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Maintenance Scheduler/Planner

Pasadena, TX 77507

Posted: 05/01/2024 Employment Type: Contract To Hire Job Number: 637

Job Description

Job Purpose: The Maintenance Planner/Scheduler role is responsible for planning, which includes the obtaining and preparation of resources, scheduling, which includes coordinating with all site groups for the actions, and the execution of all preventatives, predictive and reactive maintenance tasks with a focus on minimizing interruptions to production operations.
Strategic Focus:
  • Direct and monitor Maintenance crews and their scheduled work to ensure Plant production and the associated equipment are kept in a manner conducive to achieving site financial goals.
  • Create and manage Maintenance documentation, work lists, and resources including external of contracted processes. The focus is on PSM and Quality mandated procedures to include calibrations, inspections, and repairs.
  • Facilitate and rework Preventive Maintenance processes to improve Plant reliability and Uptime.
  • Manages the computerized maintenance management system. (CMMS) and supports other staff in effectively and efficiently utilizing CMMS; identifies and facilitates improvements to the performance or CMMS.
  • Utilizes reporting and analysis tools to leverage CMMS functionality.
  • Ensures all procedures in CMMS are developed, understood, and followed consistently throughout the organization.
  • Monitor the technical performance of CMMS or other work order system and make necessary adjustments to ensure that best practices are followed.
  • Conduct root cause investigations that analyze reactive maintenance issues. Organize a team driven analysis and solution implementation to mitigate future failures.
  • Organize Maintenance processes to build and maintain a culture of safety while also supporting the quality and environmental site efforts.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Plan and schedule all submitted work orders to ensure requested work is properly prepared for, therefore preventing the $125,000/day production losses.
  • Lead continuous and open communication within the plant between Management, Operations as well as Warehouse department.
  • Responsible for micro and macro management of materials planning, project planning and execution
  • Assist with execution, planning and scheduling of plant infrastructure and process Capital Projects
  • Manage and monitor the spare parts inventory while coordinating effective sourcing and purchasing of this inventory with the Maintenance Manager, Maintenance Supervisor and Supply Chain.
  • Manage CMMS to ensure requested work is properly scheduled and materials resources are available when work begins. This includes the closure and review of work orders in CMMS with attention on personnel performing task, parts consumed, man hours consumed, and a detail of the work completed.
  • Coordinate between Maintenance, Operations and Engineering departments to plan and schedule all maintenance work. Manage an atmosphere of open communications to facilitate a more efficient workflow with a minimized impact on plant throughput.
  • Manage department resources to plan for the need of contracted support to complete tasks in a timely manner based on available Labor and skill sets.
  • Evaluate, create, and implement detailed standard operating procedures for maintenance tasks. Manage department documentation to support actions.
  • Conduct root cause investigations that analyze reactive maintenance issues. Organize a team driven analysis and solution implementation to mitigate future failures.
  • Organize Maintenance processes to build and maintain a culture of safety while also supporting the quality and environmental site efforts.

Required Profile:

Education and/or Experience
  • High School Diploma or GED. Advanced degree/certification(s) technical and/or maintenance related discipline preferred.
  • At least five (5) years of industrial experience in a chemical plant or other related industry experience.
  • At least three (3) years maintenance and supervisory experience.
  • Must have a minimum of three (3) years maintenance planner/scheduler experience.
  • Working knowledge of plant equipment (control systems, pumps, piping, heat exchangers, vessels, instrumentation, etc.)
  • Background in maintenance and repair of equipment in order to effectively plan daily maintenance department activities.
  • Experience working and managing in a PSM site. PHA and MOC experience strongly preferred.
  • Must have strong and experienced project management skills.
  • Minimum three (3) years MRO (Maintenance, Repair, and Operating materials) Inventory Management Experience.

Technical Knowledge
  • Strong “troubleshooting/diagnostic” skills.
  • Experience working in both batch and continuous operations.
  • Knowledge of Federal/State EPA and OSHA compliance standards.
  • Six Sigma knowledge and training a plus.
  • Must have experience using Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
  • Must have experience in stores MRO management, Inventory Control.

Work Skills and Abilities:
  • Must be able to identify and prioritize multiple projects and perform work with a constant awareness of improving processes.
  • Demonstrated capacity to analyze and troubleshoot operational and equipment problems and provide reasonable and accurate recommendations and solutions.
  • Must be able to present complex situations in a concise manner.
  • Proven experience utilizing work management process to plan and schedule maintenance work.

Interpersonal Skills:
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with staff and customers
  • Able to work with a diverse group from different backgrounds and different disciplines
  • Capable of taking leadership responsibilities while maintaining relationships with colleagues and indirect reports
  • Capacity to engage in conflict management

Language Skills:                                                       
  • Must have exceptional presentation skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Reasoning Ability                                                    
  • Must be able to manage multiple deadlines with competing priorities
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Strong inter-personal and management skills (communicating, motivating, and developing team members)
  • Self-motivated individual who can work independently and make decisions
  • Work well under pressure and also very detailed oriented
  • Capacity to multi-task

Computer Skills:                                                      
  • Proficiency with the use of Excel, Word, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint, and SAP
Other Qualifications:                                                              
  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing, inventory control techniques, Adhere to a code of ethical conduct
Days: Monday through Friday
Hours: 7:00 am to 3:30 pm
(Salary will be based on level of relevant experience)
(Start time hours are somewhat flexible) 


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