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Maintenance Planner Supervisor

Posted by: DAK Americas

Posted date: 2017-Nov-03

Location: Columbia, SC

The ideal candidate for the DAK Planner Supervisor role will be results driven, motivated by technical challenges and has excellent communication, organization and interpersonal skills, as well as demonstrated strong planning and scheduling knowledge and capabilities. The primary responsibility of this position is to support the development and internal implementation of the planning and scheduling process at DAK Columbia site.

This will be accomplished through the following tasks:

  • Supervises DAK Planners
  • Leads resident contractor planning teams in the development/integration/accountability of appoved process documents.
  • Understands and uses OSHA guidelines, demonstrates excellent workplace safety leadership, and understands permits and LTCT procedures.
  • Supports development of the daily, weekly, and annual schedules of work for the maintenance areas, and oversees development of the area contract planning and scheduling process.
  • Works closely with multiple people (Operations, Maintenance Aides, Maintenance Team Managers, Staff Engineers) and organizations (other Maintenance areas, central shops and services) to develop fully integrated schedules and plans.
  • Manages the SAP Work Notification/Order system for the areas and performs step check audits to ensure process integrity.
  • Manages/leads plant shutdown planning and scheduling meetings.
  • Responsible for developing maintenance/contract planners/planning processes.
  • Able to lead and influence large/diverse groups of stakeholders.
  • Develop and monitor site metrics for benchmarking.
  • Reads drawings, manuals, parts lists, written instructions, standards, schematics, etc., to estimate and plan accurate job scopes.
  • Supports Management of Change (MOCs) from the planning function perspective in affected areas.
  • Supports/implements site cost reduction initiatives.

Job Requirements

  • Strong supervisory or group leader experience
  • 5+ years of Planning and Scheduling experience
  • Organizational skills with ability and desire to drive change with little to no direction
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines, contingency plannng
  • Overall knowledge of industrial, electrical, and mechanical equipment
  • Excellent written/oral communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong knowledge of Process Safety Management (PSM), OSHA guidelines, and industrial safety leadership expectations
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office Suite/CADD drawings database/P&IDs


  • Associates Degree in a related technical field or significant years of experience
  • Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP)
  • Microsoft Project intermediate user
  • Advanced SAP/R3 knowledge/experience
  • Microsoft Excel macro/pivot tables experience

DAK Americas LLC is subject to US Department of Commerce export regulations and thus must hire individuals who meet national security requirements. Interested applicants (or temporary employees) must meet eligibility requirements. DAK Americas LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Interested applicants please apply at the below link: CX6XSV0BV8FR07K/?IPath=TNCNTPG

Job Title Maintenance Planner Supervisor
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Posted By DAK Americas
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Email Amber.Cowan(at)
Location Columbia, SC
Location Location -> USA - Southeast
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Classification Job Classification -> Planner/Scheduler
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