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Maintenance Planner

Location: VANCOUVER, BC, Canada

Department: Product Management

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Maintenance Planner

Reporting to the Technical Manager, the Maintenance Planner is responsible for coordinating and documenting all preventative maintenance activities related to the facility and equipment using the company’s computerized maintenance management system (CMMS).

The Maintenance Planner is responsible for collecting equipment data and assisting the Technical Manager in developing, implementing, and monitoring a quality system maintenance program for mechanical, electrical and facilities systems.  Minimizing equipment down time, validating parts inventory, and avoiding conflicting facility and labor requirements will also be a part of this role. 

Duties Include:

Planning, scheduling and coordinating all the maintenance activities associated with all plant, equipment and property

 Provide administrative support to the Maintenance Department

 Primary contact with vendors and suppliers

 Keep PM program accurate and current, including printing and distributing PM’s, monitor and follow up   of PM’s, adding new equipment, keep calibration requirements up to date, closing PM’s

 Ensure all activities in PM program are completed in time frame allowed by their priority code

 Monitor and Completion of maintenance documents

 Keep approved lubricants list up to date

 Keep approved service provider registry up to date, receive necessary documents from contractors

 Perform risk assessments

 Maximize usage of CMMS system

Maintain a list to monitor emergency repairs to assist with the annual review and implementation of new PM’s

Execute purchasing and maintain a min/max of inventoried parts using a Kanban type system

 Perform necessary research when considering new equipment installation & design

 Knowledge of lock out / tag out procedures

 Maintain and organize PM documents for ease of use and accessibility

 Identify best practices; collaborate with Maintenance Lead for implementation

 Develop photo and video material to add as attachments to procedures

 Convert written material (manuals, schematics etc.) into PDF format within the CMMS





Develop maintenance procedures based on information in machine manuals and input from technicians

Follow up with technicians on work performed to ensure completion of work and replacement parts ordered ***Critical organizational skill set***

Knowledge & Skills:

Excellent communication both written and verbal

Excellent organizational skills

 Excellent computer skills including MS Office

 Working knowledge of Lean manufacturing and Six Sigma Methodology

 Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and keep an organized process by following up with technicians.

 Able to take direction and follow through completion

 Strong comprehensive skills

 Type 50+ WPM

Basic mechanical knowledge to be able to identify parts and procedures. Ticketed Millwright would be a desirable asset

The desired candidate will have the following qualifications:

Diploma in a related maintenance planning discipline, including courses in maintenance planning and scheduling

 5 – 10years’ experience in a similar role


Please Note: this position is for Canada based candidates with a preference for BC residents as relocation budgets are limited. We are NOT screening candidates from abroad, their candidacies not required for this staffing initiative

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