Maintenance Planner at Fabcon Inc.

Posted in Facilities 8 days ago.

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Location: Savage, Minnesota

Job Description:

Fabcon Inc.

Location: Savage, MN

Working at Fabcon

Do you want to work at the top tier pre-fabricated concrete wall manufacturing and construction company in the East Coast and Midwest?

Do you see yourself at a company on the cusp of rapid growth due to creative products, lean manufacturing expertise, and market dominance?

Do you dream of being on a team that values leadership development and career growth opportunities?

If so, a career at Fabcon may be for you.

We are the precast wall panel industry leader in the United States.


The Maintenance Planner will provide coordination, direction and support for implementing and sustaining asset reliability processes to improve safety, equipment reliability, and product quality at optimum efficiency and costs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates work priority with operations and maintenance management teams.
  • Develops maintenance plans and schedules approved non-emergency work to safely and effectively increase "wrench time" and maximize efficiency.
  • Identifies specific task-related safety hazards and develops safety procedures, including lock-out/tag-out, to be incorporated into maintenance work plans.
  • Prepares and provides printed work packages for weekly, scheduled down day and plant outage maintenance activities.
  • Ensures timely completion of preventive maintenance and predictive work orders within Work Execution Management timeline specifications.
  • Identifies and documents planned job requirements and writes clear and concise job plans.
  • Gathers and maintains necessary technical documents, specifications and drawings.
  • Estimates required hours on work order tasks, total work order duration and skills required to perform the task.
  • Procures equipment and specialized tools required to perform work
  • Determines and arranges for parts required to perform planned work, in cooperation with Procurement.
  • Develops and maintains optimal inventory plans and assists with inventory management for equipment and critical spare parts using Reliability Centered Maintenance methodologies.
  • Continually updates and maintains Bills of Materials (BOM) in CMMS.
  • Upon completion of jobs, communicates with maintenance technicians regarding ideas and procedures to improve current job plans.
  • Ensures all work orders are processed through work-flow in CMMS from creation to completion.
  • Continually maintains not less than 2 weeks of ready-to-schedule backlog at all times.
  • Generates CMMS reports that are utilized in all aspects of managing proactive maintenance.
  • Updates CMMS for new equipment installations, equipment modifications, job plans, preventive maintenance and predictive maintenance.
  • Participates in outage planning activities such as scope identification and control, scheduling, coordination, risk assessment, execution, and continuous improvement.
  • Participates with Reliability personnel on improvement projects, particularly when they are related to the proactive maintenance plan.
  • Works with engineering on new capital installations and upgrades, and assists in the development of equipment specifications to ensure that preventive and predictive maintenance tools can be implemented effectively.
  • Participates in safety programs to help reduce accidents throughout the plant.
  • Monitors and reports Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to support Asset Reliability assessment and improvements.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

Other Required Qualifications:

  • Mechanical aptitude in hydraulics, pneumatics, HVAC, conveyor and auger systems, air systems, water systems, overhead cranes and wheeled vehicles
  • Basic understanding of electrical, hydraulics, pneumatics, HVAC, conveyor and auger systems, air systems, water systems, overhead cranes and wheeled vehicles
  • Able to read and interpret manuals, drawings and blueprints
  • Able to communicate clearly and effectively with maintenance personnel, vendors/suppliers, and management personnel
  • Familiar with Preventative Maintenance Programs
  • Able to organize and plan tasks
  • Self-directing - Able to work toward specific goals and objectives with limited daily oversight
  • Familiar with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Familiar with Project Management Software (Project, Primavera, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two (2) year technical degree or equivalent
  • Three (3) years' work experience in skilled trades
  • Experience with CMMS

Physical Requirements:

  • Plant/Yard : Move minimum of 50lbs., spatial awareness/depth perception, walk, climb, bend at the waist, reach, forceful use of hand tools, vocal projection

Work Environment:

  • Plant/Yard: All types of weather conditions (year-round, Mid-west and Northeast), dirt/dust, noise from heavy machinery/vehicles, vibrations from machinery and vehicles, loud noises, little to no climate control, varying amounts of light, stairs, narrow walkways

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Fabcon is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, ancestry, family care status, veteran status, marital status, or any other lawfully protected status. Minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply. If you need a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process, please contact our Human Resources Department.

Qualified applicants are subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check upon receipt of conditional job offers. Our Drug Free Workplace Policy is available for inspection in the Human Resources office in Minnesota or our plant locations in Ohio, Kansas and Pennsylvania during normal business hours.

We participate in E-Verify and if you are hired, we will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from your Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. If the government cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, we are required to provide you with written instructions and an opportunity to contact DHS and/or the SSA before taking adverse action against you. Please refer to the posters on our website or DHS for more information on E-verify