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SAP-PM (Plant Maintenance) Planner

Posted by: STIHL Inc.

Posted date: 2016-Dec-16

Location: Virginia Beach, VA

Using the SAP PM (Plant Maintenance) module within SAP, you will organize and maintain SAP PM work orders, oversee and participate in the upkeep of the SAP-PM structure and provide continuous improvements to the Preventive Maintenance program.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Updates/Creates Maintenance Plans, Maintenance Items and Task lists
  • Builds detailed job plans with focus on safety measures required
  • Manages materials as they pertain to Preventative Maintenance work orders
  • Creates and maintains capacity for all work centers.  Provides load vs. capacity to all maintenance leads and reschedules Preventative Maintenance work orders accordingly
  • Coordinates Preventative Maintenance activities requiring downtime to minimize equipment downtime while maximizing work order effectiveness
  • Plan/schedule all preventive, corrective, & predictive maintenance activities Create requisitions and order required parts for all preventive, corrective, & predictive maintenance activities as applicable
  • Coordinates and schedules contractor activities in the performance of Preventive Maintenance & repair of equipment
  • Works with all departments to insure preventive maintenance spare parts are accurate for each order and monitors overall inventory levels
  • Develops a plan to reduce preventative maintenance spare parts inventory
  • Responsible for the release, printing and distribution of all preventive maintenance work orders weekly. 
  • Maintain an effective auditing process of completed PM.  Follow up/review completed PM for notes/improvements to ensure planning effectiveness
  • Responds to procedural problems or technical questions with respect to quality, operations, or other requirements


  • High School diploma/equivalent required, Bachelor’s degree preferred. 
  • Experience with SAP PM Planning & Scheduling using the SAP PM module within SAP is required, 5+ years of experience preferred.
  • Experience working in an Industrial Maintenance environment is required, 3+ years preferred.
  • Knowledge and understanding of maintenance processes is required.
  • A strong mechanical/electrical aptitude is required.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite of tools.
  • Strong oral, written, presentation and organizational skills.

Are you ready to join a company with competitive compensation and superb benefits?

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Job Title SAP-PM (Plant Maintenance) Planner
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Posted By STIHL Inc.
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Email jacqueline.pankow(at)
Location Virginia Beach, VA
Location Location -> USA - East Coast
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Classification Job Classification -> Planner/Scheduler
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