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E&I Maintenance Planner

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Job ID 204909 Date posted 05/18/2022 Location : Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s food ingredients and bio-industrial business, where we anticipate trends around taste, nutrition and safety to innovate and provide solutions to manufacturers, retailers and foodservice companies.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Electrical and Instrumentation Maintenance and Reliability Planning Specialist will plan moderately complex maintenance on our plant assets and equipment following established program guidelines. In this role, you will develop unique job plans to improve the work force efficiency and quality by identifying the elements of an executable work package. You will be planning the maintenance of plant assets & equipment to ensure maximum uptime, providing advanced knowledge of consistent maintenance and reliability best practices in the completion of planning and prioritizng moderately complex tasks.

Key Accountabilities

  • Proactively plan and schedule maintenance downtime and communicate cross functionally with technical and management teams to minimize production impact and improve reliability.
  • Maintain custom databases and computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) to support specific work projects and processes.
  • Prepare and provide detailed work plans for general and preventative maintenance activities that comply with fundamental plant maintenance procedures and practices.
  • Engage in continuous improvement planning to enhance on time performance of technical activities.
  • Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Research and compile information and feedback from crafts necessary to generate highly effective details of job plans.
  • Initiate the procurement of materials, special tools and unique items required in the job plans using relevant maintenance programs and database tools.
  • Transition capital improvement projects from project stage to operations and update information in the CMMS database to reflect the improvement, addition or deletion of equipment and their associated spare parts maintenance procedures.
  • Prepare and provide detailed job plans for moderately complex preventative maintenance activities that comply with fundamental plant maintenance procedures and practices.
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Continuous Improvement experience like Six Sigma or Lean
  • RCA trained
  • Prior beneficial experiences 
  • Experience providing detailed work plans as required on general maintenance activities
  • Experience planning the execution of routine repair procedure and tasks to ensure compliance with the fundamental plant maintenance procedures and practices
  • Experience proactively planning and scheduling  downtime and partnering with more senior team members to identify opportunities to improve plant and asset reliability and minimize EDT.
  • Proficiency in the use of SAP

Our Offer
We provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

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