Hispanic Diversity
Maintenance Planner

Maintenance Planner

locationHouston, TX, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023
Full Time

Johns Manville is committed to delivering positive and powerful experiences, because we are successful only when our employees and customers thrive. We are passionate, we care about people, we perform at a superior level, and we protect others and our environments.

The base hourly rate for this position is $32.00

​Position Overview:

The Maintenance Planner's primary responsibility is to plan and schedule all necessary maintenance activities required to optimize asset performance and reliability. This involves reviewing incoming work requests, scoping and prioritizing the jobs, developing the parts list, and staging the parts once onsite with job instructions for the maintenance crew. The maintenance planner is responsible for parts inventory, including goods receipts on maintenance parts orders, parts consumptions on work orders, and supporting inventory related activities. The maintenance planner will support the development and rollout of the SAP MRO system for the site.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:(Other duties may be assigned.)

  • Generate, prioritize, and plan work for maintenance department
  • Estimate materials, time, and manpower requirements for all work requests
  • Provide daily work orders, guidance, direction to designated maintenance personnel
  • Maintain the work order backlog
  • Provide required Work Order & Maintenance Notification report
  • Manage work order system and equipment hierarchy in SAP
  • Coordinate and manage equipment rentals.
  • Support safety programs and initiatives
  • Manage and track repairs to the plant's mobile equipment fleet
  • Assist with identifying, troubleshooting, and resolving equipment and process problems
  • Develop maintenance work procedures for non-routine tasks
  • Determination and acquisition of critical spares/setup in SAP
  • Manage goods receipts and consumptions of maintenance orders and stock materials in SAP
  • Develop work instructions to ensure critical maintenance tasks are performed properly
  • Assist in optimizing preventative maintenance procedures and optimize them to maximize uptime and minimize spend.
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays, and/or overtime
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Education, Experience and Skills:

  • High school diploma or equivalent experience
  • 5 or more years of experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience with Maintenance Planning/Scheduling in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Understanding of general mechanics, pneumatics, hydraulics, air compressor systems, cutting/welding techniques, metal fabrication, PLCs, and electrical systems. General knowledge of mobile equipment repair, A/C and heating systems, plumbing, and fire sprinkler systems. Hands on experience preferred.
  • Solid experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Ability to develop work instructions incorporating visual aids and clear instructions.
  • Experience with mechanical and/or electrical drawings
  • Experience with SAP system strongly preferred
  • Must be self-directed and highly detail-orientated
  • Must be very organized with solid written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid knowledge of safe work practices and OSHA requirements.

Johns Manville (JM) offers a wide range of benefits to employees. Some are subsidized by the company and others are fully employee-paid. Health benefits include a choice of comprehensive medical plans, a dental plan, vision plan, wellness program and critical illness insurance. JM sponsors a 401(k) plan which includes a sizeable company match. JM offers paid vacation for eligible employees. 
Additionally, Johns Manville provides basic life Insurance, short-term and long-term disability coverage, an employee assistance program, and business travel accident coverage. Supplemental life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment insurance are available as well. The company also offers a variety of tax saving accounts; health spending account, traditional flexible spending account, and a dependent care spending account. JM also offers a tuition reimbursement program for undergraduate and certain graduate programs.

Why Johns Manville 
Johns Manville is a proud member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies, serving customers in more than 80 countries, supplying innovative products to the construction, aerospace, automotive, filtration and energy industries. With a more than 160-year legacy, we understand that our story continues to grow only with the right people saying, thinking and doing the right things. Make your story our story.
Johns Manville believes diversity and inclusion in our workplace is critical for the long-term success of our company. We are committed to retaining, developing and attracting a diverse workforce that fosters an inclusive work environment in which all employees are treated with dignity and respect. This is the right thing to do for our employees, our company and our communities.

Incumbent must be physically able to perform essential job functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.