Bunge North America Maintenance Planner in Altona, Manitoba

Skills and Educational Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience operating in the capacity as a millwright or electrician.

  • Minimum of 2 years in the supervision of day-to-day preventive and corrective maintenance

  • Adequate trade knowledge to estimate labor hours and materials and ability to visualize a job to completion.

  • Has the ability to read blueprints and shop drawings.

  • Strong mathematical skills. ,

The primary role of the maintenance planner is to improve work force productivity and work quality by eliminating in advance potential delays and obstacles through proper planning of the required materials, procedures, and resources for maintenance work. The planner is responsible for the planning of all maintenance work performed in the area to which he/she is assigned. He/she maintains appropriate records and files to permit meaningful analysis and reporting of results or completed work.

Essential Functions:

  • Reviews and screens each work order to see that is has been properly filled out.

  • Develops and maintains planned and predictive maintenance procedures as required. Examines jobs to be completed and determines best way to accomplish the work.

  • Identifies and obtains (requisitions, orders, kits as appropriate and in keeping with procedures) materials, special tools and equipment necessary to complete the work.

  • Determines if critical items are in stock by verifying availability.

  • Estimates cost of each work order in terms of direct labor, materials required and total cost. Maintains backlog files of work orders waiting scheduling in accordance with their priority limits with an estimated completion date.

  • Develops a file of standard work orders (plans) for regularly recurring repair jobs, based on historical experience.

  • Reviews with the maintenance area supervisors the actual labor expended versus estimated labor and material used for completed jobs.

  • Conducts informal training as required of maintenance personnel regarding proper maintenance procedures and the use of CMMS software as a maintenance tool.

  • Reviews all completed work orders for completeness and accuracy, updating machinery history data in the CMMS as required. Ensures Bill of Materials are up to date.

  • Understands the proper methods to be employed in replacing or maintaining typical mechanical equipment items. This includes, but is not limited to: Conveyors, belt and bucket elevators, flaking and cracking mills, pumps, grinders, food processing equipment.

Requisition Number: 16-3572

Job Title: Maintenance Planner

Area of Interest: Plant Maintenance

Position Type: Full Time - Regular

City: Altona

State / Province: Manitoba

Country: Canada