Maintenance Planner at Grand Cereals Limited (GCL)

Job Title: Maintenance Planner

Location: Jos, Plateau
Function: Supply Chain
Job Class: JC 12
Reports To: Engineering Manager

Purpose of Job

  • Responsible for managing the maintenance process across the factory, reducing breakdowns and ensuring equipment reliability and maintainability.
  • The role also ensures that maintenance related data that guarantees equipment reliability are kept up to date.

Key Accountabilities
Work Order Management:

  • Responsible for reviewing notifications from various sources, converting to work orders and assigning same to relevant maintenance personnel responsible for resolution.
  • Follow up the work order system to ensure that work orders are completed on schedule. Responsible for generating data that measures compliance to work order system.
  • Drive the system that ensures that all work done in the factory are accomplished using work orders.

Tag System Management:

  • Responsible for managing the tagging system to ensure that all identified equipment issues are tagged.
  • Follow up with Maintenance personnel to confirm that the tag record and analysis register is updated at all times.
  • Co-ordinate resolution of all tagged issues in good time.
  • Manage the process that integrates the tag system with SAP notification systems.

Maintenance Cost Management:

  • Generate monthly reports to track cost of maintenance across the plants.
  • Work with Maintenance Engineers to drive down the cost of maintenance by rolling out best in class maintenance practices.

Work Preparation and Maintenance:

  • Participates in Planned Maintenance preparation by coordinating the pre-maintenance inspection, pre-maintenance meeting, the maintenance process and post-maintenance inspection/meeting. Ensures that all processes are documented accordingly.
  • Follow up on maintenance planning and feedback and ensure files are properly documented on the server.

Maintenance Planning and Control:

  • Manage the planning and execution of maintenance by designing and implementing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to guide the planning and execution of maintenance.
  • Manage the execution of all 5why deliberations to ensure quality of the process and follow up on execution and documentation of all countermeasures generated from the RCA.
  • Manages and updates the Planned Maintenance System on SAP to ensure that task lists are updated and used during maintenance.
  • Manage weekly maintenance-related meetings and follow up to ensure that resulting activities are carried out to reduce breakdowns to the barest minimum.

Equipment and Plant Reliability:

  • Manages reliability metrics of MTBF, MTTR and number of breakdowns. Generate reports to track reliability of equipment and liaise with maintenance personnel to stem downtrends.

Workplace Organization:

  • Ensures workplace is 5S Compliant to enhance maintenance activities, safety and general working condition within the area where maintenance is being carried out.
  • Maintains files appropriate to the activities of maintenance structure.
  • Prepares reports and composes correspondence relative to the work.
  • Cleanliness and orderliness of work areas
  • Ensures that the workplace is organized according to extant 5S standards

Health, Safety and Environment:

  • Reports near misses, unsafe conditions and unsafe behaviour within and outside work area
  • Participate in period hazards identification and detailed risk assessment in work area as applicable
  • Participate in investigation of safety events (Incidents, accidents etc) in work area.

Education and Experience

  • A minimum of an Ordinary National Diploma in any Engineering related discipline
  • A minimum of five (5) years relevant work experience with at least three (3) years in a role as technician.

Knowledge, Skills & Attitude:

  • Excellent knowledge of SAP PM and Work Order Management techniques
  • Basic knowledge of spare parts and relationship with equipment
  • Analytical and Numerate Skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Multitasking and Time Management Skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Physical and mental alertness

Application Closing Date
24th November, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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