As Maintenance Planner, you will be responsible for planning the routine maintenance at the facility. You will identify opportunities and make recommendations to streamline day-to-day work processes. You will also implement new work procedures to support the change process. To succeed, you must be able to:
Deliver results in first-time situations by inspiring others and working to earn trust every day
Serve others with understanding, respect, and care
Operate with simplicity, clarity and transparency
Deal with and drive change
Organize, prioritize and own multiple tasks while meeting or exceeding deadlines
Learn and apply new technology and share your knowledge with others
Above all you will be expected to carry out all your activities with reliability, integrity, compliance and in a safe, environmentally responsible, and efficient manner.
Develop and maintain work plans
Maintain inventories utilizing computerized maintenance management system
Manage and promote plant safety incorporating safety plans, hazards, and precautions into daily planning activities
Update and maintain equipment history records
Responsible for ordering, receiving, and shipping spare parts
Track and provide meaningful measures to improve efficiency
Develop strategies for maintenance of all plant equipment and eliminate failures through root cause analysis and reliability centered maintenance activities
Build relationships with suppliers, contractors, and technical service providers
Maintain compliance with company policies, regulatory requirements, quality specifications, safety standards, and sanitation practices
Essential skills and experience:
Bachelor’s degree with 2-5 years or High School diploma/GED with 6-10 years of relevant experience
Demonstrated knowledge of maintenance process, activities, and maintenance management system
Demonstrated knowledge of applicable Predictive and Preventative Maintenance technologies
Understanding of operating context of site assets / process systems
Demonstrated ability to build and maintain effective working relationships internally and externally
Demonstrated knowledge of maintenance safety practices
Good to have:
Knowledge of food safety requirements and HACCP
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions (With or without reasonable accommodation):
Ability to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) as is required by the operating areas (i.e. safety glasses, protective footwear, hearing protection and, at times, a respirator)
Ability to work a rotating schedule including nights, weekends and holidays
Ability to work a machine paced continuous process that operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with conditions which include:
Heat/cold temperatures (inclement weather)
Frequent moving/vibration/ or other motion of equipment/processes
Elevated places, to include stairs/ladders
Ability to perform work at a computer and other administrative/managerial tasks
Willing to work weekends, holidays, 7-day weeks, and opposing shifts, when needed
Except where prohibited by law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a pre-employment background check and/or drug test
Must be authorized to work in the Unites states without sponsorship now and in the future
At Ardent Mills, everyone matters and everyone has a voice. We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal opportunities are available to all applicants and team members and the decisions will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, aboriginality, ancestry, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran status, age, political affiliation, or any other non-merit characteristic protected by law or not. Together, celebrating our differences, we make Ardent Mills.
The preceding position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this position. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees in this position. The description, duties, functions, and responsibilities are subject to change at the discretion of Ardent Mills.
Address:145 W. Broadway Street, Alton IL, 62002
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Employment Type:Full time
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While the experience of applying for a job at Ardent Mills may vary from mill to mill and from role to role, it almost always involves following the same basic process outlined below:
Our talent acquisition team will review your resume to check you have the experience and qualifications we are looking for. Everyone who applies for a job at Ardent Mills receives a response from us, so we will email you to let you know the outcome whether you have been successful or not.
A member of our talent acquisition team may speak to you on the phone to find out more about you and determine whether you are potentially a good fit for the role.
If the hiring team thinks you could be the person they are looking for, you are likely to be invited to an interview.
As the successful applicant, you will be made a verbal offer followed by a written one. Once you have accepted our offer, you will need to go through a background check and potential other pre-employment contingencies, which can take up to 10 business days.