Maintenance Planner

Alexandria, LA

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Amazing wood processing company is in need of this high level postiion.  This is a DIRECT HIRE with the company, which has 100 year old history, benefits, bonus structure and more.

Primary responsibilities: Provides technical support for all plant maintenance planning, scheduling, and work-order systems using Maximo CMMS. Determines labor costs and material requirements for all work orders. Provides all information about the parts on a purchase requisition so it can be quoted out. Develops, issues, and posts project schedules. Ensures drawings and machine center information are kept current and organized. Prepares annual maintenance goals. Conducts weekly work-order scheduling meetings and assignments. Develops site downtime database and required maintenance. Reports the results and costs associated with top downtime issues. Ensures that plant histories are collected and stored in the Maximo CMMS system. Prepares all outage schedules and meetings. Tours job site when needed for any clarification of issues on the projects. Helps resolve planning/ scheduling issues, Maximo CMMS, and department issues. Measures and reports on maintenance benchmarks. Provides budgeting assistance to operating department managers. Job qualifications: Five years of industrial maintenance experience is required for consideration. Skills in intermediate math and the following computer systems/programs is also required: Microsoft Office, Maximo CMMS, and Project Scheduler. Behavioral profile: The successful candidate must take a proactive approach to the safety of him/herself and others. He/she will be self-motivated and dependable, capable of working independently, as well as with a high-performing team. Additionally, he/she should demonstrate a strong mechanical aptitude and sense of urgency. Equally important are effective communication, leadership, and problem-solving skills.

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