Maintenance Planners

Recruiter
Dilectus Recruitment Solutions
Location
Newport
Salary
£38100/annum Top Class Benefits
Posted
13 Jun 2017
Closes
13 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
MAINTENANCE PLANNERS (NEWPORT AREA): WORLD LEADING, PRESTIGE BRAND AND BUSINESS IN THE FOOD & DRINK INDUSTRY. EXCEPTIONAL WORKING ENVIRONMENT AND ROLE, OPPORTUNITY NOT TO BE MISSED. £38.1K PLUS FANTASTIC COMPANY BENEFITS.

The Client

Our client is one of the biggest names in the world food & drink industry, producing instantly recognisable brands and products. They are a prestige company offering a fantastic place to work and significant opportunities for personal and professional career development. Due to the continued development and significant investment in their South Wales plant, we are looking for two Maintenance Planners.

The Role

- Deployment of new and existing operating practices across the department
- Ensures preventative and corrective maintenance delivery to the site
- Creates Work Orders from Work Requests for all plant and fabric maintenance
- Distributes copies of applicable sketches, work orders, EHS documents, and work lists to the Maintenance Team Leaders
- Analyzes and plans internal and external resources, materials and outside services to complete requirements on a Work Order
- Creates and distributes daily/ weekly maintenance schedules to Team Leaders
- Ensures Work Orders are closed when completed
- Attends production meetings as required by the schedule of meetings and gives feedback on maintenance tasks
- Ensures integrity and accuracy of the maintenance management system, including equipment history, labor tracking, parts usage
- Compiles intervention reports to identify follow-up work
- Creates and publishes maintenance performance reports
- Follows up on emergency deliveries and repairs
- Advises on Preventive Maintenance inspections and SOP development for both existing and new equipment
- Updates BOM for spare parts
- Raises PR requests for the ordering of required parts
- Plans and schedules all overhaul activities
- Supports continuous improvement and root cause analysis processes
- Manages housekeeping & hygiene within his area
- Interfaces with external suppliers as required and manages the action logs per supplier
- Assists with capital projects as required
- Contributes to the identification of improvement plans as reviewed during the daily, weekly and monthly meetings processes
- Liaises with suppliers to source spare parts and new equipment, and to reduce costs
- Assists in the development of the long-term maintenance strategy
- Investigates and resolves issues within the Maintenance Management System
- Development of a strong cohesive team
- Works collaboratively to optimize cooperation between departments, and celebrates successes
- Actively seeks feedback and monitors progress against plans
- Ensures cost optimisation across all areas of the department
- Contributes to implementing strategic concepts to reduce costs and increase service levels
- Shares responsibility for maintenance cost performance

The Person

- Experience of planning maintenance in a manufacturing environment
- Good record of delivering process improvement
- Knowledge of manufacturing principles, tools and techniques and project management principles
- Demonstrates negotiation skills
- Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Strong influencer, able to challenge management and staff where appropriate
- Highly results focused, with strong attention to detail
- Excellent team player, able to develop strong relationships with colleagues and peers
- Able to work on own initiative and to prioritize workload effectively
- Has strong organisation skills, and uses a highly structured and systematic approach in order to deliver business solutions to deadlines
- Knowledge of SAP beneficial but not essential as long as the candidate has experience of other maintenance planning systems
- Good knowledge of Microsoft Office
- Excellent knowledge of Stores operation and purchase ordering

Is This You?

This really is a fantastic opportunity for maintenance professionals with the skills outlined above, looking for an exceptional opportunity with a world leading company. If you fit the bill then do not delay, apply here and we will be in touch within 24 hours to discuss the company and role further