Maintenance Planner Associate/Maintenance Planner - PFF Facility

Grifols Clayton, NC

About the Job

Do you want to join an international team working to improve the future of healthcare? Do you want to improve the lives of millions of people? Grifols is a global healthcare company which, since its foundation in Barcelona in 1909, has been working to improve the health and well-being of people all over the world. Our four divisions - Bioscience, Diagnostic, Hospital and Bio Supplies - develop, produce and market innovative medicines, solutions and services in more than 100 countries and regions.

Level will be determined based on skills/experience of candidate

 

Maintenance Planner Associate

 

Purification and Filling Facility (PFF) Maintenance Planner Associate. Coordinates and provides maintenance planning support with project engineering, plant engineering, PCS engineering, utilities, validation, production, and quality to commission, validate, and license the new PFF building E640.  Facilitates maintenance planning support for commissioning, validation, and future 24/7 operations in building E640.  Works with internal customers and external vendors/contractors to support commissioning, validation, and future 24/7 operations in building E640.  Works with area plant engineer and maintenance supervisor to support all priorities of repairs and improvements.  Maximizes the efficiency of maintenance work performed by ensuring that work orders have been thoroughly analyzed to determine the exact scope of the job. Ensures that the necessary resources have been identified and are staged and ready for job execution before scheduling and starting work. Creates, maintains, reviews, and edits area job plans. Lowers site maintenance costs, improving equipment reliability and uptime.

 

  • Ensures all accepted work orders are reviewed, prioritized, and have a detailed work plan consisting of the required manpower, duration, safety procedures, tools, materials, equipment, and specifications.
  • Creates job plans for maintenance work orders that include craft skills, parts, tools, equipment, information, permits, and expertise (internal, external, equipment) required. Develops job standards to ensure work is performed within acceptable and optimal limits and meets all safety and compliance requirements.
  • Creates and maintains equipment files with standard job packages, including accurate and complete bills of material and any relevant technical information to ensure continual improvement of planned work execution.
  • Chairs and facilitates routine cross functional planning meetings with assigned business unit to review Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) backlog and verify work priorities for the upcoming weekly schedule. Coordinates upcoming maintenance work with the production schedule to ensure access to equipment at the agreed upon time.
  • Optimizes the plant Preventative Maintenance program by evaluating task lists, part requirements, and frequencies, with input from maintenance technicians, supervisors, and area engineers.
  • Coordinates with Storeroom Manager on decisions to send components out for refurbishment, minimum/maximum stock levels, addition and removal of items from stock, creation of job kits, and requests for capital spares.
  • Develops daily and weekly detailed schedules for maintenance supervisor. Develops six week forward plan.
  • Develops site shutdown schedule and detailed cost estimates for shutdown activities. Facilitates shutdown planning meetings and daily meetings during the shutdown period.
  • Executes maintenance work flows for new equipment including identification of spare parts, job plans and preventive maintenance tasks.
  • Identifies and implements maintenance procedure, process, and equipment reliability improvements.
  • Makes decisions within his/her defined areas of responsibility with direct or limited oversight.
  • Introductory knowledge of project management software
  • Represent the area Supervisor in business unit and pass down meetings
  • Maintains, and reports on metrics relevant to the planning process, such as schedule compliance, planning accuracy, backlog aging, and budgetary compliance with guidance from area supervisors.
     
    Knowledge, skills & abilities:
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to think logically and be able to break down a job into components or tasks
  • Basic problem-solving skills. Ability to identify errors and plan corrective methods.
  • Introductory knowledge of computerized maintenance management software
  • Experience with Microsoft Office software.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with other personnel including operators, technicians, vendors, and contractors.
     
    Requirements:
    Bachelor's Degree in Operations or related field.
    Typically requires 2 to 4 years of related maintenance experience.
     



    Maintenance Planner
  • Ensures all accepted work orders are reviewed, prioritized, and have a detailed work plan consisting of the required manpower, duration, safety procedures, tools, materials, equipment, and specifications.
  • Creates job plans for maintenance work orders that include craft skills, parts, tools, equipment, information, permits, and expertise (internal, external, equipment) required.
  • Develops job standards to ensure work is performed within acceptable and optimal limits and meets all safety and compliance requirements.
  • Creates and maintains equipment files with standard job packages, including accurate and complete bills of material and any relevant technical information to ensure continual improvement of planned work execution.
  • Chairs and facilitates routine cross functional planning meetings with assigned business unit to review Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) backlog and verify work priorities for the upcoming weekly schedule.
  • Coordinates upcoming maintenance work with the production schedule to ensure access to equipment at the agreed upon time.
  • Optimizes the plant Preventative Maintenance program by evaluating task lists, part requirements, and frequencies, with input from maintenance technicians, supervisors, and area engineers.
  • Develops, maintains, and reports on metrics relevant to the planning process, such as schedule compliance, planning accuracy, backlog aging, and budgetary compliance.
  • Coordinates with Storeroom Manager on decisions to send components out for refurbishment, minimum/maximum stock levels, addition and removal of items from stock, creation of job kits, and requests for capital spares.
  • Develops daily and weekly detailed schedules for maintenance supervisor. Develops six week forward plan.
  • Develops site shutdown schedule and detailed cost estimates for shutdown activities. Facilitates shutdown planning meetings and daily meetings during the shutdown period.
  • Executes maintenance work flows for new equipment including identification of spare parts, job plans and preventive maintenance tasks.
  • Identifies and implements maintenance procedure, process, and equipment reliability improvements.
  • Represent the area Supervisor in business unit and pass down meetings
  • Maintains, and reports on metrics relevant to the planning process, such as schedule compliance, planning accuracy, backlog aging, and budgetary compliance with guidance from area supervisors.
  • Makes independent decisions within his/her defined areas of responsibility. Provides the means to improve the efficiency of maintenance resources, lower maintenance costs, and and improves plant reliability and uptime.  Decides which recurring maintenance problems merit a Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FEMA) or other reliability assessment.  Brings off-target key performance indicators (KPIs) back into acceptable ranges. Monitors resources needed to manage backlog such as contractors, overtime, etc.
     
    Knowledge, skills & abilities:
  • Knowledge of plant safety, environmental, and current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) requirements related to maintenance work. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent computer skills with experience with Microsoft Office software.
  • Strong problem-solving skills. 
  • Ability to identify errors and plan corrective methods.
     
    Requirements:
    Bachelor's Degree in Operations or related field.
    Typically requires 5 years of related maintenance experience in an FDA regulated manufacturing facility.
     
     
    Work is performed in an office environment with exposure to electrical office equipment. May occasionally enter BioRisk Area.   Exposure to biological fluids with potential exposure to infectious organisms. Personal protective equipment required such as protective eyewear, garments and gloves. Frequently sits for 6-8 hours per day. Repetitive hand movement of both hands with the ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists.   Occasionally walks and stands. Occasionally bends and twists neck.  Light to moderate lifting and carrying objects with a maximum lift of 25lbs. Frequently drives to site locations with occasional travel within the United States. Able to communicate information and ideas so others will understand; with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken and written words and sentences.  Interacts with others, relates sensitive information to diverse groups. Must work with diverse groups to obtain consensus on issues.
     
    EEO/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability

 

 

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