Maintenance Planner

Maintenance Planner
Position Summary
This position develops, plans and maintains workflow processes, data management systems, performance measurement programs, and reporting systems for the Reliability and Maintenance department.
Essential Job Functions

  • Defines, designs, develops, monitors, and refines Company standards and systems to improve reliability and maintainability of equipment, processes, utilities, and facilities
  • Uses MPI techniques to improve overall efficiency
  • Plans installation, maintenance and repair of machines, tools, equipment, and utility systems
  • Provides a safe operating environment
  • Establishes scope of reliability and maintenance work needed on plant and equipment; collaborates with Reliability Engineers and Maintenance Supervisor regularly
  • Prepares work packages for planned maintenance activities, including repetitive maintenance needs
  • Orders, receives and supervises required material to assist maintenance activities
  • Establishes, maintains and improves reliability and maintenance workflow processes; collaborates with Reliability Engineers, Maintenance Management, Operations, EHS, etc.
  • Maximizes operating profit by improving equipment reliability; returns equipment to design capability in an efficient manner using solid maintenance planning techniques
  • Develops and maintains Maintenance Procedures related to reliability management
  • Manages maintenance data collection; provides maintenance service and improves future work processes
  • Develops and maintains Reliability document management system
  • Receives work orders; plans work processes; procures required material and assistance to complete maintenance activities
  • Coordinates daily and weekly planning meetings as required
  • Provides assistance to engineering for spare part preparation and PM activities
  • Interfaces daily with production and maintenance personnel; reviews requested work orders; provides input to definition, accuracy and priority
  • Works closely with Procurement and Warehouse personnel to ensure proper stocking of parts and preparation for outages, turnarounds, etc.
  • Collects drawings, manuals and other documents to assist with maintenance repairs and modifications as needed
  • Plans and coordinates plant shutdowns; ensures adequate staffing for shutdown
  • Generates reports for use in properly scheduling resources; ensures timely work execution
  • Understands equipment life-cycles; pre-evaluates need for replacement parts; places parts orders
  • Handles on-call work as required
  • Abides by all safety procedures and practices applicable to location and position; participates in appropriate safety training; demonstrates commitment to and support of EHSS principles and values; champions safety
  • Performs other duties assigned by management that generally fall within the expected scope of this position

Experience Requirement

  • Minimum of 10+ years of experience in maintenance and/or reliability in refinery or petrochemical facility
  • Knowledge of petrochemical SAP, Microsoft program experience is preferred.
  • Experience with preventive maintenance programs in industrial environment
  • Proven accuracy skills; knowledge of drafting preferred
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, proportions, and other basic math processes
  • Proven skills in data collection and problem solving
  • Positive attitude; change agent; team oriented
  • Experience working in dynamic manufacturing environment
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and follow through on assignments
  • Good computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite; ability to use database systems and other programs and applications used by this position and at Company
  • Fluent in English language including reading, writing and speaking; ability to read and write at a minimum of high school level; ability to clearly communicate to all levels in organization

Education Requirement

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering preferred
  • Maintenance Planning certifications preferred

All Company Core Competencies

  • *Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position requires an employee to be in an office environment, outside, and exposed to various chemicals and compounds, including fumes and smells, some of them hazardous. During construction, the employee will be required to work in a construction zone with various hazards normally experienced in these environments. The employee may enter confined spaces and work in elevated environments. Employee may experience range of temperatures from -10 degrees F to 100+ degrees F when outside. Employee must be able to wear PPE required by the location. General office noise may be experienced and louder sounds and vibrations when outside. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. All environments are safe with appropriate PPE.
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, including long distances, sit, stand, speak, and hear. The employee is required to stand for long periods of time, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; the employee may be required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee may be required to climb stairs and ladders/tanks up to 50’ in height. The employee may be required to enter confined spaces. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to twenty (20) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Employee may be required to travel by air, rail, bus, car, or other modes of land transportation.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary Range
$52,000.00 - 89,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Westlake, LA 70669, US
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