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Maintenance Planner Scheduler, Iowa Premium, Tama, Iowa

Company: National Beef
Location: Tama
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:


Find your future with Iowa Premium!

Iowa Premium, a National Beef Company in Tama, Iowa, is seeking to hire a qualified professional to join our maintenance team as a Maintenance Planner Scheduler. With competitive pay and benefits, safe and stable work, and an environment that is caring and supportive, Iowa Premium could become your next career move!


Family-friendly benefits including health, vision and dental
401K Retirement Plan with company match
Paid Vacation after 1 year of service
Paid Holiday, personal days, birthday
Employee Meat Purchase Sales
Paid Life Insurance

For more information on Iowa Premium, click here!


Maintenance Planner Scheduler responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Job Summary:

The Maintenance Planner Scheduler is responsible for determining how the job will be performed and who will perform which activities through the control of a Maintenance Weekly Work Schedules, including balancing the workload with the available resources. Successfully maintaining accurate schedules throughout development and execution and updating and publishing the Weekly Work Schedules as required. The Maintenance Planner Scheduler will be the key facilitator for communication between production departments and maintenance departments.


Work with plant teams and maintenance personnel in identifying and planning work
Plan and identify work including ordering of parts and planning the execution of work
Coordinate, develop and update Work Schedules to ensure an accurate product for use in effective planning, resource allocation, parts acquisition, and schedule execution
Attend scheduling meetings to ensure pre-planning, implementation, and schedule critiques are effective in developing continuous product improvement
Assist in the development of work windows and contingency plans, by working with Work Week Supervisors, Maintenance Manager, Project Managers and Reliability Engineers
Coach and develop area maintenance and other personnel in preventive/predictive maintenance principles and concepts
Assist with planning and implementation of preventive and predictive maintenance procedures on key processing equipment
Review work orders to ensure work is completed in a satisfactory manner and ensure employee performance in work completed
Understand and utilize Total Productive Manufacturing (TPM) concepts to drive continuous improvement and finished product conformance to requirements and coach and develop employee skills in these areas
Develop an understanding of equipment and machinery operations in order to serve as a resource to team members for preventive maintenance guidelines as well as unanticipated machinery breakdowns
E-Maintenance (CMMS) experience preferred
Other duties as assigned

This is a safety sensitive position. This is not a remote position.


Qualified candidates for the Maintenance Planner Scheduler position should possess the following:

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Ability to effectively manage time and meet all specified deadlines

Good leadership and organizational skills

Ability to coordinate work with other internal departments

High School degree, diploma or a GED equivalent qualification from an accredited institution

Bachelor's degree or an associate degree in electrical or mechanical engineering, or any other discipline preferred but not required

2 to 3 years of experience as a maintenance mechanic, scheduler and/or planner

Applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the U.S. We are unable to provide visa sponsorship at this time.

Company Overview:

Iowa Premium, a National Beef Company, is dedicated to being the premier supplier of premium family farm-raised corn-fed Black Angus beef. Our employees are key to our success. We offer a variety of employment opportunities in our production and packaging facility in Southeast Iowa. We strive to be a preferred employer in Tama County, whether it's measured by the number of people employed or the good we do in the community. Come join our family!

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Keywords: National Beef, Cedar Rapids , Maintenance Planner Scheduler, Iowa Premium, Tama, Iowa, Professions , Tama, Iowa

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