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Maintenance Planning Supervisor at Great Lakes Cheese in Hiram, Ohio

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Job Overview

The Maintenance Planner Supervisor will coordinate and schedule the maintenance of all plant systems. This individual will manage the preventative maintenance program and coordinate contracted work to outside vendors.

Job Responsibilities


  • Partner with Maintenance Supervisors and Maintenance Manager to distribute the planned and scheduled maintenance workload to meet the needs of Operations and Maintenance
  • Develop and maintain a planned maintenance program for the facility. Partner with other departments (Maintenance, Operations, Engineering, etc) and vendors (Equipment and Service) to continually identify, review and modify existing PMs in order to ensure desired performance of all assets. Responsible for ensuring that Great Lakes Cheese CMMS system is up to date with latest information and documentation
  • Ensure that all PMs in Great Lakes Cheese CMMS system are written and maintained to the proper level of detail, including but not limited to: PPE, Parts, Tools, Supplies and Labor needed. PMs should also detail any safety considerations or LOTO necessary to complete work in a safe manner.
  • Identify reoccurring equipment breakdowns and develop methods and modifications to prevent downtime. Work with subject matter experts to determine proper preventative program to address identified issue in future
  • Coordinate with planners from other facilities to ensure consistent PMs for similar assets across GLC network.
  • Coordinate and schedule work orders (Planned and Emergency) and necessary maintenance personnel to execute. Partner with operations team to schedule downtime for repairs where necessary. Ensure maintenance organization and parts are available to complete work in the coordinated downtime window.
  • Review and provide feedback to technician and supervisor to ensure that all maintenance documentation is completed and recorded accurate.
  • Where necessary, contact and coordinate work with outside contractors and vendors to schedule and complete repairs and installations
  • Communicate and work with Production and other departments to address issues/problems with identified operating systems such as SAP CMMS.
  • Supervise MRO Storeroom personnel and department function
  • Work with MRO Storeroom personnel and other GLC facilities to research price and availability of new and replacement parts.
  • Work with MRO Storeroom to develop, implement and maintain parts kitting process tied to the Planned Maintenance Program
  • Work with other GLC facilities and Engineering to identify and develop critical spare parts list as well as a system to share inventory across sites for high cost, long lead time, infrequent use parts
  • All GLC employees are expected to perform any assignment or job task according to the stated safety policies and procedures.
  • All GLC employees are expected to produce and promote our products and services in a manner that exceeds the quality and value expectation of our customers and consumers by adhering to Good Manufacturing Practices, Policies and Procedures outlined in our Safe Quality Food Program.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by the manager.

Required Education and Experience


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 3 years production planning/scheduling experience.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience leading people or projects.
  • Must be legally authorized to work for a company in the U.S. without sponsorship.

Preferred Education and Experience


  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of 3 years maintenance parts scheduling experience.
  • Minimum of 1 year food manufacturing experience.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Experience of SAP Inventory.
  • OSHA familiarity.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products.
  • Working knowledge of lean six sigma principles.
  • Experience and knowledge of production machinery and equipment.

Working Conditions

• Ability to frequently handle material from floor-to-waist, waist-to-shoulder and pushing/pulling/carrying.

• Ability to constantly stand/walk; bend/flex/extend neck; frequently grip/reach/lift/pull with L/R hands.

• Hair nets, ear plugs/muffs, hardhats, and/or safety glasses may be required.

• Product weight: up to 100 lbs

• Repetitive work in a fast-paced production environment with average temperature of 50-60 degrees F.

• Use of motor skills to safely drive tow motors or other motorized vehicles in tight quarters.

EEOC & Disclaimer

Great Lakes Cheese is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer