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Conagra Brands Canada Inc.

Maintenance Planner

Job Details

Hiring Organization Conagra Brands Canada Inc.
Post Name Maintenance Planner
Qualification High School Diploma Required, Bachelor’s Degree
Industry Private
Employment Type Full-Time
Work Hours 8 Hours
Salary CAD 66000 To CAD 83000 Per Year
Richmond, British Columbia, Canada V6V 0A3

Job Description

Conagra Brands is one of North America’s leading branded food companies. We have a rich heritage of making great food, and a team that’s passionate about innovation and growth. Conagra offers choices for every occasion through iconic brands, such as Hunts, Aylmer, Marie Callender’s, Healthy Choice, Slim Jim, VH Sauces, Pogo and Vlasic, and emerging brands, including Angie’s BOOMCHICKAPOP, Duke’s, Earth Balance, Gardein, and Frontera.

Conagra Brands is one of North America’sleadingbranded food companies with an established presence in Canada. We have a rich heritage of making great food, and a team in Richmond, British Columbia that’s passionate about innovation and growth. Conagra offers choices for every occasion through iconic and emerging brands like Gardein (made in Richmond, British Columbia), Healthy Choice, Hunt’s, Aylmer, Snack Pack, Orville Redenbacher’s, Chef Boyardee and Angie’s BOOMCHICKAPOP.

Job Summary

Responsible for the planning and scheduling of all plant maintenance activities including the coordination of preventive, planned, and unplanned maintenance. Processes and prioritizes work orders examines and determines the best approach for work order completion. Analyzes all planned change parts and makes recommendations for Preventative Maintenance changes. Ensures functional standards are maintained between maintenance, accounting, and production departments along with the accountability of external vendors. Initiates requisitions for maintenance and indirect purchases. Acts as a liaison between the production, engineering, and maintenance departments.

Position Responsibilities

  • Ensures parts inventory is adequate to support production/drumbeat activity and at the lowest possible level.
  • Leads Pre and Post Drumbeat meetings as well as all Drumbeat activities.
  • Ensures work orders are accomplished and correctly prioritized.
  • Communicates daily with maintenance, production, accounting, and vendors to resolve any issues.
  • Communicates daily and weekly notes on planned and unplanned work
  • Supervisor functions. (Weekend Rotation, Cover absences, First Hours, and ensuring standard work process adherence)
  • Makes equipment numbers, tasks, and task numbers
  • Adds parts to tasks. (PM03 PM01).
  • Verifies accurate tagging in LEDs, PM02 notification, and BDAR
  • Assists Predictive Maintenance supervisor with BDAR review.
  • Requisitions parts and materials as needed for work order packages and non-stocked items.
  • Creates reports as needed
  • Attends weekly departmental RR
  • Identifies and develops projects for continuous improvement within the department and the plant, including reliability improvements
  • Identifies and implements cost-reduction projects in the facility.
  • Reviews work order backlog and rework to determine root cause and provide improvement recommendations
  • Reduces inventory through standardization – (excess inventory)
  • Develops standard work order templates for jobs that are repetitive and require only time planning
  • Works with other planners on updating PMs (hour-based, functionality, recommended changes, etc…)
  • Supports other departments and project work as needed.

Position Qualifications

  • High school diploma required, bachelor’s degree preferred
  • SAP or CMMS experience
  • Formal planner training or experience
  • Three to five years of experience in a maintenance role in a manufacturing environment
  • Food manufacturing experience
  • Background in Allen-Brady PLC.
  • Machine repair background.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to define problems collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of technical information in mathematical and/or narrative form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Ability to understand how to work with the customer and who the customer is.
  • Ability to know what the priorities are and how to set those priorities when working with the customer.

Physical Requirements (optional)

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, and feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; taste and smell.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee will be exposed to a noisy environment that varies from hot to cold in temperature.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

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