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Maintenance Planner/Scheduler

Louisville, KY, USA Req #112
Monday, April 25, 2022
We are charting the course for the next-generation chemical company. We may be a new company, but our roots are more than a century old, dating back to the creation of Bakelite. We saw then what we see now: The boundless possibilities of science and curiosity. Our innovations include Bakelite, Durite, Cellobond and Resonance. From trains to planes to everyday household items, we are improving thousands of products around the world today. Like the lightweight plastic, Bakelite is strong, durable, and its potential allows for its future to be molded into infinite shapes - and we're looking for talented and passionate people to help us create that future and the products that will change the world tomorrow.

Job Summary:

The Maintenance Planner/Scheduler is primarily responsible for coordinating and scheduling maintenance and construction activities, ensuring that maintenance and project work is carried out in a safe, environmentally compliant, effective, and efficient way.  This associate is the primary liaison between operations, maintenance, and engineering groups and maintains appropriate records and files to permit meaningful analysis and reporting of results or work done.  The Maintenance Planner/Scheduler will work with the Maintenance Team Leader to meet budget requirements, will serve in a team coaching capacity, and is responsible for the productivity, prioritization, and completion of all work requests to ensure the site meets its performance objectives.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support and promotes EHS procedures and policies in the maintenance planning process and its execution
  • Prepares job plans to maximize resource utilization by identifying parts, materials, tools, external resources, rentals, and any documentation required in the planning process to execute work orders
  • Provides relevant information to Maintenance stores for kitting process to increase maintenance team tool time
  • Collaborates with Maintenance Supervisor and Maintenance Scheduler to plan day-to-day manpower and resources
  • Ability to develop plans to meet ever-changing demands and priorities
  • Reports progress of daily workload and enables weekly schedule adjustments as necessary
  • Ensures all work for the job is complete and equipment is returned to operations
  • Routinely follows up with maintenance team members ensuring WOs are closed in SAP system within defined metrics
  • Reviews work status with service providers and originators and adjust maintenance schedule as required
  • Responsible for replacement-in-kind equipment sourcing and works with preferred vendors to better equipment improvement through services, cost, lead time, and quality

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Minimum of 5 years of industrial or manufacturing experience, chemical manufacturing experience preferred
  • Strong technical understanding and problem-solving skills
  • Planning capacity for coordination of multidisciplinary work
  • Minimum 3 years of experience as a maintenance mechanic
  • Strong interpersonal skills; able to work well and communicate with staff at all company levels
  • IT knowledge and experience with CMMS systems, preferably SAP
  • Demonstrated ability to read standard blueprints, machine, and process drawings (P&ID, PFD, and Isometrics)
  • Must have or meet requirements for a TWIC card

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED

Physical Requirements:

  • Must have or meet requirements for a TWIC card
  • Walking, driving, standing, lifting 55 pounds repeatedly, sitting, carrying, pushing, pulling, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, talking, hearing, and seeing
  • Ability to enter confined spaces and wear a respirator
We are an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, minority status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability or any characteristic protected by law. 

In order to be considered for this position candidates are required to submit an application for employment through our career site, be at least 18 years or age, willing to take a drug test, submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process, as well as additional periodic background checks as required by the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) or regulations adopted by the Department of Homeland Security or other regulatory agencies. Candidates are required to have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States. This company participates in E-Verify.  For additional details, click HERE.

If currently an employee of the Company, you must have satisfactory work performance. Disclaimer: We are not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms/employment agencies for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails to an employee about this position. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee of the Company via email, the Internet or in any other form and/or method without a valid written search firm agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of the Company; no fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by the Company as a result of the unsolicited referral or through other means.

Other details

  • Job Family Manufacturing
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $70,200.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $117,000.00
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  • Louisville, KY, USA