Olin Brass

Maintenance Planning Coordinator

US-IL-East Alton
10 hours ago
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Manufacturing Salary - All Openings


GBC Metals, LLC, doing business as Olin Brass, utilizes more than 60 different copper-based alloys to produce specialized sheet and strip products for a variety of end uses. Primary markets for our high-performance products include automotive, microelectronic, and communication interconnects, as well as a long history in the supply of standard alloys in the manufacture of ammunition, coinage, and builders’ hardware. We draw strength and success from the dedication of our employees, many of whom have spent decades working in our industry. We currently have an opportunity for a Maintenance Planning Coordinator at our East Alton, Illinois, facility.


Purpose of Role

Supervises and coordinates activities for maintenance planning and scheduling for plants, including developing, implementing, tracking and optimizing preventive, predictive and reliability activities. Responsible for implementing and optimizing the proactive Preventative and Predictive Maintenance program, managing maintenance budgets, leading process improvement projects, and managing capital improvement projects. Performs a variety of tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.  


Core Accountabilities

  • Supervises, instructs, and coaches employees in the proper maintenance planning and scheduling practices, incorporates plant CMMS for retention of plans and scheduling to attain advanced levels of TPM.
  • Develop and implement reliability management operating system including: setting standards and expectations for PM/PdM/CM work order creation and weekly/monthly reporting. Reporting will include variance analysis, barrier identification and action tracking logs, observations, and information boards. Perform monthly auditing of the planning/scheduling system with plans to support improvement.
  • Drive data driven analysis by cost center to improve equipment availability/reliability, reduce MTBF, and reduce maintenance costs through preventive, predictive, and corrective maintenance work. Develop and structure an accountability system to achieve goals and objectives at the planners' level.
  • Utilize Reliability tools such as Pareto analysis, Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA), Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM), and Root Cause Analysis (RCA) to optimize equipment utilization.
  • Confirm conformance to maintenance plans and procedures, including PM and proactive maintenance specifications, with the expectation that procedures and plans are detailed and drive repeatable performance. The intent is for the Procedures and Plans to be auditable after completion by craftsmen so that compliance can be determined and enforced.
  • Support and encourage employee involvement in continuous improvement activities, including Safety Excellence, Lean Manufacturing, TPM and Maintenance Excellence activities.
  • Enhance planning and scheduling systems through internal training and collaboration with production planning personnel to reduce unplanned downtime and attain product on-time delivery commitments. Assure key infrastructure systems are always available and plant equipment is kept in specified operating condition through continuous improvement of preventative and predictive maintenance programs.
  • Identify opportunities to reduce waste and improve operating efficiencies through utilization of lean methodologies. Drive 5-S activities in maintenance areas and support that activity throughout the plant operation.
  • Collaborate with QPE to integrate TPM activity related to IPM standards through understanding of equipment key input/output variables and maintenance responsibilities for controlling variance.


Position Requirements

  1. Two-Year Technical Degree required (Mechanical / Electrical) with 5-7 years’ maintenance supervision or equivalent experience. Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering or Technical field preferred;
  2. Experience in maintenance planning and scheduling in a manufacturing organization with complex equipment in multiple operations;
  3. Strong mechanical and electrical aptitude and troubleshooting skills on industrial equipment;
  4. Experience in preventive and predictive maintenance practices using Reliability tools such as Pareto analysis, Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA), Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM), and Root Cause Analysis (RCA).

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veteran




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