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Industrial Maintenance Planner

Company: Mom's Meals, a PurFoods Company
Location: Grinnell
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Position SummaryThis position reports to the Maintenance Planning Supervisor and requires a high level of mechanical knowledge, including but not limited to the responsibilities listed below. This position will be responsible for all maintenance planning and scheduling activities at the Plant.Position Responsibilities may include, but not limited to

  • Must observe and practice all Department/Plant Procedures including wearing the required PPE
  • Adherence to Plant safety, food Safety, sanitation standards, and following all GMP guidelines
  • To improve the safety, reliability, and efficiency of assets through the planning and scheduling process and MRO process application
  • Full ownership of the CMMS Plant Maintenance Module, and Material Management Module
  • Assist Maintenance Manager in leading implementation of maintenance processes driven through reliability programs and strategies
  • Serves as the location CMMS expert and trainer for the site
  • Utilize CMMS to support the maintenance function, including review and prioritization of work requests, and conversion of work requests into planned work orders
  • Reviews and screens each work order for accuracy, proper authorization, work scope, and estimated completion date
  • Work with storeroom to ensure materials and special tools are kitted, reserve the stock materials required for work order completion. Identify and order any non-stock materials required for pre-planned work
  • Acts as plant buyer for all MRO parts and Facility Maintenance Services
  • Develop work plans with cost and time estimates, specification, drawings, schematics, tools, materials, parts, craft skills required so the scope of work can be accomplished
  • Work directly with Maintenance and Production Supervisors to schedule the maintenance repairs with minimal impact to production (i.e. scheduled downtime, during changeovers)
  • Review completed work to identify best practices, continuous improvement opportunities, and ensure work has been completed properly with the tracking of maintenance repair costs (time, materials, manpower used)
  • Promotes and incorporates current safety rules and regulations into the planning process
  • Examines jobs to be done and determines best way to accomplish the work. Consults with requester or maintenance supervisor when necessary
  • Planner should have complete knowledge of each department's Preventative, Predictive/Condition Monitoring, Corrective and Precision Maintenance work load, Priority Standards, Asset Criticality, and Part Criticality in order to better schedule work orders
  • Maintains close contact with the other planners to ensure coordination of complex multi-skillfield and shop jobs
  • Maintains an open package of schedulable work orders which require equipment to be shut down so that some or all of them can be performed in the event of an unscheduled shutdown of that equipment. These unscheduled shutdown lists are prepared, reviewed and updated weekly.
  • Develops a file of standard work orders (plans) for regularly recurring repair jobs, based on historical experience, to simplify the planning process
  • Assists maintenance and production management in periodically analyzing costs and, where necessary, recommends corrective action needed to reduce maintenance costsRequired Skills and Experience
    • Associates in Engineering, Operations or Applicable technical knowledge or Degree/Certification from Trade School
    • Minimum of 3 years experience in industrial operations, Plant operations, maintenance, utilities and/or related field
    • Experience in the installation and repair of mechanical equipment required
    • Knowledge of gear boxes, mechanical drives, variable speed applications, and Servo motors
    • Knowledge of Cylinders, valves, manifolds, vacuum systems, air filtration and lubrication devices to diagnose and report hydraulic and pneumatic systems
    • Repair and overhaul process pumps, automatic control valves, sensors, positioners, actuators, basic electrical AC/DC troubleshooting, and related systems
    • Skilled in welding, sanitary welding, pipe fitting, soldering, rigging application and use of mechanical tools, hand tools, and power tools
    • Proficient in knowledge of bearings, pulleys, chain drives, belt drives, and lubricants standards and applications
    • Competent in using Microsoft Office and CMMS System
    • 480v 3 phase knowledge required
    • Ability to read and decipher mechanical drawings, schematics, and piping diagrams
    • Skilled in machine shop to fabricate within specific tolerance using various measuring equipment. Vernier, calipers, and depth gauges etc.Preferred Skills and Experience
      • Electrical troubleshooting experience
      • SAP experience
      • Knowledge and practice of NFPA 70EPhysical Requirements
        • Regularly required to use hands to feel, grab, or operate objects, tools, and controls while reaching with hands and arms
        • Frequently required to stand, communicate, and listen
        • Occasionally required to walk, stoop, kneel or crouch
        • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
        • Visual perception to perform job including peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
        • Able to perform repetitive movements
        • Able to work in variable temperatures (cold/hot)Company Overview
          Mom's Meals is a home-delivered meal service providing fully prepared, refrigerated meal solutions direct to homes nationwide for over 18 years. We provide seniors, patients recovering post-discharge and those managing a chronic condition with tailored nutrition solutions to manage their specific needs. If you are passionate about the well-being of others and have a strong sense of community, Mom's Meals could be the place for you! We are a family operated business looking for fun, compassionate, and friendly people who want to make a difference in the lives of others.
          Mom's Meals complies with all applicable federal and state non-discrimination laws. All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regards to race, religion, national origin, ancestry, color, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation or military status.

Keywords: Mom's Meals, a PurFoods Company, Cedar Rapids , Industrial Maintenance Planner, Professions , Grinnell, Iowa

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