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Smithfield Foods Maintenance Planner/Scheduler in DENISON, Iowa

Maintenance Planner/SchedulerID2020-14889Job LocationsUS-IA-DenisonCategoryEngineeringTypeFull-TimeFLSA StatusExemptShift1st ShiftYour OpportunityAre you a creative, self-driven engineering professional that thrives in fast-paced environments; cultivating new ideas, and collaborating with key stakeholders to expand a business? Then join Smithfield Foods, a $15 billion global food company and the world's largest pork processor and hog producer! For more information, visit , and connect with us on , , , and .As part of our Engineering team, you would analyze data, draft implementation plans for production process optimization. Seeking out ways to maximize efficiencies by eliminating the waste of valuable resources that directly impact our overall operating costs. You are instrumental to the manufacturing of Smithfield, Eckrich, Nathan's Famous, and our other product brands, to meet the needs of our customers and consumers.Responsible for the effective execution of all maintenance work control processes by managing work priority, developing job plans, defining parts, materials, crafts and skills. Assigns work control plans to appropriate Supervisors for execution by the hourly maintenance staff. Provides equipment-related expertise; technical guidance on improving maintenance activities, and may supervise both hourly Smithfield employees and contractors as required. This position is the owner / manager of the computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) at the plant level.Core ResponsibilitiesPlans all maintenance with special attention to regulatory requirements that may apply, e.g. OSHA rules, EPA regulations, USDA requirements, state and local environmental regulations. Ensures all safety requirements are clearly defined in all maintenance planning.Develops and maintains planned and predictive maintenance procedures and routes as required.Ensures the availability of all materials and tools necessary to complete planned tasks in advance by running reports and interfacing with storeroom personnel.Prioritizes all planned work orders.Trains maintenance personnel in proper maintenance reporting procedures for out-of-specification findings, and in the use of CMMS software as a maintenance management tool.Reviews completed work orders for completeness and accuracy, updates and supervises updating of machinery history data in the CMMS system. Analyzes historical data in order to take action to mitigate reoccurring issues.Assists Plant Engineer in contractor qualifications and performance management.Generates reports to keep the maintenance management team informed of work progress and future work schedules. Keeps informed of maintenance personnel vacation schedules.Updates the CMMS system equipment including machinery data, machinery history, and spare parts lists.Produces a weekly maintenance work schedule as well as a projected work schedule. Using the CMMS system, forecasts work force needs for equipment maintenance.The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.QualificationsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and 5+ years of plant maintenance experience, required.Bachelor's degree, preferred.Two years of experience in the supervision of day-to-day preventive and corrective maintenanceStrong written and verbal communication skills.Working knowledge of basic computer skills, Internet and Microsoft Office including Word and Excel.Project management software experience

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