Ajinomoto Foods North America

  • Maintenance Planner

    Job Locations US-OR-Portland
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/10/2018 8:54 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Job Field
    Maintenance and Engineering
    Targeted Job Start Date
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    First Shift
  • Overview


    Plans maintenance schedule for maintenance techs.   Responsible for data acquisition, input and evaluation into company’s Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS). General duties include system configuration, records maintenance for system users, companies, properties, assets, work order scheduling assistance, systems/data integrity and auditing.


    Develops preventive maintenance program to ensure uninterrupted operation of plants.


    Reviews job/work orders to determine work priorities and allocation to maintenance staff, including outside vendors as applicable.


    Schedules repair, maintenance, and installation of machines, tools, and equipment to ensure continuous production operations.


    Coordinates activities of workers fabricating or modifying machines, tools, or equipment to manufacture new products or improve existing products.


    Directs maintenance activities on utility systems to provide continuous supply of heat, steam, electric power, gas, or air required for operations.


    Requisitions tools, equipment, and supplies required for operations.


    Oversee the work planning and management of the CMMS system, including plans for deployment, on-going use and maintenance, as well as report functions.


    Manage Capital Asset List and related maintenance schedules.


    Responsible for production of monthly, quarterly, annual requested reports. Reports include work activity, scheduled maintenance, service level compliance, labor reporting, project reporting, incident reporting and training.


    Explore options to satisfy new business needs within the capabilities of existing systems; configure, document and deploy solutions.


    Serve as the single point of contact to the account team for all systems related questions, support issues, and requirements.


    Reviews production, quality control, and maintenance requests and reports and statistics to plan and modify maintenance activities.


    Inspects operating machines and equipment for conformance with operational standards.



    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



    Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. APICS certification highly desirable.



    Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from employees, customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write presentations that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.



    Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.



    Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.



    Valid Driver's License, clean driving record

    Fluency in English (Written and Verbal)



    Computer skills: Must have basic operational skills in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and ERP-CMMS applications.


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