ATEK Metal TechnologiesMaintenance Planner / Scheduler - 1st Shift

SUMMARY: Effectively builds an interdepartmental partnership between Maintenance and other plant departments with the sole focus of achieving cost-effective equipment reliability excellence. Assist in a culture that promotes a concern for safety, quality, and precision. Work with the Maintenance Supervisor in building a reliable CMMS database and maintenance team, all in compliance with applicable laws, regulations and company policies and procedures. Works with Engineering throughout major projects providing input in area of expertise to ensure a smooth hand-over of equipment.


FLSA Exemption: Non-Exempt


  • Maintains Lockout Tagout and Confined Space documentation in Bradylink
  • Manages work through a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) or other work order system
  • Prioritizes work through a defined protocol of process criticality and equipment redundancy
  • Reviews work requests/orders for accuracy and clarity
  • Obtains and organizes all information required for the work being performed. (i.e. drawings, vendor manuals, supplemental materials, special procedures, diagrams, etc.)
  • Balances scheduled work orders with labor availability and skills
  • Maintains and monitors backlog for adherence to industry standards
  • Maintains and monitors a weekly schedule for all crafts
  • Prepares requisitions in the CMMS or other work order system to ensure materials, parts, labor and other charges are allocated to the appropriate work order
  • Verifies all material, information, tools and labor are available prior to scheduling
  • Works with warehouse staff to control spare part usage to maximize inventory control through regular turnover, without using critical spares for routine maintenance, and reducing maintenance costs
  • Coordinates maintenance needs with operational functions to minimize downtime
  • Estimates and defines requirements for total labor, materials, special tools, equipment, and skill sets, for all work including complex projects such as plant shutdown, plant improvement projects, etc.
  • Implements and maintains a maintenance strategy plan for assigned work locations
  • Establishes and maintains advanced work planning for capital improvement and job order contract projects
  • Participates in redundancy and contingency planning for emergency situations
  • Uses critical path methods and other planning methods to coordinate and optimizes workflow
  • Develops, evaluates, and implements detailed standard operating procedures
  • Reviews, corrects, and confirms all CMMS or other work order system data
  • Maintains regular and reliable attendance
  • Demonstrates superior seamless customer service, integrity, and commitment to innovation, efficiency, and fiscally responsible activity


  • Reports to: Maintenance Manager
  • Supervises: None

QUALIFICATIONS: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be substituted for the expected levels of education and experience required.

Education and/or Experience Expected:

  • High school diploma
  • Five plus years’ experience in plant maintenance
  • In-depth knowledge and experience with production equipment repairs
  • Demonstrated organization and delegation ability
  • Ability to organize and lead a team
  • Ability to physically inspect plant properties where climbing steps, ladders and physical exertion is a primary responsibility
  • Ability to effectively create and implement a maintenance plan


  • Minimum 2-year technical degree
  • Foundry experience

Communication Skills:

  • Must be able to read, write and comprehend the English language
  • Must establish and maintain high levels of responsiveness and credibility with employees
  • Must be able to drive excellent results while maintaining positive and effective relationships with peers and subordinates

System Skills:

  • Microsoft Office
  • IQMS (ERP System)

Working Conditions:

  • Will have regular exposure to foundry environment including dust, heat, fumes and noise

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