• Mechanical Maintenance Planner

    Job Location US-LA-Bogalusa
    # of Openings
    Direct Hire
  • Overview

    Mechanical Planner will plan for jobs that encompass:


    • Inspect, test, repair, install and maintain mechanical equipment including but not limited to: pumps (all types), turbines, valves, couplings, conveyors, gearboxes, tanks, and mill infrastructure items
    • Plan maintenance weekly work, routine outages and annual outages.  Duties may include equipment data collection and entry, and document processing requiring in-depth analysis, independent judgment, and a comprehensive knowledge of company and/or department procedures.


    • Plan work orders, order non-store stock material, verify store stock material for all work orders and generate purchase requisitions.
    • Estimate and plan scheduled routine and annual outages.
    • Develop and maintain a 2-week planned backlog on maintenance activities that have been prioritized by the area’s Operations and Maintenance Coordinator (OMC)
    • Work with maintenance and vendors for best material for the application of equipment repair and reliability.
    • Enter changes into Functional Location Bill of Materials as they occur.
    • Work with area OMC and Maintenance FLL for the coordination of parts delivery and resource availability for weekly maintenance work
    • Work with area OMC and Maintenance FLL to track work progress and document planning improvement opportunities.
    • Responsible for maintaining all area equipment files, OEM Manuals, drawings, copies of all specifications, critical tolerances, repair data and area standard job plans and PM Routes.
    • Assist and support the OMC in keeping the notification backlog updated and manageable. Assure work orders are properly filled out for most efficient execution and for equipment history.
    • Must be able follow the planning process for Planning Jobs:
      • Review and analyze the work order.  
      • Visit the job site.
      • Scope and estimate the job.
      • Plan the work. Determine materials availability.
      • Complete the work plan.
      • Work order follow-up.
    • Participate in call duty rotation
    • Other duties as assigned




    A.  Education and Experience

    • Technical degree and minimum of 5 years experience.  Equivalent years of related maintenance experience may be considered in lieu of technical degree. 


    B.  Knowledge/Competencies

    • Knowledge of maintenance planning processes, contract coordination, financials, key maintenance indicators, computer software (spreadsheet, database, scheduling), and pulp and paper.
    • Experience utilizing SAP-PM


    C.  Work Environment

    • Field/Office-- Extended hours required during outages.



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