Senior Maintenance Planner
GE Appliances, a Haier company
Louisville, KY, USA
2d ago

The Challenge

As the Maintenance Planner, you'll be responsible for planning the maintenance activities for high volume manufacturing equipment to ensure the safe operation of all equipment operations, minimize maintenance-related downtime, and maximize the usefulness, efficiency, effectiveness and life expectancy of plant assets.

The focus of this position may include planning larger strategic projects including outside organizations and within the plant itself.

What you will Do

Work as the gatekeeper of operational work systems responsible for maintaining the integrity of the system

Serve as the super-user of the plant maintenance management system

Train other personnel to effectively and correctly use maintenance systems.

Function as the primary contact forcommunication and coordination of maintenance activities within the department.

Head the planning of Work Orders, Predictive Maintenance (PdM) and Preventative Maintenance (PM).

Assist operational managers in validating and prioritizing maintenance work based on defined criteria and business needs.

Maintain and keep a running work order list, manage backlog. Meet with PIE’s daily to establish what needs to be worked on, scheduled, parts ordered.

Interact cross-functionally with operations, maintenance personnel, and Advanced Manufacturing to coordinate project plans

Assists the operational managers incoordinatingmaterials, resources, information, special tools or equipment required on each Work Order

Provide administrative information to support budget and resource planning

Assists in tracking the KPI’s : PM completion rate, Weekly Schedule Compliance, Backlog, Spare Part Inventory Turns, Cost / Unit and Unscheduled Downtime; reports key issues.

Assists in tracking the maintenance man-hour utilization (available maintenance man-hours accounted for against documented work

Provides input to plant management for the preparation and adjustment of the maintenance operating budget accounts, procedures, or optimal organizational structures.

Provides input into spare part stocking decisions based on usage, criticality, risk and cost.Work


What you need to Succeed

Position Requirement :

Minimum Qualifications :

Technical Degree or equivalent experience

Minimum 5 or more years’ experience in ahigh volumemanufacturing environment working a maintenance position

Electrical, mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic trouble-shooting and technical repair knowledge

Experience in planning and executing equipment installation and modification projects

Experience in material procurement and management

Minimum 3 or more years’ experience in manufacturing and assembly

Computer skills : Windows, CMMS, Excel and Windows Applications

Multi-level written and verbal communication skills

Exhibitedpositive influencinginterpersonal abilities

Preferred Qualifications :

Planner certification from accredited national organization, college or university

TechnicalBachelor degree in Industrial Maintenanceor equivalent

Knowledge of database and spreadsheet programs such as Excel, Access and PM / PdMprograms

  • Substantial knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with the installation, programming, and troubleshooting electric relay logic and programmable logic controllers;
  • high level mechanical systems troubleshooting such as with electric, pneumatic, and hydraulic equipment.

    Use of a computer maintenance management system. SAP, EAM, MP2, Maximo

    Planner and / or Scheduler experience gained in a Union Manufacturing environment.

    Working Conditions :

    The physical environment requires the employee to work both inside and outside in heat / cold, wet / humid, and dry / arid conditions.

    Frequently required to use personal protective equipment to prevent exposure to hazardous materials.

    Work may require occasional weekend and / or evening work.

    GE Appliances does not offer sponsorship for this position now or in the future.

    GE Appliances is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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