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Maintenance Planner - Sumterville, FL

Sumterville, FL, US, 33585

Suwannee American Cement



Job ID:  225305


Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, provides portland and masonry cements to help build the foundation and infrastructure for the world around us.  We ship millions of tons of cement from our plants and network of terminals located across the Midwest, Texas and Western United States. When you work for Ash Grove, you are connecting to something bigger. Join our team and help Ash Grove build America.




The prime objective of the Maintenance Planner is to effectively and precisely plan all jobs before they are executed to assure that all plant equipment is maintained in the most reliable and cost effective manner possible. Assists in the development, planning and coordinating of a preventative maintenance program.  Assists in the planning and coordination of major equipment repairs.


Essential Duties


  • Assist Maintenance Manager in initiating preventive maintenance program and efficiently coordinating maintenance activities. Hands-on field measurements are included in this duty.
  • Plan all mechanical work orders on a weekly, monthly and turnaround timeline by assigning the required parts, tools, procedures, drawings, internal and outside resources to the work.
  • Develop daily, mid, and long-term maintenance plans for plant equipment.
  • Administer SAP system so that the system is utilized to its full potential. Write a detailed scope of work for all major work, including shutdown activities.
  • Assist plant and process engineers in developing an optimization program for the plant equipment. 
  • Ensure productivity, housekeeping and quality of work standards are maintained within the mechanical maintenance department through sound planning practices.
  • Track all statistics related to the planning function and be aware of the other key Maintenance Department activities (KPI) i.e.: repeat work, P.M. compliance, machinery failure, etc...
  • Work closely with stockroom and purchasing personnel to ensure that inventory levels are maintained to a minimum without compromising plant reliability or the effective completion of mechanical tasks. Ensures cost effective use of contractors, spares, and materials. Monitors stores inventory (min/max levels).
  • Closely work with the millwrights to give and receive feedback on job plans and tools for continuous improvement.
  • Ensure that any changes to the plant's equipment or design are reviewed with the Environmental Manager and other departments to ensure that any relevant regulatory requirements are identified and met.
  • Assist in the development of equipment inspection procedures by operations and maintenance department to insure that proper actions are taken to maintain plant equipment and to keep the equipment in good working condition.
  • Monitor daily field progress against daily work plans. 
  • Monitors and tracks maintenance costs and assists Maintenance Manager with monthly and yearly budget. Projects costs for all major projects and shutdowns.
  • Aim to achieve 98% reliability (based on plant yearly targets) on all major pieces of equipment.
  • Resources maintenance supervisors with manuals and drawings as needed.
  • Other duties as required by Maintenance Manager.


Minimum Qualifications


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. 


Knowledge/Skill Requirements


  • Cement Manufacturing -- Knowledge of raw materials, methods, and the tools involved in the mining, production, shipping and packaging of cement.
  • Mechanical -- Knowledge of equipment used, machines and tools, including their uses, repair of, and maintenance.
  • Engineering and Technology -- Knowledge of the practical application of the technology used and manufacturing of cement. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of cement.
  • Environmental – Knowledge of proper allocation of waste material.


Physical Requirements/Working Conditions


  • Ability to work safely in an outdoor environment with frequent exposure to heat, cold, dust, and noise.
  • Ability to perform tasks that include frequent sitting, standing, walking, climbing equipment, and working within confined spaces to access and inspect equipment.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.  

Job descriptions do not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee. The employment relationship remains “At-Will”.  The job description is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of this position, including essential duties, to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  The employer reserves the right to modify, interpret, and apply job descriptions as it sees fit.  EOE/Drug-Free Workplace.


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


Ash Grove Cement is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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