Division/Department: Pork

Location: Ottumwa, IA

Job title: Maintenance Scheduler

T ype of position: Full-time

General Description:

  • Schedule and maintain preventative maintenance

  • Monitor all production areas to ensure proper functioning of equipment and machinery.

  • Prioritize work orders and schedule mechanics according to urgency and necessity of orders in SAP

  • Promote and encourage safety in all aspects of maintenance.

  • Add/delete equipment in SAP to keep dataup to date.

  • Attend meetings as scheduled, staff, USDA, or any called

  • Safety background desired with a strong understanding of OSHA safety practices and procedures.

  • Ability to communicate verbally and written in English

  • Goal oriented and possess root cause analysis skills.

  • Ability to lead people toward achieving personal and plant results.

  • Coordinates maintenance employee’s responsibilities and oversees the mechanical of equipment.

  • Responsible for correcting or facilitating correctible measures when downtime results from mechanical or technical defects.

  • Review, plan, and schedule all recurring PM activities.

  • Receive and review all non-emergency work orders from requesting departments.

  • Review and screen all work orders are filled out properly with the proper information for the request.

  • Develop an integrated maintenance work schedule for the maintenance supervisors (including PM, PDM, and non-emergency work orders)

  • Work with facility managers to properly prioritize work and ensure proper resources allocation.

  • Identify changes needed to the PM program.

  • Create PM for new equipment implemented into the plant’s process.

  • Processes maintenance downtime report for corporate and plant management.

  • Order parts and assigns work orders or special projects to maintenance employees

  • Tends to other duties as needed.

Required skills:

  • Be able to communicate verbally and in written form in English

  • Computer proficient i.e. Microsoft word, excel, etc.

  • Strong knowledge of SAP systems and related systems/ Software.

  • Strong knowledge of work management processes, labor estimating and good working knowledge of plant process equipment.

  • Must be flexible and responsive to company needs.

  • Demonstrated ability to be proactive in problem solving and lead the resolution of equipment projects.

  • Organizational Skills along with the ability to of independent decision making.

  • Ability to perform general mathematical calculations

  • Strong understanding of skilled crafts such as: HVAC, Carpentry, Electricity, Mechanical, Pneumatics, Hydraulics, Plumbing, and the ability to read schematics-blue prints.

  • Industrial construction experience beneficial.

  • Previous hourly maintenance and supervisor experience preferred.

  • Work 40+ hours per week in all areas of the plant.

  • Considerable knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and practices used in the building, mechanical and electrical trades.

  • Previous mechanical and related experience required.

  • Considerable knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.

Education Requirements (if applicable) :

  • Technical schooling with mechanical or electrical emphasis helpful.

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.

JBS offers a full range of benefits including health care, life insurance, and a 401 (K) plan.

JBS is an equal opportunity employer.


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