Maintenance Planner in Hagerstown, Maryland | Careers at United States

# of Openings 1
Requisition ID 2021-11564
Position Type Salaried Full-Time
Category Maintenance
Product Line Cement
Job Locations US-MD-Hagerstown
Company Holcim (US) Inc.

About the Role:

Improve the efficiency and productivity of maintenance own personnel and third party maintenance services through good planning by defining operational steps, manpower, spares and other resources necessary to achieve efficient and safe maintenance in line with technical standards, follow up and optimization of all preventive and corrective maintenance tasks. Manage and improve the use of planning and scheduling tools, procedures and methodologies for daily maintenance and major outages.


What you'll be doing:

  • Visible leader and unwavering support for Safety, Health and Environmental principles at the plant, including policies and procedures
  • Achieve the set targets for equipment availability / reliability at the lowest optimum and sustainable maintenance cost, in collaboration with all involved departments or sub-departments, following the maintenance guidelines
  • Plan, review and optimize in SAP PM and DMS all the PM01 corrective and PM02 preventive routines establishing tasks, frequencies, workload balancing. Optimize and distribute the workload in a 48 week span
  • Schedule weekly and daily maintenance plans, 13 weeks and major outages in line with MAC-SAP
  • Consolidate the detail of major repairs; create the SOPs for critical and recurrent jobs
  • Prioritize and generate preventive and corrective maintenance orders based on the results of monitoring
  • Prioritize with other departments preventive and corrective maintenance orders in order to guarantee effective WO backlog management
  • Revise notifications, balance weekly workload, identify needs of third party services. Track the purchase requests, services and cost of major shutdown/repairs and ensures their on-time arrival
  • Participate in the creation of preventative maintenance routines (PMRs) and bills of materials (BOMs) for new equipment
  • Maintain and update information and data in SAP, specific on SOPs, BOMs and Equipment Master Data
  • Generate and follow up purchase requests for materials, spare and wear parts, ensuring just in time delivery
  • Active coordination with warehouse and procurement to ensure that all the necessary materials are available for the planned operations and meet the required quantity and quality
  • The Planner(s) will work closely with the equipment suppliers and plant staff (warehouse, procurement, production) to ensure successful operation of the plant
  • Lead and promote procurement department collaboration on: material # creation, definition of MRP settings and critical spare parts list.
  • Review future planned work, check future parts requests and expedite as necessary regarding parts shortages, and communicate any adjustments due to shortage of parts
  • Participate in business planning process (budgeting, CAPEX etc.)
  • Manage the consolidation and communication of the weekly maintenance plan including Preventive, Corrective and annual/idle time outage planning by leading shutdown planning
  • Lead the planning/scheduling and AAR stages of the major shutdown and provide support & coordination during execution stage
  • Maintain and update the Maintenance Master Schedule according to plant requirements
  • Main responsible to coordinate actions in order to optimize SPI's at the plant
  • Main responsible/accountable of weekly planning/agreement meetings and daily hand over meeting
  • On occasion and as needed, supervise contractors and own maintenance team in the field
  • Other duties as assigned as the situation dictates


We're looking for:

  • High School Diploma
  • 7 year's experience dealing with maintenance or production preferred
  • Associates/College Degree in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering (or equivalent mechanical/electrical training and practical experience) preferred
  • 2 years experience with definition and implementation of preventive maintenance programs and routines
  • Experience applying FMEA techniques and knowledge of basic problem-solving tools
  • Computer proficiency, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power point, Project), SAP PM
  • Knowledge of cement production process
  • Experience with MMS (Maintenance Management system)- Maximo, SAP, etc..
  • Knowledge of CIF (Cement Industrial Framework), ACS, Project Management Approach (PMA), Root Cause Analysis (RCA), and Cost Basics preferred
  • Maintenance Planner Certification preferred

What we Offer...

  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications
  • Generous Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays
  • Dress for your day policy
  • Holistic health &well-being programs for physical, mental/emotional and financial health with access to resources and benefits to help focus on staying well through education and prevention
  • Medical, Dental, Disability and Life Insurance coverage immediately upon hire
  • Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) & Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) for health and dependent Care
  • Vision and other voluntary benefits and discounts
  • Retirement Savings - Choose from 401(k) pre-tax and/or Roth after-tax savings
  • Paid Parental Leave (Maternity & Paternity)
  • Educational Assistance Program


Salary Range
$50,000.00 - 86,000.00
per Year
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Hagerstown, MD 21740, US
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