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O&M Planning Manager

Do you want to change the world? We do, too.
The energy market is roughly $4 trillion globally, and solar penetration is less than 1%.  But just one hour of sunlight, if harnessed, could power the entire world for a year. We have the opportunity to completely change the way energy is produced, distributed and consumed on a global scale, and we’re looking for talented, committed people to help us drive our growth and achieve our goals.
SunPower is a global solar energy solutions company with a rich heritage of pioneering the best energy technologies in the world. Our solutions are unrivaled in terms of long-term reliability, efficiency and guaranteed performance, and our company is unmatched in terms of global reach and scale. Through design, manufacturing, installation and ongoing maintenance and monitoring, SunPower provides its proprietary, world-record efficient solar technology to residential, commercial and utility customers worldwide.
SunPower is changing the way our world is powered every day with a brilliant, passionate and driven team of more than 7,000 in North America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. In an industry that is reshaping the world’s energy future, there’s no better place to be than SunPower.
We believe that our employees create our brand – with each project, each communication, each task completed and each interaction. Experience is critical to SunPower in regards to not only our customers but also our employees and dealer partners. As such, we strive to hire candidates that are service focused. The experience we would expect the ideal person to deliver is:

Job Summary

Extensive knowledge and ability to plan and schedule maintenance activities Assists the business in providing the necessary maintenance resources and record keeping that is required to increase productivity, assist in maintenance work preparations to improve work efficiencies and increase performance. Responsible for maintaining facility availability and performance at satisfactory levels through the planning, scheduling, coordinating and reporting of repair activities. Assure resources are available and adequate to complete these tasks. Preparation of reports, metrics, and other tracking tools will ensure success. The Maintenance Planner & Scheduler will support all policies, goals and objectives of the company, and will represent the company in a knowledgeable and professional manner.

Knowledge and Technical Skills:

  • Thorough understanding of CMMS preferably Maximo.
  • Computer skills including a working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite.
  • In depth understanding of CMMS Systems (especially the use of Maximo) is necessary.
  • Labor, material planning and excellent communication skills are required.
  • Must be able to identify and prioritize multiple projects and perform work with a constant awareness of improving processes.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Uses Maximo to develop a daily work schedule to secure adequate resources to complete preventative, predictive, and planned maintenance. Audit assignments and resources to ensure repair schedules and performance expectations are met. This includes maintenance and operations staff, materials, documents, work orders, and necessary approvals to perform work as planned.
  • Responsible to maintain all plant equipment records in Maximo, and that all maintenance work including planned and unplanned work is scheduled through Maximo. This includes follow-up to ensure all labor hours, materials, and necessary notes or procedural changes associated with the work are accurately recorded within Maximo, and work is closed in a timely manner.
  • Communicates directly with Purchasing and Warehouse regarding parts required and inventory levels needed to complete all scheduled Work Orders and PM Orders.
  • Manage and schedule maintenance activities such as inspections, and equipment preventive maintenance and validation assessments along with coordinating project workload. Prepare and maintain a weekly maintenance schedule.
  • Plan all activities associated with planned plant outages under the direction of the Maintenance Manager to provide for maximum use of available resources.
  • Recommend the need for and aid in securing the scheduling of outside resources on an as needed basis.
  • Advise when a scheduled maintenance downtime should be rescheduled and communicate and coordinate new plan.
  • Communicate regularly with operations and maintenance to be aware of engineering projects.
  • Provide input to management and suggest improvements for efficiency.
  • Responsible for notifying supervisor of any problems or issues with inventory, planning and scheduling.
  • Complete any and all tasks assigned by supervisor.
  • Ensure safe work practices are implemented at all times. Report any safety issue or problem to supervisor and EHS Manager immediately.
  • Other duties not listed herein, but which need to be accomplished to maintain safe and productive day-to-day operations within the plant.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all records and company
  • Support all company safety, health, environmental, and quality programs and policies, and be accountable for the performance of these programs in the Maintenance Department.

Maintain high level of service and work performance, and support and promote a positive and cooperative team environment which fosters creative problem solving and shared learning

Education and Experience:

  • 5 Years’ experience as a Maintenance Dispatcher, Maintenance Scheduler, or maintenance planner.
  • Associates Degree in relevant discipline. Experience may waive this requirement.

Equal Employment Opportunity
The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer and makes employment decisions, including but not limited to, hiring, firing, promotion, demotion, training, and/or compensation, on the basis of merit. Employment decisions are based on an individual’s qualifications as they relate to the job under consideration. The Company’s policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions, the actual sex of the individual, or the gender identity or gender expression), race, color, religion, including religious dress practices and religious grooming practices, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, familial status, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws, ordinances, or regulations. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company, including supervisors and co-workers.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

SunPower Supports EEO

Accommodation for Applicants to SunPower Corporation
SunPower Corporation is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. If you have any difficulty using our online system and you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, you may use the following alternative email address to contact us about your interest in employment at SunPower Corporation: Please indicate in the subject that line of your email that you are requesting accommodation. Only candidates being considered for a position who require an accommodation will receive a follow-up response.

Full time
AUSTIN, TX 78758, US