Traveling Maintenance Planner Scheduler
Maintenance and Repair USA, USA Greenville, Alaska Peoria, Illinois Dallas, Texas Georgia, Georgia
Position at Advanced Technology Services, Inc.
Founded in 1985, ATS is a company with a presence in the United States, Mexico and the United Kingdom. We are professionals in Industrial Maintenance and we make factories run better. Click to learn more about ATS (~~~/)
Responsible for planning, scheduling and coordination of proactive maintenance work performed at the site with the objective of optimizing total maintenance cost and effort by maximizing maintenance work force productivity and increasing quality work performed to expectations.
Extensive travel required. (Local, National, International)
Establishes Planning & Scheduling best practices through the development, discovery, and implementation of critical maintenance processes including: preventive and predictive maintenance plan creation, critical spares analysis, parts kitting, and CMMS optimization activities.
Evaluates non-emergency work requests, develops scope of work, and inspects job location to determine job requirements.
Estimates labor hours, skillsets, parts, materials, equipment and special tools required to complete proactive jobs in a safe and efficient manner.
Gathers relevant technical documentation such as drawings, schematics, specifications, spare parts lists from equipment histories, OEM manuals and the Knowledgebase system. Verifies the availability of parts prior to scheduling the job. Arrange for special tools and auxiliary equipment when required.
Maintains an organized and prioritized work order backlog to determine the next highest priority jobs to be planned next and maintains the Ready Backlog at or above 80%.
Employs the continuous improvement process to update Job Plans for accuracy and effectiveness.
Facilitates weekly scheduling meetings with Production to determine work order priorities, communicate work order status and alter planned maintenance activities if necessary.
Creates a weekly technician schedule that includes priority planned jobs and proactive maintenance tasks that utilize 100% of the available technician labor hours.
Improves work order planning and scheduling effectiveness through the review process and use of the maintenance metrics.
Maintains records and files essential to meaningful analysis and reporting of maintenance related matters.
Trains site employees on CMMS and ensures that it is working with integrity and is being utilized.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities (KSAs), & CompetenciesRequired KSAs:
Associate Degree required in a technical field with 1-3 years of maintenance scheduling / planning experience and/or 5 - 10 years as a machine repair technician, or equivalent combination of both
Familiar with industrial manufacturing environment
Proficiency with computers, maintenance systems, and applications including Microsoft Office
Excellent verbal communication, facilitation, and presentation skills
Ability to build and maintain positive, professional relationships
Desire to develop leadership attributes
Experience in job plan development, job scheduling, and work execution
Project management and capital project experience preferred
Green Belt certification
Drive & Motivation
Prescription drug program
401(k) with company match
Development and Training:
Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
ATS is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all aspects of employment to all applicants and employees, regardless of age, color, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information or other legally protected status.