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Maintenance Planner and Scheduler

Location: 

New Britain, CT, US, 6053

Req ID:  27616
Segment:  Maintenance

Rich’s, also known as Rich Products Corporation, is a family-owned food company dedicated to inspiring possibilities. From cakes and icings to pizza, appetizers and specialty toppings, our products are used in homes, restaurants and bakeries around the world. Beyond great food, our customers also gain insights to help them stay competitive, no matter their size. Our portfolio includes creative solutions geared at helping food industry professionals compete in foodservice, retail, in-store bakery, deli, and prepared foods, among others. Working in 100 locations globally, with annual sales exceeding $4 billion, Rich’s is a global leader with a focus on everything that family makes possible. Rich’s®—Infinite Possibilities. One Family.

PURPOSE STATEMENT

The Maintenance Planner and Scheduler will provide the right information to technicians for their jobs. Identify the right parts and materials required. Interface with the Operations partner to ensure the equipment is available in order for work to be accomplished based on business needs.

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/OUTCOMES

  • Reviews work orders requiring planning (PM03 & PM02) to understand the requested work
    Evaluates and understands planned work priorities
    Prepares job plans based on level of detail required
    Interfaces with the Operations group to validate work priority and equipment availability -  attend weekly planning meeting at the plant
    Collaborates with Maintenance Manager & Team Leaders on next week’s available labor hours to build the weekly schedule from -  look at the weekly maintenance shift schedule
    Develops next week’s maintenance schedule based on priority
    Ensures the preventive maintenance program is scheduled and work-leveled. 
    Develops and improves the Equipment Bill of Materials (BOM)
    Reports on Metrics or Key Performance Indicators (KPI) weekly/monthly
    Review orders each day that are submitted by the staff and get pricing/availability
    Write Purchase Orders (PO’s) and track the order from inception to receipt
    Find the best price solution for parts and supplies through contacting vendors and online searches.
    Manage the inventory stock and resupply as needed.
    Maintain the inventory database through SAP to ensure accuracy
    Build relationships with parts vendors and service technicians to ensure trusted service
    Code invoices and approve through webcycle
    Perform weekly parts cycle counts and track for inventory accuracy
    Work with maintenance manager to manage the monthly budget

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

High school or equivalent required with an Associate’s degree preferred

1-3 years experience in a maintenance, mechanic, planning or similar role required 

Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills

Expereince with Word, Excel required. SAP or similar software strongly desired

Ability to work well on a team

Previous supervisory experience a plus

Rich Products Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Rich’s”), are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity, and maintain employment statistics on applicants.

 

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Rich’s. Please contact Rich’s Human Resources department at asc@rich.com if you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.

BRINGING YOUR BEST SELF TO WORK.

As a family-owned company, caring for our associates—their whole selves—is a top priority. That’s why we provide benefits and tools to help our people balance the integration of work and life:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health & financial benefits
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Family planning support
  • Flexible work policy
  • Associate affinity groups
  • Volunteering & community impact opportunities
  • Holiday gatherings
  • In-house taste tests (we are a food company after all)!

It’s all part of how we support our family of associates. Because in the company of family, all things are possible.

MEET RICH’S.

Rich’s, also known as Rich Products Corporation, is a family-owned food company dedicated to inspiring possibilities. From cakes and icings to pizza, appetizers and specialty toppings, our products are used in homes, restaurants and bakeries around the world. Beyond great food, our customers also gain insights to help them stay competitive, no matter their size. Our portfolio includes creative solutions geared at helping food industry professionals compete in foodservice, retail, in-store bakery, deli, and prepared foods, among others. Working in 100 locations globally, with annual sales exceeding $3.8 billion, Rich’s is a global leader with a focus on everything that family makes possible. Rich’s®—Infinite Possibilities. One Family.


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