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Maintenance/TPM Planner

Posted by: AdvancePierre Foods

Posted date: 2017-Jan-10

Location: Portland, Maine, USA, 04102

AdvancePierre Foods, a leader in the food industry, is a rapidly growing company that values a talented, diverse and dedicated workforce. We have an opening for Maintenance/Total Productive Manufacturing Planner. Our rapid growth allows us to provide a wide array of developmental opportunities, and we reward associates who are results-oriented, live up to their commitments, and who can align their work activities with the goals of the organization.


The Planner position will review work requests, estimate labor and time required, define what materials are required, and ensure the proper resources are available prior to scheduling work. Work with Engineering and Maintenance to spot any excesses or deficiencies in the equipment or the preventative maintenance systems. The planner will be the central figure responsible for data input, analysis, and reporting to support Maintenance related aspects of the Total Productive Manufacturing process (TPM).

  • Downtime Countermeasures - Track breakdowns, analyze root cause, and apply countermeasures. The goal is to increase mean time between failures (MTBF) and reduce mean time to repair (MTTR).
  • Develop schedule of PM activities and track conformance to schedule - this includes lubrication program activities.
  • Establish inventory standards and reorder points for parts needed to support PM program. Assist in budget preparation and adherence and tracking.
  • Responsible for continuous improvement in plant and equipment reliability. Works with the Operations and Engineering groups to develop tactics to this end.
  • Communicates maintenance problems with production and operations; minimizes downtime.
  • Monitors maintenance log to ensure any potential equipment problems are repaired.
  • Responsible for establishing procedures for tracking all maintenance work orders.
  • Ensures all appropriate maintenance and repair logs are maintained.
  • Produce work orders and work schedules for all maintenance shifts.
  • Develop the priority list with cross functional input.
  • Work with operations to understand production schedules and ensure PM scheduling coincides with production needs, and that critical equipment is identified and prioritized properly.
  • Work with operations, maintenance, and engineering to ensure that work requests are properly understood and scheduled to meet production's needs.
  • Produce reports using the Datastream MP2 maintenance software.
  • Tracks completed dates, missed tasks and upcoming PM's.
  • Has responsibility for the quality of the information contained in the PM database.
  • Maintains equipment information, such as drawings, spare parts listings, and equipment manuals.


  • Prior experience managing or implementing a preventative maintenance program.
  • Knowledge of Lean, 5s, Six Sigma or TPM philosophies.
  • Strong analytic skills (statistical mind set).
  • Strong MS Office skills with emphasis on spreadsheets and Database Management. Able to produce detailed reports, using MP2 and Excel.


  • Three to five years' experience working in the Electro-mechanical machine repair area of a company.
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience and education.

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Job Title Maintenance/TPM Planner
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Posted By AdvancePierre Foods
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Location Portland, Maine, USA, 04102
Location Location -> USA - Midwest
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Classification Job Classification -> Other
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