O-I Maintenance Planner-  LA (Vernon), CA in LA, California

Maintenance Planner- LA (Vernon), CA

  • Job ID #:5905

  • Functional Area:Manufacturing

  • Position Type:Full-Time Regular

  • Relocation Provided:No

  • Location:LA (Vernon), CA

  • Department:Operations/Manufacturing

  • Education Required:Associates Degree

  • Experience Required:1 - 3 Years

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Position Description:

Who we are:

Remember the last time you opened a bottle of champagne, a cold beer after a hard day’s work or a bottle of sparkling mineral water to quench the thirst, well it was probably made by us, we are O-I and we love that we make more glass containers than anyone in the world.

O-I has more than a century of experience crafting pure, sustainable, brand-building glass packaging for many of the world’s best-known food and beverage brands. We are proud to provide high quality glass packaging for beer, wine, spirits, food, non-alcoholic beverages, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.

With nearly 27,000 employees and an unparalleled footprint spanning almost 80 plants in 23 countries, O-I is a truly global maker of glass packaging.

From engineering and manufacturing to brand development, design and innovation, we are dedicated to providing unique solutions to exceed our customers’ expectations and fuel consumers’ desire for glass.

Your Role:

The Maintenance Planner schedules the Maintenance work activity in the plant. That includes maintenance work in Furnace, Forehearth, IS Machine, Inspection, Systems. The Planner prepares efficient and effective work plans for all Preventive, Predictive, Condition-Based, and Project/Backlog Maintenance work. The Planner works with the Storeroom Team to ensure parts are available and ready; ensures internal and external labor resources are available; and coordinates execution of the plan in conjunction with the production schedule through working with the Production Scheduler in a timely manner. The Maintenance Planner supports the Line Mechanics by providing expert guidance and maintains open flow of communication up and down the maintenance chain. The planner identifies and escalates problems proactively. The Maintenance Planner tracks results, pushing for execution of improvement projects, initiating focused projects based on Maintenance trends, and participating in process improvement initiatives. The Maintenance Planner interfaces with the Environmental, Health and Safety functions and processes of the plant to ensure that maintenance activities support improved safety for employees and compliance to local environmental compliance.

Your Responsibilities:

Maintain Asset Condition 20%

  • Develop and manage Manufacturing Fundamentals planned maintenance work orders in SAP PM – and issue to maintenance managers and maintenance staff for completion.

  • Coordinate with JCC and production staff to plan maintenance during downtime and maintain a planned maintenance schedule for the facility.

  • Provide documentation of upcoming work, including parts lists / kits required.

Manage Maintenance Cost & Effectiveness 10%

  • Review and improve the maintenance and planning processes to improve efficiency and remove waste, including but not limited to cost, manning and materials.

  • Understand storeroom inventories, min/max, and work with storeroom personnel to manage parts inventory and prioritize ordering against available M&E budgets.

  • Work with production scheduling and provide input on work orders based on maintenance capacity, parts inventory, scheduled projects, and maintenance resources.

  • Manage vendor relationships in order to centralize within the plant.

Facilitate Investigation of Asset Failures 15%

  • Work with plant uptime team to investigate downtime events and develop root cause corrective actions designed to prevent repeat failures.

  • Record breakdown maintenance work orders in the SAP PM system and analyze breakdown maintenance trends to identify opportunities for improved repair practices / maintenance frequencies to improve asset reliability and uptime.

Support Plant Safety and Environmental Initiatives 10%

  • Interface with the safety observation, walk-and-talk and near-miss processes within the plant to ensure alignment of maintenance resources and activities to improve employee safety and environmental compliance.

Facilitate and Manage Maintenance Systems 30%

  • Manage SAP PM assets in the system and ensure that work orders are adequate, applicable, populated and used.

  • Record and manage completed maintenance work orders, including tracking of parts used and documentation in the SAP PM system of completion.

  • Manage contractors on small term/scale projects

Support Team Performance & Continuous Improvement 15%

  • Serve as backup to the Plant Engineer and work with him/her to understand that role.

  • Facilitate regularly occurring meetings with maintenance staff, including maintenance pre- and post-meetings and tracks key metrics associated with maintenance, including uptime and work order completion rates.

Reporting Relationships:

You will report to the Plant Engineer and have no direct reports

Position Requirements:

About You:

  • Minimum of Associate degree in a technical discipline OR 1-3 years’ experience in plant maintenance and engineering.

  • Experience as a Maintenance Planner and SAP PM preferred

  • 1-3 years’ experience working as a mechanic or in a hands on capacity preferred

  • Computer literacy and proficiency required

  • BS in Engineering (mechanical, electrical, or civil) preferred

  • Strong communication, organization, planning and interpersonal skills

  • Must be highly analytical with mechanical, electrical, or technical background

  • An in-depth understanding of manufacturing processes, machines, tools equipment, materials, etc.

What We Offer:

  • Opportunity for future growth and advancement

  • Generous, Award-winning 401(k) plan w/ employer contribution & match

  • Comprehensive benefits package

  • Relaxed and contemporary dress code

  • Education Assistance program

  • Adoption Assistance program

  • and much more…

If you are smart, passionate, innovative, culturally open, curious and collaborative, we’d like to hear from you.

O-I is committed to fostering an inclusive environment that attracts and embraces the brightest minds and creates a culture that welcomes a diversity of ideas and perspectives while encouraging growth and rewarding performance.

Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.

Must be authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis.

O-I is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact O-I at hr.recruiters@o-i.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

O-I is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact O-I at hr.recruiters@o-i.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.