RME Planner/Scheduler - Central Services (Texas)

US, TX, Virtual Location - Texas

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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RME Maintenance Planner/ Scheduler

The Reliability Maintenance Planner / Scheduler will be a member of the Reliability Maintenance and Engineering team and will work with network the Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) team as well as the Reliability Manager to maximize material handling equipment uptime for Operations associates.

This position is responsible for developing maintenance plans and schedules based on recurring preventive maintenance activities, predictive maintenance data and KPIs. Key activities for this position include screening EAM work orders, auditing equipment to document work requirements and quality, estimate labor hours, materials, tools and equipment for all assigned work orders to support a proactive, reliability-centered maintenance (RCM) program. This role will work closely with Maintenance management, Maintenance Technicians, Control Systems Technicians and Operations teams to plan, coordinate and schedule proactive maintenance activities during available downtime windows. This will help prevent unplanned downtime of material handling equipment and disruption to production activities. The Reliability Maintenance Planner / Scheduler will have a strong focus on Amazon’s leadership principles of Innovation, Bias for Action and Ownership of their maintenance program.

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to
· Responsible for screening work orders, identification of scope, analysis of required level of planning and overall scheduling of maintenance activities given available resources, criticality of work, and available maintenance windows
· Perform equipment quality audits to identify and document job requirement
· Identify specific safety hazards associated with planned maintenance activities
· Estimate required work hours associated with work order tasks and total work duration
· Plan parts and materials for reliability improvement projects in order to maximize technician wrench time, improve efficiency, increase system reliability and performance
· Ensure all work orders and maintenance activities are derived from EAM and accurately closed out in the system in accordance with Amazon’s maintenance virtuous cycle
· Compile equipment information into a job package that is ready for technicians to accomplish each shift; clearly communicate the critical steps in the work process
· Collect necessary engineering drawings, technical documents and specifications
· Analyze equipment downtime data and develop & manage a warranty process that will drive OEM uptime and lower cost
· Drive a proactive maintenance program that ensure 85% of planned work is proactive
· Partner with local Reliability Maintenance and Engineering leadership groups to coordinate maintenance activities in support of driving a World Class Maintenance organization
· Own and regularly respond with subject matter expertise to maintenance/equipment related questions, own access to and distribution of OEM technical bulletin updates, and facilitate strong communication with OEM vendors
· Communicates with Maintenance Managers, Technicians and Control Systems Technicians regarding ideas and procedures that will enhance and optimize future work activities

Basic Qualifications

  • High school or equivalent diploma
  • 1+ year of experience working with computers and Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • 1+ years’ experience using a computer maintenance management system in planning, scheduling and auditing overall facilities/maintenance activities.
  • Work a flexible schedule/shift/work area, including weekends, nights, and/or holidays
  • Travel up to 15% is required

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications
· Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline, Operations, Business Administration, or a related field from an accredited university
· 5+ years of experience as a maintenance planner/scheduler working within an industrial maintenance complex, manufacturing/distribution industries, or related field
· Hands-on experience in material handling systems (MHS) installation, operation and maintenance
· Subject matter expert (SME) level knowledge of CMMS use (preferably EAM)
· Functional maintenance experience in a reliability centered maintenance environment
· Extensive technical knowledge of diverse MHS, industrial mechanical and electrical systems and automation, controls and robotics systems
· Certified Maintenance & Reliability Professional
· Experienced RCM planner / scheduler with experience working with an EAM CMMS
· Certified on infrared thermal imaging, ultrasound and other predictive technologies Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.
· 3+years’ experience planning, scheduling and auditing overall facilities/maintenance activities.
· 3+ years’ experience using Word, Excel, and Power Point, etc
· 4+ years’ working experience working with enterprise asset management software suit. Infor EAM ASE is highly desired.
· Proficient with Microsoft Projects software.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Job perks/benefits: Flex hours
Job region: North America
Job country: United States
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