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Maintenance Planner

Job Number:  27662
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Vehtek Systems Inc
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Bowling Green, OH, US, 43402

Vehtek Systems (a division of Magna International) is located in Bowling Green, Ohio. Vehtek is a Class A automotive stamping and assembly facility manufacturing automotive body system components for GM, Ford, FCA, Honda and other aftermarket customers. We operate a 500,000 square foot facility with approximately 1,000 employees. We offer a market competitive wage and benefit package including a 401(k) with company match, 3 levels of PPO medical, dental and vision insurance (eligible after 60 days), profit sharing program, and numerous other benefits including paid time off, holidays, and others. 


We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas at this time.


Summary of Responsibilities
The Maintenance Planner is responsible for the scheduling, tracking and evaluation of the preventative maintenance to plant equipment and ensuring spare parts inventory is available.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

· Perform all duties and promote themselves in a manner that reflects Expectations and Visions/Values through Magna’s Employee Charter.

· Follow and abide by all government, Legal, Magna and Vehtek rules and regulations.

· Contribute to continuous improvement and cost reduction activities.

· Perform equipment performance analysis and make necessary recommendations.

· Quarterly reviews of required PM’s in work area (validate effectiveness).

· Monitor and participate in ensuring all Key Performance Indicators (Safety, Quality and Productivity) are being achieved and if not assist in developing an action plan to ensure success.

· Suggest and implement PM improvements (frequency, content, etc.) based on collected data.

· Distributing, Scheduling and Tracking of weekly/monthly PM requirements.

· Monitor PM completeness and schedule/reschedule accordingly to achieve 100% completion.

· Maintain PM system – suggest and implement changes as required.

· Work with Production scheduling to schedule downtime to complete PM’s on equipment through the standard week and then on weekends.

· Schedule and assist with contractors for daily and weekend PM’s and projects.

· Research and obtain quotes for manpower to support weekend PM’s.

· Utilize ERP system to schedule and track PM’s and work orders.

· Plan daily and weekend work (through the usage of the SAP work order system).

· Work with all groups to effectively plan and schedule downtime through the standard work week to complete work orders through the week.

· Attend and participate at Project review meetings to implement and schedule changes.

· Ensure all groups’ needs are met through downtime scheduling.

· Co-ordinate plans with contractors and suppliers and support groups for projects including pricing, timelines, layouts and justifications.

· Assist in long term planning of jobs, projects, FEC’s.

· Assist and make recommendations for job planning with the Area Leader.

· Develop and track a process for shutdown tasks/projects.

· Track downtime issues and prepare supporting documentation to support suggested tasks/projects/PM’s.

· Research and obtain quotes for manpower for weekend work.

· Research and obtain quotes for new, replacement parts and spares.

· Review high usage components and research solutions to implement reductions.

· Verify and ensure proper stock and quantities are setup to support equipment.

· Ensure required spares are setup for new projects or equipment before the project or equipment is put into production.

· Quarterly review of inventory (based on movement) to suggest and implement reductions based on usage/lack of movement.  Reduce Inventory by removing the product or having a Tier 1 supplier carry it.

· Ensure Build standards material lists are updated based on inventory.

· Develop and maintain a library of supporting equipment documentation for the area/department.

· Update and maintain electrical and mechanical drawing database as required.

· Support Environmental reviews and audits as required.

· Support TS requirements and implementation changes as required.

· Support with insurance audits as required.

· Suggest and implement changes to build standards as required.

· Perform other duties as designated.



· Good organizational, leadership, interpersonal and problem-solving skills

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills

· Ability to maintain confidentiality and use discretion and tact


Education, Skills and Experience Required
· Engineering Degree or equivalent combination of education and work-related experience

Role Summary

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Additional Information

Nearest Major Market: Toledo
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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