Plant Maintenance Planner

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Maintenance Planner Reports To: Maintenance Manager Department: Maintenance Location: Corona, CA Pay Status: Exempt Position Backed Up By: Maintenance Manager At Glanbia Nutritionals Inc., our portfolio centers around dairy and non-dairy nutritional ingredients. We co-innovate and deliver ingredient solutions and precision premixes for use in the mainstream food and beverage, infant and clinical, and functional nutrition markets. We are the number one provider of whey-based nutritional ingredients globally and the number one producer of American-style cheddar cheese. Our protein systems have transformed the bar and beverage categories - bringing increased levels of protein, cleaner labels and greater product functionality to market. We have a direct presence in 21 countries, with manufacturing facilities in the US, Germany and China, and international sales and technical offices around the world. Job Summary Operate and maintain the computerized preventive maintenance/parts inventory system and Identify, implement approaches to improve cost management and revenue enhancement opportunities by applying process improvement methodologies. Lead and facilitate cross-functional teams to identify opportunities through development of analysis, reporting, metrics and change management that raise visibility to achieve team goals. Essential Functions and Responsibilities * Create, modify and optimize Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS). This include equipment list, BOM, PM Plan, schedule. * Manage the work order process to ensure a robust and thorough use of the system * Works with equipment manufacturers and maintenance staff on set up of preventive maintenance tasks and spare parts inventory for supported equipment. * Operates SAP PM Program: Create weekly PM and corrective Plan for the maintenance department * Coordinate and work closely with planning, production and maintenance on needed line downtime and prioritization of activities. * Choose and apply appropriate Continuous Improvement tools in a way that will improve production line efficiency, line capacity, and process reliability. Include but not limited to break down elimination or analyses, lost scene Investigation and Root cause analyses * Support continuous improvement activities at the plant. * Collaborate with Parts Room Clerks to develop, implement and optimize the part kitting process * Support Parts Room Clerks sourcing efforts when additional help is needed * Communicate opportunities, issues and results to various audiences, including stakeholders, process owners and project teams * Train Maintenance Staff on the basic use of SAP. * Generates back order report, inventory and PM productivity reports for Management. * Supports Plant Maintenance Manager on special projects as needed. * Adheres to company policies, procedures, GMPs, and SOPs. * Must be able to fill in as a back up to the Parts Room Clerks and Maintenance Supervisor if necessary * Regular attendance is an essential function of this position. Qualification & Experience Requirements Education, Training: Bachelor's Degree in a technical field or equivalent experience plus 3 years of experience in manufacturing, maintenance planning or inventory coordination. Experience Required: * Strong Maintenance Program experience preferred * Extensive knowledge of SAP * Preferred: 2 + years of experience in Operations / Logistics / Food and beverage Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: * Demonstrate ability and capability to perform and succeed in an environment of schedule and cost pressure * Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. * Technicially strong in being able to understand manufacturing and packaging equipment as well as complex diagrams. * Thorough knowledge in the field of industrial maintenance * Through understanding of engineering principles and maintenance practices * Strong multi-tasking competency * Flexibility to work all shifts, weekends and holidays as necessary * Ability to work with amino acids, vitamins and fine chemicals in powder and liquid form as well as allergen products. * Ability to communicate effectively in English both verbally and written * Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measures, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals * Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to interpret bar graphs * Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Windows, Excel, Outlook) with the ability to learn new applications as required * Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to interpret bar graphs * Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Windows, Excel, Outlook) with the ability to learn new applications as required Physical Demands * Regularly involves talking or listening, sitting, and the use of hands and fingers. * Regularly involves going up and down stairs. * Frequently involves reaching with hands and arms, standing and walking. * Occasionally involves crouching, stooping, kneeling and/or climbing or balancing. Physical Requirements * Must be able to lift and carry items weighing up to 45 pounds. * Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, works with the fingers, and perceives attributes of objects and materials. * Involves moderate physical activity performing non-strenuous daily activities of a primarily administrative nature. * Should be able to identify and distinguish colors, see clearly at 20 inches or closer and 20 feet or more, observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point, judge distances and spatial relationships, and adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus. Typical Environmental Conditions * May be exposed to moderate noise levels (i.e. office equipment, light traffic). * May be exposed to moderate to high noise levels (i.e. production equipment, forklifts, heavy traffic). * May be exposed to humidity, intense heat and cold, outdoor weather conditions, and fumes and toxic chemicals. * May work in areas with mechanical moving parts, above ground with risk of fall, or areas with risk of electrical shock. Travel Requirements * Minimal overnight travel (up to 10%) by land and/or air. At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, or disability status. At Glanbia our culture will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more. Nearest Major Market: Corona Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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