Tyson Foods, Inc.
SUMMARY: This position is responsible for planning and scheduling maintenance activities and reports directly to the B shift maintenance manager. This is a career path job with team members in this position gaining experience necessary formaintenance management. Specific responsibilities include: maintaining the SAP Plant Maintenance system data accuracy and reporting, analyzing data for use in maintenance planning and crew scheduling, developing and maintaining best practices in preventative maintenance tasks, and ensuring continual reviews of plant maintenance work orders as they relate to making recommended modifications to optimize equipment reliability and maintenance labor utilization. Maintenance planners are expected to understand maintenance and reliability best practices, how to measure wrench time, and use recognized and generally accepted good engineering procedures data to develop maintenance plans, technician task durations and application of consistent standards. Maintenance planners will manage incoming, outgoing, and refurbished equipment asset data and ensure equipment is identified using Tyson standards. Maintenance planners will be expected to regularly createKey Performance Indicator reports and use Key Performance Indicators and departmental data to provide fact-based feedback to maintenance management. Maintenance planners will plan and schedule maintenance work requests with regard to the level of technician skill and training required to complete tasks, and ensure all job materials are available prior to scheduling work. The maintenance planner will be responsible for prioritizing work requests, monitoring work order backlogs, prioritize incoming requests, and recommend planning for scheduled downtime work, including scheduling and availability of parts. The maintenance planner must demonstrate open communications with all site teams including production, management, engineering, quality, and purchasing. Maintenance planners are responsible for coordinating and assigning job duties to other shifts as required by direction of the maintenance manager. Maintenance planners are required to spend time on the production floor reviewing equipment details, reviewing requests with team members, and assisting with equipment inventory reviews.
REQUIREMENTS: Education: Minimum of a high school or GED diploma. Specialized training and experience in industrial maintenance or education beyond post high school level is preferred. Experience: Minimum of two years in-house hands-on maintenance experience and utilization of SAP. Preference will be given to candidates with formal technical skills training received internally from Tyson maintenance training or externally from industrial maintenance or industry-recognized apprenticeship programs. Knowledge of parts room procedures and policies and previous experience in successfully planning and scheduling maintenance activities within large departments is a plus. Communication Skills: Good verbal communication skills. Excellent computer skills is a must. A maintenance planner must be proficient in computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS), preferably SAP and required daily use of the Microsoft Office suite. Special Skills: Strong mechanical aptitude, organizational skills, and problem solving skills are an absolute necessity for thisposition. The position requires the ability to work independently and make good business decisions. Supervisory: None. Travel: 1 to 3 trips per year.
Tyson Foods, Inc.
Website : http://www.tysonfoodsinc.com
Tyson Foods, Inc., founded in 1935 with headquarters in Springdale, Arkansas, is one of the world's largest processors and marketers of chicken, beef and pork, the second-largest food production company in the Fortune 500 and a member of the S&P 500. The company produces a wide variety of protein-based and prepared food products and is the recognized market leader in the retail and foodservice markets it serves. Tyson provides products and services to customers throughout the United States and more than 90 countries. The company has approximately 115,000 Team Members employed at more than 400 facilities and offices in the United States and around the world. Through its Core Values, Code of Conduct and Team Member Bill of Rights, Tyson strives to operate with integrity and trust and is committed to creating value for its shareholders, customers and Team Members. The company also strives to be faith-friendly, provide a safe work environment and serve as stewards of the animals, land and environment entrusted to it.