Job Details

Job Title: Maintenance Scheduler - Richland, WA

Posted on January 10, 2018

Employer: Lamb Weston

Job Description:
About Us:
Started in 1950 on a small farm in the Northwest region of the U.S., Lamb Weston has grown to be one of the world’s largest frozen potato companies, happily delivering the delicious goodness of fries to more than 100 countries. Lamb Weston has created inventive products and processes that are standards in the industry. When we look at a potato, we see possibilities.

Our people are a valuable and integral part of our business and play a vital role in our success as an organization. At Lamb Weston we offer the financial stability and career potential of a true industry leader.

Lamb Weston will offer you the opportunity to put your education and skills to work as part of a great team, contributing to the achievement of the organization’s goals and objectives. You will be challenged to take responsibility, drive results, show creativity, and display initiative - and you will be rewarded for your contributions and impact.
Let’s explore the possibilities together.

The Role:
The Maintenance Planner maximizes operating profit through using planned and corrective maintenance to continuously increase Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE). This includes resource scheduling and materials procurement necessary to optimize available plant maintenance resources and scheduled downtimes. This person will work closely with a computerized PM system, inventory control, and purchasing program(s).

Key Accountabilities:
Reviewing daily notifications and creating work orders
Managing work order back logs
Ordering and kitting parts for planned work
Writing job plans for corrective maintenace work
Scheduling daily work
Confirming daily work has been completed
Managing equipment records for all equipment
Establising and maintaining bills of materals for equipment
Creating preventive maintenance plans for existing or new equipment
Optimizing existing maintenance plans for effectiveness
Establishing spare parts stocks for new equipment and modifying as needs change for existing equipment
Evaluate maintenance stratagies for potential savings i.e. rebuilable parts
Follow plant safety rules and procedures.
Participate in all plant safety programs. Perform risk assessments and demonstrate ownership as well as leadership in personal safety and the safety of other team members.
Must be lock-out/tag-out qualified.
Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, and occasionally required to stand, and walk through the plant. The employee is required to hands to work on computers, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee works primarily in an office environment inside the plant, where the noise level is usually quiet. However, while performing the duties of this job, the employee will be required to work in the plant where he/she may occasionally be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, toxic or caustic chemicals, and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the plant is usually loud. Hearing protection is required and provided by the company.

Skills & Experience:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

High School diploma or general education degree (GED).
Two years of plant maintenance experience.
One year experience as a planner or related occupation or the equivalent combinations of education and work experience.
Experience with industrial boilers and refrigeration preferred
PC experience and skills as well as a basic knowledge of database structure is required.
Must be lock-out/tag-out qualified.
Must have a complete knowledge and understanding of the plant safety rules including but not limited to chemical hazards and the hearing conservation program.
Must have good personal hygiene and be able to practice safe work habits.
Must be able to communicate effectively and understand both verbal and written instructions.
Must have a basic mechanical aptitude.
Understands basic math (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division).
Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
Must be able to move up and down stairs throughout the shift.

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, technical and procedural manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondences. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers, employees, auditors and other groups.

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Must be proficient in mathematical calculation to the level of basic algebraic equations.

Must have the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Lamb Weston is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Contact Person:
Location: Richland, WA
Application Method: Online
Base Pay: DOQ

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