Maintenance Planner

Permanent / Full Time|
Posted 3 weeks ago
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Real Pet Food Company has built a reputation for the freshest products you can find. Disrupting the market, we are serving real, locally sourced and made pet food - wet, dry, fresh, chilled and treats. No one knows pets quite the way we do. We are a fast-growing, innovative FMCG Manufacturer with strong ethics and a love for keeping it real. Our success comes from having a great team of people behind some pet favourites with brands such as Billy & Margot, Farmers Market, Ivory Coat & Nature’s Gift!

This is where you come in…
We are looking for a Maintenance Planner to start in January 2021. You will work closely with the Maintenance Manager and Supervisors, you will be a key member of the maintenance team, responsible for the implementation of the strategic maintenance planning and scheduling systems and practices.

  • Prioritise, schedule and plan maintenance activities and requirements ensuring they are budgeted and delivered to schedule, including resource management
  • Prioritise plant breakdown actions
  • Improve reliability, maintenance and processing methods to reduce cost and avoid loss of production because of equipment malfunction or failure of time
  • Drive the preventative maintenance program to maximise reliability, cost-effective equipment uptime and capacity utilisation without compromise to safety or reliability
  • Maintain manufacturing equipment compliance
  • Manage external contractors
  • Oversee safe systems of work including confined spaces, working at heights, job safety analysis, isolation procedures and hot work permits
  • Maintain accurate site reliability data, KPI's and document control such as equipment technical specifications, inventory, job plans, and safety documentation.
The ideal candidate:
  • Trade Certificate or Engineering degree
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in the manufacturing industry
  • Proven experience in preventative maintenance, planning and scheduling
  • Previous experience with continuous high-speed processing and packaging equipment
  • Extensive experience with shutdown planning/scheduling and coordination
  • Ability to problem solve (including the ability to conduct a root cause analysis and make recommendations)
  • Strong customer service and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills complemented by intermediate computer skills.
Our offer:
When you join Real Pet Food Company you have an opportunity to make a significant contribution, while developing your career within an expanding FMCG company. With the continued growth of our business this is an exciting time to join The Pack.

Please note: NO agencies will be considered during this process. We advise you to refrain from submitting unsolicited profiles
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