Maintenance Planner in Fontana, CA at Arconic

Date Posted: 5/15/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Arconic Engines is currently in search of a Maintenance Planner to join the maintenance team at our aerospace manufacturing plant in Fontana, CA.

Arconic (NYSE: ARNC) creates breakthrough products that shape industries. Working in close partnership with our customers, we solve complex engineering challenges to transform the way we fly, drive, build and power. Through the ingenuity of our people and cutting-edge advanced manufacturing techniques, we deliver these products at a quality and efficiency that ensure customer success and shareholder value. Arconic Engines, a business unit of Arconic, is a world-class producer of aero engine and industrial gas turbine components, including airfoils, rings, disks and forgings. We excel in vacuum melted superalloys, machining, performance coatings and hot isostatic pressing for high performance parts that enable the next-generation of quieter, more fuel-efficient aero engines and cleaner power generation.

The Maintenance Planner is responsible for creating and issuing a maintenance work plan for plant equipment and personnel on a predetermined periodic schedule. Additional activities include ordering maintenance and repair parts necessary for carrying out routing repairs on plant equipment and tracking and identifying repair activity in the plant’s CMMS system. Performance tracking metrics are maintained and reported to the Maintenance Manager. Follow up work orders are also created to address corrective maintenance across the plant. Standard operating procedures, job scope and preventative maintenance processes are maintained by planner within the CMMS system to ensure timely distribution of essential documentation. The Maintenance Planner will also maintain record of all safety inspection records performed on mobile and fixed rail equipment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assess safety requirements for jobs performed by team members. Safety audit checklists are issued with individual routines.
  • Build Job Work Packs in advance of work being performed including kitting and staging of materials required to perform the task.
  • Spare/repair parts are resourced to expedite delivery of required items in a timely manner with a focus on cost effectiveness.
  • Maintain TPM criteria for plant equipment (labels, equipment numbers, location mapping, and signage).
  • Equipment improvements / opportunities are to be tracked on startup punch list.
  • Periodic purchases of spare and repair parts are conducted by planner in order to maintain plant production and operations equipment. Preventative maintenance performed on equipment assures reliability and dependability.
  • Provide direction to Maintenance team members in the repair and maintenance of plant equipment and inform fellow members of areas of improvement to be accompanied by support documentation.
  • Initiate procedural observations into the CMMS system. Provide detailed observations and communicate findings verbally and in writing.
  • Exercise decisions that lead to continuous improvement of department organization and processes. There should be an inherent interest in learning the overall operation as operational needs interface with department requirements.
  • Reference technical manuals and interpret critical equipment requirements. Identification of mechanical and electrical foundations, identification of component parts; determine material requirements for repair routines.
  • Position may require receiving plant deliveries and confirming that items comply with safety requirements; The Maintenance Planner may be called on to fill in for Storeroom Attendant.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel PowerPoint)
  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to accomplish tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work as part of a team

Basic Qualifications

  • High School or GED, from an accredited institution
  • Minimum 2 years of Planning or Supply Chain experience
  • Minimum 1 year of Maintenance work experience
  • 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 the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working electrical, mechanical or technical background in course training or job experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years of either Maintenance Planning, Maintenance Supervision, Maintenance Technician or Manufacturing Engineering experience.
  • Additional training in a vocational or technical school.
  • Application experience with Oracle.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications (Microsoft Excel, Word) & Microsoft Project experience.
  • Knowledge of Maintenance CMMS systems: Oracle eAM and SAP for example
  • Familiarity with Purchase Order generation or system
  • Ability to read schematics and prints, Electrical and Mechanical
  • Project Management, 10-12 day outages covering 3-5 crafts and up to 200 assigned tasks. Up to 20 contractors a shift
  • Strong communication skills