that all material, information, tools and labor are available prior to scheduling.
  • Identifies and secures all parts and material required to complete the work by providing stores a Bill of Material for the work order and any special kitting instructions.
  • Work with Stores to manage spare part usage to maximize turns but minimize risk of using critical spares.
  • Determine and identify any vendor/contractor provided service for the work order. (i.e., contract vibration service, mechanical/electrical contractors, HVAC technicians). Show vendors/contractors the location and explain the scope of work in order to obtain quotes.
  • Provide a total cost estimate for the work to be performed: labor, material, and outside services.
  • Manage the status of work control and backlog for work order submission to work order completion. Status may include: waiting for planning, waiting parts, ready to schedule, scheduled, etc.
  • Works with Maintenance leads, supervisors and planners to determine resource availability and work to level the work force.
  • Develops a preliminary workforce schedule by crew ensuring all skills requirement and resource availability is met.
  • Actively participate in scheduling meetings with operation partners to finalize the priority of work orders, optimum downtime windows, and necessary lead times.
  • Follow up and communicates schedule to all resources: maintenance, production, outside services, stores and engineering.
  • Manage a backlog of work orders which require major or significant portion of the facility to be shutdown.
  • Continuously improves the job estimate, planning and scheduling by receiving feedback from maintenance supervisors, maintenance leads, production supervisors, engineers and production planners.
  • Keep accurate metrics on the performance of planning and scheduling functions and provide timely reports to the maintenance manager.
  • Maintain and continually update Computerized Maintenance Management Software (CMMS) records for the facility in order to provide accurate time and cost detail by asset, department and mechanic.&##160;


The Ideal Candidate will have the Following Qualifications Education and Experience

  • 5 or more years of manufacturing maintenance, purchasing, inventory, or related experience required.
  • 3 or more years of experience with computerized maintenance management programs.
  • Mechanical/electrical background is necessary. Apprenticeship program or technical school background is desirable.
  • Have adequate craft knowledge and skill to accurately estimate labor hours, material requirement and skills needed to complete a job. Must have a demonstrated ability to visualize and communicate the execution of work.
  • Should have good written and verbal communications skills and have demonstrated the ability to be approachable and tactful.
  • Strong&##160;math skills and computer skills.
  • Solid&##160;organizational and planning skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to write and provide simple and accurate instructions.
  • Demonstrated ability to read standard blueprints, machine and process drawings. Has the ability to sketch or redline existing drawings.
  • Knowledge and understands the maintenance processes and proper use of the work order system, planning and scheduling and storeroom processes.
  • Can manage multiple priorities or projects simultaneously and keep them progressing to completion.
  • Must have a reputation which is respected by production, maintenance labor, maintenance management and store personnel.

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 lbs., frequently lift and/or move up to 50 lbs., and occasionally lift and/or move more than 50 lbs in teams of two.

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