Maintenance Planner

High Liner Foods Inc Newport News, VA

* Manage the work flow process to ensure all requested work is inputted correctly into the CMMS. Ensure all information needed for the work to be planned effectively is correct. Input the work order to the current CMMS with the appropriate skill assignment, cost center and clear instructions or intent of work order.

* Track maintenance activities and communicate effectively to all stakeholders on the status of the requested work.

* Work closely with maintenance technicians to ensure work is completed on time and in full.

* Collaborate with Spare Parts Coordinator to develop, implement and optimize kitting process.

* Optimize maintenance plans and schedules for predictivepreventive, routine, scheduled and emergency maintenance work.

* Be a key player in the team to develop meaningful detailed pm's.

* Ensure all plant assets are in the CMMS with all necessary PMs in place.

* Set up any new equipment PMs into the CMMS

* Train maintenance staff to effectively utilize the CMMS.

* Adheres to company policies, procedures, GMPs, SOPs, company safety policies.

* Actively encourages coworkers to work safely.

* Track Maintenance KPIs

* Assist in the development of equipment BOM's.

* Performs other duties as assigned by management.

Required Qualifications:

* Minimum high school graduate. Should have at least 5 years experience as a maintenance mechanic in an industrial maintenance field.

* Must be fluent in reading, writing and speaking English.

* Must be able to lift 20 lbs on a regular basis.

* Must be computer literate. Microsoft Office skills are a must.

* Strong verbal and written communication skills

* Incumbent should be highly organized and detail oriented.

* Flexibility to work all shifts, weekends and holidays as necessary.

* Extensive planning and organizational skills.

Desired Qualifications:

* Ability to perform under pressure for schedule compliance and cost.

* Capability to professionally deal with changing priorities and requirements.

* Thorough technical knowledge in the field of industrial maintenance, including relevant regulations, standards and codes.

* Thorough understanding of engineering principles and maintenance practices.

* Objective judgment and fact based decision making approach.

* Strong multi-tasking competency.

Working Environment:

* 80% office environment.

* Occasionally exposed to the following : dirt, grease, fumes, cold, noise, dust, and extreme heat.