Maintenance Planner in Alcoa, TN at Arconic

Date Posted: 7/19/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Arconic is currently in search of a Maintenance Planner to join our Global Rolled Products (GRP) Operations business unit in Alcoa, TN.

The Maintenance Planner will plan for, and schedule all of the maintenance work in the machine shop and mechanical utility flow path. The planner will act as liaison between production, engineering and maintenance. Additional responsibilities include data entry, maintaining of records and documentation and ordering of supplies to support the production and maintenance departments.

  • Ensure that all information is available on Work Orders, Preventative Maintenance Orders and Predictive Maintenance work to optimize touch time for the craft personnel involved. This includes reviewing and updating work procedure information and scheduling work to allow the resources available to be used most effectively.
  • Identify, obtain, stage and document materials, special tools or equipment needed to do the work. Work Orders will be written in Oracle eAM. Parts and special tools will be pre-kitted in a specific location to reduce / eliminate the time the tradesperson spends looking for parts and maximizes wrench time.
  • Review completed work to schedule follow-up work and update work information for similar future work in Oracle eAM. Identify any necessary updates of materials or documentation.
  • Use Lean Manufacturing tools and principles to improve processes.
  • Maintain the weekday and weekend work schedule and planned outage work.
  • Ensure that all safety, health and environmental concerns are considered prior to scheduling work and work with EHS team to complete documentation of safe work plans and contractor / supplemental labor approval.
  • Entering production and maintenance data to support continuous improvement.
  • Updating and maintaining documentation such as survey and calibration records, work instructions, etc.
  • Ordering and stocking of materials and forms to support production and maintenance departments.
  • Backfill as Maintenance Supervisor as needed to cover vacations and weekends and outages
  • Assist with the management of the Overtime System

Basic Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of 3 years maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
  • This position is subject to International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as a U.S. citizen, U.S. permanent resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Reading and math skills are required along with the ability to read and interpret fabrication and machining blueprints and produce field sketches.
  • Strong computer skills are a must, including maintenance software, and the ability to quickly learn new applications.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills and be a recognized leader.
  • Good communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Highly motivated with a collaborative approach with all levels of the organization.
  • Working aptitude with the location CMMS and associated reporting software.
  • Extensive working knowledge of ORACLE eAM.
  • Ability to effectively manage conflict resolution.
  • Previous experience in maintenance and as a machinist/ fabricator.


  1. Planner Jobs
  2. Production Assistant Jobs